Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:59:02 EDTAmerican and coalition forces continued air strikes and missile sorties against forces loyal to Col. Moammar Gaddafi as U.S. struggles to hold together crucial coalition partners.
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:37:00 EDTBoth members of a U.S. fighter jet crew were rescued in Libya after their F-15E Strike Eagle malfunctioned and crashed, the U.S. military said. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said "significant military fighting" in Libya "should recede in the next few days."
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:04:00 EDTSetbacks for rebels reveal the degree to which the disorganized and ill-equipped force is depending on allied airstrikes to end Gaddafi's rule.
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 20:31:00 EDTDespite the airstrikes, Gaddafi's forces were digging in outside Ajdabiya, which straddles highways that go north to Benghazi and east across the desert to Tobruk.
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 17:47:00 EDTSecretary of State Clinton's assertion that the United States "did not lead" is belied by the large role the United States played in launching an UN-sanctioned strikes on Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's military capabilities. U.S. warships fired more than 110 Tomahawk missiles into Libyan territory
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 00:07:00 EDTAfter 24 hours of strikes on air defenses and ground forces, Gaddafi calls foreign forces "Nazis," promises drawn-out war
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:29:00 EDTThe secretary of state pledges that the United States will strongly support the international military action to halt Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's attacks on rebels.
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 13:52:01 EDTFighter aircraft from France, Britain and the United Arab Emirates converged on bases in and around Italy late Friday to begin operations over Libya under the command and control of the United States at its naval base in Naples, according to U.S. and European officials.
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 22:55:02 EDTA deadly U.S. airstrike Thursday in a northwest tribal village, along with the sudden release Wednesday of a U.S. intelligence contractor accused of murdering two Pakistanis, has raised tensions between the United States and Pakistan and brought new domestic criticism of Pakistan's security establis
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 19:37:00 EDTPresident demands Libyan government move beyond cease-fire declaration and withdraw troops from cities captured by rebels or face "military action."
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:48:01 EDTThe Obama administration pressed Thursday for greater United Nations authority to confront Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's forces by land, air and sea, while insisting that Arab governments play a central role in any possible military action.
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:38:00 EDTA Pentagon audit has found that the federal government overpaid a billionaire oilman by as much as $200 million on several military contracts worth nearly $2.7 billion.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:39:01 EDTSeven in 10 Americans support permitting women in the military to serve in ground units that engage in close combat, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:00:00 EDTWhat kind of force and purpose should the U.S. Navy be ready for?
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:33:00 EDTAs a highly industrialized nation, earthquake-stricken Japan may not need an outpouring of help, but the U.S. military has redeployed several ships to come to its ally's aid. Search-and-rescue teams, including one from Fairfax County, were also preparing for possible missions to look for survivors.
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:31:00 EDTAmong government workers, one group enjoys lifetime health benefits virtually unmatched in the United States: military retirees.
Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:58:01 EDTAmong government workers, one group enjoys lifetime health benefits virtually unmatched in the United States: military retirees.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 12:08:00 EDTThe comments appeared designed to counter the criticism surrounding his earlier remarks.
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 23:44:02 EDTThe Air Force's decision late last month to award the long-contested, $35 billion aerial refueling tanker program to Boeing ended a competition that had been fraught with controversy. But analysts say the decision may have sent another message to the contracting community: The government isn't ne...
Sat, 12 Mar 2011 14:44:01 ESTAs the Pentagon seeks to trim spending, there are some programs Congress believes the military can't do without. Among them: cancer research.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 19:05:01 ESTHIROSHIMA, JAPAN - A powerful tsunami triggered by a massive earthquake devastated the northeastern coast of Japan on Friday, leaving hundreds dead and launching waves that triggered warnings from Alaska to South America.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:04:04 ESTPresident Obama orders plans giving U.S. military "full capacity to act" in Libya if situation worsens but expresses several notes of caution.
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:39:01 ESTKABUL - The accidental killing of a cousin of President Hamid Karzai by a U.S. Special Forces team became on Thursday the latest in a string of high-profile civilian casualties that have further soured the relationship between the president and his American benefactors.
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:31:00 ESTA federal grand jury in Norfolk indicted 14 men from Somalia and Yemen on piracy charges Thursday, alleging that the men hijacked a yacht, took four U.S. citizens hostage, held them for four days and killed them off the Oman coast in the Arabian Sea.