| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:13 PM
As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As the United States charges once more into war, little debate has centered on the actual utility of war. Instead, policymakers and pundits have focused their comments on combating the latest danger to our nation and its interests as posed by Islamic...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Moving to help check the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the Pentagon on Friday opened its second mobile laboratory in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the deadly disease.
Three weeks after President Obama announced that the Pentagon would help...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Turkey's parliament authorized the government on Thursday to order military action against Islamic State as the insurgents tightened their grip on a Syrian border town, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey.
The vote gives the government...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
After a review of all military healthcare facilities, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the military Wednesday to improve treatment at its hospitals and clinics, instructing the armed services to compose a plan on how it can be accomplished.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. House members from California has jumped into a high-stakes battle over the Pentagon’s use of Russian-made rocket engines to launch satellites.
It’s an effort that already involves Hawthorne-based SpaceX Inc. and...
| Sep 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — It was just like the good old days.
Scooter Libby was in the front row. Paul Wolfowitz was in the second. And on the stage was Dick Cheney, beating the drums of war.
"The situation is dire, and defeating these terrorists will...
| Sep 20, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a 'Better Together' event in Glasgow....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Defending the Princeton
Opponents of the project, The Princeton at College Park, have condemned the density of the proposed apartment complex and the increased traffic the development's future tenants would add to Edgewater Drive and surrounding...
| Sep 11, 2014
One of the items Congress can and must complete action on in the eight days it will be in session before this year's elections is the reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which is set to expire in December. TRIA has broad bipartisan...