Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has told a member of the House Armed Services Committee that the Pentagon has no information about a covert U.S. Special Forces ransom payment earlier this year that was made in a failed bid to win the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The State Department is pursuing space arms control agreements without formal coordination at the Pentagon and two members of Congress warned yesterday such an accord would undermine U.S. national security.
The Pentagon announced Wednesday that “all U.S. military service members” returning from Ebola plagued countries in West Africa would face a mandatory 21-day quarantine to ensure they are not infected with the deadly disease.
The Islamic State (IS, ISIL, or ISIS) continues to gain new recruits in large numbers despite weeks of airstrikes and other military efforts by the United States, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
Swarms of highly intelligent militarized robots are predicted to hit the battlefield in the near future and spark a modern day arms race, according to a new report by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
The Pentagon confirmed to the Free Beacon on Wednesday that a U.S. shipment of weapons dropped into Iraq likely strayed off course and was likely intercepted by Islamic State (IS, ISIL, or ISIS) militants.