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By Associated Press
Washington Rep. Adam Smith, chairman of the committee, cited multiple international security threats, particularly Russia's invasion of Ukraine, to highlight the importance of a well-prepared intelligence community.
By News Desk
The hearing follows an announcement by the Army on Tuesday that it has fired or suspended 14 officers and enlisted soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas.
By Candice Norwood and Associated Press
The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel will hold a hearing June 16 addressing racial disparities in the U.S. military justice system.
By Courtney Vinopal
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have released a new report on the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for releasing five Taliban inmates at Guantanamo Bay. To discuss the findings, Gwen Ifill talks to Rep. Vicky…
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time, Bowe Bergdahl's version of his experience is being heard publicly. On the podcast "Serial," the Army sergeant explains why he left his post in Afghanistan without permission before being captured by the Taliban. A prisoner swap…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The U.S. is expanding its special operations force in Iraq and Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.
On Capitol Hill, President Obama’s call to action against Islamic militants was met with qualified support from Congressional leaders. While Democrats praised the president for his decisiveness, Republicans were more wary, noting the administration’s delay in responding to earlier attacks.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
In an emotionally charged debate, the House Armed Services Committee rejected a measure that would have stripped the long-standing authority to decide whether to pursue a case, especially those related to sexual assault, and hand the job to seasoned military…
Political Firestorm Flares As Looming Budget Cuts Include Defense Reductions…
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