After Rupture with U.S., Turkey Looks to Russia for Fighter Jets
Ankara may buy Moscow’s most advanced Su-57 after its expulsion from the F-35 program.
Trump Set to Sanction Turkey
The administration has settled on a package of sanctions to punish Ankara for buying a Russian missile system.
Trump’s Joint Chiefs Nominee Accused of Sexual Misconduct
News of the allegations surfaces at a time of unusual turmoil in the Pentagon’s top ranks.
Iran Moves Forward on Enrichment
The latest breach could significantly reduce the time it will take Tehran to amass enough weapons-grade uranium for a nuclear weapon.
Can Trump and Erdogan Resolve the Russian Missile Dispute?
Turkey is set to receive the first of its Russian S-400s in days.
Democrats Clash on Top National Security Threats
The candidates also sparred about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and the war in Afghanistan.
Trump Finds His Red Line on Iran
The U.S. military launched cyberattacks against Tehran in response to the shootdown of a U.S. drone.
Trump’s New Acting Pentagon Chief Heads to NATO
Mark Esper, who takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday, won’t have time to catch his breath before his first major appearance in the job.
Trump Weighs Military Options Against Iran
Officials are reportedly considering a proposal to send as many as 6,000 additional U.S. troops to the region.
Trump’s Polish Message to NATO
New security agreement rewards Poland’s commitment to defense spending.
Pentagon Warns Turkey of Sanctions Over Russian Missile System
Decision to start ‘unwinding’ Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program is the latest sign of strained ties between the two nations.
Clash Coming Over Trump’s Arms Sales to Saudi, UAE
A bipartisan group of senators vowed to block the administration’s move to bypass Congress and expedite an $8 billion package.
Admiral Squashed White House Request to Hide USS John McCain
The debacle threatened to overshadow Patrick Shanahan’s first major speech on the international stage.
U.S. and China Defense Chiefs to Meet in Singapore
The tete-a-tete on the sidelines of Asia’s leading security summit comes as Washington and Beijing clash on issues from cybersecurity to trade.
Huawei Faces Global Fallout From Trump Ban
The Chinese telecom giant is getting increasingly squeezed by American trade restrictions.
U.S. Intel Indicates Iran Behind Tanker Sabotage
President Trump is warning armed conflict with Iran would be the country’s ‘official end.’
Where Is Trump Headed on Iran?
Lawmakers and American allies are growing skeptical toward the White House’s efforts to counter Tehran.
U.S. Sends More Firepower to Counter Iran
National security experts warn the two countries may be headed toward a military confrontation.
Security Brief: Bolton’s Warning to Iran
White House says it will deploy carrier strike group and bomber task force to counter Tehran.
Security Brief: Shanahan Cleared by Pentagon IG
Acting defense secretary scores major victory on path to nomination.