Military And Defense

Feds: FBI 'exercised remarkable caution' in CIA worker probe

Aug 5, 2019

Federal prosecutors in New York say the FBI "exercised remarkable caution and candor" in securing search warrants that led to espionage charges against a former CIA employee

Seoul says US, SKorea preparing joint military drills

Aug 5, 2019

Seoul's military says South Korea and the United States are preparing to hold their annual joint military exercises despite warnings from North Korea that the drills could derail the fragile nuclear diplomacy

North Korea fires weapons again in possible pressure tactic

Aug 2, 2019

South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to short-range ballistic missiles twice into the sea in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week; increased activity seen as pressure tactic

War crimes-related case tossed against SEAL platoon leader

Aug 2, 2019

The Navy has dismissed charges against an officer for allegedly not reporting war crimes by a Navy SEAL who was later acquitted of murder

Hard-won budget, debt deal clears Senate, advances to Trump

Aug 1, 2019

The Senate has approved a hard-won, bipartisan budget and debt deal by a 67-28 vote

Edward Snowden book coming out Sept. 17

Aug 1, 2019

Edward Snowden memoir, 'Permanent Record,' coming out in 20 countries in September

Senate panel OKs defense pick despite sex assault allegation

Jul 31, 2019

A Senate committee has approved the nomination of an Air Force general to become the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, largely discounting charges of sexual misconduct filed against him by an aide

Navy SEAL prosecutors to be stripped of achievement medals

Jul 31, 2019

Navy officials say they are pulling achievement medals from prosecutors who argued the case against a decorated Navy SEAL

Republicans face tough vote on Trump-backed budget bill

Jul 31, 2019

A hard-won, warts-and-all budget pact between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump is facing a key vote in the GOP-held Senate

ACLU: 911 children split at border since 2018 court order

Jul 31, 2019

The American Civil Liberties Union says more than 900 children have been separated from their families at the border since a judge ordered last year that the practice be sharply curtailed