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Jared Szuba

Slow admissions of civilian harm in Somalia raise questions about US transparency

AFRICOM’s new commander General Stephen Townsend drove openness in civilian casualty reporting in the war against ISIS in Iraq and…

US links Saudi Aramco attack to Iran weapons ships seized off Yemen

Iran-made weapons components seized off Yemen's coast resemble those found at the site of an attack on Saudi oil facilities,…

US to deploy specialized military advisors to Africa amid strategic review

The US Army is sending the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade to train local security forces in Africa, relieving 101st…

Somali troops still vulnerable to al-Shabaab outside Mogadishu, Pentagon says

A US-backed Somali operation to secure areas south of Mogadishu from Islamist al-Shabaab militants has made little progress in recent…

Family says teenage girl killed in US airstrike that targeted Al Shabaab in Somalia

US Africa Command said no civilians were killed in a Febrary 2nd strike, but relatives say one young woman was…

US airstrikes cover Somalia military operations against al-Shabaab stronghold

A string of US airstrikes in late January targeted Shabaab fighters in Somalia's south in support of local National Army…

Africa offers US a ‘competitive edge’ over Russia and China, Townsend says

US AFRICOM commander Stephen Townsend said the US military presence in Africa should remain as part of the strategy to…

Israel reinforces troops in West Bank ahead of US approval for partial annexation

The IDF sent reinforcements into the West Bank to brace for Trump's declared support for Israeli plan to annex the…

Esper: Europe should ‘offset’ changes in US support for France’s West Africa mission

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Europe could 'offset any changes' in future support for France's counter-terror mission in…

France to conduct joint space exercises with US, Parly says

The US and France will conduct joint exercises in preparation for the militarization of space, France's Armed Forces Minister Florence…