Defense

DEFENSE Secretary Mark Esper does not support invoking a law that would give Trump the ability to deploy US military to quell the George Floyd protests, he has said. "The option to use active duty...

Google Cloud has landed a contract with the Defense Department to detect and respond to cyber threats. The deal with the Defense Innovation Unit is in the “seven figures,” Google confirmed...

US intelligence officials are probing the possibility that America’s enemies might use the coronavirus as a bioweapon, according to an alarming report. The Department of Defense is now monitoring...

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Saudi-Led coalition fighting in Yemen carried out an operation against Iran-aligned Houthi targets in Yemen’s port district, Salif, Saudi state TV reported late on Saturday,...

False memory expert who consulted on OJ Simpson case tells Harvey Weinstein trial that prescription drugs, like Valium, could have affected rape accuser’s recollection of events Dr Elizabeth Loftus,...

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States failed on Wednesday to reach an agreement over Seoul’s contribution toward hosting some 28,500 U.S. troops, ending two days of talks that...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has lifted a mysterious “hold” on more than $100 million in security aid for Lebanon, congressional and State...

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran will take a new step in reducing commitments to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday by injecting gas into centrifuges at the Fordow plant, President Hassan Rouhani...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Thousands of Iraqi protesters stood fast in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square on Sunday, defying a bloody crackdown that killed scores over the weekend and an overnight raid...

DOHUK, Iraq (Reuters) – United States troops have crossed into Iraq from Syria through the Sahela border crossing in the northern province of Dohuk, Reuters witnesses said on Monday. Reuters video...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to “exercise maximum restraint” and “address protesters’ grievances”...

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince received a phone call on Wednesday from the U.S. Secretary of Defense in which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send U.S. troops of a defensive...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials...

NICOSIA (Reuters) – An unidentified object that may have been a stray missile crashed north of the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, early on Monday, but no one was hurt, Turkish Cypriot officials said....

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara’s deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove...

Will the US intervene militarily in Venezuela? Retired USMC Lt. Col. Dakota Wood says leaving all options on the table is a smart diplomatic move for the U.S. Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers...