Carla is VOA's Pentagon correspondent covering defense and international security issues. Her datelines include Ukraine, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea.
Carla started at VOA in 2008, mostly working on the Middle East and South Asia desks. She reported at the White House and the State Department before starting at the Pentagon in 2014.
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US Navy is watching the ship and expects it to remain outside US territorial seas
'We did conduct strikes in the area east of Deir el-Zour,' US military spokesman says; team will examine whether accusations about casualties are credible
The ratio of accepted recruits in the program is about the same as that of American recruits who go on to serve in the military, according to a spokesman
Trump administration has asked the US military to shelter thousands of undocumented migrants, including unaccompanied children who illegally crossed the US southern border
The Pentagon responded Friday to an Associated Press report that some immigrant reservists and recruits were being "abruptly discharged" from the Army
Several American bases housed migrant children during the Obama administration
Soldier's wife accepts Medal of Honor on his behalf from President Trump at White House on Tuesday
Draft memo identifies bases in California, Arizona and Alabama as potential tent city sites
Defense Department is now figuring out how to provide temporary beds for unaccompanied children who are in the country illegally
US lawmakers are concerned about Ankara’s imprisonment of an American pastor and its plans to buy the Russian S-400 air defense system, which they say would 'degrade the general security' of the NATO alliance
Turkey's armed forces confirm the American and Turkish 'independent patrol activities' via Twitter
Intelligence sources tell VOA the attack eliminated Mullah Fazlullah and several of his key commanders
Unconfirmed reports from locals say Mullah Fazlullah was killed
President makes announcement regarding joint exercises after the summit talks ended
Coalition says it conducted 225 strikes against Islamic State forces in May, compared to the 74 strikes it carried out in March
Secretary of defense says ahead of summit that US, South Korea 'are not engaged … in any reduction of US forces talks'
Amnesty report claims coalition violated international law; coalition says rights group failed to check public record