Military Shifts Focus to Threats by Russia and China, Not Terrorism

The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.

He Studied Accounting. Now He Hunts the Taliban.

Lt. William Conway, who leads a team that identifies Taliban and Islamic State threats in Afghanistan, is not your typical military intelligence analyst.

With Tweet, Trump May Add Burden to Prosecution of Attack Suspect

The president’s late-night Twitter message could complicate the case against the man accused in the Manhattan truck attack before it even heads to trial.

U.S. Military Moves to Conceal Figures About Afghan War That Were Once Public

The statistics were classified only once before in the nine years that the government’s watchdog for spending in Afghanistan has been issuing reports.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s Odd Journey From Victim to Criminal

By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. October 23, 2017 FORT BRAGG, N.C. — At his first major court hearing two years ago, it seemed that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had caught a break: the Pentagon’s hostage debriefer, Terrence Russell, testified that the...

Rex Tillerson Pays Secret Visit to U.S. Air Base in Afghanistan

Mr. Tillerson did not risk the short trip to Kabul to visit the heavily fortified United States Embassy or Afghan presidential palace, as his predecessors have done.