While Americans celebrated the Fourth of July, four nuclear-capable Russian long-range strategic bomber aircraft cruised through the U.S. Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), not far from the Alaskan and California coastlines.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday that an uptick in airstrikes in Syria over the weekend is the result of coalition air power supporting recent successes by Kurdish forces on the ground.
President Obama said Monday that he isn’t planning to send more U.S. troops to Iraq to help fight the Islamic State group and added that local forces must prevail.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday said fellow Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul should face congressional hearings for this effort to force the expiration of the Patriot Act if terrorists
Guantanamo Bay and acquisition reform may be among the final sticking points as members of the House and Senate come together to try to hammer out a new blueprint for America’s defense.
President Obama will give Americans an update Monday on the U.S. strategy for defeating the Islamic State, a month after he blamed the Defense Department for lacking a plan for the battle in Iraq and Syria.
A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed Monday to lift the U.N. arms embargo on the country as a parallel deal — a demand that the United States opposes as it seeks to limit Tehran’s Mideast clout.
The president of a conservative watchdog group says now that it is known that classified information was contained in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private stash of State Department emails, it is time for the government to seize her personal server and related storage disks to determine whether security was breached during her tenure as secretary of state.
An Iraqi Russian-made fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighborhood on Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.
Kurdish fighter Seewar Sofi still wears his uniform. It matches those of his comrades in the photo taped above his hospital bed.
Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts “could go either way,” cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that American officials have sometimes described as the only alternative to war.
The ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration’s current plan to drawdown U.S. forces, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday during a visit to the country’s capital.