Defense

‘Our Readiness for a Terrorist Attack Is Dangerously Low’

“I’ve never seen anything quite like” Trump’s approach to national security, says a former counterterrorism adviser to three presidents.

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How McMaster Could Change the Way the U.S. Goes to War

How did Trump’s new National Security Advisor win over the president — and what changes might he make in his new role?

F-35 General: Boeing Heard Nothing ‘Unreleasable’ in F-35 Call With Trump

The discussions that we had were all pre-decisional,” Lt. Gen. Bogdan tells lawmakers.

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Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?

Justice Department regulations appear to suggest the attorney general should not be involved in any investigations into Trump associates’ ties to Russia.

What Is the Logan Act and What Does It Have to Do With Flynn?

An obscure federal law is attracting attention amid controversy over the former National Security Adviser’s contacts with Russia.

The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson is shown in the Puget Sound on Feb. 13.

New Nuclear Delivery Platforms Will Likely Cost More than Planned. Here’s Why.

The Pentagon hasn’t purchased nuclear bombers, missiles, and subs in decades, so it’s tough to predict how much new ones will cost.

Did Michael Flynn Tell the FBI the Truth?

The former national security adviser learns the hard way: It’s always the cover-up that gets you.

Did Trump Aides Speak With Russian Intelligence Before the Election?

According to The New York Times, the FBI found that several associates of the president had been in contact with Kremlin intelligence officials, despite months of official denials.

Flynn's Calls With Russia's Ambassador: Who Knew What, and When?

A timeline of the events that led to the national-security adviser’s resignation

Michael Flynn speaks during the Feb. 1 news briefing at the White House.

Flynn Resigns As National Security Adviser

The retired general acknowledged he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador

Pentagon’s Audit Readiness Still a Work in Progress

GAO finds all the services provided iffy financial data to outside auditors.

Donald Trump sits down to dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, second from left, at Mar-a-Lago in Florida on Friday, Feb. 10.

Donald Trump Used His Club’s Restaurant as a Situation Room This Weekend

After North Korea launched a ballistic missile, Trump strategized in front of dozens of diners at Mar-a-Lago.

Reaching viewers inside Vladimir Putin’s Russia is best accomplished through social media, VOA staff said.

VOA Serves New Russian-Language Fare to Counter Putin Info Diet

Current Time TV network taps cross-continental staff in Washington and Prague.

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