#USMilitary

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Former US President Donald Trump, left, attends UFC 264 on Saturday in Las Vegas. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Joint Chiefs General Mark Milley informally planned different ways to stop former US president Donald Trump
  • This has been revealed in an upcoming book
  • The authors also interviewed Trump for more than two hours

.Iraq
US forces have been targeted almost 50 times this year . (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • The rockets were fired at the Ain al-Assad airbase in Western Iraq
  • The commander said there were no reports of casualties in the attack
  • This is the latest in a spate trageting US military and diplomatic facilities in Iraq

A US flag is lowered as American and Afghan soldiers attend a handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic on May 4, 2021. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The United States descended on Afghanistan in 2001 in the wake of the 9/11 attacks by Al-Qaeda
  • On October 7, 2001, President George W. Bush launches "Operation Enduring Freedom" in Afghanistan
  • About 1,300 American soldiers are on the ground by November 2001

.Afghanistan
A member of the Afghan security forces stands guard in the sprawling Bagram air base after the American military departed. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • CentCom said it had officially handed over seven former US bases to the Afghan security forces
  • Bagram was built by the United States for its Afghan ally during the Cold War in the 1950s
  • So far Germany and Italy have both confirmed the full withdrawal of their contingents

.Afghanistan
A member of the Afghan security forces stands guard in the sprawling Bagram air base after the American military departed. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • Taliban is making rapid gains in Afghanistan
  • A couple of players are positioning themselves for next phase of conflict in Afghanistan
  • With troops gone, fight for control of the war-weary country intensifies

.Bagdad, Iraq
Drones are unmanned vehicles which are remotely controlled (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • American defence systems fired rockets into the air in Baghdad and took down the dronr
  • Since the start of 2021, US bases and places of interest in Iraq have faced 47 attacks
  • Recently, US offered up to $3 million for information on attacks targeting its interests in Iraq

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers sit inside the Bagram US air base after all US and NATO troops left. (Photo credit: File/AFP)

  • The United States announced Friday that it had handed over Bagram Air Base
  • Tajikistan's national security committee said that 1,037 Afghan government troops had fled to save their lives
  • "Afghan forces have lost their morale," said analyst Atta Noori in Kabul

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.(Photo Credit:AFP)

  • President Joe Biden had set a deadline of September 11 for the final pullout
  • "The president has long felt that the war in Afghanistan was not one that can be won militarily," Psaki said
  • The Taliban have launched relentless offensives across Afghanistan in the past two months

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US is cutting its forces in the Middle-East. (Representational/Pixabay)

  • The move comes as President Joe Biden's administration seeks to ease tensions with Iran
  • The Pentagon also slashed its troop presence in Iraq last year to 2,500
  • Reports said Patriot anti-missile batteries were being removed from Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan and Saudi Arabia

.New York, NY, USA
The latest attack on Wednesday was carried out with three drones packed with explosives. (Photo Credit-PTI)

  • Department of State's Rewards for Justice announce reward prize for information on Iraq attack
  • US interests in Iraq have come under repeated attacks since October 2019
  • In 2021, US embassy in Baghdad has been attacked 42 times