The ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee wrote a letter stating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn misled the Pentagon on his ties to Russia, according to the New York Times.
A White House National Security Council analyst who was sidelined from the job after the Pentagon suspended his security clearance is blaming anti-Trump bureaucrats for the action.
The Pentagon this week suspended the security clearance of a White House National Security Council analyst that U.S. officials say was the target of political retribution by government bureaucrats opposed to President Trump’s appointees.
Defense Secretary James Mattis now has more flexibility in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State after the White House granted the Pentagon new authorities to determine the number of U.S. troops deployed to Iraq and Syria.
The Pentagon is drawing up plans for a potential military response to Tuesday’s chemical weapons attack in Syria, which the U.S. believes the Syrian government was behind.
Concerned over illicit Chinese acquisition of defense technology, the Pentagon has taken steps to tighten restrictions on employees who travel to China.
An American airstrike killed a senior-level Pakistani terrorist with ties to al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban, the Defense Department announced Saturday night.
Patrick Cronin, a liberal Republican China hand who signed a letter denouncing President Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, on Friday withdrew from taking a plum position as director of a Pentagon-funded think tank in Hawaii.
Patrick Cronin, an Asian security expert with the Democrat-leaning Center for New American Security, has been named to the plum post of director of a key Pentagon think tank, the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies.