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Obama to discuss Ebola aid with US medical experts next week

Sep 13, 2014

Obama to discuss Ebola aid with US medical experts next week

that need to be done before that can be loaded onto transport aircraft and get down there," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby told
US fighter jets to now fly out from Iraq's Kurdish airbase Pentagon

Sep 12, 2014

US fighter jets to now fly out from Iraq's Kurdish airbase Pentagon

Islamic State jihadists, the Pentagon said on Thursday.Press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby confirmed "armed and manned" US aircraft would fly
US confirms death of Ahmed Godane, leader of Somali terror group al-Shabab

Sep 07, 2014

US confirms death of Ahmed Godane, leader of Somali terror group al-Shabab

-Qaida affiliated groups.The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, announced the death in a brief written statement. It took the Pentagon four days
U.S. air strikes target militants near Iraq's Haditha Dam

Sep 07, 2014

U.S. air strikes target militants near Iraq's Haditha Dam

spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby."We conducted these strikes to prevent terrorists from further threatening the security of the dam, which remains under
U.S. confirms death of al Shabaab leader Godane in Somalia strike

Sep 06, 2014

U.S. confirms death of al Shabaab leader Godane in Somalia strike

that Ahmed Godane, the co-founder of al Shabaab, has been killed," Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon's press secretary, said in a statement
Islamic State engaged in ethnic cleansing, war crimes Amnesty report

Sep 03, 2014

Islamic State engaged in ethnic cleansing, war crimes Amnesty report

include a headquarters element, medical personnel, associated helicopters and an air liaison team, said Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon's spokesman