| Mar 21, 2015
| 9:06 AM
Russia's ambassador to Denmark has said Moscow could send nuclear missiles against ships from the Scandinavian NATO country if it joins the alliance's missile defense system.
Ambassador Mikhail Vanin's comments, published in newspaper Jyllands-Posten...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 2:29 PM
U.S. air defense troops are training rapid deployment of Patriot missile launchers in Poland amid concerns that the conflict between Russia-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine is threatening the security in the region.
On Saturday, at a test...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran.
Netanyahu came to the U.S. to outline the Iranian plan to remake the Middle...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:21 AM
For the first time in nearly three years, the foreign ministers of China, South Korea and Japan will meet Saturday for trilateral talks that could pave the way for a new era of cooperation – or prolong festering animosities rooted in the World War...
| Mar 22, 2015
Military leaders over the past week have sharpened warnings that force readiness is unraveling and it could plummet if Congress allows the next round of defense cuts mandated by the 2011 Budget Control Act (BCA), with its sequestration tool, to take...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade.
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:05 AM
Here's the United States' fiscal predicament in a nutshell: Under current law, the publicly held debt of the federal government will increase by 4.5 percent of gross domestic product over the next decade, to a historically anomalous 78.7 percent of GDP....
| Mar 17, 2015
| 3:34 PM
The Pentagon is unable to account for more than $500 million in U.S. military aid given to Yemen amid fears that the weaponry, aircraft and equipment is at risk of being seized by Iranian-backed rebels or al-Qaida, according to U.S. officials.
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:07 PM
House Republicans are considering adding tens of billions of dollars to President Barack Obama's request for overseas military operations in an effort to get around tight limits on Pentagon spending. The move comes as Republicans are set to unveil their...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 1:25 PM
More than 1,000 supporters of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Greater Miami chapter paid tribute to Nily Falic, national chairman of the FIDF at the recent 2015 Solidarity Gala that took place at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood.
In her honor,...
| Mar 1, 2015
Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional work from the Navy in February, while other Tidewater firms won defense contracts in engineering services, technical support and even mobile kitchens.
Newport News-based HII received $9.2 million for...