Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif had previously said that Iran did not plan to escalate tensions further.
In the wake of several high profile incidents within the elite U.S. Navy SEAL community, Newsweek found a startling disconnect between what the teams' service members reported and what seems to have been true.
"I can compare 2019 with 2012, when they were beginning, organizing themselves," Major General Sirwan Barzani, a Kurdish Peshmerga commander, told the BBC.
The resignation of Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, a senior advisor on defense trade, was announced Wednesday, making her the fifth top Department of Defense official whose resignation was announced within the last seven days.
Defense Department documents about the U.S. southern border have historically been unclassified. That's changed now.
Officials warned that such a move could crash the South Korean stock market, but the president reportedly ordered staff, "Go do it!"
Mark Esper said in October that the Department of Defense "do everything we can" to comply with the impeachment inquiry.
"To our knowledge, this is the largest criminal case ever involving identify theft of military-affiliated personnel," U.S. Attorney John Bash said at a press conference.
Lawmakers hear "daily complaints" and five servicemember families have filed suit, as a new government report shows a failure of oversight.
Current and former U.S. Marines rebuked Corps leaders. "The vitriol towards female Marines is at an all-time high right now and this video just shows it," said former Marine Sergeant Erin Kirk-Cuomo.
"These are relationships that we've developed over the course of seven decades," Guy Snodgrass said, "over a very short amount of time, we've put those at risk."
The president told reporters Monday that an unnamed "top general" lamented the state of U.S. military supplies when he took office.
As local and federal authorities launch investigations into the deaths of three sailors from the Navy aircraft carrier U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, a Pentagon report discloses a disconnect between the lower enlisted and senior ranks on board.
General Mark A. Milley of the U.S. Army was sworn in on Monday as the highest-ranking military officer in the country. Milley takes over as the Pentagon continues engagements in seven countries and amid a tumultuous presidency.
The peace talks are collapsing and the violence still claims U.S. service members' lives, but it's been over a year since the Pentagon held a press briefing on America's longest war.
Some of the anniversary ceremonies are reserved for families of the victims, but they'll likely be available to be streamed online.
If Republicans and Democrats alike didn't over-spend on the Pentagon for years, Trump wouldn't have piles of cash to plunder for his passion projects.
Researchers were recently given unprecedented physical access to an expensive flight system used in U.S. F-15 fighter jets. They found critical cybersecurity bugs.
U.S. Southern Command has been testing as many as 25 balloons over the Midwest, which can float at 65,000 feet and capture video of whole cities.
The HHS announcement about Fort Sill cautioned that "migration patterns are unpredictable and we are likely to see an uptick in the number of referrals made to HHS this fall, based on historical trends."
The Pentagon's watchdog on Thursday said Dana W. White, a political appointee from the Trump administration and the Defense Department's former chief spokeswoman, violated ethical regulations by directing and allowing subordinates to run personal errands for her.
The amendment was put forward by Rep. Chris Smith, who was "inspired" by several books and articles claiming that the U.S. government conducted research between the 1950s and 1970s.
We actually need a far leaner and meaner military budget to keep America safe.
About an hour later, the Fox Business host shared another tweet, writing: "God Bless America and our Great President!"
A Pentagon spokesperson said China's actions are "contrary to its claim to want to bring peace to the region."
The "Strategic Multilayer Assessment" suggested the U.S. is underestimating the threat posed by states such as Russia.
"At this time we're not going to take any questions, but we're hoping to come back to you guys with some more information later today," the chief Pentagon spokesman said.
President Trump's new acting defense secretary garners bi-partisan support as Patrick Shanahan departs the Pentagon amid allegations of domestic violence.
"As with Patrick Shanahan, Mark Esper's appointment as acting Secretary of Defense brings up questions regarding potential conflicts of interest," Rachel Rizzo, of New American Security, told Newsweek.
"The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces," acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said.