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Libyan Newswire

Lolita C. Baldor

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 07:00

The U.S and India are working to make it easier for the two countries’ militaries to coordinate during disasters or other emergencies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – 06:14

The U.S. and India have reached a preliminary agreement that will make it easier for the two countries’ militaries to work together in disasters or other emergencies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 – 06:19

The Pentagon will consider opening more small military outposts that would provide artillery support and other aid to Iraqi forces as they prepare to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, a senior military officer on the Joint Staff said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 – 06:37

U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate troops in and out of the region to reassure allies worried about threats from an increasingly aggressive Russia.

Friday, March 25, 2016 – 06:14

The American combat role in Iraq appeared to expand on Thursday as U.S. Marines operating from a small outpost provided targeting assistance and artillery fire to support Iraqi troops inching forward to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 – 06:18

The U.S. has set up a small Marine artillery outpost in northern Iraq to protect a nearby Iraqi military base, expanding the number and the combat exposure of American troops in the country as Iraqi security forces plan and prepare for a counteroffensive against the Islamic State in Mosul.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 06:39

The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in eliminating the Islamic State threat in their country.

Friday, January 22, 2016 – 06:45

U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 – 06:54

Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans Wednesday to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group’s key power centers in Iraq and Syria. And he announced that a special commando force has now arrived in Iraq.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 – 06:11

In a bid to capitalize on some recent battle successes in Iraq, Baghdad leaders told a top U.S. general Tuesday that they will move to improve coordination between the country’s disparate and sometimes warring factions battling Islamic State militants.