US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged lawmakers not to renege on their promises to fund NATO’s new missile defense system, saying such a decision could jeopardize US relations with its European allies.
The Supreme Court struck down a crime to lie about receiving a military medal, ruling it violated constitutional free-speech rights. By a 6-3 vote, in a case about how far the government may go to prosecute false claims about military honors
The Pentagon on Tuesday saluted open gays in the ranks, with a civilian lawyer calling on fellow homosexuals to “stretch a little” and become more visible inside the military in the drive for benefits for same-sex couples.
for the Army to have the most high-profiled soldier come out of the Army and perhaps criticize the mission would have been devastating for the military. So it's not quite clear what happened, actually, in Afghanistan. I mean, just a very complicated
Today's military lasers can blind spy satellites or burn enemy vehicles, but tomorrow's could guide lightning bolts to strike and destroy battlefield targets.
Small police departments across America are collecting battlefield-grade arsenals thanks to a program that allows them to get their hands on military surplus equipment – amphibious tanks, night-vision goggles, and even barber chairs or underwear – at
Turkey said its army would now view any threat from Syrian forces along their border as a military target, as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization condemned Syria's shooting down of a Turkish military jet last week.
This month, the Army planned to deploy to Afghanistan an unusual new drone: an unmanned eye-in-the-sky helicopter programmed to use high-tech cameras to monitor vast amounts of territory.
A US military judge ordered prosecutors Monday to share more documents with WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning after defense lawyers accused them of hiding information that could help their client’s case.
St. Louis residents praise sight of military vehicles in neighborhoods
Turkish media says 33 members of the Syrian army, including a general and two colonels, have arrived in the country.
The Pentagon budgets half a billion dollars to market its wars in the US. Call it public relations or call it propaganda, it's meant to win the hearts and minds of Americans. But is it coming at the price of the truth?
More than 60 Republican lawmakers have signed a letter to U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta accusing the U.S. Air Force of being “hostile to religion,” according to Fox News.
While the exact circumstances remain far from clear, the shooting down of a Turkish warplane shows Syria's military to be capable, extremely jumpy and increasingly drawn into confrontation with its most powerful neighbor.
Bases left in WWII or after the Vietnam War are now being refurbished and put to use in a broader anti-China surge in the region The Obama administration is continuing its strategic pivot to Asia-Pacific and now trying to cultivate renewed relatio
Sightings of vehicles provokes fears of martial law
A small insect or a mosquito over your ear may now be much more than simply annoying. Those could easily be micro drones which now come in a swarm of bug-sized flying spies.
Everyone knows that the Obama administration has been steadily gearing up for a military campaign against Syria.
A Russian cargo ship stopped near Scotland has been forced to turn back to home shores as the UK-based insurer withdrew the vessel’s cover.
The United States is planning a significant military presence of 13,500 troops in Kuwait to give it the flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region as Iraq adjusts to the withdrawal of American combat forces and the world nervously eyes
As global energy supplies come under increasing attack by non-state actors and private energy holdings become key targets of political maneuverings and criminal activities, Oilprice.com discusses the nature of the growing threat and how to reverse th
Last week I joined several of my colleagues in sending a letter to President Obama requesting clarification of his criteria for the lethal use of drones overseas.
A UN investigator has called on Washington to provide justification for the increasingly widespread use of military drones to carry out targeted killings.
Presidents Putin and Obama seem to have found some common ground on Syria and have pledged to continue dialog on the controversial European missile shield, but despite the optimistic rhetoric many issues between the two states remain unresolved.
Obama openly described ‘direct action’ – military operations – in both Yemen and Somalia.
The Central Intelligence Agency continues to refuse to confirm or deny covert military use of drones to kill suspected terrorists overseas, despite President Barack Obama’s and even a former CIA director’s admission of the agency’s targeted killing
The Navy’s dreams of laser weapons are about to come true. But like the dog who chases the car and doesn’t know what to do when he catches it, the Navy’s thoroughly unprepared for its coming arsenal of focused-light weapons.
Saudi Arabia wants to buy between 600 and 800 Leopard II main battle tanks from Germany, at least twice more than what was previously reported, a German newspaper says. The future deal is estimated to worth around 10 billion euros.
Libyan authorities have sent troops to the west of the country to quell clashes between rival militias as divisions continue to rock post-Gaddafi Libya. The area has been declared a “military zone.”
Darrin McBreen talks to rosalind peterson of california sky watch about the deadly consequences of the government using military unmanned drones here in america.