In three wars, he flew a total of 409 combat missions. “We shattered all the myths,” he said of the accomplishments of Black pilots in World War II.
The former president falsely claimed that white Americans were being denied the Covid-19 vaccine, among other inaccuracies.
The intelligence said the operatives were “trained in urban warfare and in using explosives,” and could try to stage an incident.
Conversations about supporting Ukrainian insurgents in the event of a Russian invasion has revived the specter of a new Cold War.
After years of drift, Trumpian ridicule and failure in Afghanistan, Russian demands for a new Iron Curtain in Europe have created unity in the alliance, at least for now.
Four rockets were fired at the fortified compound that houses the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, and suspicion fell on pro-Iran militias.
America faces lots of challenges. A blank check for the Pentagon doesn’t help solve them.
Four hours of frank and serious discussion between Russia and the 30-member alliance leave unanswered whether Vladimir V. Putin will choose diplomacy or war.
Nearly half of the last 39 detainees have now been approved for transfer, and the challenge for U.S. officials is to find countries to receive them.
U.S. service members and veterans have long insisted that the military’s garbage-disposal fires in war zones made them ill. Why were their claims stonewalled for so long?
On Jan. 11, 2002, a sailor photographed 20 men in orange uniforms and on their knees, capturing one of the most damning post-9/11 images of U.S. detention policy.
Guled Duran, a Somali, has been held in classified facilities since the C.I.A. took custody of him in 2004. He has never been charged with a crime.
The step, which could be an indication that planning for an attack continues, comes as the number of Russian troops at the border has remained steady in recent weeks, despite U.S. expectations of a surge.
Lt. Gen. Michael E. Kurilla would take over as the United States tries to conduct operations in Afghanistan from afar.
“There is no Covid-19 exception to the First Amendment. There is no military exclusion from our Constitution,” the judge said in his ruling.
The suicide bomber who killed nearly 200 people, including 13 U.S. troops, had been freed from prison by the Taliban days before the attack.
A Times investigation found inconsistent approaches to assessing claims of civilians killed by coalition forces — including failures to conduct simple internet searches.
Sergey V. Lavrov accused the United States and its allies of stoking a conflict in the country’s east in comments that contrasted with a more positive tone coming from Moscow.
The suit comes after a monthslong investigation, which Attorney General Mark Herring said uncovered a pattern of “discriminatory, unconstitutional policing.”
The commander and second in charge of the U.S.S. Montgomery were relieved of command in a rare punishment, reportedly over their handling of a sexual harassment case.
The concept is to permit two military judges to hold proceedings simultaneously starting in mid-2023.
A Times reporter who once served in the Marines returned to the site of a major battle in Afghanistan to see what’s changed since the Taliban took over — and to meet a commander he once fought.
The National Defense Authorization Act passed Congress with bipartisan support, over the opposition of liberals pushing for more social spending.
A reset won’t be easy: Resentment is rife.
His company’s exploits in World War II were recounted in a best-selling book and later in an HBO mini-series.
No new judge has been named to preside in the trial of a Qaeda commander, which has had four judges in seven years.
U.S. officials say intelligence sharing is essential to the Ukrainian government’s survival, even as they try to avoid escalating the situation.
In Minnesota, an ambitious initiative is training hundreds of Guard members to become certified nursing assistants and relieve burned out nursing home workers.
The president announced new plans including sending military medical professionals to overburdened hospitals and distributing 500 million free tests.
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Taliban fighters now guard the prison at Bagram Air Base, which once held thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda members who were set free in August.
The president is set to unveil his initiatives, which also include creating new federal testing sites and deploying federal vaccinators, in a speech on Tuesday.
“Liking” white nationalist and extremist content on social media could result in disciplinary action, Defense Department officials said.
A trove of internal documents, combined with extensive reporting across the Middle East, reveals the tragic, disastrous failures of the U.S. military’s long-distance approach to warfare.
Americans can do a lot of good helping Afghans resettle in the United States.
A New York Times investigation found that the American air war in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan has been plagued by flawed intelligence, poor targeting and thousands of civilian deaths.
The proposal, coming as Russia masses troops on the border with Ukraine, was directed at the United States and Ukraine’s other Western allies.
John Murray Rowe Jr. was arrested Wednesday on espionage-related charges. The Justice Department said he had exchanged more than 300 emails with an F.B.I. employee posing as a Russian agent.
In a letter, the scientists also urged President Biden to declare that the United States would never be the first to use nuclear weapons in a conflict.
“It’s just hard to explain where your soldiers got the courage they got,” the president said as he awarded the three medals.
Governors of five states are seeking exemptions for their National Guard troops.
The military alliance stood by its promise to open a path to Ukrainian membership amid warnings from Western intelligence agencies that Moscow could soon begin a military incursion.
Sylvia Khoury’s play, which takes place over one night in Afghanistan in 2013, has only deepened after a pandemic postponement.
Lawmakers in both parties linked arms in an overwhelming vote authorizing an increase in the Pentagon’s budget of roughly $24 billion more than President Biden requested.
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Lawyers called a torture expert in a bid to spare a defendant a nauseating commute from prison to court by having him spend nights at Guantánamo Bay’s court compound.
The military initially defended the August strike, which killed 10 civilians including seven children, in the days afterward, but ultimately called it a tragic mistake.
An American strike cell alarmed its partners as it raced to defeat the enemy.
Strains emerged during talks this week after a short period of strong relations between a new Israeli government and new American one.
Against all predictions, the Taliban took the Afghan capital in a matter of hours. This is the story of why and what came after, by a reporter and photographer who witnessed it all.