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Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on
The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal
Archive: 'This Week' Transcripts
Below are links to transcripts of previous "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" episodes. Head to our homepage for our more recent show transcripts. You can see full video of past programs HERE . Like "This Week" on Facebook HERE . You can also follow the show on Twitter HERE . April 8, 2018 Show
Ex-Russian officer's convictions upheld in US forces attack
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a former Russian military officer who received a life sentence for leading a 2009 Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
Amid corruption concerns, Gen. Kelly made allies in Honduras
While leading the U.S. military mission in Latin America, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly forged close ties with Honduran security officials despite numerous reports linking members of the country's police and military to murders and corruption.
"To hell with it": Trump increasingly weary of staff advice
"To hell with it": President Donald Trump is increasingly at odds with his staff, ignores their advice
US, British soldiers killed conducting 'kill or capture' mission in Syria
The American and British soldiers killed last week in Manbij, Syria were "conducting a mission to kill or capture a known ISIS member," Pentagon spokesperson Maj. Adrian Rankine-Galloway confirmed on Monday. Master Sgt. Jonathan Dunbar and British soldier Sgt. Matt Tonroe were killed after being
Trump signals withdrawal 'very soon' of US troops from Syria, surprising Pentagon and State Department
President Donald Trump appeared to signal the withdrawal 'very soon" of U.S. troops from Syria on Thursday, surprising the Pentagon and State Department . "By the way, we're knocking the hell out of ISIS ," Trump told a crowd in Ohio during a speech on infrastructure spending. "We're coming out of
Why is the US still in Afghanistan?
On Aug. 21, 2017, President Donald Trump addressed American soldiers and Army generals at the Fort Myers military base in Arlington, Virginia, announcing that he was taking a new approach to the war in Afghanistan – the longest war in U.S. history, and its costliest since World War II. Trump said
Here's how a government shutdown could affect you
So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week. But how will various branches and agencies of the federal government respond? Below, a primer of what to expect: Some history There have been 12
Over 40 killed, 30 injured in explosion in Afghanistan
An attack in Kabul, Afghanistan has killed at least 40 people and injured more than 30 more on Thursday. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed the attack in west Kabul, the capital and largest city in Afghanistan. The explosion took place at a Shia cultural center