Mark Milley

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Secretary of defence Mark Esper: ‘The United States will not tolerate attacks against our people, our interests or our allies.’ Photograph: New York Times

US president Donald Trump has authorised the US military to respond to Wednesday’s rocket attack by Iran-backed militia in Iraq that killed two Americ(...)

Mike Lee (left), a Republican senator from Utah: “Somewhat unsatisfied” with the “legal, factual and moral justification” for the attack on Qassem Suleimani. Photograph: Tom Brenner/Reuters

Mike Lee, a Republican senator from Utah, blasted Trump administration officials for offering an inadequate briefing on the intelligence that justifie(...)

Iraqis carry a poster depicting Iran’s  Gen Qasem Suleimani (right) and senior Iraqi military figure Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis as they march in a symbolic funeral procession in the  city of Basra, in the wake of the US drone strike last week which  killed both. Photograph: Hussein Faleh/AFP/Getty

The Pentagon insisted that the United States has no plans to pull out of Iraq, despite the emergence of a draft letter by a senior US military command(...)

US president Donald Trump  and Gen Mark Milley: Gen Milley seeks to counter damage caused by Mr Trump’s “we’re keeping the oil” tweet.  Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Syria continues to suffer from contradictory external interventions which create confusion and prolong the eight-year war. While US president Donald (...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: Pyongyang has been boosting its cyberwarfare capabilities in recent years, taking aim at both government targets as well as corporate networks. Photograph: KCNA via Reuters

North Korean hackers stole a major trove of classified data, including South Korean and US war plans, in a major security breach last year, a parliam(...)

US army chief of staff General Ray Odierno speaks during a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The fight against Islamic State rebels is at a stalemate and if the US military does not see progress in the coming months it should consider putting(...)