By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 03:56 PM
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's bill that would remove military commanders from the decision to prosecute a sexual assault has failed in the Senate.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 04:47 PM
There was a high-level meeting at the White House Saturday after Russia's parliament gave President Vladimir Putin the military go-ahead to protect Russian interests in neighboring Ukraine.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:10 PM
Six years into his presidency, President Obama is sending Congress a budget that for once does not herald a partisan legislative showdown.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 09:21 AM
Former Pennsylvania senator and Republican nominee for president Rick Santorum will appear on CNN's "State of the Union."
By Tim Mak | 02/28/14 12:51 PM
The Littoral Combat Ship, part of the Navy's strategy for future growth, is expected to be one of the many casualties of the Pentagon's fiscal belt tightening, prompting protests by politicians hoping to keep shipbuilding jobs in their districts. The Defense Department is expected to release...
By Jed Babbin | 02/28/14 11:15 AM
Release of the 2014 Pentagon budget should have been an epiphany for America's allies and enemies. It continued the process of reducing America's military to pre-World War II size, but -- as we can infer from the remarks of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel -- there's some sort of strategic...
02/27/14 09:45 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says withdrawing all U.S. military advisers from Afghanistan after the combat mission ends in December would risk an "erosion of confidence" among Afghan security forces. Hagel made the comment at a news conference in Brussels after a NATO defense...
By Pauline Jelinek | 02/27/14 08:37 AM
The Army removed 588 soldiers from sensitive jobs such as sexual assault counselors and recruiters after finding they had committed infractions such as sexual assault, child abuse and drunken driving, officials said Wednesday.
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/26/14 05:14 AM
Republican lawmakers say they intend to use their legislative powers to try to block Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's plan to significantly shrink the size and power of the military.
02/25/14 01:12 PM
Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/25/14 08:24 AM
Former Vice President Dick Cheney sharply criticized President Obama for reducing the size of the American military including plans to reduce the Army to the smallest force since before World War II. Cheney pointed out that Obama's plans to cut the military were "over the top," citing...
By Tim Mak | 02/24/14 05:32 PM
The Pentagon's coming budget request will reduce overall troop strength as the combat mission in Afghanistan recedes and budget restraint dominates the conversation in Washington, top defense officials said Monday. For the first time in more than a decade, the Defense Department is presenting...
By Robert Burns | 02/24/14 08:22 AM
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel is recommending shrinking the Army to its smallest size in decades in an effort to balance defense needs with budget realities, according to defense officials.
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/21/14 03:33 PM
It was an ominous sign to many observers when Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby announced Thursday that Ukraine Defense Minister Pavel Lebedev had ignored calls all week from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Well, you all can breathe easier now, because someone finally picked up on...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/20/14 04:29 PM
Ukraine Defense Minister Pavel Lebedev has refused to take multiple phone calls made personally by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the Pentagon said Thursday.
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