A former state secretary in the German Defense Ministry claims that the United States appears to have taken over control of some parts of the German government.
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is set to lift its ban on transgender individuals serving openly in the military in May, ending what Defense Secretary Ash Carter has called an "outdated" regulation. The memo outlining the plan, obtained by USA Today, was recently circulated amongst top military and medical personnel. Show More Summary
The United States has spelled out its maritime security strategy so that all nations understand the American position, David Shear, the assistant secretary of defense for Asian-Pacific security affairs, said during a Pentagon news conference today. The U.S. will continue to use diplomacy, multilateral institutions and continued engagement to protect free and open access to
Former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence Korb claims that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants his country to deploy forces overseas for the first time since WWII to check China’s growing military power.
Is it in the realm of possibility that the Secretary Of State, a Cabinet level official, never once sent or received classified information in email? Did she require people to
A top Navy officer said he's open to letting women join the ranks of its elite SEAL teams - and if the Secretary of Defense agrees with the admiral's recommendation, some of the first female SEAL candidates will likely start the journey at Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago, Navy officials...
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter labeled Russia as a very significant threat to the United States, an opinion shared by top US military officials.
Russia currently "behaves, in many respects," as an antagonist of the United States, according to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.
The Department of Defense is looking into the release of personal details of millions of users of the marital cheating website Ashley Madison, of which thousands apparently were members of the U.S. military. Defense Secretary AshtonShow More Summary
Pentagon chief Ash Carter says America's NATO partner should take part in airstrikes and control its border
US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said today that the Pentagon is investigating the recent leak of user data from Ashley Madison. According to The Hill, roughly 15,000 email addresses associated with the US government and military have been found in the initial document dump. Read more...
The two countries need to cooperate on a number of issues - especially in counterterrarism, US Defense Secretary believes.
US Defense Secretary said that Turkey should be more involved in the anti-Islamic State campaign.
Hillary Clinton made her strongest defense yet on Tuesday for her use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State
Clinton went on the defensive Tuesday over her use of a private email server during her time as Secretary of State, reiterating in a tense question-and-answer session with reporters that her email use was legal. “The facts are stubborn: What I did was legally permitted,” Clinton said. “I did not send classified material and I…
Yesterday, CNN.com published a attempted defense of Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State by Eleni Kounalakis. An "Editor's Note" before the piece begins describes Ms. Kounalakis as the "United States ambassador to Hungary from...Show More Summary
The next four years will see a sharp increase in daily flights by US drones over conflict zones across the globe, according to the US Secretary of Defense.
My experience as defense secretary during the Iran hostage crisis more than three decades ago tells me that Iran will probably try to circumvent the nuclear deal. My participation in nuclear weapons negotiations with the Soviet Union from 1958 through SALT II in the 1970s - during very hot points...
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta addresses the F-35 Integrated Test Force personnel at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland January 20, 2012. Pentagon boondoggles are a dime a dozen—or more accurately trillions of dollars a dozen—but this one is king. Show More Summary
Many people have forgotten how open the US military has been to war reporters and photographers, even when those people have been openly hostile to the military and its mission. Bryan Whitman, deputy assistant secretary of defense for...Show More Summary