Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP is owned by its contributing newspapers, radio, and television stations in the United States, all of which contribute stories to the AP and use material written by its staff journalists.

"The UAE has landed expeditionary forces in Afghanistan and Yemen. Its new overseas bases on the African continent show this country has even larger ambitions."

“The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria.”

“The military is looking for new ways to bring in more civilians with high-tech skills who can help against IS and prepare for the new range of technological threats the nation will face....

“In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.”

Declaring the formation of dedicated information warfare troops, the Russian Defense Minister noted that "propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient."

“Haley, in her first week as U.S. ambassador, has made reform of the United Nations' far-flung peacekeeping operations a top priority, diplomats said.”