WASHINGTON — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The top Army and Marine Corps generals say they believe all women should have to register for the draft now that combat jobs are open to them.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Top Pentagon officials say U.S. Central Command was wrong to have briefed reporters on plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
After two unsuccessful presidential bids, the 78-year-old former Navy pilot and Vietnam prisoner of war has rebounded as the chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee. The post gives the Arizona Republican a significant say on national security -…
Gen. David Petraeus, the newly appointed U.S. commander in Afghanistan, testified that the U.S. faces a long-term commitment to the war in Afghanistan. Gwen Ifill reports on the general's endorsement by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
A partisan divide plagues Congress' ability to reach a consensus on if and when the United States should begin withdrawing troops from Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the ongoing debate.
U.S. intelligence agencies delivered a negative assessment of the Iraqi government, as the debate over when to start withdrawing troops surged. Analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss the political events of the week.
Adm. Mike Mullen, President Bush's nominee to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate Tuesday that the troop surge in Iraq is making some headway. He also said security in Iraq is better, though still "not great."…
A series of conversations about what may happen in Iraq after U.S. troops leave continues with Senate Armed Services Committee member Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who supports President Bush's policy of troop buildup in Iraq.
A series of conversations about what may happen in Iraq after U.S. troops leave begins with Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., who has proposed redeploying troops within 120 days.
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