National Security

Trump Peace Envoy Scolds U.N.: Israel Bashing Will Not Foster Peace

'This was a very unconventional speech in front of a crowd that is used to the conventional'

President Donald Trump's Middle East peace envoy on Tuesday delivered a scathing rebuke of the United Nations before the body's Security Council, telling member states that the organization's constant Israel bashing does nothing to help the parties get any closer to worthwhile negotiations.

Rand Paul Would Undermine Trump’s Iran Policy

The senator's views on the Islamic Republic are dangerous and deeply misguided

When it comes to foreign policy, Rand Paul is a charlatan with misguided, ill-informed, and even dangerous views—views that would undermine, if not completely derail, the Trump administration's strategy toward Iran.

Sen. Cotton Discusses Iran Tensions and Tanker Seizure

'We've totally crushed them with our sanctions'

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) discussed recent tensions with Iran Tuesday during a radio appearance on the Hugh Hewitt Show. Hewitt asked Cotton for his thoughts on President Donald Trump's recent comments on Iran, in which he argued that the regime was enduring great economic and domestic difficulties.

Inside the Ring: Trump Quietly Working to Replace DNI

Reports that Fleitz is in the running for DNI sent shockwaves through the intelligence bureaucracy

President Trump is continuing to plan to replace his senior intelligence adviser, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and has considered at least one candidate, according to people close to the White House.

Obama’s Pro-Iran Echo Chamber Finds New Ally in Rand Paul

Paul strategizing with Iranian FM Zarif to pressure Trump into lifting sanctions

With the Iranian economy teetering on the brink of collapse, senior Iranian officials and their allies in the former administration's self-described pro-Iran echo chamber have been scrambling to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and his national security team.

PACOM: China Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests a Signal to US, World

Admiral warns Chinese military could overtake U.S. military in next decade

China recently conducted the first test of a new anti-ship ballistic missile, firing a salvo of six missiles into the South China Sea in a threatening message to the United States, the commander of the Indo-Pacific Command said Thursday.