On the federal budget, the Republican leadership’s plan
is to “get it into the next administration and then finish the job
there,” Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said last week.
A Russian Su-33 conducting operations off the Admiral
Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea crashed on Saturday,
the second mishap within a month.
The US military has prepared classified plans to
address North Korea’s growing nuclear ambitions, along with multiple
other security issues including Iran, to present to the next
administration when it takes office.
The alliance between the US and Japan has never been
stronger, and is increasingly important as North Korea continues its
belligerence and China pushes its control of the South China Sea,
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
Service members greet World War II veterans and Pearl Harbor survivors as they arrive to mark the 75th anniversary of the attacks in Honolulu, Dec. 3, 2016.
The Iraqi military, with the help of the US-led
coalition, could recapture the ISIS stronghold of Mosul, but the
American military should stay to continue the fight and help hold the
areas retaken, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has
announced a new program to establish standards for the deployment of
robotic vehicles to perform on-orbit satellite work.
Britain’s most advanced operational fighters will fly
over the contested South China Sea as a show of force to China,
Britain’s ambassador to the US said.
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