"We're very committed to that region,” Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters.
"The hard truth is that international security abhors a vacuum," wrote the official.
Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, who was killed in an insider attack, will be buried Thursday.
The senator said President Obama should seek approval before "prolonged military action."
The Pentagon, though, is denying reports that a rescue operation is underway.
The military has become a key issue in a close race that could decide Senate control.
The lawmaker pushed back on the assertion raised by Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) a day earlier.
One book proposal depicts Bergdahl as a deserter who put American "lives in danger."
Although the president has authorized the deployment of about 905 U.S. troops to Iraq, and the...
The Virginia Democrat says a bill he's offered would clarify the War Powers Act.
Comedy Central show “Drunk History” will laud Sen. Daniel Inouye's military service.
Reed said Iraqis must reclaim their country and that any U.S. role would be "very limited."
The legislation from Rep. Hank Johnson would scale back a Pentagon program.
More than six in 10 voters approve of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
U.S. officials reportedly were kept in the dark concerning ammunition transfers to Israel.
“The United States is not the only country on earth with an air force,” said senator.
About 200 U.S. troops are in the Kurdish regional capital, with the rest around Baghdad.
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) called on President Obama to develop a...
The Iraqi prime minister called holding onto his job "an ethical and patriotic duty."
Rep Ron Barber's (D-Ariz.) new ad says he kept the venerable A-10 “Warthog” fleet flying.
The new troops will look at humanitarian relief options for Yazidi refugees.
Officials in Washington fear a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine could be a "Trojan Horse."
The Army hopes to develop next-gen choppers that can fly farther with better fuel efficiency.
Russia says the convoy will only be delivering humanitarian aid.