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'America is running away': Syrian withdrawal turns chaotic

The crowd hurled potatoes that thudded on the sides of the hulking U.S. armored vehicles. "What happened to Americans?" one man shouted in English up at the sole U.S. soldier visible on the back of a vehicle. The soldier stared silently straight ahead, away from the show of fury.

Artificial Intelligence Will Detect Hidden Targets In 2020 Wargame

The Army has developed AI to spot hidden targets in reconnaissance photos and will field-test it in next year’s massive Defender 20 wargames in Europe, the head of the service’s Artificial Intelligence Task Force said here.

Problems facing military spouses are ‘an issue of national security,’ Brookings panel discussion concludes

Matters that impact military spouses, such as unemployment, need to be part of national security discussions because of how they can undermine the nation's volunteer military force, a panel of experts concluded Monday during a discussion at a Washington, D.C., think tank.

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oilfields

The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oilfields and make sure they don't fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday, even though President Donald Trump has insisted he is pulling troops out of the country and getting out of "endless wars."

US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

While President Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his Pentagon chief says all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the American military will continue operations against the Islamic State group.

Pentagon 'Dumps' 1970s Floppy Disks Securing Nuclear Missile Launches

Oftentimes in the military, the adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” becomes hard to argue. And in a world where threat actors from enemy nation states probe for any and every weakness, replacing a system that has been glitch and breach free for decades is a tough ask.