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Pentagon Confirms: ‘We Will Continue to Assist’ Lebanon Despite Hezbollah Concerns

The United States “remains fully committed” to continue providing millions of dollars in American taxpayer-funded military assistance to Lebanon, home to Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah, considered the most influential player in the country’s fractious political environment, confirmed a Pentagon spokesman.

A picture taken on August 2, 2017 during a tour guided by the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah movement shows one of the group's fighters flying the group's flag as he sits in a four-wheel drive vehicle carrying a recoilless rifle, in a mountainous area around the Syrian town of Flita near …

Naval War College Dodges Hatch Act Violation of Faculty Member

The U.S. Naval War College has defended the ardent denunciation of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump by its national security professor Dr. Tom Nichols, a self-identified “Never Trump Republican,” arguing that he has the right to do so.

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Obama Transfers Two Guantánamo Detainees to Serbia, One to Italy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration has transferred three prisoners out of the U.S. military detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in the last few days — one was taken to Italy and two were sent to Serbia, bringing the prison population down to 76, according to the Pentagon.

US Navy guards escort a detainee through Camp Delta, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/DOD/1ST LT. SARAH CLEVELAND

Report: Pentagon to ‘Restructure’ U.S. War on Terror

President Barack Obama’s Department of Defense (DOD) is expected to intensify its already heavy reliance on U.S. special operations forces as part of an effort to overhaul the modus operandi of America’s war against Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists and other terrorists, reports The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

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Downed WWII Aircraft Found in Pacific After 72 Years

An American carrier-based torpedo bomber, the TBM-1C Avenger aircraft, was recently found in the waters surrounding the Pacific island nation of Palau after having been missing in action (MIA) for nearly 72 years since World War II.

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Pentagon Chief: U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Aligned with Terror Group PKK

The U.S.-backed Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in northern Syria is aligned with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a terrorist organization, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told a Senate panel, echoing Turkey’s position on the relationship between the two groups.

TURKEY, Diyarbakir : DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY - MARCH 21: A Kurdish man wearing a mask flashes the v-sign as he holds up a flag with a picture of the jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan during Newroz celebrations, on March 21, 2015 in Diyarbakir, Turkey. Thousands of Kurds gather for the Newroz …

U.S. Commander: Islamic State Jihadists in Libya More than Double to Up to 6,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number of Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists in Libya who aspire to attack Europe or the United States has more than doubled to between 4,000 and 6,000 in the last 12 to 18 months, but militias there have managed to limit the terrorist group’s growth, says the commander of U.S. forces in Africa.

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National Guard to Locate New Cyber Unit in Texas

San Antonio, Texas, will serve as the new home of one of the U.S. Army National Guard’s new cyber units. The Guard has announced plans to activate thirteen new cyber units throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019. The effort is part of an ongoing growth of cyber forces throughout the Department of Defense.

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