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U.S. changes rules of engagement for Mosul fight in Iraq

In the fight against ISIS in Mosul, the United States has adjusted its rules of engagement as Americ…

Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed outcast North Korean scion

The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal…

VA secretary: 'It’s time to stop beating us up'

David Shulkin says the narrative of VA as failing and broken hurts veterans and employees.

Trio of military men gain growing influence with Trump

In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force t…

Uncertainty surrounds program to protect troops' immigrant relatives

A key House Democrat wants to know whether the president's immigration crackdown has stalled the Par…

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U.S. changes rules of engagement for Mosul fight in Iraq

In the fight against ISIS in Mosul, the United States has adjusted its rules of engagement as Americ…

Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed outcast North Korean scion

The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal…

VA secretary: 'It’s time to stop beating us up'

David Shulkin says the narrative of VA as failing and broken hurts veterans and employees.

Trio of military men gain growing influence with Trump

In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force t…

Uncertainty surrounds program to protect troops' immigrant relatives

A key House Democrat wants to know whether the president's immigration crackdown has stalled the Par…

North Korean state media say China dancing to U.S. tune

North Korea's state-run news agency issued a tough critique of China on Thursday, suggesting Beijing…

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pl…

Trump's transgender directive and what's at stake within the U.S. military

Thousands of military families afraid the president will look next to revoke newly established right…

Blooded robots and tortoise-inspired vehicles among naval research awardees

Last week, the Office of Naval Research announced $16 million in awards to 33 scientists as part of…

Dunford: 'Full range of options' on table in ISIS review

Dunford would not rule out ground troops in Syria.

Turkish troops, fighters enter al-Bab center

The Turkish defense minister has confirmed that Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters have enter…

Iraq retakes Mosul airport amid cautious advances against ISIS

The two-pronged advance is part of a major assault that started earlier this week to drive ISIS from…

Analysis: As China ups heat on North Korea, U.S. faces questions

China's surprising suspension of North Korean coal imports puts pressure not only on Pyongyang, but…

McCain meets with U.S. troops in secret trip to Syria

A spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain says he traveled to northern Syria last week to discuss with the…

Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with U.S.

President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-…

Iraqi Shiite militias push to take villages west of Mosul

Iraq's government-sanctioned paramilitary forces, made up mainly of Shiite militiamen, launched a ne…

Russia: Damascus must agree to U.S. concept for Syria safe zones

Russia is open for dialogue with the United States on safe zones in Syria but believes that any such…

McMaster book hits No. 1 on Amazon after national security adviser announcement

Here's a way to reach the top of the best-seller lists: Become the next national security adviser.

Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops

Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday…

Iraqi suicide bomber was ex-Gitmo detainee

A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee…

Here’s what the White House got wrong about Brent Scowcroft

Trump's next national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, is a three-star general who intends to stay o…

Iraqi forces on Mosul hilltop gird for fierce fight ahead

Iraqi troops worked to secure a strategic hilltop overlooking Mosul's international airport and a ne…

Death of Russian ambassador to U.N. needs to be studied more

The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied furth…

Russia to rely increasingly on non-nuclear deterrent

Russia will continue to see the development of its nuclear forces as a top priority, but the militar…

H.R. McMaster: What we've learned from Trump's new national security adviser

A collection of stories about McMaster.

Trump national security adviser will face Senate vote

The president’s national security adviser doesn’t need Senate confirmation, but for President Trump’…

U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who…

Today in history: U.S. breaks through the Orscholz line

Also today, Confederate invaders from Texas defeat Union forces at Valverde, New Mexico.

San Diego carrier begins closely watched patrol of the South China Sea

The Navy’s presence in the South China Sea is historically routine, but its patrols there have incre…

Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

In his first interview since taking the job, the VA secretary said accountability is among his top p…

Trump: Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painful

President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and pai…

Kremlin stays mum on new U.S. national security adviser

The Kremlin refrained from comment Tuesday on the appointment of the new U.S. national security advi…

Trump names H.R. McMaster new national security adviser

McMaster, an Army lieutenant general, replaces Michael Flynn, who resigned last week.

Pence tries to reassure Europeans on U.S. support

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Wa…