'Killing Pres. Trump wouldn't be enough to avenge Soleimani'

Hajizadeh: 'Trump should order coffins for American soldiers before threatening Iran; If war breaks out with US, Iran will finish and win.'Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2020, 11:46 AM

US Defense Secretary: There has been no decision to leave Iraq

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper denies reports that the US-led international coalition fighting ISIS has decided to withdraw from Iraq.Elad Benari, 1/6/2020, 11:12 PM

Esper: We're prepared to defend ourselves against Iran

Defense Secretary: US could take preemptive military action if Iran or its proxies plan to strike American interests in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 1/3/2020, 3:48 AM

US to send 750 more troops to the Middle East

Pentagon announces more troops will be sent to Middle East following attack on US embassy in Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 2:43 AM

US Defense Secretary fires Navy secretary

Navy’s top official fired for proposing deal with White House to resolve matter of Navy SEAL whose case has been championed by Trump.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2019, 1:40 AM

Defense Minister Bennett speaks with US Defense Secretary

Israeli Defense Minister discusses recent IDF strikes in Syria with US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2019, 12:58 PM

US to send armored reinforcements into eastern Syria

Defense Secretary says US will send armored reinforcements against potential ISIS on oil fields in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/25/2019, 9:48 PM

US troops withdrawing from Syria expected to move to Iraq

US Defense Secretary says troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue fight against ISIS.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2019, 5:59 AM

US says up to 1,000 troops to withdraw from Syria

Pentagon announces Trump has ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/13/2019, 9:00 PM

'US preparing response to attack on Saudi oil facilities'

US Defense Secretary says military is preparing a response to the attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities which are blamed on Iran.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2019, 6:42 AM

Netanyahu to meet British PM, American Defense Sec. in London

PM to fly for a meeting with the two on Thursday. Hectic contacts regarding setting of meeting with Putin before elections.Nitzan Keidar, 9/4/2019, 7:14 PM

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate votes to confirm Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, by majority of 90 to 8.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2019, 12:01 AM