Poland to sign $4.6B contract for US-made F-35 fighter jets

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is signing a $4.6 billion deal with the United States on Friday for the purchase of 32 fighter jets as the European country looks to enhance its air defense on NATO's east...

Greece set to ratify new military deal with United States

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's parliament is set to ratify an agreement with the United States for a major expansion of military cooperation as it faces an escalation of tensions with neighboring Turk...

Japan's leader vows to boost nation's role in US alliance

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Sunday to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the U.S. in “outer space and cyberspace,” as the allies marked the 60th annive...

Pentagon ups pressure on Taiwan’s TSMC to produce chips in the U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fearing interference from China, the Pentagon wants Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to produce military-grade chips in the United States, the Nikkei Asian Re...

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from Trump rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held a campaign rally Tuesday night in Milwaukee as six Democratic contenders hoping to unseat him readied for their last debate before voting begins in Iowa....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nanc...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's distortions are across the board

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump systematically fabricated his record before boisterous supporters and the eyes of the world this past week. To a core ques...

Risky Gulf Arab strategy tested by killing of Iran general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirate (AP) — U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now bein...

AP Explains: Rising Iran, US tension after general's killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. airstrike that killed a prominent Iranian general in Baghdad raises tensions even higher between Tehran and Washington, after months of trading attacks and ...

Japan Cabinet approves record defense budget for coming year

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet approved a record defense budget Friday that includes a number of American stealth fighter jets as well as funding to research potentially developing its own fighter jet p...

Senate sends Trump defense bill with federal parental leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday voted to send to President Donald Trump an annual defense policy bill that combines a $738 billion Pentagon budget blueprint with legislation to provide federal...

Turkey hints it could bar US from using key air bases

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister suggested Wednesday that the United States could be barred from using two strategic air bases in retaliation to possible U.S. sanctions against his coun...

Report: Turkey to start testing Russian S-400 defense system

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media say Turkey is poised to begin testing Russian-made S-400 air defense systems, despite threats of sanctions from the United States. The Milliyet ne...

F-35 unit from Utah base begins deployment to Middle East

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — Another Hill Air Force Base squadron equipped with F-35 fighters has left on a combat deployment for the Middle East. The Standard-Examiner reports t...

Erdogan says Turkey won’t dispose of Russian S-400s

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s president says his country would be willing to purchase U.S.-made Patriot defense systems but will not dispose of the Russian S-400 system. President R...