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.”
Russian military forces are using information warfare tools to confront the United States, according to a new Defense Intelligence Agency report.
The House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment Thursday that would repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, which was initially passed days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to give the president authority to initiate war against al Qaeda and “associated forces” without congressional approval.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that President Donald Trump has accelerated the international campaign against the Islamic State by directing U.S.-led coalition forces to surround enemy fighters in their strongholds before advancing to attack them.
The United States and Saudi Arabia have inked a $110 billion arms deal, the largest in American history, according to senior Trump administration officials who described the agreement as part of a major effort to counter Iranian threats in the region.
The conservative Heritage Foundation is proposing an $86 billion increase in defense spending, recommending that lawmakers partially offset the cost through a sharp cut to the Air Force’s planned purchase of more than 1,700 F-35A fighter jets.