Could America's latest atomic weapon ignite a new arms race?
To take down the so-called Islamic State in Syria, the influential former head of the CIA wants to co-opt jihadists from America's arch foe.
Four-star General Ray Odierno retired from his position as U.S. Army chief of staff on Friday. Now, less than a week after mustering out, he's cashing in. The former general has taken a job as a senior adviser to the investment firm JPMorgan Chase.
The US military will be expanding their disastrous drone program by 50% in the next four years, bringing the number of daily drone flights from 61 to 90.
New guidelines in a US military war manual may change the rules for reporters covering conflicts, but it remains to be seen how the Pentagon will implement the new policy.
Mother Jones reveals hundreds of documents detailing local PDs requests for "combat style weapons, trucks, and armor" from the Pentagon.
Conquering Russia in War Not 'a Sure Bet'
There's a secret world out beyond the horizon, a world of austere airstrips and shadowy commandos, a world of screens filled by streaming full-motion video of armed young men in the backlands of the planet, a world of musty storage depots and wareh
The robots have always been coming. But this week, as the specter of intelligent machines dominates the Convention on Conventional Weapons discussions at the United Nations, and as some of the most powerful tech firms in the world join the military-i
The US military-industrial complex always wants to have an enemy and now it seeks to use Russia as an adversary, says former American presidential candidate Ron Paul.
Proving there is no level of low Dick Cheney and his cronies will not go, Halliburton-linked, scum-sucking defense contractor KBR is suing 12 Iraq veterans who had the audacity to seek and win $85 million in damages for the cancer they got from burn
Corporate staff are reviewing top-secret data and helping uniformed colleagues decide whether people under surveillance are enemies or civilians
Dunne said he raised the issue in a meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall, telling him that more could be done to leverage the two countries' closely linked defense industries.
A recent report has documented the collusion of the American Psychological Association (A.P.A.) with the Department of Defense (D.O.D.) in the torture of apprehended suspects, which aided the George W. Bush administration's so-called "global war
Lockheed Martin Corp, the largest U.S. weapons maker, has agreed to buy United Technologies Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft unit, the maker of Black Hawk helicopters, for over $8 billion, a source familiar with the negotiations said on Sunday.
As Greece's spending on weapons shows, it's not pensions or benefits that cripple economies, it's the military-industrial complex
It was the summer of 2002. The Bush administration's top officials knew that they were going into Iraq in a big way.
A senior Pentagon official has warned that Russia is "playing with fire" by suggesting it would threaten the use of nuclear weapons in international disputes, and added that Russia is attempting an intimidation campaign against Nato.
Deputy Defense Secretary Dubs Nukes the 'Most Important' Mission of Pentagon
The Pentagon has released a book of instructions on the "law of war," detailing acceptable ways of killing the enemy.
"U.S. Poised to Put Heavy Weaponry in East Europe: A Message to Russia," ran the headline in The New York Times.
On Monday we noted that Europe has moved to extend economic sanctions on Russia for another six months in response to Moscow's alleged role in fueling the violence that now plagues Eastern Ukraine.
Over the past several months, tensions between Russia and the West have escalated meaningfully. While it's certainly true that, since Crimea, US-Russia relations have deteriorated steadily (baskets of potatoes notwithstanding), recent events sugges
The prevailing discourse on defense and national security affairs in this country is, and long has been, dominated by the bean counters among us.
More okay than poisonous gas and herbicide
In Creation Of ISIS."According to the newly declassified US document, the Pentagon foresaw the likely rise of the 'Islamic State'".
Even by the standards of arms deals between the United States and Saudi Arabia, this one was enormous.
From the first sudden, and quite dramatic, appearance of the fanatical Islamic group known as ISIS which was largely unheard of until a year ago, on the world's stage and which promptly replaced the worn out and tired al Qaeda as the world's terroris