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Marine in trouble over emailed document on Afghan sex abuser; Charges against Hillary called more serious

Marine Reserve Maj. Jason Brezler speaks with children attending school at the district center in Now Zad, Afghanistan, on Dec. 15, 2009.  /1st Marine Division Public Affairs

Special to WorldTribune.com In a case that analysts say bears a striking resemblance to Hillary Clinton’s email disaster, a Marine officer is facing dismissal for mishandling classified material on his computer. Marine Reserve Maj. Jason Brezler is fighting the charges against […]

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The critical foreign policy issues Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech needed to tackle

Donald Trump at the National Press Club on April 27.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Donald Trump’s much ballyhooed foreign policy speech was a minor disaster. Not only did Trump fail to set out a succinct foreign policy philosophy and agenda, but the speech itself [even with a […]

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Report: U.S. commandos have killed 40 top ISIL operatives

ISIL second-in-command Haji Imam was killed by U.S. special forces in March.

Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. commandos have killed at least 40 senior operatives for Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), a report said. Defense officials told The Daily Beast that among those killed by U.S. special operations forces have been […]

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U.S. Sinai peacekeepers retreat to safety after ISIL attacks

U.S. soldiers and airmen load a UH-60 Black Hawk into an Air Force C17 Globemaster in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt in 2014. The airstrip is now used by the Multinational Force and Observers stationed in Sinai Egypt.  /Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval/Air Force

Special to WorldTribune.com The United States has relocated more than 100 soldiers in Egypt after multiple attacks on their Sinai camp by jihadists affiliated with Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). The Pentagon said the troops, part of the […]

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U.S. used Israeli tactic to evacuate civilians before attack on ISIL

In a scene from a Combined Joint Task Force video, an Islamic State headquarters and financial facility at Mosul, Iraq, is targeted seconds before its destruction in a coalition airstrike.  /Combined Joint Task Force

Special to WorldTribune.com The United States took a page straight out of the Israeli playbook when it recently launched a “knock operation” to warn civilians of an impending airstrike on an Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) target. The […]

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Report: U.S. challenged China, 12 other nations on navigation rights in 2015

The USS Lassen recently sailed near China's artificial island on Subi Reef in the disputed sea, US defense officials said.  /U.S. Navy/Declan Barnes

Special to WorldTribune.com The United States carried out “freedom of navigation” operations against China and 12 other countries last year, the Pentagon reported on April 25. China’s sovereignty claims and military buildup in the South China Sea were the main […]

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Commander in Chief Obama’s lone military victory: A liberalized Pentagon

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Special to WorldTribune.com The U.S. military is more prepared than ever – to fight climate change and allow soldiers to use their gender-identified restrooms. The liberalization of the Pentagon appears to be President Barack Obama’s lone battlefield victory and the […]

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U.S. Supreme Court rules Iran must pay $2 billion to families of Marines who died in ’83 attack

Rescuers search through the rubble of the U.S. Marine barracks Oct. 23, 1983, in Beirut after a suicide truck bombing. / Jim Bourdier / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Iran must pay nearly $2 billion in frozen assets to victims and families of those killed in Teheran-sponsored terrorist attacks. The court on April […]

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Report: Russia breaks military deal with U.S. in Syria

A Russian Su-24 attack aircraft sweeps low over the USS Donald Cook.  /Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com Russian planes have carried out “simulated attacks” on U.S. jets over Syria in what is seen as a breach of last year’s military agreement between Moscow and Washington, a report said. The two countries signed a memorandum […]

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U.S. protests after Chinese military plane lands on S. China Sea island

The Chinese military aircraft transported the three sick civilian workers.  /China News Service

Special to WorldTribune.com The United States voiced its objection to China’s use of a military plane to land on a South China Sea man-made island in what Beijing claimed was a mission to evacuate three severely ill construction workers. “We’re […]

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