Tom Bowman appears in the following:
Monday, November 21, 2022
Russia is hammering Ukraine with missile attacks, many aimed at electricity stations. Ukraine is shooting down many of these attacks but says it needs more help from the U.S. and NATO.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Russia says all its forces are gone from the key southern city of Kherson. Yet the Biden administration is publicly asking Ukraine to show a willingness to negotiate.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
The U.S. expects to be providing weaponry to Ukraine for months and even years to come. Defense officials are confident they can meet the demand, but there are real-world challenges.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter died Monday at age 68. He was known for opening ground combat jobs to women and pushing the Pentagon to spend more money on technology.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Kyiv was targeted by Russian forces again Monday, this time by kamikaze drones. The attacks were unsettling and deadly, but what's less clear is whether or not they changed anything about the war.
Thursday, October 06, 2022
Russia says it is claiming parts of Ukraine, but facts on the ground say otherwise. Ukrainian troops continue a counteroffensive in the country's south and east that is upending the Kremlin's plans.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Nearly seven months of war in Ukraine, Kyiv's counteroffensive succeeded and Russia ordered more troops to mobilize. Ukrainian lawmakers have been visiting Washington to petition for more arms.
Monday, August 29, 2022
The Ukrainian military says it has begun a counteroffensive in the country's south to take back key territory occupied by the Russians early in the war.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
The Pentagon is ramping up its support of Ukraine in its war against Russia. The Defense Department is sending another $3 billion to Ukraine. That brings total U.S. aid to more than $13 billion.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
China's ambassador to Washington says the U.S. is provoking China on the Taiwan question with congressional visits. The U.S. military says it's worried about Chinese military exercises around Taiwan.
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
President Biden said in a guest essay in The New York Times that he's decided to provide Ukraine with more advanced rockets that will enable it to more precisely strike targets on the battlefield.
Thursday, May 05, 2022
The United States continues to send weapons and machinery to Ukraine to help in its war against Russia. The increase in shipments includes much needed howitzers from a U.S. base in Delaware.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russian forces have begun their new offensive against cities in the east and south and that a "substantial part" of the Russian army is taking part.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Ukraine's president says the long awaited Russian offensive in the east of the east has begun. After Ukraine's surprising resilience in the north, this next phase of the fighting is seen as critical.
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Ukraine says it scored a direct hit on the flagship of Russia's Black Sea fleet. Meanwhile, Moscow is moving more troops, artillery and helicopters into eastern Ukraine ahead of an expected offensive.
Monday, April 11, 2022
Russia put a new commanding general in charge of operations in Ukraine. The move comes after several top Russian military leaders died during the invasion which has taken longer than Russia expected.
Wednesday, April 06, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman and Fred Kagan of the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute about U.S. intelligence in the war in Ukraine.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Russia promised to scale back its attacks on Ukraine's capital, Kiev. The Pentagon isn't so sure the Russians will stop its attacks on the city and says only a small number of troops have moved north.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
The National Football League has a diversity problem, which it acknowledged this week. Team owners announced new hiring rules to increase numbers of women and people of color in their organizations.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
It's been one month since Russia invaded Ukraine. With refugees fleeing, we examine how Ukraine has changed — plus the efforts of the Ukrainian military and civilian resistance.