UN Unanimously Approves Resolution to Fight Terrorism

The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution on Wednesday to confront the growing threat of foreign terrorist fighters. “In the nearly 70 years of the United Nations, this is only the sixth time that the Security Council has...

Air Strikes Continue in Syria

US and partner nations, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, conducted 13 additional air strikes against ISIS terrorists in Syria on Wednesday, continuing the air campaign that began Monday night. Fighter jets and remotely piloted aircraft struck 12...

A Watershed Moment

The Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee hailed the participation of Gulf and regional allies in the air campaign in Syria as a “watershed moment” for US security cooperation in the region. Speaking to reporters Wednesday in Washington, D.C.,...

Backfilling OCO to Pay for Syria Air Campaign

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) said he expects Congress to fund a new appropriation for the military to pay for ongoing operations in Iraq and Syria, a move that would ease the services’ already strained operations...

F-35 Official for South Korea

The Republic of Korea has formally selected the F-35A version of the Joint Strike Fighter as the winner of its F-X fighter competition, and will soon sign letters of offer and acceptance with the US government for 40 of the...

AETC Releases New Strategic Plan

Air Education and Training Command’s 2014 strategic plan, released on Sept. 23, outlines the command’s top four priorities. They are: enhancing mission effectiveness through the appropriate recruiting, training, and education methods; supporting airmen and their families; ensuring a climate of...

Promoting Space Collaboration

Defense Department and US Strategic Command signed the Combined Space Operations (CSpO) Initiative—a memorandum of understanding with Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom—during a meeting in Ottawa, Canada, on Tuesday. The goal is to strengthen the nations against threats, ensure...