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Robert Burns

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Recent articles by Robert:

US, Japan hold strategic talks after new troop deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. and Japanese officials are holding strategic and security talks on Thursday just two weeks after negotiators ended a Trump-era row by agreeing in principle to a new… → Read More

Navy can’t punish 35 sailors from Special Warfare Command — including SEALs — who refused vaccine

There was no indication that the order would affect service members beyond the 35 sailors who sued Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and the Navy. The Pentagon had no immediate response to a request for comment. → Read More

Navy stopped from reprimanding sailors over COVID-19 vaccine refusal

The injunction is a new challenge to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's decision to make vaccinations mandatory for all members of the military. → Read More

US military coalition in Syria takes out rocket launch sites

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U. S. led-coalition in Syria struck several launch sites for short-range rockets believed to be intended for attacks on an installation used by U. S. troops in eastern Syria, officials said Tuesday. The strikes against the launch sites apparently were conducted by U. S. forces, but a statement issued by the coalition did not specify who carried them out. → Read More

Navy blocked from acting against 35 COVID vaccine refusers

A federal judge in Texas has granted a preliminary injunction stopping the Navy from... → Read More

Navy blocked from acting against 35 COVID vaccine refusers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has granted a preliminary injunction stopping the Navy from acting against 35 sailors for refusing on religious grounds to comply with an → Read More

US commander: Al-Qaida numbers in Afghanistan up ‘slightly’

Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said in an interview with The Associated Press that the departure of U.S. military and intelligence assets from Afghanistan has made it much harder to track al-Qaida and other extremist groups inside Afghanistan. → Read More

Top U.S. general for Middle East says current level of 2,500 troops to remain in Iraq for foreseeable future

Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said in an interview with The Associated Press at the Pentagon that despite the shift by U.S. forces to a non-combat role in Iraq, they will still provide air support and other military aid for Iraq’s fight against the Islamic State. → Read More

US commander: Al-Qaida numbers in Afghanistan up 'slightly'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The al-Qaida extremist group has grown slightly inside Afghanistan since U.S. forces left in late August, and the country's new Taliban leaders are divided over whether to fulfill their 2020 pledge to break ties with the group, the top U.S. commander in the region said Thursday. → Read More

The AP Interview: General says US troops to remain in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander for the Middle East says the U.S. will keep the current 2,500 troops in Iraq for the foreseeable future, despite their shift to → Read More

US commander: Al-Qaida numbers in Afghanistan up 'slightly'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The al-Qaida extremist group has grown slightly inside Afghanistan since U. S. forces left in late August, and the country's new Taliban leaders are divided over whether to fulfill their 2020 pledge to break ties with the group, the top U. S. commander in the region said Thursday. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U. S. Central Command, said in an interview with The… → Read More

General says US troops to remain in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U. S. commander for the Middle East said Thursday that the United States will keep the current 2,500 troops in Iraq for the foreseeable future, and he warned that he expects increasing attacks on U. S. and Iraqi personnel by Iranian-backed militias determined to get American forces out. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said in an interview with The Associated Press at the… → Read More

The AP Interview: General says US troops to remain in Iraq

The top U.S. commander for the Middle East says the U.S. will keep the current 2,500 troops in Iraq for the foreseeable future, despite their shift to a non-combat role, and they will still provide air support and other military support for Iraq’s continuing fight against the Islamic State → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More

Biden-Putin talks on Ukraine crisis rooted in older dispute

The dispute over Ukraine’s status and its growing alignment with U.S.-led NATO will be at the center of talks scheduled for Tuesday between President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden. → Read More