Mar 21, 2014 1:54pm

US Has Spent $2.5 Million in Search for Malaysian Plane

The Pentagon said today that it has spent $2.5 million so far in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner and has set aside $4 million to help find the jetliner. The U.S. funding would pay for a search into early April. The U.S. military… Read More »

Mar 19, 2014 8:14pm

Russia May Not Stop at Crimea, NATO Chief Warns

Calling Russia’s actions in Crimea a “wake-up call,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told a crowd at a Washington think tank on Wednesday that Russia might not stop with Crimea. “I see Crimea as an element in a greater pattern, in a more long-term… Read More »

Mar 18, 2014 6:26pm

John Kerry to Russia: You Lost the Cold War, Get Over It

Secretary of State John Kerry had harsh words today for Vladimir Putin, saying he is surprised and disappointed in a speech the Russian president gave about the country’s right to take over Crimea from Ukraine. “It really just didn’t jibe with reality or with what’s… Read More »

Mar 18, 2014 4:00pm

Secretary Kerry: Syrian Embassy Was ‘An Insult’

Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States closed the Syrian Embassy in Washington and is kicking out Syrian diplomats because the Assad regime has no legitimacy. “We’ve all see in the pictures of the emaciated corpses. You can’t believe you’re in 2014, ”… Read More »

Mar 17, 2014 3:16am

Navy SEALs Seize Oil Freighter ‘Morning Glory’ in Mediterranean

A team of Navy SEALs has boarded the oil freighter “Morning Glory” in the Mediterranean that had been seized by three armed Libyans, the Pentagon said. No one was hurt in the raid, which took place late Sunday in international waters off Cyprus. The North… Read More »

Mar 14, 2014 5:08pm

Pentagon to Keep Aircraft Carrier in Mediterranean During Ukraine Crisis

The Pentagon is keeping the aircraft carrier George H W Bush and the other ships in its strike group in the Mediterranean for a few days more than originally scheduled. Officials said the carrier is being kept in the Mediterranean as part of the overall… Read More »

Mar 14, 2014 3:13pm

US Navy to Begin Plane Search in Indian Ocean

The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Kidd is now in the waters west of Malaysia and is expected to soon begin searching in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian airliner. Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren told reporters today that the USS Kidd had arrived in… Read More »

By Ryan Struyk

Mar 13, 2014 7:43pm

War on Drugs Will Stall Without More Ships, Says Commander

American efforts to curb the flow of drugs coming into the country won’t come close to reaching officials’ goals without about a dozen more ships off the waters of Latin America, said Gen. John Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command. Kelly said that he needs… Read More »

Mar 11, 2014 5:05pm

Brennan Denies Claims CIA Hacked Senate Computers

CIA Director John Brennan challenged allegations made today by a senator that the CIA hacked into computers used by staffers from the Senate Intelligence Committee, calling the notion “beyond the scope of reason.” Earlier in the day, Senator Dianne Feinstein, chairperson of the committee, took… Read More »

Mar 6, 2014 9:13pm

Army’s Top Sexual Assault Prosecutor Accused of Sexual Assault

The Army’s top prosecutor in charge of sexual assault cases has been suspended from his position because he is under investigation for allegedly groping and assaulting a female lawyer on his staff. The news came on the same day that the Senate voted down a… Read More »