By Susan Ferrechio | 09/06/14 01:46 PM
The growing threat from ISIS has forced both President Obama and Congress into a pre-election quandary of deciding whether to move forward with expanded military action.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/07/14 05:43 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has met with top officials in the former Soviet state of Georgia to discuss Russia's reawakening ambitions in Europe.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 02:54 PM
In part two of his interview with the Washington Examiner, the California Republican -- who is vying for the chairmanship of House Intelligence -- discussed ISIS and what the U.S. needs to do to defeat it.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/07/14 02:03 PM
The first U.S. airstrikes to protect Iraq's Haditha Dam from ISIS do not signal the opening of a new front or widening of the American military effort in that country, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/07/14 12:33 PM
"Our actions, which are in the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States, support Iraqi efforts to defend this critical infrastructure from" ISIS, National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/07/14 10:31 AM
President Obama plans to make a major speech to the nation Wednesday that will lay out his plans for confronting and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, according to a White House spokeswoman.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/05/14 06:48 PM
What's more likely is lawmakers passing a continuing resolution that would keep spending at current levels through mid-December -- after the November elections for a new Congress.
09/04/14 01:00 PM
WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) — The Navistar Defense plant at West Point, Mississippi, will upgrade the Army's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles as part of a $38.4 million contract. U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., says in a news release Thursday that Navistar will make repairs that will result...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/04/14 12:43 PM
The Rapid Trident exercise is an annual event, and this year's was scheduled before reports surfaced that Russians were fighting alongside the separatists in southeastern Ukraine.
By Mark Flatten | 09/03/14 06:35 PM
More than $725 million was spent by the Army on a high-tech network for tracking supplies and expenses that failed to comply with federal financial reporting rules meant to allow auditors to track spending.
By Richard Pollock | 09/03/14 05:32 PM
Gene Aloise, deputy special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said Wednesday that government should operate with a "presumption of openness" in responding to IGs' information requests.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/03/14 04:22 PM
Authorities have been concerned that Americans and citizens of other Western nations could potentially return and launch terror attacks in their home countries.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/03/14 03:23 PM
France on Wednesday put on hold the delivery of the first of two major warships to Russia, saying "conditions ... are not to date in place" to go forward with the $1.6 billion deal in light of recent events in Ukraine.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/03/14 02:06 PM
Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., said he'll introduce his legislation next week, when Congress returns from the summer recess.
09/02/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday. Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said the results of the strike are still being...
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