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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, during Flight Experiment THAAD (FET)-01 on July 30, 2017 (EDT).

North Korea's Latest Launch Spurs U.S. Missile Tests, Flyovers

The United States has been ramping up exercises and diplomatic moves in response to worrying new developments out of Pyongyang.

A view of Raqqa as U.S.-backed force battle against ISIS militants on July 27.

ISIS Claims Attack on U.S.-Backed Troops in Syria

While the militant group struggles to maintain control of Raqqa, it continues to wage attacks on SDF fighters.

A public TV screen broadcasts a local TV news showing what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, aired by North Korea's KRT on July 4 in Tokyo.

North Korea Launches Another ICBM

Preliminary data suggest the projectile can travel farther than the missile launched earlier this month.

Vladimir Putin speaks during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 9, 2016.

Why Russia Ordered the U.S. to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff

The step comes a day after the U.S. Senate passed a sweeping sanctions bill, which now awaits President Trump’s signature.

The Military Indeed Spends a Lot On Viagra — Because It Helps Veterans With PTSD

The budget dwarfs that for transgender health care for a very good reason.

A police tactical team moves in to disperse a group of protesters following the shooting of a young black man by a white policeman in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014.

Lawmakers Grill Defense Officials on Equipment-Transfer Program

Members of a House committee expressed their concerns over a recent report revealing holes in how the agency turns over unused military gear to law enforcement.

Two Big Things That Aren’t Changing After Donald Trump’s Tweets On His Transgender Military Ban

One, nothing is different until he actually tells the Pentagon. Two, Americans who change gender still must register for the draft. It's the law

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing.

Air Force Wants Robots Watching Twitter

Tomorrow’s operations will be shaped by automated analysis of the world’s open-source data, says the service’s chief of staff.

“To choose service members on other grounds than military qualifications is social policy and has no place in our military,” Ashton Carter said.

Trump’s Transgender Troop Ban Sparks An Instant Opposition of Unusual Allies

The commander in chief tweet-declares a stunning change for military personnel, but it’s far from clear he can make it stick.

Command Master Chief (Ret.) Kathleen Henson, from Midland, Mich.,, center, and USS Makin Island Sailors cut a cake during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month observance in June.

Analysis: The Cost of Banning Transgender Service Members

Exclusion leaves the military weaker and the country more divided.