At a morning hearing of the the House Armed Services Committee, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told members that political turbulence in the Middle East and Northern Africa holds "peril and promise" for the U.S.The same could be said for President Obama's decision to drop bombs on Libya, a military
A fighter jet's engine exploded on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Stennis, injuring 10 sailors and causing five of them to be airlifted to hospitals in Southern California.The carrier was conducting training exercises 100 miles off the coast of San Diego when the incident occurred.According to
The U.S. role in the international effort in Libya is already starting to decline. According to a U.S. commander in the region, most of today's missions over Libya were flown not by Americans, but by pilots from other countries in the coalition.Gen.
Few people would think that when U.S. lawmakers visit troops in Afghanistan, they're seeing the place through the eyes of the average grunt. But the idea of using psychological-warfare techniques to influence senators and other VIPs seems crazy — and in fact, it's illegal.
A Senate report released Thursday on the Fort Hood shootings of 2009 blames the FBI and military for failing to act on information gathered in advance about the alleged shooter, concluding that authorities could have prevented the incident.