Senate Rejects Bipartisan Effort to End 9/11 Military Force Declaration

In a battle between Republican isolationists and interventionists, the Senate rejected Senator Rand Paul’s push to end the military force declaration passed after 9/11.

Navy Ships Kept at Sea Despite Training and Maintenance Needs, Admiral Says

Crews and commanders have little time to train and ships go without maintenance because of growing demands in the Pacific, a top admiral told lawmakers on Thursday.

U.S. and South Korea Near Completion of Missile-Defense System

North Korea’s nuclear detonation over the weekend spurred the deployment of the rest of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, which is designed to stop missiles from the North.

News Analysis: Officials Eye Euphrates River Valley as Last Stand for ISIS

Even with the Islamic State on the run, U.S. advisers grapple with political and military problems in wresting Iraqi and Syrian towns from extremists.

U.S. Gives Military Assistance to Pakistan, With Strings Attached

The $255 million in military aid will be put into escrow. Unlocking the funds will require Islamabad to stop supporting the Taliban.