Armed drones have become an increasingly common sight in the skies around the Middle East in recent years, notably in the war zones of Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalated his threats Monday of a military attack on U.S.-controlled territory in northeastern Syria, while the U.S. military insisted that the two countries were "making progress" in resolving their differences.
Japan plans to have an aircraft carrier for the first time since World War II, a move that has raised eyebrows even though Tokyo insists it will not mark any shift from its pacifist defense posture.
Anyone would expect that people who are fighting on opposing sides in a war would not be laughing and shaking hands during official consultations.
In September the White House released a long-awaited interagency study documenting the decline of the U.S. defense industrial base.
When unveiling the Trump administration's new Africa policy on Thursday, national security adviser John Bolton made a point to speak about a single container port in the tiny East African nation of Djibouti.
Two Maryland congressmen who raised concerns after a false alarm about an active shooter caused an 80-minute lockdown at the Walter Reed National Medical Center campus last month say they are satisfied the U.S. Navy is "taking proactive steps" to prevent similar occurrences in the future.
Several Georgia National Guardsmen this week filed into a cinderblock building here meant to resemble an Afghan police station.
Last year, when Sarah Stohon attended National Wreaths Across America Day at Arlington National Cemetery, she became inspired to honor deceased veterans in her own community.