Washington (CNN) — When the defense ministers of NATO countries meet in Brussels this week, there will be a notable absence: a Senate-confirmed, permanent United States Secretary of Defense. The acting
'The United States has always sought to use its nuclear weapons for more than deterrence despite protestations to the contrary.' The Pentagon published the “Doctrine for Joint Nuclear Operations” on the
President Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested Iran killed 2,000 Americans with improvised explosive devices, but that contradicts a Pentagon report released earlier this year, and it's not clear where the
As they take the stage for the first Democratic debates of the 2020 presidential campaign, the 20 participating candidates should be ready for one frequently asked question: How will you pay for it? Democrats
Washington (CNN) — President Donald Trump falsely claimed again on Tuesday that North Korea continues to send the US the remains of American troops who died in North Korean territory during the Korean
The winner of the massive $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud storage contact with the Pentagon will likely soon be revealed, and the agency is already planning for the transition.
Acting defense secretary heads to NATO headquarters to convince allies to work with US on new Iran sanctions
Officials say Mark Esper will explore whether a new coalition can be formed to protect commercial shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after the oil tanker attacks; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon.