President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force is likely years away, but the military has begun breaking down the numbers for what setting up a sixth branch might cost.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday flatly dismissed reports suggesting he may be leaving President Donald Trump's administration in the coming months
Last year, Ankara signed an agreement with Moscow for S-400 missiles, a deal reportedly worth $2.5 billion. All the while, Turkey has helped finance America's most expensive weapons system, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
The New York Times is reporting the relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of Defense of James Mattis has soured to the point that the national adviser might lose his job.
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Recent partnerships between Beijing and Moscow belie the rivalry that defines their relationship, political strategists warn.
Mattis and his staff completed a five-day trip with stops in San Diego, New Delhi, Kabul and Abu Dhabi. He would clock more than 22,000 flight miles and 42 hours aboard planes, helicopters, and cargo aircraft.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Congress the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are doing enough to protect civilians amid their military operations to end the civil war in Yemen.
Sanders was set to field reporters' questions in the White House briefing room Monday for the first time since mid-August, as President Donald Trump fights back against the portrayals of his White House as unhinged.
The president's about-face toward Woodward, in spite of his history of compliments for the reporter, provides another stark example of Trump's scorched-earth tactic of responding to his critics.
The collective wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria have cost U.S. taxpayers more than $1.5 trillion, according to a Defense Department report.
The surprise visit is Mattis' fourth time in the country since becoming defense secretary.
Experts predict issues pertaining to the rise of Chinese influence, sanctions on iranian oil and India's plan to build a deep water port in Afghanistan to be some the salient geopolitical concerns addressed during the ministerial meeting on Thursday between India and China.
Yet even as officials hurried to deny authorship of the column, it was difficult to ignore Washington's long tradition of false denials.
The op-ed set off frenzied speculation about the identity of the anonymous author, and prompted politicians to respond.
The article's publication sets off a wave of intense speculation about the author's identity. Observers seize on the essayist's use of the word "lodestar," which Pence often uses in his speeches and statements.
India and the U.S. signed an accord on secure military communications that both sides hailed as a breakthrough on Thursday.
Turkey is slated to receive the S-400 missiles next year and is expected to have the system ready for war by 2020.
"We have somebody in what I call the 'failing New York Times' that's talking about he's part of the resistance within the Trump administration," Trump tells reporters.
The New York Times made a highly unusual decision to publish an op-ed while protecting the identity of its author, whom the newspaper identified only as "a senior official in the Trump administration."