CIA Director William Burns told lawmakers Wednesday that the departure of American troops from Afghanistan will leave a "significant risk" of terrorism resurgence in the region -- a sobering assessment from the spy chief just hours before President Joe Biden planned to formally announce... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ AND MATT SEYLER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday as a May 1 deadline looms for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the country. The deadline was part... Read More.
By BRUNO ROEBER, ALEEM AGHA and GUY DAVIES, ABC News(KABUL and LONDON) -- Tuesday’s announcement that U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan would be reduced from 4,500 to 2,500 by Jan. 15 by Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller, will fulfill President... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced to 2,500 in each country by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced on Tuesday.Miller made the announcement in remarks to... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is expecting orders by the end of this week that will reduce troop levels to 2,500 in Afghanistan and 2,500 in Iraq by mid-January, according to two U.S. officials. President Donald Trump is expected... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's top military chief and national security adviser are in open disagreement about U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.In different public appearances, National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military will reduce the number of troops in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 in the month of September, according to the top U.S. general in the Middle East.The first U.S.... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. plans to reduce troop levels in Iraq to 3,500 from about 5,200, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.The reduction in forces had been anticipated, with U.S. military officials highlighting... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Bert and Bertie -- a.k.a. the filmmaking duo of Amber Finlayson and Katie Ellwood, respectively -- are among the directors being tapped to helm a block of episodes of the Marvel Studios Disney+ series Hawkeye. The news comes from The Hollywood... Read More.