The Army veteran and former lobbyist has been confirmed as Secretary of Defense, roughly seven months after General Mattis stepped down from the position.
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Iran said Monday it has arrested 17 Iranians accused of spying on the country's nuclear and military sites for the CIA.
In June, the Pentagon started deploying equipment and hundreds of troops back to a military base in Saudi Arabia.
President Trump announced Thursday that a U.S. warship underway in the Strait of Hormuz shot down an Iranian drone flying overhead.
The Trump administration on Wednesday officially banned Turkey from purchasing American-made F-35 fighter jets.
In a 220–197 vote, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act on Friday.
A House report published Friday said U.S. Customs and Border Protection has detained hundreds of migrant children for longer than it is legally allowed to.
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The U.K. said Thursday that Iranian boats had attempted to block a British oil tanker's passage through the Straight of Hormuz.
The U.S. and Russia have ramped up their jockeying for regional hegemony as melting sea ice gives humans increasing access to resource-rich Arctic waters.