By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:35 AM
The aircraft carrier is a potent symbol of American global power, but defense policymakers are considering cutting the fleet, despite all the symbolism that would entail. The Pentagon has been warning about the effects of budget cuts known as sequestration for years. But none of its warnings...
04/01/14 06:01 PM
ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — The U.S. is likely to move a warship into the Black Sea and send a small team of soldiers to Europe as part of NATO's effort to bolster allies in Eastern Europe who are worried about Russia's military annexation of Crimea. That from a senior defense...
By Washington Examiner | 03/26/14 04:57 PM
That President Obama is ill-suited to lead on the world stage has become painfully obvious as Vladimir Putin consolidates his Crimean aggression and lays the groundwork for new adventures elsewhere in eastern Ukraine and the Baltic states.
By Washington Examiner | 03/24/14 07:18 AM
It was just a few weeks ago that Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced, according to The Guardian, that his country “planned to increase its military projection abroad, including in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.” The next day, Russia's Viktor Leonov docked in Havana. The Guardian...
By Mark Flatten | 03/21/14 05:18 AM
A parking ticket, traffic citation or involvement in a minor fender-bender are enough to get a person's name and other personal information logged into a massive, obscure federal database run by the U.S. military.
By Jessica Gresko | 03/19/14 09:01 AM
A woman at the center of a sexual assault case involving a former U.S. Naval Academy football player was expected to take the stand for a second day Wednesday at the man's court-martial, a day after she testified he had told her they had sex, though she doesn't remember it after a night of drinking.
By Associated Press | 03/18/14 08:27 AM
The military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a classmate is scheduled to begin after a daylong weather delay.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/17/14 07:58 AM
A team of Navy SEALs seized control of an oil tanker from Libyan rebels, the Pentagon announced early Monday. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby, in a statement, said that the operation had been carried out after being approved by President Obama late Sunday evening. The...
By Lolita Baldor | 03/11/14 08:10 AM
The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, saying it could result in higher costs and delays identifying potential threats.
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