US ups protection across Middle East

The US has increased its force “protection postures” in the Middle East in view of Iran’s aggressive stance, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, amid tensions over top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani’s killing last week. Continue Reading

United States to cut troops with Afghan

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that he wants to reduce the number of US troops in Afghanistan “with or without” a peace agreement in order to give higher priority to strategic competition with China.
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