January 22, 2021

U.S. Scraps Plan to Keep U.S. Troops in Iraq Past Dec. 31 Withdrawal Deadline

BAGHDAD (AP) – The U.S. is abandoning plans to keep U.S. troops in Iraq past a year-end withdrawal deadline, The Associated Press has learned. The decision to pull out fully by January will effectively end more than eight years of U.S. involvement in the Iraq war, despite ongoing concerns about its security forces and the […]

77 U.S. Troops Wounded by Truck Bomb in Eastern Afghanistan

Via Fox News: Nearly 80 American soldiers were wounded and two Afghan civilians were killed when a Taliban truck bomb struck an American base in eastern Afghanistan on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks against the United States, NATO said Sunday. Saturday‚Äôs blast shaved the facades from shops outside […]