In a scene repeated across Afghanistan, retreating government forces ditched billions of dollars' worth of U.S.-supplied military hardware, from assault rifles to Black Hawk helicopters.
The simple question of whether the U.S. should stay or go was not simple at all. Now Biden's determination to leave Afghanistan has resulted in a bigger mess than he bargained for.
After threatening since last year to cancel it, President Rodrigo Duterte decided to restore the agreement that enables U.S. forces to operate in the Philippines. Here's why that matters.
The new data highlights the divide between the dangers posed by war and the persistent mental health crisis in not only the military but the country at large.
The mission took place this past weekend, shrouded in secrecy, but some clues are emerging about what China sent into space, and why.
Esper calls the actions "a necessary first step" but says he has "no illusions" that these initial changes will fully address the concerns he has heard from many service members.
A U.S. military contractor abruptly laid off most of the U.S.-led coalition's Iraqi interpreters. Some have gone into hiding. "We ... will be easily hunted down," a group wrote to the U.S. military.
NPR international correspondent Jane Arraf and freelance photographer Alexander Tahaov were among journalists invited to tour the Ain al-Assad air base, which houses some 1,500 U.S. troops.
Many U.S. special operators have been ordered out of Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria, but other troops have arrived to guard oil installations. The Pentagon says the mission is still to fight ISIS.
Aventura Technologies Inc. and seven of its employees are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of Chinese equipment, which officials say endangered military personnel.