Defense

'I Don’t Get Confused:' How Nikki Haley’s Feminist Clapback Could Cost Her a Job

Haley won't accept the blame for a failure of communication in the White House.

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo Spent Easter In North Korea With Kim Jong-un

Pompeo's meeting was aimed at laying the groundwork for a planned meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.

Many Pentagon Offices Would Relocate or Vanish Under Thornberry Plan

House Armed Services chair would streamline “4th Estate” to create efficiency.

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Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14.

Lawmakers Ask: Where’s the Broader Syria Strategy?

No surprise that Democrats questioned Friday’s retaliatory strike, but even a few GOP defense hawks wondered aloud.

Dana White, the assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, and Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, the Joint Staff director, brief the press regarding American operations in Syria on Saturday.

Pentagon Declares Strike Successful. Here’s A Look at What Went Into It

U.S., French, and British planes and ships used a wide variety of precision weapons to hit Syrian chemical weapons facilities. Some saw their first day of combat.

Mattis Confirms Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria, But No Trump Decision to Strike Yet

The National Security Council discussed options with the president for responding to the attack, but the administration was still syncing up with allies Thursday evening.

Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment train at Fort Benning, Ga.

Special Operators Are Getting a Bit More Much-Needed Rest

At least two SOF components are on a ‘glide path’ to the Pentagon’s desired optempo.

Mike Pompeo Is Warming Up To Manmade Climate Change

Trump's nominee for secretary of state was once dubbed "the congressman from Koch."

From 'Give Me a Break' to 'Get Ready'

Donald Trump's ever-changing stance on U.S. intervention in Syria.

5th Special Forces Group (A) Operation Detachment Bravo 5310 arrives to meet Major General James Jarrard at the Landing Zone at base camp Al Tanf Garrison in southern Syria in November.

The Military Budget Shows Just How Deep Donald Trump is Getting Into Syria

Despite Trump's distaste for global entanglements, the U.S. is spending more and more in Syria.

President Idriss Deby Itno speaks in Berlin in 2016.

Chad Is The First African Country Taken Off Trump’s Travel Ban List

The White House said Chad had improved its security "information sharing practices" with U.S. officials.

Construction of San Antonio Military Medical Center's consolidated tower as result of 2005 BRAC plans, March 2010.

Going BRAC-less: What to Do with the Military’s Excess Property

The Pentagon is offering an alternative to closing bases, and Congress should support it.

A key defense lawmaker is calling for the U.S. Army to assign one of its new Security Force Assistance Brigades, pictured here, to U.S. Africa Command.

Is It Time for AFRICOM to Get Its Own Troops?

A key Republican senator thinks so, and is pushing to send one of the U.S. Army’s new advising brigades there.

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