The Pentagon's top leaders said Wednesday that they believe the ballistic missiles launched by Iran against U.S. military positions in Iraq was an unsuccessful strike meant to kill American troops.
Ash Carter shares many of his insights in his book "Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon."
Expert: If al-Qaeda or ISIS were able to purchase cyberattack capabilities then swathes of critical US infrastructure could be at risk.
Esper approved the transfer of $3.6 billion -- meant for military construction projects -- to instead go toward the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.
The Pentagon marks a year without regularly scheduled press briefings, underscoring what many describe as a decline in transparency and public engagement.
Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has mandated new restrictions on the way the Pentagon shares information with Congress about military operations around the world, a move that is straining ties with key Republican and Democratic lawmakers.
Pentagon officials are considering a new request for military assistance along the southern border, a defense official said Monday.
The Defense Department has awarded $976 million to two companies to help fix the wall along the southern border.
The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled details of the $750 billion national defense budget that the Trump administration has asked Congress to pass.