Defense One

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 07:24
More than a year into the U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is demanding Ankara do more.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 06:59
Kurdish militia fighters are using Android tablets and free Google mapping tools to track battle lines and coordinate close air support with the US military.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 06:55
The Obama administration has sent its first detainee in the fight against the Islamic State to Iraq, setting precedent for a war expected to continue for years to come.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 07:06
As negotiations flounder, Moscow is turning to other subtle, more desperate means to influence its non-NATO neighbor.
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 07:14
The upcoming strategic dialogue will seek to expand the relationship beyond security issues—or maybe just get things back on track.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 06:31
The Kingdom’s request for additional interceptors could be the first of many new Mideast arms purchases aimed at warding off Iranian missiles.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 07:13
That’s an odd situation to be in as the U.S. puts the first of its trained-and-equipped opposition fighters into Syria and finalizes an agreement with Turkey to back a “safe zone” on the Syrian border.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 06:11
By emphasizing his desire for weapons above military reforms, Nigeria's new president squandered a valuable opportunity to raise an important issue in U.S. policy circles.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 06:07
The newly approved use of Incirlik Air Base and others for bombing missions will greatly reduce the distance U.S. warplanes must fly to their targets.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 06:19
Kenya is under immediate terrorism threat, yet its leaders block civil organizations, target Muslims and extort bribes.