The White House has stated this week that a travel ban from infected regions would not be useful in the fight against the disease which has ravaged much of West Africa
Recent news of incursions by the Taliban in the Helmand and Nuristan provinces might have been a result of misinformation, says Gen. Campbell.
Obama said the agreement “reflects our continued commitment to support the new Afghan Unity Government.”
Pentagon Spokesman, Col. Steve Warren said he was unaware who may have conducted the airstrikes which reportedly targeted the Islamic State
“I would think in terms of years,” Mayville said.
Pentagon Press Secretary Kirby said training will focus on “basic” military skills, focusing on organizational leadership and equipment proficiency.
“It’s important to remember the mission, the mission is to do some training, to build these units, and do some logistics, some transport, the movement of material,” Kirby said. “It is not to treat.”
France is the first nation, who has committed to assisting the U.S. led battle against the Islamic State, to conduct direct military strikes
Hagel told members that a plan to take on ISIS is ready, but Obama has yet to sign off on it.