The Islamic State called on supporters to launch attacks against American military personnel stationed in Bahrain prior to Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s visit to the island this weekend.
The Marine Corps plans to use a troop level increase approved by Congress this week to strengthen its cyber and information operations capabilities.
The Canadian official who oversees the nation’s spy agencies said Ottawa may have to rethink intelligence sharing with the U.S. if President-elect Donald Trump moves forward with his campaign promise to reinstate torture methods to gather information.
House lawmakers on Thursday approved a short-term funding bill that would expedite the process of confirming retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as secretary of defense.
China has gained military benefits in recent years from stealing defense secrets through industrial and cyber espionage carried out by its intelligence services, according to a US congressional report.
Vietnam has begun dredging work on a disputed reef in the South China Sea, satellite imagery shows, the latest move by the Communist state to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway.
Along with a large-scale nuclear and conventional arms buildup, China is upgrading its military doctrine to include guidance focusing on rapid military power projection, according to Pentagon intelligence officials.