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The clean-up efforts for U.S. territories following Hurricane Maria are expected to be far more complicated and lengthy than those for Florida and Texas in... [Read More]
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The Senate will return Monday to tackle a number of pressing Pentagon nominations. [Read More]
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The Pentagon is taking steps to prevent burnout among military personnel working rescue and recovery missions following a string of devastating hurricanes. [Read More]
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The Pentagon is taking steps to prevent burnout among military personnel working rescue and recovery missions following a string of devastating hurricanes. [Read More]
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Defense Secretary James Mattis will travel to India beginning Sunday to "underscore the enduring U.S. commitment" to the key ally, according to the Pentagon.Mattis will "emphasize that the United... [Read More]
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THE TOPLINE: President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order imposing new sanctions on North Korea as the U.S. and its allies sought to ramp up pressure on... [Read More]
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Numerous former intelligence, nuclear and defense officials are urging President Trump to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal."We are writing to you as national security... [Read More]
Tags: Iran - Trump - nuclear
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THE TOPLINE: Trump on his second day at the United Nations General Assembly said he has already decided whether or not to pull the U.S. out of... [Read More]
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A watchdog group on Wednesday filed suit against the Trump administration in an attempt to reveal whether the White House consulted Pentagon officials before publicly... [Read More]
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Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said Wednesday that the service will need to ask Congress for hundreds of millions of dollars to repair two combat ships destroyed... [Read More]
THE TOPLINE: President Trump used a fiery maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to threaten to "totally destroy" North Korea if it continues its... [Read More]
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Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson on Tuesday said she is not yet concerned with Northrop Grumman's nearly $10 billion pending acquisition of Orbital ATK... [Read More]
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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday ripped into Navy leaders for what he called an "unacceptable" series of ship collisions this summer that caused... [Read More]
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government may stop an anticipated $5.15 billion Boeing fighter jet buy over a trade complaint the U.S. firm... [Read More]
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Defense Secretary James Mattis on Monday confirmed the United States will send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan, ... [Read More]
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The top lawmakers on the Senate Armed Service Committee are looking to use the annual defense policy bill to circumvent congressional roadblocks and close unnecessary... [Read More]
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A suicide bomber on Monday injured "a small number" of service members that are part of NATO operations in Afghanistan. [Read More]
After a series of delays, the Senate will take up the annual defense policy bill in the coming week.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) teed... [Read More]
Military branches laying the groundwork to respond to Hurricane Irma, deploying ships, personnel and equipment to Florida and United States territories in the Caribbean to... [Read More]
A veteran North Carolina Republican wants Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to open up a debate on a new war authorization, asserting that not doing so... [Read More]
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