Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said Tuesday that maintaining the Iran nuclear deal is in the U.S. national security interest, staking out a position before President Donald Trump decides whether to continue to certify Iran's compliance.
Consider what is, for the moment, an entirely hypothetical question: What might Defense Secretary Jim Mattis do if he received an order from President Trump to launch a nuclear attack on North Korea in retaliation, say, for a hydrogen bomb test that had gone awry?
The top U.S. general overseeing hurricane relief in Puerto Rico said the military will establish numerous hospitals there in coming days, as thousands of additional troops and dozens more helicopters arrive.
A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer
Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal.
The U.S. military will introduce a new senior commander in Puerto Rico, a three-star officer who will coordinate military relief efforts following Hurricane Maria but not command a full joint task force that has been formed after similar operations in the past.