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Number of U.S. Troops Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury From Iran Missile Strike Rises to 109

The number of U.S. service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries has shot up to more than 100, the Pentagon said Monday, as more troops suffer the aftereffects of the ...

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Trump says U.S. left troops in Syria ‘only for the oil,’ appearing to contradict Pentagon

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the U.S. mission in Syria is focused solely on protecting oil fields, which appears to contradict the Pentagon’s contention that fighting ISIS is the ...

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Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” He ...

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Trump calls it ‘insane’ to publicly release military watchdog reports

Trump calls it ‘insane’ to publicly release military watchdog reports

President Trump on Wednesday told his new acting Defense secretary to stop publicly releasing watchdog reports on the U.S. military, calling the practice “insane.” “We do these reports on our ...

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