“Russia is reinforcing and resupplying separatist forces in a blatant attempt to change the momentum of the fighting, which is currently favoring the Ukrainian military,” Brigadier General Tak said.
The seven nations will provide arms and equipment to Kurdish forces battling the terrorist group the Islamic State, which has taken control of much of northern Iraq
As the terrorist group the Islamic State (IS) gains ground in Northern Iraq, the U.S. has begun conducting flight missions over Syria
The U.S. has called for Russia to remove the convoy from Ukraine immediately.
The GAO found that the DoD failed to inform Congress of the trade within a given timeframe and that money was used illegally for the exchange.
Hagel referred to the terrorist group as barbaric and warned of their threat to the U.S., the Secretary also discussed the secret military operation in Syria, which the public learned of Wednesday
The rescue operation, conducted “earlier this summer,” was an attempt to free American hostages believed to be held in Syria by the terrorist group, the Islamic State
While the decision is still underway, U.S. senior officials say that no more than 300 U.S. military personnel would travel to Baghdad
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked for additional information on the program.
Over the weekend, the U.S. military announced that it has conducted 35 airstrikes in northern Iraq, claiming the recapture of the Mosul Dam by Iraqi security forces.