Military Times

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 06:34
A military agreement with the Philippines and easing an arms embargo against Vietnam show the Obama administration wants deeper security ties with Asia, even as turmoil in the Mideast has undermined its hope of making Asia the heart of its foreign policy.
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 06:28
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he spoke with the French defense minister Thursday about the possibility of France participating in airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, something the French have so far declined to do.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 07:07
President Obama is considering putting combat troops on the ground in Iraq on a “case-by-case basis,” his top military adviser said Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 07:33
Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American war planes strike extremist targets in Iraq.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 06:44
The former NATO chief commander and military leader in Europe says he thinks the U.S. needs to put boots on the ground to fight with Iraqi and Kurdish troops against the Islamic State.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 07:32
Gen. Martin Dempsey says U.S. military advisers could join Iraqi ground units on the front lines against Islamic extremists if the Baghdad government shows it can unite to hold the Iraqi state together. However, U.S. military support was conditional upon the Iraqis solving the sectarian disputes that threaten to splinter the nation, Dempsey said.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 07:27
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a “sustained combat role” without congressional approval. The bill is likely to have greater symbolic than legal effect.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 08:51
"There are some in officialdom who argue that not 100 percent of the violence [in Central America] today is due to the drug flow to the U.S., and I agree, but I would say that perhaps 80 percent of it is".
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:03
Bahraini authorities summoned two prominent opposition activists for questioning Wednesday in connection with their meeting with a U.S. diplomat who was ordered to leave the Gulf island nation this week.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 06:31
A plan to start delivering F-16s to Iraq in September is on hold until the security situation improves, a U.S. official said.