| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A six-week Pakistani army offensive has succeeded in disrupting the militant groups that have long enjoyed free rein in the rugged North Waziristan tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, Obama administration officials say.
But proof of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Amid mounting international concern over civilian casualties and demands for an immediate cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed Thursday that he would accept no truce that would prevent Israel from demolishing the cross-border...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
The upstart firm announced Friday that the Air Force certified its Falcon 9 rocket after...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:20 PM
MOSCOW Ukrainian forces partly destroyed a Russian military column inside Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday, but Russia insisted that no military vehicles had entered the neighboring country.
"The majority of the vehicles were destroyed...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:05 PM
In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Hundreds of mourners bid farewell Thursday to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranking Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War.
General Greene, a former leader at Aberdeen Proving Ground who was shot to death last week in Afghanistan,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:37 AM
The question was asked politely. The answer was swift and unequivocal.
"There will be no boots on the ground in Iraq," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told 200-plus Marines at a question-and-answer session Tuesday.
Hagel was quick to deny any suggestion...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Robins Williams was the rebellious disc jockey in "Good Morning, Vietnam," but to U.S. troops, he was more than that.
He entertained military men and women in war zones and his generosity helped many who suffered from the unseen wounds of war.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:05 PM
U.S. warplanes and drones struck artillery and military vehicles of a militant Islamist group Friday in an effort to halt its advance toward this booming northern Iraqi oil center, now clogged with displaced people sheltering at churches, factories and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The faces of frightened young children huddling together just inside our border are heartrending. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the right attitude. Enough talk. Let's act.
Merely deploying National Guard units underscores the pressing need for a national...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As Ukrainian government forces close in on pro-Russia separatists' final strongholds, Western security strategists have sounded the alarm that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be preparing to invade eastern Ukraine to rescue the embattled insurgents....