By Michal Conger | 12/04/13 07:33 PM
An Army investigation into an unfinished Marine command center at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan raises further questions about whether the Army knowingly wasted taxpayer money on the $34 million project, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. Special...
12/04/13 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration faced strong bipartisan opposition Wednesday to plans for limited U.S. engagement with Myanmar's powerful military due to concerns over human rights and its lingering ties with North Korea. Senior administration officials called for congressional...
12/04/13 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years. At a Pentagon news conference, Hagel laid out details of the plan, which was announced in broad terms last summer. It is part of a larger...
12/04/13 02:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Wednesday to reinstate the trespassing conviction of a man who was caught protesting military activities in a place he had been ordered to avoid: the zone designated for demonstrators outside the main gate at a California air force base....
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/02/13 03:07 PM
The United States does not accept China's declaration of an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, the White House said on Monday. “We don't accept the legitimacy of what China just announced,” press secretary Jay Carney told reporters, calling the move a...
By Associated Press | 12/02/13 09:40 AM
Speaking before a security conference, Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Benjamin Netanyahu's public criticism of the American-led nuclear deal with Iran was provocative and counterproductive.
11/30/13 06:53 PM
(www.nytimes.com) The suspension of a contractor is another serious embarrassment for the Navy, which is already dealing with an investigation of its main ship supplier in the Pacific.
By Brian Hughes | 11/27/13 01:22 PM
Vice President Joe Biden next week during a visit to China will raise U.S. concerns over that country's newly established air defense zone, which American officials ignored this week by sending two B-52 bombers through the disputed airspace.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/26/13 06:15 PM
Is the Pentagon's inspector general turning a "blind eye" to inaccuracies produced by the Department of Defense's chief accounting agency? Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking minority member of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, believes DOD's Defense Finance and Accounting...
11/25/13 10:52 AM
(www.stripes.com) The Military Times reports that while military and civilian personnel costs have grown by 78 percent between 2001 and 2012, the overall defense budget has been growing even faster, calling into question the emphatic calls from Pentagon brass to reduce personnel-related costs.
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13
By Paul Bedard | 12/12/13
By David Freddoso | 12/12/13
By Noemie Emery | 12/11/13
By Richard Pollock | 12/12/13