Feb 10, 2016

U.S. plans to cut missile defense budget

The U.S. Defense Department plans to slash the budget for missile defense including programs to address a threat from North Korea as part of its budget request for fiscal 2017, the department said Tuesday. The Pentagon estimated the amount of the overall defense budget ...

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

Feb 9, 2016

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

Saudi Arabia’s offer to send troops to fight the Islamic State group in Syria is as much about the kingdom’s growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East. ...

Feb 9, 2016

U.S. investigates reported hack of FBI, DHS employee data

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department are investigating a claim that personal data related to thousands of DHS and FBI employees was hacked and has been posted online, an agency spokesman said on Monday. The tech website Motherboard reported on ...