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Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as it is seen from the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 19, 2014. (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: ‘Vast Majority’ Of Supplies Reached Intended Kurdish Fighters In Syria

The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants.

10/20/2014

Bush: America Has Learned Its ‘Lesson’ That Iraq Needs U.S. Support

Former President George W. Bush said that America has learned its “lesson” that Iraqis are not yet capable of providing their own security and said the current military strikes against ISIS show Iraq still needs U.S. support.

10/02/2014

The end of the 18 year-old "Don't Ask Don't Tell" law took effect on Sept. 20, 2011, allowing gays to openly serve in the armed forces.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Almost Equal: U.S. Military Three Years After ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Three years after the U.S. military did away with its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and began allowing gay and lesbian military people to serve openly, WNEW looks into how well that integration is going.

09/22/2014

Senate: China Hacked Several US Military Contractor Networks   (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate: China Hacked Several US Military Contractor Networks

Senate investigators are blaming China for nearly two dozen successful hacker break-ins of computer networks belonging to Pentagon contractors.

09/17/2014

A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Oppose Paying Ransom For Hostages Held Captive By Terrorists

Nearly two-thirds of Americans agree with U.S. and British government policy of refusing to pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.

08/26/2014

A picture taken on Aug. 15, 2014, shows a general view of damaged buildings in Mleiha on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad’s Forces Carrying Out Dozens Of Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

As the U.S. military strikes ISIS militants in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group’s headquarters in the past two days.

08/19/2014

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hot Mic: Reporters Heard Joking To ‘Check On’ McCain After Petraeus Declares Military Stance On Iraq

Two reporters were caught on a hot microphone mocking Sen. John McCain prior to Thursday’s press conference on the Iraq crisis, the two are heard joking whether anyone had “checked on” McCain after Gen. David Petraeus showed opposition to military action.

06/20/2014

The Army says it has begun an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.(credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Army Begins Investigation Of Bergdahl’s 2009 Disappearance

The Army says it has begun an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.

06/16/2014

Prior to his Army service, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was “administratively discharged” from the Coast Guard after only 26 days in 2006.   (U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Have Notified Congress Of Bergdahl Swap

A CBS News Poll shows that 45 percent of Americans disapprove of Bergdahl’s exchange for 5 Taliban militants being held in Guantanamo Bay. But the poll also shows that while 37 percent approve of the deal, one-in-five Americans have no opinion on the matter.

06/10/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Military Hospital: No Plans For Bergdahl Appearance

BERLIN (CBSDC/AP) — A U.S. military hospital in Germany where Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is receiving treatment says it currently has no plans for a press briefing or any interviews. Bergdahl arrived on Sunday at the […]

06/06/2014

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