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Report: Trump's Win Unlikely to Affect India's Predator Drone Acquisition From US
Report: Trump's Win Unlikely to Affect India's Predator Drone Acquisition From US

Donald Trump's win as the next U.S. president is seen to have little impact on India's plan to buy Predator drones from the U.S. military. read more...


Daily US Intelligence Report Now Available to Donald Trump
Daily US Intelligence Report Now Available to Donald Trump

The document that contains the federal government's most confidential intelligence given daily to the U.S. president is already available to President-elect Donald Trump. read more...


Trump Administration's National Security Plan Prioritizes Nuclear Modernization, Cybersecurity
Trump Administration's National Security Plan Prioritizes Nuclear Modernization, Cybersecurity

The incoming administration's national security initiative prioritizes the advancement of the U.S. nuclear armament and protection of critical infrastructure against cyber attacks. read more...


Ashton Carter Urges NATO Allies to Engage With Trump Administration
Ashton Carter Urges NATO Allies to Engage With Trump Administration

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has urged NATO allies to engage with President-elect Donald Trump to ensure his administration's respect for the organization. read more...


Army's Eric Fanning: New Personnel Rules May Remain Through Trump Administration
Army's Eric Fanning: New Personnel Rules May Remain Through Trump Administration

U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning has said the recent personnel changes that allow women to have combat roles and openly homosexual troops to join the Army might remain under the new administration. read more...


US, China Hold Bilateral Humanitarian Relief Exercise
US, China Hold Bilateral Humanitarian Relief Exercise

The U.S. and China have conducted a three-day humanitarian relief military exercise in the city of Kunming in southwestern China amid tensions over disputed territory in the South China Sea and the potential impact of Donald Trump's presidency to bilateral relations. read more...


Donald Trump Considers Retired General James Mattis as DoD Secretary
Donald Trump Considers Retired General James Mattis as DoD Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that he has put retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis under consideration for the role of defense secretary. read more...


Intelligence Agencies Prepare Briefings for President-Elect Donald Trump
Intelligence Agencies Prepare Briefings for President-Elect Donald Trump

U.S. intelligence agencies will begin to brief U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about the country's top national security and intelligence programs in the next few days. read more...


Pakistan Wants to Work With President-Elect Trump to Combat Terrorism
Pakistan Wants to Work With President-Elect Trump to Combat Terrorism

Pakistan has expressed its intention to work with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to combat terrorism and address challenges in Afghanistan. read more...


Sen. Jeff Sessions Potential DoD Chief Under Trump Administration
Sen. Jeff Sessions Potential DoD Chief Under Trump Administration

U.S. Army Reserve veteran Sen. Jeff Sessions, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, might lead the Defense Department under Donald Trump's administration. read more...


Ashton Carter Urges Incoming Administration to Continue Fight Against Islamic State Group
Ashton Carter Urges Incoming Administration to Continue Fight Against Islamic State Group

Outgoing Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has urged the incoming administration to continue the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State militant group. read more...



Adm. Harry Harris: Trump, Duterte Will Not Hinder US Commitment to Pacific Nations
Adm. Harry Harris: Trump, Duterte Will Not Hinder US Commitment to Pacific Nations

U.S. Navy Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, has said President-elect Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not hinder the U.S.'s 70-year military commitment to partners and allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. read more...


Potential Secretary of State Discloses Trump Admin's Military Initiatives in Pacific Region
Potential Secretary of State Discloses Trump Admin's Military Initiatives in Pacific Region

Rudy Giuliani, the potential secretary of state for the incoming administration, has disclosed President-elect Donald Trump's intention to overpower China in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing U.S. military presence. read more...


CIA's John Brennan Against Ending Nuclear Deal With Iran
CIA's John Brennan Against Ending Nuclear Deal With Iran

CIA Director John Brennan has said ending the U.S. deal with Iran over that country's nuclear stockpile would be a mistake and potentially lead to the creation of other nuclear weapons programs in the region. read more...


Report: Only One Trump Transition Aide Working on US Intelligence Briefings
Report: Only One Trump Transition Aide Working on US Intelligence Briefings

President-elect Donald Trump has appointed only one aide for his intelligence community transition team that will work with the 17 U.S. intelligence agencies. read more...


CENTCOM's Joseph Votel Urges Trump Admin to Continue Training Support for Syrian Forces
CENTCOM's Joseph Votel Urges Trump Admin to Continue Training Support for Syrian Forces

U.S. Central Command Chief Gen. Joseph Votel has called on the incoming administration to continue outgoing President Barack Obama's program to support Syria's forces in reclaiming the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State militant group. read more...


DoD Undersecretary for Intell Marcel Lettre to Vacate Position
DoD Undersecretary for Intell Marcel Lettre to Vacate Position

Marcel Lettre, the undersecretary of defense for intelligence, has resigned ahead of the announcement of Donald Trump's appointee who will potentially fill the position. read more...


CNO John Richardson: Defense Industry Ready for Trump's Navy Expansion Plan
CNO John Richardson: Defense Industry Ready for Trump's Navy Expansion Plan

Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, has said the defense industry is ready to comply with President-elect Donald Trump's plan to increase the U.S. Navy's ships to 350. read more...


Ashton Carter Congratulates Potential DoD Sec. James Mattis
Ashton Carter Congratulates Potential DoD Sec. James Mattis

Outgoing Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has congratulated retired general James Mattis, who will potentially lead the Defense Department under the next administration. read more...


Ashton Carter: US, Iraq Forces Can Reclaim Mosul Before Trump Assumes Office
Ashton Carter: US, Iraq Forces Can Reclaim Mosul Before Trump Assumes Office

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said the city of Mosul in Iraq can be reclaimed from the Islamic State militant group before President-elect Donald Trump assumes office on Jan. 20, 2017. read more...


Russia Rejects US Intelligence Assessment
Russia Rejects US Intelligence Assessment

Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for the Russian government, has rejected the U.S. intelligence community's assessment on Russia's supposed interference with the recent election, saying the allegation was "amateur." read more...


CIA's John Brennan: Rejection of Intell Community Efforts is Risky
CIA's John Brennan: Rejection of Intell Community Efforts is Risky

CIA Director John Brennan has said President-elect Donald Trump's rejection of the U.S. intelligence community's recent activities can bring risks to the country. read more...


Report: Bridgewater Associates' David McCormick Rejects DoD Post
Report: Bridgewater Associates' David McCormick Rejects DoD Post

Reuters reports that David McCormick, a U.S. Army veteran who now leads fund management firm Bridgewater Associates, rejected an offer to be the deputy secretary of defense under the incoming administration. read more...


Report: Trump Could Retain Robert Work as Deputy Defense Secretary
Report: Trump Could Retain Robert Work as Deputy Defense Secretary

Unnamed sources have disclosed that President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is considering retaining Robert Work as the deputy defense secretary under the next administration for several months. read more...


Mike Pompeo Identifies Leading Threats to US During Senate Confirmation Hearing
Mike Pompeo Identifies Leading Threats to US During Senate Confirmation Hearing

Rep. Mike Pompeo, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick as CIA director, has faced the Senate Intelligence Committee for his confirmation hearing and identified the leading threats to the country. read more...


James Mattis Vows to Bring Harmony, Trust to Pentagon
James Mattis Vows to Bring Harmony, Trust to Pentagon

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis has vowed to bring harmony and trust to the Pentagon if he gets confirmed as the defense secretary under the incoming administration. read more...


Trump Meets With Boeing CEO Anew, Discusses Air Force One
Trump Meets With Boeing CEO Anew, Discusses Air Force One

President-elect Donald Trump has met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg for the second time to negotiate the incoming president's call to reduce the costs of the new version of the main presidential aircraft. read more...


Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson: Company Close to Deal on F-35 Cost Reduction
Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson: Company Close to Deal on F-35 Cost Reduction

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has vowed to bring down the cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump on Friday. read more...


CIA Revises Policy for Collecting, Retaining Information on US Citizens
CIA Revises Policy for Collecting, Retaining Information on US Citizens

CIA has released a revised policy for the collection, analysis and storage of data on U.S. citizens. read more...


Trump Vows to Support US Intelligence Community
Trump Vows to Support US Intelligence Community

President Donald Trump on Saturday has vowed to support CIA following disagreements on intelligence reports about potential Russia-backed hacking during the election. read more...


Trump Signs First Executive Order to Suspend ObamaCare
Trump Signs First Executive Order to Suspend ObamaCare

President Donald Trump has signed his first executive order Friday, directing federal agencies to limit what he calls the "burden" of the Affordable Care Act. read more...


UK's Theresa May to Discuss Trade Expansion, Terrorism With Trump
UK's Theresa May to Discuss Trade Expansion, Terrorism With Trump

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is set to meet with President Donald Trump Friday to discuss issues concerning free trade and terrorism. read more...


Sean Stackley, Tom Hicks Temporarily Assume Highest Navy Civilian Posts
Sean Stackley, Tom Hicks Temporarily Assume Highest Navy Civilian Posts

Sean Stackley and Tom Hicks will temporarily assume the two highest civilian positions in the U.S. Navy as President Donald Trump works to name his nominees to fill the positions. read more...


Lisa Disbrow to Serve as Acting Air Force Secretary
Lisa Disbrow to Serve as Acting Air Force Secretary

U.S. Air Force Undersecretary Lisa Disbrow will be the acting secretary of the military branch while President Donald Trump works to name his nominee to fill the position. read more...


Report: US Counterintelligence Investigates Michael Flynn's Alleged Ties With Russia
Report: US Counterintelligence Investigates Michael Flynn's Alleged Ties With Russia

A U.S. counterintelligence team has conducted a probe on Michael Flynn, one of President Donald Trump's advisers, for his alleged ties with Russia's officials. read more...


White House: Trump to Nominate Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary
White House: Trump to Nominate Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary

The White House has announced that President Donald Trump will nominate Heather Wilson to become U.S. Air Force secretary. read more...


Sean Spicer: Trump to Continue Support for Egypt's Anti-Terrorism Campaign
Sean Spicer: Trump to Continue Support for Egypt's Anti-Terrorism Campaign

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said President Donald Trump vowed to support Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in countering terrorism and to develop the two countries' relationship. read more...


Report: Russia to Work With US to Fight Terrorism
Report: Russia to Work With US to Fight Terrorism

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said Russia would collaborate with President Donald Trump's administration in countering terrorism. read more...


Sen. John McCain Proposes $7.5B Budget for US Forces, Allies in APAC Region
Sen. John McCain Proposes $7.5B Budget for US Forces, Allies in APAC Region

Senator John McCain, the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has proposed a $7.5 billion budget for U.S. military troops and the country's allies in the Asia-Pacific region. read more...


Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Head Under Trump Administration
Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Head Under Trump Administration

Mike Pompeo has been sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence Monday night as the head of CIA under the new administration. read more...



Trump Seeks Dakota Access, Keystone XL Pipelines Completion
Trump Seeks Dakota Access, Keystone XL Pipelines Completion

President Donald Trump has signed executive orders to revive work to complete the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines. read more...


Trump to Nominate Philip Bilden as Navy Secretary
Trump to Nominate Philip Bilden as Navy Secretary

President Donald Trump has announced that he would nominate Philip Bilden, a former military intelligence officer and Naval War College cybersecurity leader, to become U.S. Navy secretary. read more...


Trump Orders Mexican Border Wall Construction, Illegal Immigrants Deportation
Trump Orders Mexican Border Wall Construction, Illegal Immigrants Deportation

President Donald Trump has signed executive orders directing the immediate construction of a border wall with Mexico and deportation of illegal immigrants in the U.S. read more...


Report: Trump to Order Reopening of Overseas 'Black Site' Prisons
Report: Trump to Order Reopening of Overseas 'Black Site' Prisons

President Donald Trump may sign another executive order that will direct CIA to reopen overseas “black site” prisons where terrorism suspects are detained and tortured. read more...


Report: Trump May Order More Troop Deployment to Counter Islamic State Militant Group
Report: Trump May Order More Troop Deployment to Counter Islamic State Militant Group

President Donald Trump may order the deployment of more U.S. military forces to Iraq and Syria to strengthen the ongoing campaign against the Islamic State militant group. read more...


Federal Judges Block Trump's Immigration Order
Federal Judges Block Trump's Immigration Order

Federal judges in four states have barred U.S. authorities from deporting people who are subject to President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to halt immigration from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen for 30 days. read more...


Trump Wants to Develop US-France Cooperation, Reaffirms Commitment to NATO
Trump Wants to Develop US-France Cooperation, Reaffirms Commitment to NATO

President Donald Trump wants to strengthen the U.S.'s cooperation with France particularly in counterterrorism and security programs. read more...


White House: CIA Director Included Anew in National Security Council
White House: CIA Director Included Anew in National Security Council

The White House has said President Donald Trump has included CIA Director Mike Pompeo to the National Security Council. read more...


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