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May 12, 2019
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross looks at FLIR Systems products during a "Made in America Product Showcase" event in the East Room of the White House last year. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military
May 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
April 11, 2019
Lip balm from central Minnesota county goes to Iraq
April 11, 2019 - 9:58am
April 9, 2019
A melting iceberg in Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, June 14, 2014.  (Michael Kirby Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
As White House questions climate change, US military is planning for it
April 9, 2019 - 9:34am
March 5, 2019
An aerial view of the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, in Antarctica, in 2017. Scientists are racing to understand what is happening to the ice shelf as the planet warms around it. They are also trying to measure the role of human-caused climate change in weakening other parts of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and to fathom how damaging warming seas and changing wind patterns might ultimately prove to be. (Jonathan Corum/The New York Times)
White House plans to counter climate change 'will erode our national security,' 58 former officials warn
March 5, 2019 - 12:54pm
February 25, 2019
Military's male-only draft registration requirement is unconstitutional, a judge ruled. What comes next is unknown.
February 25, 2019 - 2:25pm
February 15, 2019
Federal judge temporarily blocks military from forcing out HIV-positive airmen
February 15, 2019 - 2:43pm
February 10, 2019
Mike Christofiles (Tim Middagh / Forum News Service)
Fifty years later, Minnesota Vietnam vet gets his honors
February 10, 2019 - 4:59pm
January 28, 2019
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Sept. 21, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle.
US, Taliban move closer to deal on American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
January 28, 2019 - 12:56pm
January 26, 2019
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Division oversee training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afg. on March 22, 2016. The U.S. has about 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Aug. 30, 2017, acknowledging for the first time publicly that the total forces there are higher than formally disclosed in recent years. The new count includes covert as well as temporary units, defense officials said. Adam Ferguson/The New York Times
US-Taliban talks appear closer to pact after marathon talks in Qatar
January 26, 2019 - 2:33pm
January 22, 2019
The Supreme Court. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Supreme Court lets Trump's restrictions on transgender troops take effect
January 22, 2019 - 8:19pm
January 16, 2019
FILE -- U.S. Special Forces troops near Manbij, Syria, on Feb. 7, 2018. The pending withdrawal from Syria is the latest example of a broader American disengagement from the Middle East. Russia and Iran are filling the void. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Four Americans killed in suicide attack in Syria amid plans for withdrawal
January 16, 2019 - 11:03am
December 23, 2018
Acting National Security Adviser Keith Kellogg waits for the arrival of President Donald Trump at the top of the steps of Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 17, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
COMMENTARY: We succeeded in Syria. Now it's time to leave.
December 23, 2018 - 5:18pm
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis would leave his position at the end of February. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump forces Mattis out early, names former Boeing exec acting defense secretary
December 23, 2018 - 1:25pm
December 10, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks during a conference with state and local military veterans leaders at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Nov. 15, 2018. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump administration presses court to allow military to restrict transgender troops
December 10, 2018 - 3:42pm
January 11, 2018
Pentagon investigating video that appears to show a service member opening fire on a civilian
January 11, 2018 - 4:26pm