Emails released by the State Department Wednesday show that Russia-linked hackers tried to gain access to Hillary Clinton’s personal email no less than five times during her time as secretary of state.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a press briefing at the Pentagon that Russia may not have been targeting the Islamic State in Syria when it launched airstrikes earlier Wednesday.
JERUSALEM—As Russian warplanes struck for the first time in Syria Wednesday and asked other foreign air forces to get out of the way, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said Israel will defend its interests in Syria without seeking permission from Russia.
Russia launched its first airstrikes in Syria Wednesday, U.S. officials said, appearing to target an area that is not controlled by the Islamic State despite assurances from Moscow that it has increased military activity in the country to fight the terrorist group.
A House-Senate conference on the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill has kept language in the legislation that would require the Pentagon to begin development of military responses to Russia’s illegal cruise missile.