In two social media posts on Tuesday, the Pentagon’s senior enlisted service member issued a warning to Islamic State fighters, telling them to either surrender and be offered due process or face death by less-than-mainstream means.
The Trump administration has revamped U.S. military strategy against the Taliban and ISIS in Afghanistan, reversing the Obama administration’s policy prohibiting offensive strikes.
China has disclosed the first images of secret hypersonic strike aircraft that are being developed to deliver nuclear warheads through U.S. missile defenses. State-run CCTV on Oct. 8 broadcast images of four different vehicles or missiles that U.S. intelligence agencies believe are mockups of hypersonic strike vehicles, including one known as DF-ZF.
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asked Congress to halt pending legislation that would compel the U.S. to alert foreign governments when the Pentagon has decided to combat certain cyber attacks, according to a letter sent to lawmakers.
An alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters, who are backed by the United States, announced they have taken full control of the Islamic State’s so-called “capital” of Raqqa, Syria.
President Donald Trump’s expectations were exceeded on Monday when the Senate passed a bipartisan $700 billion defense policy bill.
President Donald Trump made waves on Wednesday morning when he announced on Twitter that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in “any capacity in the U.S. military.”