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President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster also published... [Read More]
The Pentagon says it sees signs that the Islamic State group is preparing for the loss of its de facto capital in Raqqa, Syria... [Read More]
Russia has deployed a cruise missile in violation of a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a Trump adm... [Read More]
Russia has deployed a cruise missile in violation of a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a Trump administration official said Tuesday, a development that complicates... [Read More]
Fired by one American commander-in-chief for insubordination, Michael Flynn has now delivered his resignation to another. President Donald Trump had been weighing the fate of... [Read More]
Justice Department warned the Trump administration about the national security adviser Flynn's contacts with Russia... [Read More]
The Pentagon says North Korea's latest missile launch affirms that the country's weapons programs pose a "clear, grave threat" to U.S. security. A Pentagon spokesman,... [Read More]
In his debut abroad as the first retired general to lead the Pentagon in more than half a century, Jim Mattis found that in Japan... [Read More]
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is reassuring Japanese leaders that President Donald Trump is fully committed to defending Japan as a treaty partner. Trump himself... [Read More]
In his first public remarks abroad as U.S. defense secretary, Jim Mattis is criticizing North Korea for provocative acts that require new consultations with Japan... [Read More]
By visiting Japan and South Korea on his first official overseas trip, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald... [Read More]
The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to combat the Islamic State group in Syria, suggesting it... [Read More]
A U.S. defense official says an American airstrike killed more than 100 al-Qaida militants at a training camp in a remote area in northwestern Syria.... [Read More]
A U.S. defense official says Air Force B-2 bombers attacked Islamic State military camps in Libya. The official said the camps were located about 45... [Read More]
U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate extremists who had escaped the... [Read More]
Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells the Associated Press that sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria to accelerate the defeat of the Islamic... [Read More]
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage... [Read More]
In considering how the U.S. should respond, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta took into account a central feature of Mattis's reputation: his nerve. [...] that... [Read More]
A U.S. military official says a U.S. Navy warship fired multiple warning shots at Iranian patrol boats in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian vessels... [Read More]
U.S. relations with Moscow during and after the Cold War have been marred by diplomatic dustups ranging from espionage scandals to an Olympics boycott. Current... [Read More]