Trump nominated Mark Esper as the new acting secretary of defense, replacing Shanahan, who's facing controversy over an alleged 2010 domestic dispute.
Secretary Mattis wants to focus on building a strong military to fight and win our nation's wars. That's a fine goal, but to truly achieve a modern security strategy, we must fully embrace non-military methods of prevention as the necessary foundation of the larger objective.
The DOD doesn’t need a budget hike—it needs accountability, efficiency, and responsible spending.
“We’ll have specifics after the president is sworn in,” a spokesman said.
The supplemental war-related funding would include money to fight Islamic State militants and sustain high overseas troop levels.
Some debts may be forgiven. Others won't.
The devices can lay dormant for years before being activated.
Defense experts say we could -- and should -- register mid-career experts.
The number has declined to about 200 a month in the past year.
Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, also known as Haji Iman and Abu Alaa al-Afri, was a veteran jihadist with a bounty of $7 million on his head.
The future may not be good for Phoenix, which has been suffering through cutbacks including fewer campus sites, lay-offs