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Jacqueline Klimas

Jacqueline Klimas

Jacqueline Klimas covers Capitol Hill for The Washington Times. She can be reached at jklimas@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jacqueline Klimas

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, a plane flies over the mountains in south of the Strait of Hormuz as the trading dhows and ships are docked on the Persian Gulf waters near the town of Khasab, in Oman. The operator of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel boarded by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz said Wednesday, April 29, 2015 that it has confirmed the crew is safe but that the company is still trying to determine why the ship was seized the previous day by the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Iran fires at Singaporean shipping vessel in international waters

An Iranian military vessel fired warning shots across the bow of a Singaporean merchant vessel on Thursday in international waters, but did not pursue the ship after the United Arab Emirates came to its aide, according to a defense official. Published May 14, 2015

President Barack Obama waves goodbye as he boards Air Force One for departure from RAF Station Fairford in Gloucestershire, England, en route to Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 5, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Ashton Carter: GOP budget 'a road to nowhere'

The Republican spending plan meets the president's $585.3 billion budget request for the Defense Department, but does so by providing $89 billion of extra money in an overseas contingency operations account. Published May 6, 2015

A plane flies over the mountains in south of the Strait of Hormuz as the trading dhows and ships are docked on the Persian Gulf waters near the town of Khasab, in Oman. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

U.S. to accompany British ships through Strait of Hormuz

The Pentagon said Monday that U.S. Navy ships will escort British-flagged commercial ships through the Strait of Hormuz one week after Iran seized and continues to hold a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel. Published May 4, 2015