The United States is likely several years away from standing up an independent military service dedicated to war fighting in space despite the Trump administration’s recent call for the creation of a “Space Force” by 2020, according to retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Deptula of the Mitchell Institute.
CNN tweeted a story Tuesday questioning President Donald Trump for “seiz[ing] on what he calls a ‘terrorist attack’ in London,” even though the incident was already being treated by authorities as a terrorist attack.
The Trump administration will take action against an Iranian ship that has been stationed at a key choke point in the Red Sea for months and is believed to be providing significant military aid to terrorist forces in Yemen, according to U.S. officials and military experts familiar with the situation.
The Trump administration is working to grow the U.S. military into a “more lethal and resilient force,” signing off on an increase of more than 15,600 troops across the military branches and a pay raise for soldiers, according to the White House.
A Texas restaurant’s decision to serve Attorney General Jeff Sessions, while the latter was in Houston to address law enforcement officials, has triggered rebuke and harassment from critics of the president’s administration.
Washington said on Wednesday it would impose fresh sanctions on Russia after it determined that Moscow had used a nerve agent against a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain.