Edith M. Lederer
UN Envoy: Afghanistan Is In Best Position for Peace Talks
The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan said that the country is in its best position to start peace talks with the Taliban.
UN Report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members in Iraq, Syria
The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq.
North Korea Says US Carrier Groups Raise Nuclear War Threat
North Korea warned the deployment of U.S. aircraft carrier groups makes it impossible to predict when nuclear war will break...
Security Council Deadlocks Again on Syria Chemical Attacks
U.S. and Russian resolutions to determine responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria suffered defeats at the UN.
US and Russia Clash over Blame for Syria Chemical Attacks
he U.S. and Russia are clashing over an expert body to determine responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria,.
North Korea Sent Banned Items to Syria, Myanmar, UN Finds
North Korea sent items used in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs to Syria, experts say.
US Ambassador Says Trump Policy in Afghanistan is Working
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said talks between the government and Taliban, and a peace process, are closer than ever.
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea
the resolution doesn't include even harsher measures sought by Trump that would ban oil imports and freeze government assets.
UN Security Council to Vote on Syria Cease-fire Agreement
The resolution calls for "rapid, safe and unhindered" access to deliver humanitarian aid throughout the country.
UN Chief Urges Leaders to Stop Fueling Syria War
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders on Tuesday to stop fueling the bloodshed in Syria with weapons and get both...
UN Experts: Extremists Foiling Governments with Encryption
Increasing numbers of foreign fighters for the Islamic State group and al-Qaida are returning home and are using the "dark we...
UN: 'Convincing Evidence' of Syria Chemical Attack
U.N. inspectors said Monday there is "clear and convincing evidence" that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large sc...
UN: ISIS Fighters Face Possible Defeat in Libya
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says ISIS in Libya are facing the "distinct possibility" of defeat in their last stronghold.
Most Popular Military News
Air Force to Institute New Fitness Requirements for Commanders
Starting next week, commanders will be expected to stay in shape, according to Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
A Navy Carrier Strike Group Is Deploying Without Its Broken-Down Aircraft Carrier
Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman.
UFO Videos Are Footage of Real 'Unidentified' Objects, US Navy Acknowledges
The first video of the unidentified object was taken on Nov. 14, 2004.
After PT Deaths, Air Force Weighs Separating Waist Measurement from Fitness Test
The Air Force's top enlisted leader said some airmen go to extremes, even starving themselves, to pass the tape test.
Special Forces Soldier Identified as Latest Combat Death in Afghanistan
The soldier killed in Afghanistan on Monday has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Griffin.
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At 98, D-Day Vet Jumps Again, with Eyes on the Big 100
The American who caused a sensation by parachuting into Normandy for the anniversary of the D-Day landings was at it again.
The 'Hero of Cologne' Receives his Bronze Star 75 Years Late
When 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer came to Washington, he thought he was heading to the Pentagon to sign copies of "Spearhead."
West Point Grad Esper Fields Tough Question on Army-Air Force Game Loyalties
Defense Secretary Mark Esper feigned neutrality Wednesday on the upcoming Army-Air Force football game.
Lasers That Take Out Drones and Small Boats Could Be Mounted On More Navy Ships
Navy warship is getting a laser five times stronger than the one the service has tested in the past.
Navy Considers Opening Parts of Naval Air Station Oceana to Public
The Navy is considering opening parts of Naval Air Station Oceana to the public and leasing the land to private companies.
Former San Diego Sailor Receives 20-Year Sentence for Sex Crimes Against a Minor
A former U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for having sexual contact with a 14-year-old.
Air Force News
Dear Air Force: You Are Missing the Point on Suicide Prevention
I took the survey from your Invisible Wound Initiative. When I was done, I was very disappointed in you.
Senator Threatens to Hold Back Air Force Nominee Over Trump Resort Stays
Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants Barbara Barrett to promise to end spending at properties belonging to the "grifter-in-chief."
First National Guard Unit Gets F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The Vermont Air National Guard is due to take delivery Thursday of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighters.
Marine Corps News
Hundreds of Marines Are Headed to Central, South America as Amphib Changes Homeports
Members of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit will spend October in the U.S. Southern Command area of operations,.
Marines Arm Drone Vehicle with .50-cal Machine Gun for Urban Fight
The Marine Corps is experimenting with new options for its unmanned, squad prototype vehicle.
Marines Test Nonlethal Mortar Round for Crowd Control
They may not be deadly, but some of the nonlethal weapons the Marine Corps is working on look pretty devastating.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Commander Charged with Importing Narcotics
According to a complaint, James Silcox III received three shipments of Tramadol to post-office boxes over the summer.
Coast Guard Discovers Abandoned Panga Boat with 41 Bales of Marijuana
A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.
Wreckage from Fatal Boat Fire Taken to Naval Base Ventura County
A ship-tracking website shows the barge that transported the Conception in Port Hueneme.