More Pentagon Articles

  • White House: Iraq is providing legal 'protections' for 300 U.S. advisers

    White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the 300 special operators the U.S. is sending to Iraq as advisers will have certain protections from being prosecuted for possible crimes if they are forced to defend themselves.

  • 5 facts about the new U.S. mission in Iraq

    President Obama's Thursday announcement to send 300 military advisers to Iraq to try to help the country's security forces beat back a rapidly advancing al Qaeda-inspired insurgency, has prompted more questions than it answered. Here are five answers to some of the basics: Who will serve as...

  • Four things you should know about the Army general who will investigate Bowe Bergdahl's capture

    The Pentagon has launched an investigation into the events surrounding the capture by the Taliban of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the 28-year-old Idahoan who spent nearly five years in the hands of Islamist militants. Top military leaders are eager to learn of the circumstances that led to...

  • Army begins Bowe Bergdahl investigation

    The U.S. Army has begun to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, the Pentagon said in a statement Monday.

  • America cannot afford to cancel the Tomahawk

    Once again, American military leaders face a tradeoff. Can the United States meet the serious new security challenges the nation faces while staying within strict budget limits? To do so, policymakers will have to make some very tough choices that leverage our existing capabilities while also...

  • Obama says U.S. may help try to stabilize Iraq

    With an insurgent group in control of large swaths of Iraq and quickly gaining ground, President Obama announced Friday that the U.S. could intervene militarily to help stabilize security but ultimately the country would need to solve its own problems.

From the Weekly Standard