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Courtney Kube

Courtney Kube is a correspondent covering national security and the military for the NBC News Investigative Unit.

Courtney Kube is a correspondent covering national security and the military for the NBC News Investigative Unit.

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Top Pentagon spokesperson to take senior role at White House

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby will move to the White House in a senior communications role with the National Security Council, an administration official said.
4d ago

U.S. watchdog report details cause of Afghan army’s collapse

Afghan forces fell apart due to low morale, internal distrust and the loss of U.S. airstrikes, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.

Biden sends hundreds of U.S. troops back to Somalia to fight al-Shabab extremists

President Biden is sending hundreds of U.S. troops to Somalia to help counter the extremist group al-Shabab.
9d ago

U.S. Army soldier who died after bear attack in Alaska identified as Staff Sgt. Seth Plant

The soldier who died of injuries sustained in a bear attack Tuesday in Alaska has been identified by the Army as Staff Sgt. Seth Plant.
10d ago

Palestinian American journalist fatally shot during Israeli raid in West Bank

Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was fatally shot while covering Israeli raids in Jenin in the occupied West Bank for Al Jazeera.
15d ago

Nearly 300,000 U.S. service members and veterans are suing 3M over a tiny piece of military gear they say didn't work

Almost 300,000 U.S. military service members and veterans are suing 3M over hearing problems they contend resulted from use of the company’s earplugs.

Biden told officials media reports about U.S. intel sharing with Ukraine are counterproductive

Biden conveyed to intel and defense officials that their work was important but that reports about U.S. intel sharing with Ukraine have been counterproductive.

U.S. intel helped Ukraine sink Russian flagship Moskva, officials say

Intelligence shared by the U.S. helped Ukraine sink the Russian flagship Moskva, American officials said. Ukraine sank the ship with Neptune missiles.

Ukraine loses contact with troops in 'heavy fighting' at Azovstal steel plant

Mariupol's mayor said he lost contact Wednesday with the city's last Ukrainian defenders in heavy fighting at the Azovstal steel plant.

Biden to ask Congress for 'massive' new Ukraine aid package Thursday

President Joe Biden will request Congress fund a new supplemental aid package for Ukraine during remarks from the White House Thursday morning.

U.S. intel helped Ukraine protect air defenses, shoot down Russian plane carrying hundreds of troops

What U.S. officials call massive, unprecedented intelligence-sharing with a non-NATO partner has been crucial to Ukraine’s success so far against Russia.