Fact Check: Trump Overstates Government Shutdown’s Effect on the Military

President Trump has repeatedly said that a government shutdown would devastate the military. But many parts of the military would continue to operate.

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.

Navy Seeks to Prosecute Top Officers for Crashes

The commanding officers of two Naval destroyers that collided with commercial vessels in the western Pacific last year will face court-martial charges, the Navy said.

Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms

President Trump has not yet approved a draft strategy that would expand “extreme circumstances” for nuclear retaliation to include a crippling cyberattack.

Turkey’s President Assails U.S.-Trained Kurdish Border Force

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey criticized a proposed American-trained force that could put thousands of Kurdish militia on the Turkish border.

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

It’s normal for American commanders to draw up combat plans. But recent exercises signal that the military wants to be ready for options on the Korean Peninsula.