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Mattis to decide soon on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend…

Pentagon refutes reports Trump's Navy secretary pick is about to withdraw

Philip Bilden "remains fully committed," a spokesman for Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.

Malaysia looks for 4 North Korean suspects who left country

Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong N…

Kelly: Trump is working on a 'streamlined' travel order

President Donald Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel f…

Trump to interview candidates for national security adviser

One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back t…

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Mattis to decide soon on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend…

Pentagon refutes reports Trump's Navy secretary pick is about to withdraw

Philip Bilden "remains fully committed," a spokesman for Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.

Malaysia looks for 4 North Korean suspects who left country

Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong N…

Kelly: Trump is working on a 'streamlined' travel order

President Donald Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel f…

Trump to interview candidates for national security adviser

One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back t…

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of Presiden…

Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation on Sunday to dislodge Islamic Sta…

Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence's reassurances

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell Eur…

Experts: Military readiness depends on better firepower

Analysts say upgrades and new research on munitions is needed to give U.S. forces the edge over pote…

Trump interviewing McMaster, West Point superintendent Caslen and others for security job

President Donald Trump is interviewing John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations…

Senator wants answers on vacant POW/MIA recovery post

The director job has been open for nine months, leading to concerns about reform efforts in the offi…

Former Navy Secretary Mabus questions Russia's role in 2016 election

The former secretary of the Navy says he wants to know about Russia's involvement in the presidenti…

Pentagon cites evidence of Islamic State group 'exodus' from Raqqa

A months-long campaign to isolate and pressure the Islamic State group's self-declared capital of Ra…

A Russian spy ship is prowling America’s East Coast, but the Pentagon isn't too worried

This is not the first time the Russian ship has conducted operations off the East Coast.

Syria and monitoring group blast Turkey over civilian deaths

The Syrian government and an opposition monitoring group condemned Friday what they called Turkey's…

Dunford, Turkish counterpart meet at Incirlik

Turkey's military says the Turkish and U.S. military chiefs of staff have "confirmed" the need to fi…

Germany: U.S. benefits from stable EU, united NATO

Germany's defense minister told the U.S. on Friday that Washington has an interest in both a stable…

Air Force official cautions against increasing F-35 buy rate

A sharp hike in the number of F-35As purchased in the near term could increase the overall price of…

White House denies reports of mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

Spokesman Sean Spicer says a draft memo that suggests the plan is not from the administration.

U.S. Navy test fires Trident missile as tensions heat up with Russia and North Korea

The U.S. Navy says it conducted a test launch of its Trident II D5 missile from an Ohio class ballis…

White House denies it is considering mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

A draft memo obtained by The Associated Press outlines a Trump administration proposal under conside…

Mattis: Trump has thrown 'full support' behind NATO

U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown his “full support” behind the alliance, U.S. Secretary of Def…

Military says Jan. 18 airstrikes in Libya bore critical intel

Senior U.S. military officials say the massive airstrikes that killed more than 80 Islamic State mil…

Thornberry: Sending more troops to Afghanistan won't mean a march back to war

The House Armed Services committee chairman says "artificial" caps on U.S. troop levels are hurting…

Robert Harward turns down national security adviser's job

Kellogg remains acting national security adviser.

'The Few, The Proud' on hold as Marine recruiting slogan

New Marine recruiting commercials will not include the historic recruiting slogan 'The Few, The Prou…

3 arrested in death of North Korean leader's half brother in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities announced two more arrests Thursday in the death of the North Korean leader's…

Trump says White House 'fine-tuned machine,' vows clampdown on leaks

Donald Trump mounted an aggressive defense of his young presidency Thursday, lambasting reports that…

Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75

An Islamic State suicide bomber struck inside a famed shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killi…

Baghdad car bomb claimed by Islamic State kills 55

A car bomb at a Baghdad auto dealership killed at least 55 people and wounded more than 60 on Thursd…

CIA director: Agency isn't hiding intelligence from Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the agency is providing President Donald Trump with the…

Joint Chiefs chair Dunford to visit Turkey for talks on Raqqa

Turkey's defense minister says the U.S. chief of staff, Gen. Joe Dunford, will arrive in Turkey on F…

U.S., Asian diplomats condemn North Korea missile test

The United States, South Korea and Japan on Thursday condemned North Korea's latest missile test and…

F-35 program chief downplays Trump phone call with Boeing CEO listening in

The Pentagon’s F-35 program director confirmed on Thursday that he was aware that the Boeing CEO was…