Department of Defense "assesses that there were approximately 12 civilians killed and approximately five civilians injured during 2021 as a result of US military operations," Pentagon says.
Pentagon confirms review of its psychological warfare operations after Washington Post reported social media giants Facebook and Twitter had shut down a number of fake accounts suspecting they were created by the US military.
In ways both subtle and plain, the aftermath of 9/11 ripples through American politics and public life to this day.
Separate deals worth as much as $5.3 billion will see Riyadh getting 300 and UAE receiving nearly 100 missiles, says Pentagon.
US House version of the bill adds $27 billion more to the Biden administration's request of an historic $813 billion to fund defence-related programmes in other departments.
Plans to modernise Türkiye's aerial fleet "are in the works" and they need to go through "contracting processes," says Celeste Wallander, a senior defence official at Pentagon.
Pentagon is committed to determining the origins of what it calls "unidentified aerial phenomena" or UFOs, senior intelligence officials tell lawmakers, but acknowledge many remain beyond the government's ability to explain.
Pentagon finds no wrongdoing in the 2019 air strike that reportedly killed 70 civilians in eastern Baghouz town, saying its probe found no violation of rules of engagement or law of war.
"We're not afraid to admit that we take it seriously and that we want to do better — unlike Russia," says Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby in praise of NYT, which exposed thousands of civilian deaths caused by US forces in recent wars.
Little else is known about the drones, like what their range is or what exact capabilities they have but Pentagon says the drones have similar capabilities as armed "Switchblade" drones.
Taiwan welcomed the decision saying the training and equipment would help defend itself against Beijing's "continuing military expansion and provocation".
US Department of Defence finds that Sufiyan Barhoumi is no longer a threat to US national security after being held in prison for two decades.
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