When the Islamic State seized territory in Iraq and Syria, it had the time and space to industrialize advanced weapons manufacturing. The results included explosive space heaters and chemical rockets.
To some, John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, expanded an ever-growing gulf between the all-volunteer military and the public it serves.
President Trump’s condolence call to the widow of a slain soldier was outside the usual range of encounters with presidents, wounded service members and families of those killed said.
A Marine Attacked an Iraqi Restaurant. But Was It a Hate Crime or PTSD? By DAVE PHILIPPS October 18, 2017 Damien Rodriguez’s case raised questions about what constitutes a hate crime and how effectively the legal system treats combat veterans who...
He used the largely ceremonial position as a bridge-builder during an intensely violent period in the years after the American-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
Her disclosure of classified documents in 2010 ushered in the age of leaks. Now, freed from prison, she talks about why she did it — and the isolation that followed.