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According to the Pentagon, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards are responsible for attacks by oil tankers

American military officials said Friday that Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates. The officials said the attacks were part of a "campaign" by the Iranian regime. The regime prompted the US to send additional troops to the Middle East. "We are bringing the attack on shipping in Fujairah back …

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Gene Simmons holds briefing on the Pentagon podium, which has not seen a speaker for nearly a year

The only other person on the Pentagon Briefing Room podium last year? Movie star Gerard Butler, who was there last October to promote a new movie. This is just the latest sign of the ongoing marginalization of the press conference by the Trump administration. This is a connection through which the President and the Cabinet have communicated policies and priorities …

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Trump tells Pentagon boss he does not want to go to war with Iran

WASHINGTON – President Trump has told his incumbent Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan that, according to several government officials, he does not want to go to war with Iran to inform his hawk helpers that US pressure on Iran is intensifying Tehran must not escalate into open conflict. Mr. Trump's statement came during a briefing Wednesday morning in the Situation …

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Deputy Pentagon Chief: Military will "only go when the border is secured"

Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan Patrick Michael Shanahan Overnight Defense – Presented by Huntington Ingalls Industries – Pentagon authorizes the transfer of .5B to the Border Wall | Dems Explosion Train | House Dem urges Pelosi to sue for veto against Trump in Yemen Pentagon authorizes transfer of $ 0.5 billion to Trump border wall by Afghan forces, other …

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China will build a number of military bases worldwide, says Pentagon World News

The US Department of Defense expects China to add military bases around the world to protect its investment in One Belt One Road's ambitious global infrastructure program, an official report released Thursday said. In Beijing, there is currently only one overseas military based in Djibouti, but is believed to be planning others, including possibly Pakistan, as it seeks to call …

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The Chinese armed forces are expanding to "defeat US military superiority," Pentagon says

The Pentagon says that Chinese troops continue to pose a growing threat and try to "deny" the US military at greater distances from mainland China, according to a new report released Thursday afternoon. Chinese "Ground, Marine, Air and Air Rifles" "The missile forces are increasingly able to project power" and "fight US military superiority" in the region. A progress area …

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Pentagon stops deliveries of F-35 parts and manuals to Turkey over the purchase of a Russian air defense system

This undated photo shows an F-35 fighter jet. The Pentagon announced that it had "suspended" the delivery of F-35 combat aircraft parts and manuals to Turkey over the decision of the Middle East to buy a Russian air defense system. (US Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Deseree Kamm, File) The US Department of Defense announced Monday that it had ordered …

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Pentagon authorizes up to $ 1 billion to build a 57-mile boundary wall

The Pentagon told Congress late Monday that it approved the transfer of up to $ 1 billion to set up 57 miles of "pedestrian fences" on the US-Mexico border, the national emergency declaration directly supported by President Trump from last month. The 18 meter high fencing is to be built in the sectors Yuma and El Paso, it says in …

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