Russian strategic bombers conducted flights within the U.S. defense zone close to northern Alaska and the Aleutian Islands last week in Moscow’s latest incident of nuclear saber rattling against the United States, according to defense and military officials.
A group of Republican senators is demanding to know why the White House continues to leak to the press highly classified information that “stands in direct contradiction to the information briefed to congressional oversight committees,” according to a letter sent Friday to President Barack Obama.
In a sharp dissent from President Obama’s oft-repeated promise that “all options are on the table” when it comes to stopping Iran’s nuclear program, former secretary of defense Robert Gates said yesterday that the United States and Israel are powerless to stop the Iranian nuclear program by force and that military strikes would “prove catastrophic.”
A new United Nations nuclear watchdog report on Iran’s nuclear program reveals Tehran is moving ahead with illicit uranium enrichment work, undermining Obama administration claims that sanctions will slow the program.
China’s military carried out a fourth flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile last week, firing off a new road-mobile ICBM on Thursday, according to U.S. officials.
U.S. intelligence agencies recently reported growing concerns that Israel will conduct a strike on Iran using a high-altitude nuclear burst aimed at disrupting all electronics in the country.
A joint U.S.-Russia military training exercise earlier this year is raising concerns on Capitol Hill that U.S. military cooperation will increase the threat posed by Moscow’s military to friends and allies in Europe.
Buried in the second-to-last paragraph of a New Republic article about renowned secrecy of the Supreme Court is a startling accusation from Harvard law professor and former Supreme Court clerk Jack Goldsmith: The Obama administration uses leaks to shape the president’s image as a tough, decisive leader.
Congress will investigate the Obama administration for leaking national security information about the foiled Yemen underwear bomber, Rep. Mike Rogers (R., Mich.) said Sunday on Face the Nation.