Officials have been complaining that Russia’s violation of the Reagan-era INF Treaty has placed the U.S. in a “weak position” against China.
Pentagon says this year’s Vigilant Ace air-combat exercises won’t take place in December.
The defense secretary said he has never spoken to President Trump about leaving his position a day after the president called the retired general “sort of a Democrat.”
The defense secretary has laid the groundwork for substantive changes but has yet to cement legacy-defining reforms.
Officials are inspecting possible faulty engine fuel tubes after crash in South Carolina.
Kay Bailey Hutchison later said she didn’t intend to say the U.S. would preemptively strike Russia.
The Trump administration has made countering Iran’s network of proxy forces a primary goal in the Middle East.
Marine Corps variant of the Joint Strike Fighter on training mission went down in South Carolina; no civilians were hurt.
Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell will work for the vice director of the Joint Staff while Army Inspector General finishes investigation.
Leaders at the Pentagon have long cited North Korea's nuclear ambitions as one of the foremost threats to the United States.