Military leadership

April 06, 2017 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is hitting a Hamas military commander with terrorism sanctions. The State Department says it's designating Abu Anas al-Ghandour as a global terrorist. The designation freezes any assets in the U.S. and bars Americans from doing business with him. Hamas is the...
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, walks with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to a lunch with President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2017 - 11:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's chief of staff says Congress is committing professional malpractice by failing to pass a defense spending bill for the current fiscal year. Gen. Mark Milley and the chiefs of the other military services are testifying Wednesday before the House Armed Services Committee...
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Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, arrives at the Ministry of Defense, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 3, 2017. Kushner, flew to Iraq with the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford on Monday. (AP Photo)
April 03, 2017 - 6:29 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford met Monday in Baghdad with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The visit marks an early foray for the Trump administration into the situation in Iraq. It...
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Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, arrives at the Ministry of Defense, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 3, 2017. Kushner, flew to Iraq with the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford on Monday. (AP Photo)
April 03, 2017 - 5:37 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, flew to Iraq with the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford on Monday. Kushner's travel plans initially were revealed late Sunday by a Trump administration official who said Kushner wanted to see...
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FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner watches as President Donald Trump, left, congratulates other White House senior staff during a swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Their reputations at risk, a coterie of President Donald Trump's associates caught up in the swirling debate about Trump and Russia are turning to a similar if unusual playbook: volunteering to testify to Congress, before even being asked. Kushner, told the Senate intelligence panel he'd gladly answer questions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and others. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 03, 2017 - 8:12 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, flew to Iraq with the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford on Monday. Kushner's travel plans initially were revealed late Sunday by a Trump administration official who said Kushner wanted to see...
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FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner watches as President Donald Trump, left, congratulates other White House senior staff during a swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Their reputations at risk, a coterie of President Donald Trump's associates caught up in the swirling debate about Trump and Russia are turning to a similar if unusual playbook: volunteering to testify to Congress, before even being asked. Kushner, told the Senate intelligence panel he'd gladly answer questions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and others. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 03, 2017 - 7:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, flew to Iraq with the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford on Monday. Kushner's travel plans initially were revealed late Sunday by a Trump administration official who said Kushner wanted to...
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FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner watches as President Donald Trump, left, congratulates other White House senior staff during a swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Their reputations at risk, a coterie of President Donald Trump's associates caught up in the swirling debate about Trump and Russia are turning to a similar if unusual playbook: volunteering to testify to Congress, before even being asked. Kushner, told the Senate intelligence panel he'd gladly answer questions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and others. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 03, 2017 - 2:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting Iraq with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an official said Sunday night. Details about the trip to the Middle East with Gen. Joseph Dunford were not released. A senior administration...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, and British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon perform a posed handshake for the media as Mattis arrives for their press conference at Lancaster House in London, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
March 31, 2017 - 8:16 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expressing worry about what he calls "reckless" actions by North Korea, alluding to its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Mattis spoke at a news conference Friday in London with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon. Mattis raised the North...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, and British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon perform a posed handshake for the media as Mattis arrives for their press conference at Lancaster House in London, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
March 31, 2017 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expressing worry about what he calls "reckless" actions by North Korea, alluding to its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Mattis spoke at a news conference Friday in London with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon. Mattis raised the North...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for Air Force secretary came under scrutiny Thursday as Democrats questioned her work as a defense industry consultant and a conversation she had a decade ago with a federal prosecutor during a corruption probe. During her confirmation hearing...
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