Report: Ashton Carter Likely Next U.S. Defense Secretary

Report: Ashton Carter Likely Next U.S. Defense Secretary

The former deputy defense secretary has reportedly been picked to lead the Pentagon. ...

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Obama Appears To Be Seeking A More Forceful Defense Chief

Obama Appears To Be Seeking A More Forceful Defense Chief

Inside the search for a new defense secretary. ...

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Cartoon: Pentagon Salutes Chuck Hagel

Cartoon: Pentagon Salutes Chuck Hagel

Cartoon: The Pentagon bids Chuck Hagel farewell. ...

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel To Resign

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel To Resign

Learn more about Chuck Hagel's surprise resignation. ...

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Obama Approves Sending 1,500 More Troops To Iraq

Obama Approves Sending 1,500 More Troops To Iraq

Additional troops and advisors will be sent to Iraq to fight IS militants. ...

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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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