Iranian officials announced the upcoming construction of two new nuclear plants on Saturday, just hours before the United States and Western nations signed a nuclear pact that will allow Iran to continue enriching uranium, the key component in a nuclear weapon.
Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Buck McKeon (R., Calif.) sent Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a letter asking him to pay both service members and defense contractors during the government shutdown, on Monday.
House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Buck McKeon (R., Calif.) pushed senior military officials Wednesday for specifics about the actual impact of full sequestration.
Rep. Buck McKeon (R., Calif.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin in an editorial published by the Moscow Times Tuesday.
Defense Republicans in the House are seeking to overturn deep, automatic defense spending cuts as part of the debate on whether to authorize military force against Syria, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday.
The State Department’s annual report on arms control compliance failed to identify a major Russian treaty violation, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Monday.
The top commander of U.S. Special Operations forces expressed frustration on Thursday over his inability to speak honestly about deep defense spending cuts that are gutting the U.S. military.
House investigators emerged from a classified briefing on last year’s Benghazi attacks with a grim assessment of the nation’s security posture the day of the attacks.
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R., Colo.) revealed that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) recently determined North Korea has the ability to put a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile, although with limited reliability, during Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s testimony before the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday.
President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for the Department of Defense is being met with fierce criticisms among congressional leaders and outside experts who say the budget is unrealistic and hurts the military’s ability to perform.