Russians 'Hold The Cards' In Syria, Says Former Pentagon Chief

Defense | Will Racke
Vietnam War veteran and former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the unveiling of an exhibit honoring Vietnam veterans and their families, at the Pentagon, December 20, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘I don’t know where the strategy is’

Senate To Debate Best Way To Handle Military Sexual Assault

Politics | Jacob Bojesson
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, (D-NY) speaks about pending legislation regarding sexual assaults in the military at a Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing

‘Nobody should be forced to go to their boss to report a rape’

Former Defense Secretaries Say Obama's National Security Council Tried To Run Wars From An Office Building

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Barack Obama attends a meeting with the National Security Council at the State Department in Washington

‘I don’t think there’s one veteran on Obama’s staff at the White House’

For The Umpteenth Time, Defense Sec Denies He's Blocking White House Plan To Close Gitmo

US | Jonah Bennett
Guantanamo Bay

‘I can’t assure the president that it would be safe to do that’

Former SecDef: Obama Only Surrounds Himself With Agreeable Yes Men Advisers

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Robert Gates

‘I can do every one of your jobs better than you can,’ Obama reportedly said

Hagel's Message To The Next President: 'Listen To Our Military'

Elections | Christian Datoc
Hagel's Message To The Next President: 'Listen To The Military' (Getty Images)

Second time in as many months the former Defense secretary has criticized Obama

Former SecDef: Obama's National Security Advisers Are Totally Naive

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Robert Gates

‘In the interest of U.S. national security’

Former Sec Def: Obama's NSC Holds Rambling, Indecisive Policy Meetings

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
President Barack Obama walks to deliver remarks at the armed services farewell in honor of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia, January 28, 2015. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

‘Deferring the tough decisions’

Obama Trying To Sneak Around Bill Blocking Gitmo Transfers To US

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Guantanamo Bay

‘Congress has again failed to take productive action toward closing the detention facility’

White House Pressures Carter To Sign Off On More Gitmo Detainee Transfers, But Carter Isn't Budging

US | Jonah Bennett

Carter ‘is definitely under pressure… The White House, if it had its way, would like to see more regular signatures’

DoD Auditor Knowingly Approved Deeply Flawed Financial Reports

US | Jonah Bennett
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

‘Damn, this is an accomplishment’

Ash Carter Sworn In As 25th Secretary Of Defense, FOURTH Under Obama

Politics | Jonah Bennett

Obama has gone through four DOD secretaries in six years

The Army Has Plans To Make It Harder To Discharge Transgender Soldiers

US | Jonah Bennett

‘Everyone agrees [it’s] long overdue’

ACLU Slaps Department Of Defense With A Lawsuit For Discrimination

US | Jonah Bennett

ACLU says more women means less sexual assault

Hagel: The White House Pressured Me To Release Gitmo Prisoners

Politics | Chuck Ross

‘I’ve been in this town a long time’

Bulging Pentagon Has No Idea How Many Civilian Workers It Needs, Still Wants To Slash Military

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett

‘Something is clearly wrong’

Military Reform Aims To Slash Pay For New Troops

US | Jonah Bennett

Sorry, we can’t afford you

Ashton Carter's Caucasus Challenge: Azerbaijan Needs Reassurance, Steadiness In Washington

Opinion | Alex Vatanka

The new Pentagon chief can’t take Azerbaijani commitments and contributions for granted.