Articles from The Guardian - US military

Anti-Isis coalition suspends operations as Iraqi MPs vote to expel US troops

Group to focus on protecting its forces after US killing of Iranian general Qassem Suleimani

The international coalition fighting Islamic State has suspended operations against the terrorist group so its forces can concentrate on protecting US, UK and other troops at bases in Iraq following the killing of Qassem Suleimani.

Top UN official accuses US of torturing Chelsea Manning

Ex-Army intelligence analyst jailed over refusal to testify against WikiLeaks reportedly subjected to ‘severe measures of coercion’

A top United Nations official has accused the US government of using torture against Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst currently jailed in the US over her refusal to testify against WikiLeaks.

Nils Melzer, UN special rapporteur on torture, made the charge in a letter sent in November but only released on Tuesday.

Aftermath of US airstrike on Kata'ib Hezbollah militia in Iraq – video

The US military carried out airstrikes on Sunday against the Iranian-backed Kata’ib Hezbollah militia in response to the killing of an American civilian contractor in a rocket attack on a US military base in Iraq. An Iraqi militia leader warned of a strong response after airstrikes in Iraq and Syria killed at least 25 people overnight. This footage shows the aftermath of a strike on Kata’ib Hezbollah’s headquarters in the Iraqi town of Qaim

Afghanistan's Taliban ruling council ready for ceasefire with US

End to hostilities is a key demand of Washington before any peace deal could be signed

The Taliban’s ruling council has agreed to a temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan, providing a window in which a peace agreement with the United States can be signed, officials from the militant group have said. They did not say when it would begin and there was no immediate response from Washington.

Navy Seal pardoned of war crimes by Trump described by colleagues as 'freaking evil'

Eddie Gallagher ‘OK with killing anything that moved’, Iraq veterans told investigators in testimony obtained by New York Times

A Navy Seal platoon leader controversially cleared of war crimes by Donald Trump was a “toxic” character who was “OK with killing anything that moved”, according to fellow Iraq veterans who reported his conduct to military investigators.

Navy Seal accused of war crimes meets Trump and thanks him for pardon

Eddie Gallagher convicted of posing with dead boy of teenage Islamic State terrorist posts photographs with Trump

A former Navy Seal controversially granted clemency for war crimes by Donald Trump last month was photographed with the president in Florida at the weekend, and handed over a gift to thank him for reversing his demotion.