| Oct 21, 2013
Pyongyang, North Korea — I became British ambassador to North Korea a year ago, and since then I have seen firsthand the nature of the regime. Its human rights record is appalling; it continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 4:56 PM
A four-story building in Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound has been heavily damaged, possibly by cruise missiles, CNN's Nic Robertson reported.
Robertson, invited by government officials to see the damage, said early Monday local time that...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:39 PM
An Iranian man today pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to trying to illegally export missile parts and other equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. law, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office said today.
Authorities say Davoud Baniameri in...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A submarine under construction will be named the USS Illinois, the Secretary of the Navy announced today.
One of five Virginia-class attack submarines being built in Newport News, Va., the USS Illinois would be the second ship named after the state,...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:44 AM
An Iranian national has been sentenced here to 51 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to his efforts to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran, prosecutors said today.
| Oct 30, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Alvin Ralph Eaton, a pioneer in modern guided missile systems and the longest-serving employee at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, died of cancer Oct. 20. He was 91 and lived in Clarksville.
Mr. Eaton's 66-year career coincided with —...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The United States is struggling to determine whether a militant group planned the attack that killed its ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, even as warships head toward the north African country as part of a mission to hunt down and punish the...
| May 19, 2012
| 2:01 PM
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen would like the Chicago summit to produce at least two key results: a roadmap for aiding a post-war Afghanistan and the official go-ahead for a missile defense shield for Europe.
Rasmussen, the former prime...
| May 20, 2012
| 6:50 PM
The business of the NATO summit in Chicago is underway as the orgaization’s members tackle the issues before them.
Post-war Afghanistan is among the top concerns of the NATO alliance members.
Just blocks from protesters, McCormick Place seemed a...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 10:07 PM
SAN DIEGO - Hundreds of military families said their goodbyes to sailors aboard the USS Benfold over Father’s Day weekend.
The Contreras family, along with hundreds of others, lined the pier at Naval Station San Diego as the Benfold left for an...