In an era of increased cooperation among the countries comprising southeast and central Asia, Myanmar has joined with China to stage a series of unprecedented naval drills.
The US Air Force added two sexual misconduct charges against noted former 12th Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Jose A. Barraza at a Tuesday hearing.
Taking a page straight out of late-night 1970s UHF television advertising, a US shipbuilder has urged Washington to spring for three new aircraft carriers simultaneously, because buying more stuff saves money.
On Monday, US Naval Forces Central Command announced that along with more than 20 partner nations, it has completed the 2017 International Maritime Exercise (IMX), which began on May 2 and ended Thursday.
“Kurdish independence is on a trajectory,” wherein it’s not a question of whether the Kurds will form an independent state, but a question of how soon, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Vincent Stewart told lawmakers on Tuesday.
A high-level North Korean detector has ominously claimed that the DPRK military has hundreds and hundreds of attack drones capable of carrying biological and chemical agents to attack Seoul within a single hour.
On Tuesday, the head of Japan’s Self Defense Forces said that North Korea has reached a “new stage” in its effort to build a long-range nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching the US mainland, and that Pyongyang’s threats require close collaboration between the US, Japan and South Korea.
In a rare bit of good news for privacy activists in the United States, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a legal challenge to the massive global surveillance architecture of the NSA may proceed, amid claims that the agency routinely invades the privacy rights of citizens while trampling on the laws of the US Constitution.
South Korean experts managed to establish the type of missile that the DPRK military launched on May 21. According to sources in the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Korea, it was a Pukykson-2 type missile. In the West, it is known as KN-15.
The transfer of German military from the Turkish Incirlik base to another location in Jordan is an interesting alternative, but no political decision on the matter has been made yet, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday.
The United Nations has accused Ukraine of defying an international embargo on South Sudan, supplying the country with weapons and exacerbating a growing humanitarian crisis in the process. It is unclear whether the European Union will take action, given the bloc's desperation to integrate the country into its folds.
The United Nations has partnered with Google to create a website that answers common questions about the Syrian war, refugee crisis and surrounding events. It's hoped visitors will receive a thorough education in the true toll the conflict has had on the lives of Syrians – although it stops short of revealing the real causes of the conflict.
Iran has accused the United States of arming terrorists in the Middle East, as well as accusing it of what it called "Iranophobia."
The Syrian government likely still has the desire and capability to use chemical weapons in future attacks, US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.
The Daesh terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) claimed responsibility for Monday's deadly attack at an arena in Manchester, England, but the US Intelligence Community has not yet verified that claim, US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats said in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.
The Polish Navy wants to obtain at least four submarines to ensure its security in the Baltic Sea, Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said on Tuesday.
A bipartisan group of US Senators introduced The Advancing America’s Missile Defense Act of 2017, aiming to promote a ballistic missile defense system for the westernmost parts of the United States that are vulnerable to attack from nations like North Korea, Senator Dan Sullivan said in a statement on Monday.
In the wake of the Manchester attack, concerned parents, siblings and friends launched genuine social media appeals in attempt to locate missing loved ones, using the hashtag #MissinginManchester. However, some tasteless trolls also took the opportunity to share fake images and other hoax posts.
A Sukhoi-30MKI jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has gone missing on Tuesday morning near the Tezpur IAF base in the north-eastern state of Assam while on a routine sortie near the China border.
At least 22 people have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester, the UK's deadliest attack in a decade. Thousands the world over on social media expressed shock and despondency at the horror – but also hope. However, one prominent Muslim journalist was subject to abuse and accusation.
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