Featured by David S. Cloud, Los Angeles Times
The Pentagon wants to base missiles in the Pacific to counter China. Some allies don’t want them
The governor of a Japanese territory where the Pentagon is thinking about basing missiles capable of threatening China has a message for the United States: Not on my island.
North Korea’s newest missile appears designed to evade US defenses, officials say
A newly tested North Korean short-range ballistic missile appears to be a copy of an advanced Russian design that could greatly improve Pyongyang's ability to evade U.S. missile defense systems,...
The Pentagon plans on sending a Navy hospital ship to assist Venezuelan refugees
The USNS Comfort, a 1,000-bed vessel, probably would be sent off the coast of northern Colombia, near enough to treat refugees who have fled Venezuela
US military to cancel large-scale exercises on Korean peninsula
Thousands of U.S. and South Korean troops had conducted the exercises, known as Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, annually for more than a decade.
Trump Vows To Boost Spending And Coverage Of US Missile Defense System
President Donald Trump called Thursday for dramatically broadening U.S. defenses against missile attacks, outlining a costly and scientifically unproven plan for developing lasers and space sensors to defend all of...
American Troops May End Up Spending Christmas On The US-Mexico Border
WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials are considering whether to keep U.S. troops along the southwest border an additional 45 days, potentially … Continued
Trump Plans To Give US Troops Permission To Use Force To Help Border Patrol
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to grant U.S. troops on the Mexican border the authority to use force to … Continued
US Will Stop Refueling Saudi Aircraft Taking Part In Yemen Airstrikes
The Pentagon is halting refueling of warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, U.S. and Saudi officials have announced, … Continued
Pentagon To Order More Troops To Border After Trump Vows To Use Military To Halt Migrant Caravan
The Pentagon is sending 800 or more additional troops to the Southwest border in response to President Donald Trump’s vow … Continued
Here’s How Much Trump’s Space Force Would Cost, According To Air Force Estimates
President Donald Trump’s proposal to create a “space force” would cost nearly $13 billion over five years and require a … Continued
The Pentagon Wants To Release A US Citizen Accused Of Supporting ISIS In Syria
The Pentagon plans to release a Saudi American dual citizen whom it accused of being a member of ISIS at … Continued
The Future Of US Troops In South Korea Remains Uncertain Amid North Korea Thaw
President Trump said Friday that he hopes to eventually withdraw U.S. troops from South Korea but would not use a … Continued
The Pentagon Is Worried About Accidentally Killing Russian Troops During A Syria Attack
As Pentagon planners ready a possible military response to a suspected poison gas attack in Syria, one danger has sparked … Continued
Trump Moves To Ban Most Transgender People From The Military
President Trump issued an order late Friday that bans transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces except under “limited … Continued
Mattis: North Korea Missile Launch Doesn’t Bring US Closer To War
North Korea’s launch of a missile capable of striking parts of the U.S. doesn’t bring the two nations closer to … Continued