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From TheJournal.ie Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State

Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi

The Pentagon also released video of airstrikes on a group of unknown fighters on the ground.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops Transgender

Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops

The latest action was swiftly condemned by Democrats and civil rights advocates.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly poison ricin delivered in two packages to the Pentagon Dangerous

Deadly poison ricin delivered in two packages to the Pentagon

The packages were addressed to Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and the head of the Navy.

From TheJournal.ie The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan Pentagon

The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan

It’s not happy with how Pakistan is tackling armed groups in the country.

From TheJournal.ie US suspends military training exercises with South Korea Pentagon

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie US military 'fails to protect children sexually assaulted by peers on army bases' Pentagon

US military 'fails to protect children sexually assaulted by peers on army bases'

An in-depth investigation by the Associated Press was published this week.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January Transgender

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January

The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary Equality Issues

Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary

Transgender troops can continue to serve while the Pentagon studies an order by Trump to ban them from US forces.

From TheJournal.ie Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network' Mother Of All Bombs

Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network'

The Afghan presidential palace said precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties.

From TheJournal.ie US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan Mother Of All Bombs

US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

It’s the second attack they’ve launched this week.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes New York

Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes

First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron are still living in Trump Tower, with Trump planning to make regular visits.

From TheJournal.ie The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms Unleash The Beasts

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms

A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.

From TheJournal.ie Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person' Turkey Coup

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'

Recep Erdogan said he was inspired by feelings of unity that has followed the recent failed coup.

From TheJournal.ie US military ends ban on transgender troops Pentagon

US military ends ban on transgender troops

The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.

From TheJournal.ie US military to lift ban on transgender troops Equality

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

From TheJournal.ie The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money Pentagon

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money

It will give cash to people who can find weaknesses on the site.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon says hundreds of military kids sexually abused each year Abuse

Pentagon says hundreds of military kids sexually abused each year

In one case, a Marine was found to be abusing his colleague’s three-year-old stepdaughter.

From TheJournal.ie Rockets, bullets and guns dropped into Syria but who will get their hands on them? Air Drop

Rockets, bullets and guns dropped into Syria but who will get their hands on them?

The Pentagon is trying to “screen” rebel groups before they give them weapons.

From TheJournal.ie In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland 1984 State Papers

In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland

There was one in 10,000 chance nuclear-powered Cosmo 1402 would fall over Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie After a decade at Guantanamo, four detainees are going home Gitmo

After a decade at Guantanamo, four detainees are going home

This moves Obama closer to his goal of closing the military jail.

From TheJournal.ie White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State At War

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

From TheJournal.ie US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley Special Forces

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley

Sadly, the journalist was killed by ISIS earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants Insurgency

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants

However, a “military approach will not be enough”, Iraq’s foreign minister said.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors and nurses 'complicit' in US torture of terrorism suspects War On Terror

Doctors and nurses 'complicit' in US torture of terrorism suspects

A two-year study found doctors designed and participated in torture and inhumane treatment of prisoners at CIA and Pentagon-run prisons.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: Chemical weapons used in Syria, but we don't know who used them Syria

Obama: Chemical weapons used in Syria, but we don't know who used them

Obama said there was no evidence to indicate when, who and how chemical weapons were used in Syria as he spoke to the media about Guantanamo Bay and Russian relations earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack North Korea

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack

The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.

From TheJournal.ie Female US soldiers can now serve in ground combat after ban is lifted US Army

Female US soldiers can now serve in ground combat after ban is lifted

US military departments have until May of this year to submit their plans to implement the change.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon researches ways to scavenge retired satellites... in space Star Trekkin

Pentagon researches ways to scavenge retired satellites... in space

The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is planning to launch a demonstration mission in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal Sandy This post contains images

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

From TheJournal.ie Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary 9/11

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks Bin Laden

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks

Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.

From TheJournal.ie 9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial 9/11

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial

Five men are accused of orchestrating the attacks which killed almost 3,000 people on 11 September, 2001.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Vehicle explodes on Afghan runway as US Defence Secretary's plane lands Afghanistan

Vehicle explodes on Afghan runway as US Defence Secretary's plane lands

It is not immediately clear if Leon Panetta was being targeted in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report 9/11

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report

A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas

A special double edition of the very best writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon expresses 'deepest regret' over killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers Pakistan

Pentagon expresses 'deepest regret' over killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers

Pakistan has rejected the findings of an investigation into last month’s incident on the Pakistan-Afghan border, saying the inquiry was “short on facts”.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot Terrorism

Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot

The Massachusetts man was arrested following an undercover FBI operation.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

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