Counterterrorism

  • Obama to reduce U.S. forces in Afghanistan by year's end

    5/27/14 6:19 PM

    Obama's decision is reportedly largely in line with what military commanders have been seeking and will allow the president to fully end the American-led military effort by the time he leaves office.

  • Pentagon sending military trainers to Yemen

    5/8/12 6:32 PM Comment

    The Pentagon said Tuesday it is sending military trainers back to Yemen for "routine" counterterrorism cooperation with Yemeni security forces amid an intensified battle against an offshoot of the al-Qaida terror network.