Situation Report

MUNICH, GERMANY : National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster delivers a speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2018 in Munich, Germany. Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images

Security Brief: U.S. Officials Reassure Allies in Munich; Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Trump administration officials spent the weekend in Munich telling their European counterparts to please ignore President Donald Trump’s tweets and to focus on their more sober-minded statements.

A picture taken on February 3, 2018, shows smoke billowing from the site of a downed Sukhoi-25 fighter jet in Syria's northwest province of Idlib. AFP PHOTO / OMAR HAJ KADOUR

SitRep: Russian Jet Shot Down Over Syria; Israeli Targeted Killings

A new case of MANPAD usage in Syria; Ronen Bergman provides a new history of Israeli targeted killings.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a working session with mayors in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 24, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

SitRep: Defense Budget Gets a Boost; Trump Haunts NATO

Trump budget document foresees huge budget increase for Pentagon.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 7: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the White House following a weekend trip with Republican leadership and members of his cabinet at Camp David, on January 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

SitRep: Trump Open to Talk with Kim Jong Un; North Korea Intel Failure

"I always believe in talking,” Trump said, when asked whether he would take a call from Kim.

Servicemen salute during the inauguration ceremony of the Aegis Ashore Romania facility on May 12, 2016. (Daniel Mihailescu /AFP/Getty Images)

Situation Report: Russia Slams U.S. Missile Defense Sale to Japan

Saudi blockade of Yemen taking a toll, Turkey buys Russian military kit

An overview of the second day of the Workers' Party of Korea. (AFP/Getty Images)

SitRep: The North Korea Squeeze Is On

U.S. strikes in Somalia and Pakistan keep the Long War grinding on

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on Dec. 21. (Maxim Shipenkov/AFP/Getty Images)

SitRep: How Moscow Did It

Russia pushing back against U.S. arms sales to Ukraine

Vice President Mike Pence speaks to troops in a hangar at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan on Dec. 21, (Mandel Ngain/AFP/Getty Images)

Situation Report: Big Pentagon Changes Coming in 2018

Trump transgender ban blocked by courts again, Pence in Afghanistan

A U.S. Army Patriot Missile launcher sits near the Saudi Arabia border in Kuwait in January 2003. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SitRep: Kremlin Blasts Trump Strategy, Saudi Intercepts Another Houthi Missile

McMaster has tough words for North Korea, which Washington accuses of cyber attack

SitRep: Trump and Putin Chat; White House Staffers Rip Into Tillerson and McMaster

China keeps building islands, U.S. Army takes a hard looks at its Mosul operation

North Korean leaders meet during the 8th Conference of Munitions Industry at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang on December 14. (AFP/Getty Images)

SitRep: New Drama Over Potential Talks With North Korea

New report out on U.S. weapons used by ISIS; Senator blasts Tillerson

Flanked by members of the U.S. military, President Donald Trump signs the National Defense Authorization Act on December 12. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SitRep: McMaster Calls Out Russia, While Trump Squashes Russian Rules in Bill

Haley to offer evidence of Iranian meddling; another General sees victory in Afghanistan

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visiting the Chemical Material Institute. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

SitRep: Is North Korea Making Bio Weapons?

Russia sticking around Syria; How ISIS built its arsenal

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi speaks with Vladimir Putin in Cairo on December 11. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images)

SitRep: Putin Lands in Syria, Talks Defense Deals With Egypt

Another big resignation at State Dept.; Iranian missiles with American parts

Palestinian Hamas militants  in the Gaza Strip, on December 7. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)

SitRep: Trump Jerusalem Decision Sparks Day of Rage Across Middle East

Temporary government funding bill pushed through, fighting ebbs in Yemen

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