Israel, US intercept long-range missiles during joint drill

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the U.S. have successfully intercepted a series of medium to long-range ballistic missiles in a joint drill. The missile test in southern Israel was condu...

Taiwan to benefit from Japan’s move to boost island defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan is poised to boost its defense capabilities with the inauguration of multiple military bases on the Nansei Islands, a chain of Japanese islands that stretches southw...

General: No F-35 jet sale to Turkey if it buys Russia system

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander for Europe says he would recommend the United States not sell its high-tech F-35 fighter jet to Turkey, if Ankara moves ahead with plans to buy a Russian missi...

US deploys advanced anti-missile system in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The American and Israeli militaries say the U.S. has deployed a highly advanced anti-missile defense system in Israel for the first time. Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

Space Force would be by far the smallest military service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's proposed Space Force, which faces an uncertain fate in Congress, would be the smallest military service — by far. Details of the Pentagon...

The Latest: Trump warns US enemies after summit collapse

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2:30 a.m. Friday President Dona...

Text of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address

Text of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House: ___ Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Member...

US hopes Turkey buys Patriot, drops Russian missile pledge

ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior U.S. official says Washington hopes Turkey will choose the Patriot air defense system over a Russian system that has raised NATO concerns. Turkey has pledged...

Experts, images suggest a Saudi ballistic missile program

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest, evidence of the t...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 22 The Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court allowing the Trump adminis...

Randall Schriver: US should provide protection to Taiwan based on TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Randall Schriver, the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, said in an interview with Japanese media that Taiwanese people should have a say ...

Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has successfully tested the country's advanced missile defense system capable of defending against ballistic missile threats outside the atmosphere. T...

Japan to deploy THAAD anti-missile system in Kagoshima Prefecture: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese government intends to buy land on Mageshima in the southern Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missil...

The Latest: Trump calls for expanded missile defense program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's missile defense strategy (all times local): 11:40 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling for an expanded ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MAY BATTLES TO KEEP BREXIT ON TRACK European Union countr...