President Trump has repeatedly said that a government shutdown would devastate the military. But many parts of the military would continue to operate.
The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.
President Trump has not yet approved a draft strategy that would expand “extreme circumstances” for nuclear retaliation to include a crippling cyberattack.
Despite tough talk on Iran, President Trump announced that he would waive certain sanctions that keep the nuclear deal in place.
Four service members were wounded after a skirmish on Monday in Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan.
President Trump sold his first national security strategy with inaccurate claims about military spending, NATO and border security.