U.S. Puts Multi-Warhead Interceptor On the Fast Track

Officials won’t say it’s because of North Korea. But experts say Pyongyang’s planned ICBMs will almost certainly release decoys to cloak their nukes.

The Greatest Loss of Civilian Life in the U.S. Fight Against ISIS

The Pentagon confirmed that a U.S. airstrike inadvertently set off ISIS explosives that killed more than 100 people in Mosul.

‘It Is Irritating’: The U.K.’s Anger Over U.S. Intelligence Leaks

The British home secretary says she has “been very clear with our friends” about the release of information related to the Manchester attack.

Trump’s Military Buildup Won’t Begin Until 2019

Pentagon officials says they're working to fix readiness first, then grow the military.

Michael Flynn Invokes the Fifth

President Trump’s former national security adviser won’t comply with the Intelligence Committee’s demand for Russia-related documents, his lawyers said Monday.

Trump Reportedly Tried to Enlist Intel Chiefs to Defend Against Russia Inquiry

Report says the president asked Daniel Coats and Michael Rogers “to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election.”

Watchdog Criticizes Process That Led to Cuts in Defense Long-Term Travel Per Diems

The cuts reduced employees’ willingness to travel, GAO finds.

New Tactics, Quicker Decisions Are Helping to ‘Annihilate’ ISIS, Pentagon Says

The military’s top leaders credit Trump for delegating authority and directing efforts to surround ISIS fighters.

NATO Laying Groundwork to Send More Troops To Iraq, Afghanistan

The bump could come with more alliance responsibility for fighting ISIS in Iraq.

Did Trump Know Flynn Was Under FBI Investigation When He Appointed Him?

According to "The New York Times," the former national-security adviser informed the presidential transition on January 4 that his undisclosed lobbying for Turkey was under scrutiny.

How Pentagon Contracting Is Killing the Military’s Technological Edge

Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” is a quick read compared to some procurements, and far more satisfying.

The Pentagon Is Almost Ready for Its Close-Up

The Trump administration is pledging to audit the Department of Defense for the first time in its history while simultaneously demanding a record spending increase. Can it do both?

Freedom for Chelsea Manning

She spent seven years of a 35-year prison sentence at the Fort Leavenworth military facility in Kansas.

Mattis Fills Key Executive Positions at the Pentagon

Former official: Defense Secretary James Mattis’ political SES appointments are mainstream choices.

How Bad Was Trump’s Reported Disclosure of Classified Information?

If you’re known as someone who cannot keep a secret, the world’s secret-keepers are not going to tell you much.

The Pentagon’s New Algorithmic Warfare Cell Gets Its First Mission: Hunt ISIS

Turning hours of drone video into actionable intelligence is just the start for the fast-moving machine-learning team.

How American Special Operators Gradually Returned to Somalia

A U.S. soldier was killed in the country this month for the first time in more than two decades. What was he doing there?

Spy Chief Searching for Cuts Across Entire U.S. Intelligence Community

Trump's new intelligence chief, Dan Coats, says he’s already moving on GOP lawmakers’ request to streamline all 17 agencies, including his own ODNI.

In Afghanistan, Trump Is Poised to Re-Escalate a Hopeless War

Intelligence Leaders Are Practically Begging Trump to Condemn Russian Hacking

The president’s unwillingness to call out Moscow’s electoral meddling is doing the Kremlin a favor, one former top spy testified to lawmakers.

Trump Advisers Call for More Troops in Afghanistan

The request recommends sending at least 3,000 U.S. troops to break the military stalemate in the country.

Employees Evacuated from Washington Nuclear Site

Officials: No evidence of tunnel collapse or airborne radioactive particles.

Conservative Legal Group Sues Agencies Over Details on Trump Security Spending

Judicial Watch raps Pentagon and Homeland Security for FOIA non-responses.

U.S. Confirms the Death of ISIS Leader in Afghanistan

Officials say Abdul Hasib was killed in a special operations raid last April that also killed two U.S. Army Rangers.

The First U.S. Casualty in Somalia Since ‘Black Hawk Down’

A Navy SEAL died during a special-operations mission against al-Shabaab.

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