By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 01:36 PM
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back into Iraq if the administration's coalition-building strategy fails to curb the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/15/14 09:07 PM
Missile Defense Agency officials overpaid for a contract by millions of dollars because they ignored the findings of the Pentagon office charged with overseeing such negotiations.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 06:14 AM
The House appears likely to give President Obama the authority he sought to arm and train Syrian rebels, but without the $500 million he sought to pay for it and with strict controls.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 06:36 PM
President Obama will head to Tampa this week to meet with U.S. military commanders who will likely be involved in American efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The president will spend Tuesday night in Tampa, the White House announced Sunday afternoon. On Wednesday, Obama...
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 11:58 AM
John R. Allen, who retired from the Marine Corps last year as a four-star general, "will help build and sustain the coalition so it can operate across multiple lines of effort in order to degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State, Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement this...
By Luke Rosiak | 09/14/14 10:17 AM
Sen. Lindsey Graham said President Obama's plan in Syria "won't even come close to defeating" the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/13/14 08:51 PM
The Navy on Saturday ended its search for a pilot missing after two F/A-18 jet fighters collided in the western Pacific Ocean.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/12/14 07:27 PM
Mixed messages from administration officials over whether the U.S. is at war with the Islamic State have sparked frustration not just from Republicans in Congress and from U.S. allies in the region.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/12/14 10:08 AM
Navy ships were searching the waters of the western Pacific Ocean on Friday for a missing pilot after two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed while conducting flight operations, the Navy said.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/11/14 01:22 PM
Rob Maness, a retired Air Force colonel and long-shot Senate candidate in Louisiana, was in the Pentagon 13 years ago when a hijacked plane hit.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/10/14 08:39 AM
Army officials at Fort Knox, Ky., improperly awarded 108 green energy jobs valued at more than $270 million and are unable to document claimed savings for the projects.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/09/14 08:29 AM
"We hope the U.S. can promote the healthy development of new China-U.S. military ties with concrete actions," the official Xinhua news agency quoted Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, as saying.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/08/14 09:47 PM
The Obama administration sees Turkey as one of 10 core countries in the coalition it is trying to build to fight the Islamist extremist group.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/08/14 08:53 AM
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi probably isn't dead, but no one who's in a position to know for sure is saying anything.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/28/14 03:39 PM
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wants to address the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria “on both sides of what is essentially at this point a nonexistent border” between Iraq and Syria.
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