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"A military officer testified Monday that he saw another soldier shot in the head during the 2009 search for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl."

Dr. Daniel Byman's progress report on the current and future prospects for The War on Terrorism at the Georgetown University Center for Security Studies.

"Hunter remained steadfastly loyal to Trump, even after the presidential candidate rankled many military veterans and key GOP national security figures."

The image captures why uncommon valor is a common virtue amongst the brotherhood of blood.

Afghanistan’s former spy chief has accused Pakistan of helping the Afghan Taliban militarily, as well as providing them with safe havens.

"Thousands who risked their lives for U.S. forces are now hunted by insurgents and can’t escape Afghanistan."

"One of the first senior officials that President-elect Donald Trump has tapped to help guide his administration as it takes power is a retired military officer and highly regarded scholar....

Strategy, Clausewitz, meaningless terms, ISIL and more in the latest issue of Infinity Journal.

"We don't know where he is," OIR spokesman Col. John Dorrian said via a videoconference from Baghdad last week. "If we knew where he was, he would be killed at once."

Iranian and Hezbollah Hybrid Warfare Activities covers Small Wars Journal writings on Iranian and Hezbollah hybrid warfare activities around the world.

“During the campaign, the president-elect criticized the alliance for failing to spend enough on defense.”

“A former national security adviser for George W. Bush and congressional defense leaders are considered front-runners.”

Now that the Grunts have carried the Hill, what do we do with it? Can the leaders be worthy of the led?

Continue on for the video and transcript of the President's remarks this afternoon.

"Like many Americans, active-duty service members stationed around the world were stunned at Tuesday’s night’s presidential race results."

"The most likely bet is that as president he will seek to do what he promised during the campaign in breaking from current U.S. approaches to Russia, the Middle East, Europe and Asia."

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"On day one, the new commander-in-chief will have to begin determining a course of action on a number of staggering security challenges."

"The Pentagon will likely have to decide in the coming days whether American troops will enter Mosul."

"It is the first time that a foreign power has unleashed cyberweapons to disrupt, or perhaps influence, a United States election."

Always, our young men with guns trudge, crawl, climb and run with a quiet universal dignity.

Kurdish-led Syrian forces, backed by U.S. air power and military advisers, launched an offensive Sunday to gain control of Raqqa.

“Rather than allow one group to hold control in the future peace planners want to rekindle the legacy of Syria as a place that was often inclusive.”

"Enough, America. If you want to honor your service members, your nation’s history of military leadership in the world, then honor the civilian-led democracy it serves."

"The battle to drive Islamic State out of Mosul is the biggest ground operation in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003."

Pentagon officials are inviting individuals and groups to submit papers putting forth ideas for addressing five questions.

"For the next administration, the report identified several changes that would benefit special forces, including having a more active role in when special operators are used."

"Whoever wins Tuesday’s presidential election will face an assertive, aggrieved Russia whose risk-taking behavior under Putin is increasingly worrisome to U.S. experts."

A spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said Thursday the SDF is ready to at least start encircling the city while planning for its eventual liberation.

“When Carter promised an assault on ISIS’s capital in ‘weeks,’ the Pentagon reacted with a collective WTF. Officials say an attack is more like six months off.”