While no longer a major security threat, Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said ISIS is never going to be defeated unless the international community can address the indoctrination of refugees displaced by years of war.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.
Lolita Baldor and Robert Burns, The Associated Press
The United States will pull thousands of troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan by November, the top American commander for the Middle East said Wednesday, as President Donald Trump tries to make good on his campaign promise to get America out of “endless wars.”
Robert Burns and Zeke Miller, The Associated Press