There once was a time, just last year, when Defense Secretary Leon Panetta thought the U.S. was thisclose to wiping al-Qaida off the face of the earth, once and for all.
The Obama administration's unstinting financial, military and diplomatic support for Israel is a key enabling force in the conflict
Autonomous drones that could attack without human intervention would make war easier and endanger civilians, says report
Senior officers at the Pentagon are being advised on countering Taliban propaganda by a marketing expert whose company once weeded out reporters who wrote negative stories in Afghanistan and helped the military deceive the enemy in Iraq, according to
A common trope of hawkish foreign policy writers is that America took a "holiday from history" by starting too few wars and trimming military spending in the 1990s.
Officials Unclear if Rebels or Regime Gunfire Prompted Attack
Congress Hears Expert Testimony About Combat Drone Program Opening statement
FASTIDIOUSNESS is never a good sign in a general officer.
The United States said Monday it is closely monitoring the progress of a new Syrian opposition alliance as it weighs whether to recognize the body as the sole representative of the Syrian people.
Israel’s President Shimon Peres accused Iran of encouraging the Palestinians to continue rocket attacks on Israel rather than negotiating a ceasefire, saying “they are out of their mind.”
The U.S. Marine Corps has received its first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that, in theory, is meant for actual combat. But that doesn’t mean the pricey, long-delayed JSF is going to be dropping bombs on enemy targets anytime soon.
The U.S. military has promised to hand over control of its largest battlefield jail to the Afghan government — eventually. The Afghan government has decided it’s waited long enough.
Most bullets make small sonic booms when flying through the air, which to our ears sound like a loud, distinct “crack!” For the Pentagon’s special forces, that makes it hard to be sneaky about what they’re shooting.
The threat of autonomous killer robots is very real and we have to stop them before it's too late. Such is the theme of many a sci-fi film, but it’s now also the official position of Human Rights Watch
It’s tough to hit a moving rocket with a moving rocket. Here’s how Israel’s new domestic missile defense system is doing it with unprecedented accuracy.
The Korean Atomic Energy Group and LIG Nex1 (an aerospace and defense subsidiary of LG Corp) have jointly developed what they are calling the world's first bird strike defense robot.
The conflicts between Israel and Palestine have been going on for such a long time, it's difficult to know when one conflict stops and another one starts. The latest exchange of missile fire is no exception.
"All sides have to step back
Then-defense secretary Robert M. Gates stopped bagging his leaves when he moved into a small Washington military enclave in 2007. His next-door neighbor was Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the time, who had a chef, a persona
A former intelligence officer with the Department of Defense has been given the go-ahead by a federal judge to sue the Pentagon and the CIA for censoring his best-selling account of the war in Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer can follow throu
In August They Said 50,000 to 60,000 Would Be Enough
The White House is being asked by attorneys to explain a top-secret presidential policy directive signed last month that may allow for the domestic deployment of the US military for the sake of so-called cybersecurity.
The incoming top commander in charge of the United States’ military efforts in Afghanistan made remarks to Congress on Thursday that suggest he sees a US presence extending overseas well past US President Barack Obama’s deadline of 2014.
Israel’s assault on Gaza raises doubts that it has any interest in finding the lasting peace settlement it proclaims to want.
The Israel Defense Forces didn’t just kill Hamas military leader Ahmed al-Jabari on Wednesday as he was driving his car down the street in Gaza.
NATO will defend alliance member Turkey, which struck back after mortar rounds fired from Syria landed inside its border, the alliance’s Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said at a meeting in Prague on Monday.
British troops could be deployed around Syria's borders in the event of a worsening humanitarian crisis, the head of the armed forces warned yesterday.
I deeply respect the bravery of our troops as they are carrying out the mandates of their mission in which our troops had no say. It is a shame that the Obama administration does not respect these men and women. Instead, his minions labels them, ignoEntered By: Dave Hodges
ISRAELI MILITARY REPORTS `DIRECT HITS' ON SYRIA TARGETS
Remembering those millions of young men whose lives were cruelly taken away from them by the imperialist warmongers who waged the First World War. The song is "The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" by Shane McGowan.
As the media and other voices of the state continue to twist Armistice Day into another War-Lovers holiday, I am reminded of a genuine hero from World War I. A man, Howard Moore, who had been ordered to report for military service in that war.