Joseph Votel

U.S. strategy in Afghanistan will require more troops says U.S. general

A new U.S. strategy to break a stalemate in Afghanistan will require additional U.S. troops, the head of the U.S. military's Central Command said on Thursday.

Mar 09, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Turkey military purge harming fight against Islamic State: Clapper

Turkey`s purge of its military after a failed coup attempt is hindering cooperation in the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State, James Clapper, the U.S. director of national intelligence, said on Thursday.

Jul 29, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

After nuclear deal, Iran sticks to wary tactics in key Gulf waterway

Iran`s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps on Monday dispatched five military vessels to monitor a US warship hosting one of America`s top generals on a day trip through the Strait of Hormuz, coming as close as 500 yards (metres). 

Jul 12, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Troop cut won't impact mission in Afghanistan: US General

President Barack Obama`s decision to withdraw roughly 1,400 U.S. troops from Afghanistan won`t adversely impact America`s mission there, a top general said before arriving in Kabul on Friday, adding that some jobs could be done from abroad.

Jul 08, 2016, 14:11 PM IST