Hagel visits India to pursue military projects

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in India Thursday to press for a number of new weapons agreements, including a pilot plan for the two nations to jointly develop a next-generation anti-tank missile.

Wonkbook: What you need to know about the intensifying legal battles in Ferguson

A look at the legal picture in the Ferguson shooting aftermath


Hagel rejects idea of Afghan drawdown flexibility

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday rejected suggestions that the military should have greater flexibility to rethink its withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2016 and allow commanders to make some decisions based on the conditions in the country.

Declared Syrian chemical weapon stockpile now completely destroyed

The Obama administration heralded the neutralization of agents aboard an American ship as a watershed moment in the conflict.