[WASHINGTON] Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders has said that if elected president he would "absolutely" use the military if warranted, both to protect US interests and to support its allies.

[GHAZNI, Afghanistan] A US military jet crashed in mountainous territory in eastern Afghanistan, where there is a heavy Taleban presence, the Pentagon confirmed on Monday, rejecting the insurgents...

[WASHINGTON] Pakistan said on Thursday that the United States must remain engaged in Afghanistan's reconstruction even if it succeeds in withdrawing troops and ending its longest war.

[WASHINGTON] The United States has no plans to withdraw its troops from Iraq, the White House and Pentagon insisted on Tuesday, as Iraq premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said he had received a US letter...

[WASHINGTON] An official US letter informing Iraq that American troops would begin pulling out was "genuine" but not intended to be sent at this time, Pentagon Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley...

[BAGHDAD] The US military informed its counterparts in Baghdad on Monday it was preparing for "movement out of Iraq," a day after the Iraqi parliament urged the government oust foreign troops.

[BAGHDAD] Iraq's parliament on Sunday backed a recommendation by the prime minister that all foreign troops should be ordered out after the US killing of a top Iranian military commander and an...

[WASHINGTON] The US Army is planning its biggest deployment of troops to Europe in 25 years, with 20,000 troops slated to take part in a massive force projection exercise at a time of increasingly...

[WASHINGTON] The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying fresh forces to counter Iran, with an official saying some 5,000 to 7,000 troops could head to the region.

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia has decided to host US troops in a joint move with Washington to boost regional security, the kingdom's defence ministry said, as tensions soar in the Gulf.