The Pentagon is trying to root out political “extremism” in the ranks, but its definition is so broad and blurry that some retired officers and military analysts fear it could inadvertently sweep up traditional Catholics, Republicans and others who aren’t racist or violent but simply embrace conservative, pro-life politics.
President Biden’s pick to be the Pentagon’s policy chief said on Thursday the world “probably is a better place” because of President Trump’s decision to kill Iranian terror leader Qassem Soleimani.
The Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the U.S. Capitol for another two months, The Associated Press has learned. Defense officials say the new proposal is being reviewed by the Pentagon.
President Biden said Wednesday the U.S. is assessing who’s responsible for a rocket attack on American forces in Iraq, and said “thank God” nobody was killed, before noting that a U.S. contractor died of a heart attack.
U.S. Capitol Police have ramped up security after officials said they discovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to break into the Capitol on Thursday, nearly two months after a riot inside the building left five people dead.
The Air Force is moving ahead with a revolutionary high-speed missile that will be tested in the coming weeks, according to officials.