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An Atlas V rocket launches with the X-37B spacecraft.

Trump Calls for a Space Force, a Concept His Pentagon Opposes

The president’s words could reanimate a legislative proposal that the defense secretary and others thought they had killed.

The New Secretary of State Is a North Korea Hawk

Mike Pompeo’s skepticism about negotiating with Kim Jong-Un could change the course of nuclear talks.

Here’s What the Services Want from Congress This Year

After lawmakers pass the budget promised by February’s bipartisan deal, the three secretaries have other priorities for legislative action.

James Mattis Has Somehow Stayed on Trump's Good Side

While the president has railed against other Cabinet officials, the defense secretary has avoided his wrath—so far.

A Controversial Record of Torture, But Maybe Not a Deal-Breaker for Democrats

Deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel oversaw one of the agency’s infamous “black sites” over a decade ago and has been harshly criticized for it. Now, she may be Democrats’ best option.

An ICE Spokesman Quit Over the Trump Administration’s 'Misleading Facts'

The controversy around raids in Northern California underscores how political immigration enforcement has become, on both sides.

The CIA's New Nominee Director Gina Haspel Once Ran a Torture Site and Destroyed Evidence

"She had one man waterboarded 83 times in a single month in a Thai "black site"

A woman walks by a huge screen showing Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Tokyo on March 9.

Why a Meeting Between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un Is So Risky

In international diplomacy, the leader-to-leader meeting is the highest level of commitment available.

Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, speaks to more than 400 members of the U.S. EUCOM staff  in Germany in 2016.

Russia Will Challenge U.S. Military Superiority in Europe by 2025: U.S. General

Russia is advancing in key military technology areas and shows no deceleration in efforts to destabilize the West, said the commander for U.S. forces in Europe.

Pentagon Managers Defend $1 Billion Price Tag of Largest Audit Ever

Timeline for results encourages lawmakers seeking defense budget reforms.