Different displays of similar vehicles reveal the structural heterogeneity of the defense industry. At this week’s Modern Day Marine show at Quantico, the three companies vying for the US Army and Marine Corps’ Joint...
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The British Parliament will hold an extraordinary session on Friday to vote on whether to join US-led airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday. …read more
US and coalition aircraft attacked terrorist targets in Syria, Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday. …read more
Group said to have been plotting an “imminent” strike on American or European targets. …read more
FBI report looks at shootings from 2000 to 2013. …read more
Sustainment estimates for the F-35 joint strike fighter may not be realistic and require further study before a plan is finalized, the government’s watchdog wrote in a new report. …read more
WASHINGTON: The allied air strikes against ISIL that brought together the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Jordan “are a watershed moment” in the fight to solve terrorism, “the major security issue of...
US Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin says Congress will eventually vote on authorizing President Obama’s war on the Islamic State (IS) – ‘one way or another.’ …read more
A key US senator believes Congress will pass a Pentagon policy bill this year, but he cast further doubt on the upper chamber ever taking up its own version of the legislation. …read more
Suit was filed under the American Anti-Terrorism Act. …read more
As it faces increasing security threats from Islamic extremists in its south and southeast, the Turkish government has said it will expand parliamentary authorizations allowing the Army to conduct cross-border operations into neighboring Iraq...
Is this mission creep? …read more
If there is any lesson I have learned during the time between Vietnam and the present, it is that we perpetually seek simplicity and good news in wars that are extraordinarily complex, and that...
Creating an effective transition for the ANSF is only one of the major challenges that Afghanistan, the US, and Afghanistan’s other allies face during 2014-2015 and beyond. read more …read more
Creating an effective transition for the ANSF is only one of the major challenges that Afghanistan, the US, and Afghanistan’s other allies face during 2014-2015 and beyond. The five other key challenges include: •...
U.S. forces launched air strikes against the little-known Khorasan Group Monday night. …read more
The president made a brief statement on Monday night’s strikes against ISIS and the Khorasan Group in Syria. …read more
Sulaiman Abu Ghayth worked closely alongside Osama bin Laden leading up to and after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. …read more
PENTAGON: The primary target of last night’s air strikes in Syria appears to have been the Khorasan group, an al Qaeda offshoot that was plotting what appeared to be “imminent attacks” against Western targets...
Without an effective intervention or a slowdown, the outbreak could extend from 550,000 to as many as 1.4 million cases by Jan. 20. …read more