Nation May 07

Esper, in first trip since March, defends coronavirus efforts

Esper flew to the headquarters of U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to meet with Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, who is spearheading the military's support for civilian agencies combating the virus. It is Esper's first trip beyond Washington since he…

Feb 15

Esper says Taliban deal is promising but not without risk

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that a truce agreement between the United States and the Taliban that could lead to the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan is not without risk but “looks very promising."…

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