U.S. launches airstrikes against Hezbollah militia facilities following Iraqi rocket attack

The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket attack a day earlier that killed two American troops and a 26-year-old British soldier. The U.S. strikes appeared limited in scope and narrowly tailored, targeting five weapons storage facilities used… Read More U.S. launches airstrikes against Hezbollah militia facilities following Iraqi rocket attack

U.S. judge orders release of former intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning

Former U.S. Army soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on a judge’s order after being held since May for refusing to testify in an ongoing U.S. investigation of WikiLeaks. U.S. District Court Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria, Virginia, ordered Manning released because the grand jury hearing the case had… Read More U.S. judge orders release of former intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning