U.S. military

U.S. bombing wider Islamic State oil supply chain - Obama nominee

About 43 percent of Islamic State's oil revenue has been affected by U.S.-led strikes over the past month, U.S. General Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in testimony to a separate congressional panel.

U.S. deploying elite force to boost fight against Islamic State

During the congressional testimony in which he disclosed the creation of the force, Carter declined to say how many U.S. troops would be deployed.