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The White House is transferring power to the Pentagon and it could entrench the US deeper into conflicts
6/24/2017 7:04 AM
In his first six months in office, President Donald Trump has overseen a steady transfer of power from the White House to the Pentagon, handing off several warfighting authorities that previously rested in his hands -- and those of past presidents of both parties -- to the Pentagon and the commanders overseeing the US" military campaigns.
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Fareed"s take: US headed for another decade of war
6/25/2017 10:08 AM
CNN"s Fareed Zakaria says that President Trump"s administration is ramping up military operations across the Middle East and causing the US to stumble into another decade of war. ...Read More
 
Opinion: Trump gave away his most consequential decision
6/16/2017 4:58 AM
President Trump has given Secretary of Defense James Mattis full authority to set US troop levels in Afghanistan. ...Read More
 
House defense bill calls for $27B more than Trump budget proposes
6/23/2017 4:55 PM
The House"s defense authorization bill includes a major $21 billion boost to buy more weapons for the Pentagon, allocating major funding upgrades to F-35 and F/A-18 fighter jets and Navy shipbuilding programs. ...Read More
 
Thousands flee as ISIS gains foothold in Philippines
6/26/2017 12:03 AM
During the rainy season on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, storms are foreshadowed by flashes of lightning in the distance, visible above the treetops. ...Read More
 
Several dead, more than 30 missing after tourist boat sinks
6/25/2017 7:14 PM
Rescuers are combing the waters of a reservoir in northwest Colombia after a tourist boat carrying 150 people sank, according to Colombian authorities. ...Read More
 
Senators call for more time on health care
6/25/2017 7:50 PM
Two Republican critics of the Senate"s health care bill expressed strong doubts Sunday that the legislation can make it through the chamber before the July 4 recess, as the GOP leadership wants. ...Read More
 
Mom tweets son"s large hospital bill
6/25/2017 11:15 PM
As lawmakers push to get a health care bill through the Senate, one New Jersey mom is speaking out. ...Read More
 
Trump says Obama stole "mean" term
6/25/2017 5:58 PM
President Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama of stealing his terminology when Obama said last week that there was a "fundamental meanness" at the core of the Republican health care bill. ...Read More
 
Schiff got "queasy feeling" from Lynch
6/25/2017 7:13 PM
In an interview with Dana Bash, Rep. Adam Schiiff says he was also unsettled by Obama AG telling Comey to call Clinton investigation a "matter." ...Read More



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