Troop deployments

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before leaving the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 31, 2018 - 4:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's stance on immigration issues (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could go as high as 15,000. Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday that "we'...
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October 28, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — The U.S. military has already begun delivering jersey barriers to the southern border in conjunction with plans to deploy active duty troops there, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday as a caravan of Central Americans slowly heads across Mexico toward the United States...
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Central American migrants traveling with a caravan to the U.S. make their way to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The sprawling caravan of migrants hoping to make their way to the United States set off again, forming a column more than a mile long as the group trekked out of the town of Mapastepec in southern Mexico before dawn. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
October 26, 2018 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday approved a request for additional troops at the southern border, likely to total several hundred to help the U.S. Border Patrol as President Donald Trump seeks to transform fears about immigration and a caravan of Central American migrants into electoral...
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President Donald Trump acknowledges Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during a reception commemorating the 35th anniversary of the attack on Beirut Barracks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 26, 2018 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administrations plan to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10:42 a.m. A U.S. official says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has directed the military to work out details of a troop deployment to the southern border that could number 800 or...
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President Donald Trump talks with Polish President Andrzej Duda during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 18, 2018 - 1:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda (all times local): 1:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's "very seriously" considering a greater U.S. troop presence in Poland as he meets with that country's president at the White House. Trump...
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Popular Mobilization Forces parade in Basra, 340 miles (550 km) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. A local military commander for an alliance of powerful Shiite militias, many of them backed by Iran, vowed a response Saturday to weeklong protests that have turned violent in the southern city of Basra, raising the specter for more escalation in the oil-rich southern region. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
September 08, 2018 - 12:46 pm
BASRA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of Basra on Saturday, a day after protesters in the southern city stormed the Iranian consulate and torched government buildings in violence that rocked the oil-exporting Shiite heartland and sparked alarm across a conflict-weary...
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