| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:26 PM
With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.
Enough progress had been made to warrant the...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Republican presidential hopefuls are at war with each other over the budget for war.
In the U.S. Senate on Thursday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio proposed billions of extra dollars for the Pentagon. So did Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, but, unlike Mr. Rubio, the...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 3:46 PM
As airstrikes and ground battles continued across Yemen on Saturday, defiant words were uttered by regional leaders at an Arab summit in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheik.
Ousted Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi said Saudi Arabia-led...
| 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 29, 2015
Harry Epstein has never commanded a Navy strike group, and Lisa Papini doesn't have a cushy Pentagon office. But without small businesses such as theirs, America's mighty aircraft carrier fleet would be dead in the water.
Last week, they and dozens of...
| 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 25, 2015
| 4:01 PM
House Republicans pushed past their internal divisions to approve a budget blueprint Wednesday, putting the new Congress on track to notch a significant achievement once Senate Republicans pass their version by the end of the week.
The ambitious but...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Ashton Carter, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, said at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he was “very much inclined” to provide lethal arms to Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists,...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:51 PM
For the second year in a row, the Pentagon is proposing to cut funding for commissaries, a popular shopping option for the military community.
The proposed changes would mean fewer operating days and hours, but most stores should stay open five or...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:31 PM
NATO defense ministers gather Thursday in Brussels to decide key elements of their "Readiness Action Program" aimed at strengthening the alliance's ability to respond to security challenges emanating from Russia, North Africa and the Middle East.
| 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,...