A day after US President Donald Trump fired his defence secretary, the White House hired a Trump loyalist in a key Pentagon post and a former Fox News commentator who made offensive remarks about former President Barack Obama.
President Donald Trump replaces Mark Esper with Christopher Miller, current head of National Counterterrorism Center.
US State Department okays potential deal of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan, a decision sure to anger China.
Pentagon says that it is "deeply concerned" with reports that Turkey is bringing it into operation the S-400 missile defence system that it had purchased from Russia.
The Department of Defense on Tuesday denied comments from a senator who suggested the US was building up its capacity on a Greek island as a replacement for its presence at a Turkish air base.
The order has been hailed by the families of the 9/11 victims as a milestone in their years-long effort probing into the attacks.
President Donald Trump says US soldiers are "in love" with him, but the US military leaders "probably aren't because they want to do nothing but fight wars."
US Air Force to officially purchase F-35A fifth-generation stealth fighter jets originally built by Lockheed Martin for Turkey as part of $862 million contract modification.
The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to the US Congress, witness-tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
A recent US Department of Defense report indicates that the Taliban continues to hold relations with Al Qaeda, forcing the Trump administration to reconsider its deal with the powerful armed Afghan movement.
There are between 34,000 and 35,000 US soldiers permanently stationed in Germany, according to the Pentagon, although rotation of units mean the overall number can temporarily top 50,000.
The Wall Street Journal said the United States Department of Defense would cut the number of military personnel by 9,500 from the current 34,500 permanently assigned to Germany postings.
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