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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The FBI director, appearing with other top U.S. intelligence chiefs at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, said Russia targeted Republican National Committee Web domains no longer in use.
Friday, December 23, 2016
As President-elect Donald Trump tweets about expanding nuclear security and the cost of combat aircraft, some wonder whether his hardball posts are just "Art of the Deal" tactics to help the Pentagon.
Monday, December 12, 2016
The email hacking case seems to perfectly correspond with the state of politics: tense, paranoid, zero-sum and subjective. Here's a look at where things stand.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Retired Gen. John Kelly, the former boss of the U.S. Southern Command, would be the third former general picked by President-elect Trump.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Sen. Jeff Sessions has been offered the post of attorney general, while Rep. Mike Pompeo and Michael Flynn have been offered the respective positions of CIA chief and national security adviser.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
All potential advisers discussed so far are longtime Washington hands who embody Republican orthodoxy. The more responsibility Trump delegates to them, the more familiar his administration may look.
Sunday, November 06, 2016
President Obama and other officials are confident that all the votes cast on Tuesday will be counted, but there are lots of ways a country or other organization could cast doubt on the process.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
The Pentagon is predicting big victories soon over ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Even if that happens, the next U.S. leader will have figure out how to deal with a weakened, but still dangerous group.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Despite the U.S. strike, the Obama administration still hopes to keep America's role in Yemen's war offshore, with Saudi Arabia and other Arab militaries doing the actual fighting.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Donald Trump said Wednesday that "Russia wants to defeat ISIS as badly as we do." Also, Hillary Clinton defended her role in the campaign to attack Libya, saying it helped prevent a civil war.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
At a candidate forum Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton vowed to never put troops on the ground in Iraq while Donald Trump said there are "no consequences" for sexual assault in the military.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
The Navy's littoral combat ships are plagued by problems including engine failure and power losses. The ships were supposed to be nimble and versatile but instead have proved costly and ineffective.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Founder Julian Assange has dropped broad hints that emails leaked to the site which embarrassed party leaders came from the murdered man. Police and the man's family don't support the story.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, says progress against the Islamic State may be slow to affect the terror attacks plaguing the West.
Friday, May 27, 2016
In Hiroshima, Obama plans to update his vision for ridding the world of nuclear weapons. Nuclear doves say they're underwhelmed with Obama's record on reducing the size of the U.S. nuclear stockpile.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Obama has sought to reduce the world's nuclear stockpile throughout his tenure. Yet he's also put the U.S. on course to spend some $1 trillion on upgrading its aging nuclear arsenal.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
In this weekly story roundup, NPR reporters, editors and producers share what they have been reading. Today's mix explores life away from Earth, forgotten photos and fallen stars.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidates, led by Donald Trump, claim President Obama has slashed defense spending and will leave his successor with a weaker force. We break it down.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
The U.S. government objects to calling ISIS a state. But the military bombs the trappings of statehood: oil facilities, financial resources and "cabinet ministers."
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
American troops in Iraq are interrogating a leader of the Islamic State after capturing him in a special operations raid, according to national security officials in Washington.
The Pentagon will not say much about the ISIS leader, including his name, where in Iraq he was captured or what role he ...