The steel-gray U.S. Air Force Predator drone plunged from the sky, shattering on mountainous terrain near the Iraq-Turkey border. For Kurdish guerrillas hiding nearby, it was an unexpected gift from the propaganda gods.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Monday that it would ask Congress to change military law so that commanders can no longer overturn convictions without explanation, a proposal that follows a public outcry over the handling of some sexual-assault cases.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is contemplating further
cuts to the nation's nuclear arsenal, but any decision about
potential reductions is unlikely until Russia and the United States
can resume negotiations after both countries hold presidential
elections this year, defense official…
WASHINGTON - Two decades after evicting U.S. forces from their
biggest base in the Pacific, the Philippines is in talks with the
Obama administration about expanding the American military presence
in the island nation, the latest in a series of strategic moves
aimed at China.
WASHINGTON - Uncle Sam wants to give free, no-strings-attached
money to about 145,000 troops who were involuntarily kept on duty
after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, but is having trouble persuading
them that it's not a gimmick.