Two HH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Kentucky's Trigg County during a training session leaving nine servicemen dead, the US army says.
The helicopters, which carried several PKK terrorists, are said to have been bought by the Talabanis' PUK party with the help of Washington during the Iraq war.
Nearly 36,000 US service members received some form of unwanted sexual contact, highest in 16 years, according to an official report.
Some 36,000 soldiers say in confidential survey they experienced unwanted sexual contact — a dramatic surge over the roughly 20,000 who said that in a similar 2018 survey, AP reports.
PKK leaders endorse links with the YPG. Yet Washington continues to work with the Syria-based terror outfit.
"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.
The Russian military announced massive drills of its strategic nuclear forces, a stark reminder of the country's nuclear might amid Western fears that Moscow might be preparing to invade Ukraine.
US officials believe any such deaths were caused by Abu Ibrahim al Hashimi al Qurayshi's suicide bomb and were not at the hands of American forces.
American think-tank finds systemic weaknesses at the US defence department, causing it to fall short of its duties on civilian casualties.
The US has countless military bases across the world, but Washington is particularly concerned about one that could pop up on the Atlantic Ocean.
A New York Times investigation found that the US military tried to hide the 2019 Syria strike, which “was one of the largest civilian casualty incidents of the war against Daesh” with 70 reported deaths.
‘The removal of this al Qaeda senior leader will disrupt the terrorist organisation's ability to further plot and carry out global attacks,’ says US Army Major John Rigsbee.
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