Two U.S. Army bases erroneously notified parents that child-care cuts were coming as a result of President Donald Trump’s federal hiring freeze.
The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency has launched a study of innovative ways to counter advanced missile threats such as ultra-high-speed maneuvering hypersonic missiles.
Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly officially unleashed federal agents this week to begin arresting and deporting more illegal immigrants, unshackling the handcuffs the Obama administration had imposed and putting millions of people in the country without authorization at risk.
One of Capitol Hill’s most adamant privacy proponents demanded answers from the head of the Department of Homeland Security this week amid recent reports of Americans and foreigners alike having their smartphones and social media accounts searched and seized at international border crossings.
The long-awaited 30-day review of the U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State ordered by President Trump is nearly complete, with the final draft expected to be delivered to the White House early next week, according to the Pentagon.
A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists.
The Russian military received a sweeping array of new weapons last year, including 41 intercontinental ballistic missiles, and the wide-ranging military modernization will continue this year, the defense minister said Wednesday.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on Tuesday praised Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s new pick for national security adviser, as a “certified, card-carrying grown-up.”
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson heads to Mexico City for a delicate diplomatic mission Wednesday, but he is going at a moment of tremendous uncertainty back at the office, where more than dozen key assistant secretary positions are still without even a proposed nominee from the White House.
Former Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro has created an exceptionally bold profile in less than two years as head of the traditionally somnolent Organization of American States, one that will grow even more controversial when he travels to Cuba on Wednesday to accept an award from a pro-democracy group that has long clashed with the Castro communist regime in Havana.
China’s No. 2 leader expressed hope that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump’s government can be settled amicably and warned a “trade war would benefit nobody.”
Moving quickly to fill a critical White House vacancy, President Trump named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser Monday, one week after ousting Michael Flynn.