Pentagon To Unveil Plan For Dealing With Climate Change

Pentagon To Unveil Plan For Dealing With Climate Change

Could this be a big step forward in the fight to protect the planet? ...

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U.S. Air Strikes To Target Jihadist ‘Safe Havens’ In Syria: Hagel

U.S. Air Strikes To Target Jihadist ‘Safe Havens’ In Syria: Hagel

Washington (AFP) -- Planned U.S. air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria will target extremist sanctuaries, command centers, and logistic networks, Pentagon chief Chu ...

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Hagel In India To Boost Defense Ties, Trade

Hagel In India To Boost Defense Ties, Trade

By Abhaya Srivastava New Delhi (AFP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met India's prime minister in Delhi on Friday, seeking to boost weapons sales to a new government eager ...

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Pakistan Says No Insurgent Groups Will Be Spared In Its North Waziristan Offensive

Pakistan Says No Insurgent Groups Will Be Spared In Its North Waziristan Offensive

By Aoun Sahi and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times ISLAMABAD -- A six-week Pakistani army offensive has succeeded in disrupting the militant groups that have long enjoyed free r ...

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Hagel Stands Up For ‘Tough Call’ To Trade Taliban Prisoners For Bergdahl

Hagel Stands Up For ‘Tough Call’ To Trade Taliban Prisoners For Bergdahl

By David S. Cloud, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday defended the swapping of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban prisoners, i ...

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Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Sparks Bipartisan Backlash In Congress

Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Sparks Bipartisan Backlash In Congress

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday battled a bipartisan storm of criticism over President Barack Obama's decision to order ...

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Pentagon Weighs Sending Manning To Civilian Prison For Gender Treatment

Pentagon Weighs Sending Manning To Civilian Prison For Gender Treatment

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times The Pentagon is considering transferring Pvt. Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking national security materials, to a civilian prison for trea ...

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Russia Accuses U.S. Of ‘Iron Curtain’ Policies In Ukraine

Russia Accuses U.S. Of ‘Iron Curtain’ Policies In Ukraine

Moscow (AFP) - Moscow accused Washington of bringing back "Iron Curtain" policies in the showdown over Ukraine on Tuesday, as the West imposed fresh sanctions against key figures ...

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Leadership ‘Accountable’ On Military Sexual Assault, Hagel Says

Leadership ‘Accountable’ On Military Sexual Assault, Hagel Says

By Lauren Kirkwood, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Under pressure to act on the issue of sexual assault in the military, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited a rape cr ...

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Pentagon Proposes Deep Cuts For U.S. Military Bases, But Would Spare Some

Pentagon Proposes Deep Cuts For U.S. Military Bases, But Would Spare Some

By James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Sweeping budget and personnel cuts proposed Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel would hit some military bases hard wh ...

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