Iran-backed group claims strike on Syria base used by U.S. as Israel-Hamas war fuels risky tit-for-tat

Erbil, Iraq — An Iran-backed militia group in Iraq claimed responsibility Monday for a drone strike against a base in eastern Syria used by U.S. troops that killed six American-allied Kurdish fighters. The attack, which caused no American casualties, appeared to be the first significant response from what the U.S. calls Iran’s proxy groups to…

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Veterans advocate claims “smoking gun” records prove toxic exposure at military base

Newly uncovered military records obtained by CBS News may explain rare cancers and other illnesses among U.S. servicemembers deployed to an overseas base after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The 2001 PowerPoint presentation about the Karshi-Khanabad air base in Uzbekistan, known as “K2,” was compiled by an Army environmental testing team in the fall of 2001….

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