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.
Cuba President Raul Castro said that if the United States wants to smooth relations, then the United States must first turn over Guantanamo Bay.
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.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says tensions between Russia and the West have hit such high levels that outright war is right around the corner.
A YouTube video of a Hezbollah Brigades convoy seemingly on its way to fight the Islamic State group includes numerous American-made military vehicles.
A new video from the Islamic State shows a clip from one of the group’s terrorists bluntly telling President Obama: Watch out — we’re going to cut off your head.
The Air Force has launched an investigation into allegations that a prominent military leader threatened to ostracize service members who dared to discuss with lawmakers the service’s plan to retire combat aircraft.
President Obama is calling for more regulations on the growing number of drones in U.S. skies, but industry leaders say it’s doubtful more rules would’ve prevented a small unmanned craft from crashing onto the White House lawn earlier this week.
Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, former commander of the U.S. Central Command, delivered a harsh critique of the Obama administration’s defense and national security policies this week — without ever mentioning the president or his security team by name.
Mark Mansfield died last week. I doubt that many readers of the news, even intelligence devotees, knew about Mark. Writers of the news, however, — especially intelligence beat reporters — knew him well. He was, in a phrase he once dubbed the ultimate oxymoron, “the CIA spokesman” and — in one way or another — served the public affairs needs of nine CIA directors.
When Republicans still gleeful over their November election wins accused President Obama of waging an unauthorized war against the Islamic State, Sen. Rand Paul marched to a different beat and introduced legislation to give congressional consent to the latest front in the war on terrorism.
White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz argued during Wednesday’s briefing that the United States can negotiate prisoner swaps with Taliban members, because the Taliban is not considered a terrorist group.