The Pentagon has shifted American defense strategy from a focus on countering terrorism to dealing with threats posed by anti-democratic states such as China and Russia.
Russia has dispatched an intelligence gathering ship to the Caribbean Sea that is being closely monitored by the Pentagon, according to defense officials.
An internal Pentagon nuclear study confirms Russia is developing an intercontinental-range nuclear-armed underwater drone.
Defense Secretary James Mattis sees the U.S. military as more than just an arm of the country’s national security policy, an observation the retired Marine Corps general made when recounting to troops an assassination attempt he survived during the Iraq War.
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.
Enthusiasm for the annual Army-Navy football game is spilling over from the football field to the Pentagon.
The Defense Department’s efforts to restrict access to its most sensitive databases remain inadequate more than four years after the high-profile leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, according to the Pentagon’s inspector general.