The North Koreans say, in so many words, that they just want security against attack by the United States. And members of the Trump administration, just like previous administrations, say they have no program for regime change in North Korea and simply want not to be threatened by its nuclear missiles. In principle, these look like compatible positions. So why is the escalation happening?
The latest Tomahawk missile is far more capable than the first ones launched in combat during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 – and future versions will add technology to tackle new missions, Raytheon and Navy officials said at a company event marking the delivery milestone.
An expended M16 round, bomb fragments and helicopter scraps sit in Michael Cunningham's Harwich home. They constitute small pieces of his memories fighting in Vietnam – memories that are with him today.
North Korea's leader put on hold a plan to fire missiles near Guam as all sides expressed a desire to pull back from the brink in the worst crisis to face the divided peninsula in years.
The United States will shoot down any North Korean-launched missile that appears likely to hit Guam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
Nazis? Been there, done that. Just ask the Greatest Generation.
An Iranian drone made several passes by the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf on Sunday, the second such incident in a week and described by the Navy as unsafe, unprofessional and dangerous.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis left the door open Monday to some transgender service members continuing to serve in the U.S. military, three weeks after President Trump said that they would not be allowed to do so "in any capacity."
The Pentagon has approved policy that allows military bases to defend themselves against invasive and threatening unmanned aircraft, including the potential to shoot down the machines.