The U.S. military’s close air support specialist, he AC-130J Ghostrider, may be getting a serious upgrade: laser weapons.
One of the Taliban members swapped by the Obama administration in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has reportedly tried to return to terrorist activity.
When asked Wednesday, rookie Eric Schultz said the Taliban is not a terrorist group. ABC White House correspondent John Karl once again asked the question, but this time he asked Josh Earnest to clarify. The answer was the same.
Three secretaries of state from the Nixon, Reagan and Bill Clinton eras painted a dark picture of global security during a rare appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday, saying international order has eroded more during the 15 years than at any time since World War II — with burgeoning threats posed by Iran, Russia and jihadi terrorists leading the charge.
The commission charged with modernizing military pay and benefits announced its long-awaited findings on Thursday, including making substantial changes to military retirement pay and eliminating Tricare for certain groups.
Russia warned the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on Thursday that the West’s continued support of Kiev may lead to a “big catastrophe” in the region.
Investigators found that almost a quarter of patients at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix may have never received follow-up care when referred to an outside urologist.
The Iraqi government has started an investigation into a massacre in the eastern village of Barwanah that left 72 people dead.
An Afghan soldier killed three American contractors and wounded a fourth Thursday in an insider attack at the Kabul airport.
A U.S. research group said that it looks like North Korea is restarting its nuclear bomb fuel reactor, which has been shut down for five months.
Ash Carter, President Obama’s pick to be the new defense secretary, has told senators he doesn’t see any way to close down the prison at Guantanamo Bay over the next two years, putting a major dent in Mr. Obama’s hopes to shut it down before he leaves office.
A top military commander has decided to classify data that previously allowed a federal watchdog to track the billions of dollars the U.S. government is spending on Afghanistan’s security forces, rendering investigators incapable of accounting for taxpayer funds for the first time in six years.