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When ISIS Is Destroyed, the Islamic State's Ruins May Give Rise To a New Al-Qaeda
The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) faces total defeat in the Middle East, but Al-Qaeda may once again rise from its ashes.
China's Military Could Leave U.S. Navy Dead in the Water With New Sea Drones
China's Haiyi (or "Sea Wings") unmanned underwater glider has broken world records and can instantly detect U.S. submarines in the tense South China Sea.
Trump's Transgender Military Ban Leaves Only 18 Countries With Full LGBT Rights in Armed Forces
Donald Trump's ban on transgender military service adds the U.S. to a list of 175 U.N.-recognized states that discriminate based on gender identity.
Iraq Will Give Money to Anyone Who Can Find the Missing Indians Kidnapped by ISIS
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said he doesn't know what happened to 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Iraq, but he'll pay to find out.
U.S. Ally Iraq Turns to Russia for Military Support, Oil Deals and Nation Building
Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki thanked Russia for its "tremendous contribution" to Iraq and Syria by battling the Islamic State militant group.
U.S. Military Fires Warning Shots at Iran Ship With Heavy Machine Gun In Persian Gulf
The USS Thunderbolt reportedly fired at an Iranian ship that came within 150 yards and may belong to the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.
Iran: Trump Administration Is Breaking Iranian Law by Holding Its Citizens As Prisoners
Iran and the U.S. have fired accusations back and forth accusing each other of holding the other's citizens illegally, but are they ready to negotiate?
ISIS Defeat Ends With 'Women's Revolution' and Syrians Destroying Conservative Muslim Dress
Pro-Kurd media shared footage of Syrians burning burqas and cutting their beards after the Syrian Democratic Forces defeated ISIS in an area of Raqqa.
Iran and Iraq Military Unite Against ‘Terrorism,’ Creating Potential Problems for U.S.
Majority-Shiite Muslim neighbors Iran and Iraq have a volatile history and differing views on the U.S., but they share an interest in battling jihadis.
Russian Military Could Force The U.S. Out of Syria, Army Official Says
Special Forces head General Raymond Thomas said that, while the U.S. may wanna stay, Syria was a sovereign state and its government backs Russia.
In Lebanon, Syria and Hezbollah Battle Islamic State to the Death in New Front
The Syrian military and Hezbollah joined forces to take down the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham on Lebanon's restive border.
Russia's Military Challenges U.S. and China By Building a Missile That Makes Its Own Decisions
The U.S., Russia and China are all looking to surpass each other with military innovations such as missiles and drones that use artificial intelligence.
Russian Senator Praises Trump for Backing Kremlin in Syria by Cutting Ties to 'Moderate' Rebels
President Donald Trump has long opposed U.S. support for Syrian rebels, which both he and Russia have accused of harboring links to jihadist groups.
Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Shows New Images of Radioactive Reactor, But Robot Fails to Find Melted Fuel
Japan's "Little Sunfish" brought back never-before-seen footage of the Fukushima nuclear plant, which has claimed a number of prior devices.
U.S. Military Must Leave Iran's Borders And Stop Calling Us Terrorists, Revolutionary Guards Say
Angry at sanctions and terrorism accusations, the leader of Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said U.S. troops faced "a big risk" in the region.
North Korea Could Attack U.S., But General Says Kim Jong Un's Missiles Are Unpredictable
The U.S.' second-highest ranking military official said the U.S. is "clearly" within range of North Korea's latest missile, but questioned the weapon's accuracy.
China's Deadliest Drone Compares to U.S. Rival, But It's Cheaper and Easier to Use
China's CH-5 may be half the price and outperform the U.S.-made General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper in some ways, but it has some weaknesses.
U.S., Russia and Iran Battle to Build Bases in Syria as ISIS Falls
The three countries all want a stake in Syria's future and appear willing to secure it by making long-term military commitments.
Russia and Iran Help Syria’s Military Take Oil and Gas Fields From ISIS
Most oil and gas fields are under the control of U.S.-backed forces, despite Syrian military gains.
China Ready for ‘War’ With India, Holds Live-Fire Drills Near Border
China and India also denied reports that 158 Indian troops were killed during recent Chinese military action in the tense border dispute.
North Korea Warns U.S. Attacking Kim Jong Un Would End 'Empire of America'
North Korea claims it's not scared of President Donald Trump or his "old warmonger" Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
Russia Killed ISIS Leader Baghdadi? Kremlin Says It Still Isn't Sure
Russia is still not sure whether its military killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Newest Russia Threat? Military Challenges U.S. And Europe By Winning In Syria, Entering Mediterranean
In defending Syria's government, Russia honored an old alliance and gained a new, strategic victory over NATO.
Fukushima's Nuclear Waste Will Be Dumped Into the Ocean, Japanese Plant Owner Says
How much harm could 777,000 tons of water laced with tritium, a nuclear byproduct, do to the environment?
China's Military Enters Japan and Taiwan Air Zones, Says 'Get Used to It'
China's military entered both Japanese and Taiwanese air identification zones in recent days, something Beijing says should be routine.