Defense

Kim Jong Un Liked His Trump Summit So Much, He’s Calling For Another One

Kim Jong Un is likely aiming for economic concessions and a long-elusive peace treaty.

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Army to Up-Armor Two More Brigades

An infantry unit will get Strykers, and a Stryker brigade will shift to tanks, part of the Pentagon's focus on great-power competition.

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USAF’s Space Force Cost-Estimate Is Likely Too High: Analyst

Todd Harrison says $13 billion is a high-ball figure meant to shift the debate.

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Dockless scooters are show in D.C. in April.

Pentagon Declares War on Scooters

After seven rental scooters were abandoned at the Pentagon following this year’s September 11 remembrances, police say they will begin impounding the unauthorized rides. Bikes, too.

Trump's Order to Reveal Docs Could Undermine Secret Court System

"No one should be happy about the weaponization of declassification," security expert says.

U.S. Global Media Agency Launches Farsi Service to Reach Iranians

Newly renamed broadcasting board also anticipates first fully empowered CEO.

A helicopter flies over Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2018.

On 9/11 Anniversary, U.S. Nears 17 Years of War in Afghanistan

An American soldier killed in Afghanistan this summer wasn’t yet 3 when the war began. Seventeen years after 9/11, America still seems determined to keep fighting.

A coalition member hangs an 81-millimeter mortar prior to launching it at a known ISIS location near the Iraqi-Syrian border in May.

White House Chaos is Having an Impact on the Ground in Syria, and Beyond

The power struggle at the top of the world’s greatest military power and largest economy has never been more visible than in recent days.

Defense Management Chief Reportedly On His Way Out Over Performance Problems

John Gibson was working on reductions in headquarters overhead and largest-ever financial audit.

From left, graduate student Anton Cottrill, Dr. Jacopo Buongiorno and Dr. Michael Strano try out neoprene wetsuits at MIT’s athletic center.

The Navy Is Hacking Wetsuits for Arctic Warfare

A new wetsuit treatment could allow troops to operate in frigid water for far longer.

Homeland Security Department Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen speaks at The George Washington University on Wednesday.

Homeland Security Chief Previews Toughened 'Resiliency Agenda'

Trump administration declares end to “days of cyber surrender.”

Defense Secretary James Mattis said he never uttered the words attributed to him.

Defense Secretary Mattis Denies Comparing Trump to 'a Fifth- or Sixth-Grader'

Defense chief says the statements attributed to him in Bob Woodward's new book are fictitious.

Marines with Alpha Company, Marine Barracks Washington D.C., march during a Friday evening parade in early August.

Marines Move to Tackle Racial Extremists in the Corps

An updated order emphasizes that participating in white supremacist groups is prohibited and calls on service members to report those who violate the policy.

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