Last week, North Korea made a fairly sensational allegation: that in 2014, the CIA and South Korea's National Intelligence Service conspired to assassinate Kim Jong Un with a biochemical weapon.
The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says the Kurdish-led Syrian opposition forces' capture of a key town and nearby dam in eastern Syria from the militants undermines IS's ability to defend its de facto capital, Raqqa.
President Donald Trump called for scrapping the Navy's newest system designed to launch aircraft from flight decks of its Ford-class carriers, saying it costs too much and is "no good."
Somalia's president on Thursday called for an end to the arms embargo on his long-chaotic country, saying that if the military doesn't have more sophisticated equipment in the fight against the al-Shabab extremist group, "definitely this war will continue for another 10 years."
Spring 2017 has been marked by a number of alarming reports in Mexico. In the central state of Puebla civilian gunmen in bulletproof trucks attacked a military patrol on May 3, killing several soldiers.
The Marine Corps took a new step Tuesday to stop sexual harassment in the service, requiring commanders to submit anyone involved in a substantiated case to be reviewed for possible separation from the service the first time they are caught.