Pentagon still unsure whether to link Islam & violent JihadStaffers preparing National Military Strategy report can't agree on the inclusion of a passage on Salafi jihadism.
Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attackPentagon spokesman warns the Islamic State is determined to use chemical arms and likely to try them again in Iraq.
U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian armyPentagon admits coalition fighting ISIS may have struck Syrian military positions in Deir Ezzor.
ISIS information minister killed in SyriaCoalition air strike in Syria kills Wa'il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, considered ISIS's information minister.
Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory near MosulPentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.
Pentagon: ISIS spokesman was killed in American airstrikePentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.
Pentagon: ISIS about to lose access to Turkey borderThe Islamic State group in Syria is about to lose access to Turkey's porous border, the Pentagon says.
Pentagon warns Syria: Don't fly near coalition troopsUnited States warns Syrian regime that it is prepared to shoot down planes threatening international coalition forces in northern Syria.
U.S. scrambles jets to protect its advisers in SyriaFighters sent to protect U.S. advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area.
Pentagon: Iran improved ballistic missiles after nuclear dealA new report, published by the US Department of Defense, outlines Iran's sins as a growing cyber and ballistic security threat
New intelligence says ISIS rapper survived Syria strikeA German, who featured in an ISIS propaganda video holding a severed head, has resurfaced after the Pentagon declared him dead.
Pentagon acknowledges it targeted ISIS 'defense minister'Pentagon says it targeted top ISIS commander Omar al-Shishani, stops short of confirming his reported death.
Pentagon confirms death of senior Al-Nusra Front memberPentagon confirms it had targeted the spokesman of Syria's Al-Qaeda branch.
US orders families of personnel out of southern TurkeyFearing imminent terror attacks, Pentagon orders families of military ad civilian personnel to leave southern Turkey.
CIA fighting the Pentagon in SyriaSyrian rebel groups backed by different parts of US defense establishment are shooting at each other.
Pentagon downplays North Korea's nuclear threatAmerican defense official says there's no evidence North Korea has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear weapon.
Pentagon expands cyberattacks against ISISSenior defense officials in the United States say the cyber war against ISIS has intensified.
US denies slowing anti-ISIS campaignUS-led coalition strikes against Islamic State in Syria have dwindled from 359 in July to a measly 92 this month.
United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on SyriaPentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.
Turkey to Join International Coalition Against ISISThe United States and Turkey finalize agreement to include Turkey in international effort to bring down ISIS, says Pentagon.
Officials Reveal Russia Hacked the PentagonHackers break into 4,000 Joint Chiefs of Staff personnel accounts in the space of a minute, in what is 'clearly work of a state actor.'
Key Figure in Al-Qaeda Offshoot Killed in SyriaPentagon says an airstrike in Syria has killed Muhsin al-Fadhli, a key figure in the Khorasan terrorist group.
ISIS Leader Killed in Airstrike in SyriaPentagon says a senior ISIS leader who recruited funds and fighters and procured weapons for the jihadists was killed on June 16.
US, Iran-Backed Shi'ite Forces Not CooperatingPentagon reveals Shi'ite fighters at Iraqi base where 450 US troops were sent, but that the two forces not working together to fight ISIS.
American Airstrike Kills 'Person of Interest' in Benghazi AttackPentagon says an ISIS operative involved in the 2012 Benghazi attack was killed in an airstrike in northern Iraq.
Pentagon Admits Difficulty in Training Syrian RebelsUnited States struggling to implement its training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting ISIS, according to the Pentagon.
Pentagon Confirms Algerian Terrorist Was Targeted by AirstrikePentagon confirms that Mokhtar Belmokhtar was indeed the target of an airstrike in Libya, but will not confirm if he was killed.
Pentagon: War on ISIS Has Cost Over $2.7 BillionAnti-Islamist operation in Syria and Iraq now costing more than $9 million per day, and still struggling to show meaningful results.
Pentagon Planning to Deploy More Troops to IraqPentagon spokesman reveals new plans to train more Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters are being finalized.
Pentagon to Expedite Shipment of Shoulder Weapons to IraqAn expedited shipment of 2,000 shoulder-fired weapons from Washington expected to arrive in Iraq next week.
Pentagon: Situation in Ramadi Remains 'Contested'Pentagon says situation in Ramadi remains "fluid and contested" after ISIS claims it captured the city.
Pentagon: Iraq Oil Refinery Under Threat from ISISPentagon spokesman says ISIS has entered the Baiji refinery in Iraq and controls parts of it.
Russians Hacked Pentagon Network, Reveals Defense SecretaryDefense Secretary Ashton Carter reveals that Russian hackers accessed an unclassified Pentagon network earlier this year.
ISIS Lost a Quarter of its Territory in Iraq - PentagonUS military claims air campaign has helped Iraqi ground forces push back Islamic State; group still strong in Syria.
US Declassifies Document Revealing Israel's Nuclear ProgramObama revenge for Netanyahu's Congress talk? 1987 report on Israel's top secret nuclear program released in unprecedented move.
Pentagon Notifies Personnel on ISIS 'Hit List'Pentagon officials say ISIS "hit list" was drawn from public sources, from newspaper interview to Facebook pages.
ISIS Hackers Publish Hit List of 100 American SoldiersA group calling itself the ISIS Hacking Division published names and addresses of 100 American servicemen, calling for their deaths.
Pentagon Estimates 6,000 Jihadists Have Been KilledAmerican defense officials say about 6,000 jihadists killed in air strikes against ISIS. Hagel: Don't use "body counts" to measure progress.
Pentagon: Training of Syrian Rebels Could Begin in SpringThe United States military has made progress in its effort to identify moderate Syrian rebels to train for the fight against ISIS.
Pentagon Downplays Iran's Display of Copied DroneIranian military releases a video of a drone it claims to have copied from an American drone downed in 2011. Pentagon unimpressed.
Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.
The Gaza Operation and the US-Israel RelationshipSince Operation Protective Edge, Israeli defense industries have already received urgent procurement orders for arms and munitions worth billions of NIS. The cause is below.
Pentagon: Airstrikes Have Helped Keep ISIS Away from KobanePentagon spokesman warns that the town of Kobane could still fall into the hands of ISIS and that the situation is "tenuous".
Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed in AirstrikesThe Pentagon says there is no evidence of any civilian casualties from airstrikes targeting Islamist terrorists in Syria.
U.S. Confirms Apache Deliveries to EgyptDefense Secretary Hagel speaks with Egyptian counterpart, confirms the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt.
Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in AirstrikePentagon confirms death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, says it is a "major symbolic and operational loss" for Al-Shabaab.
Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US LawPentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.
Pentagon on Weapons to Israel: We're Assessing the ProcessPentagon says the process of supplying weapons to Israel is being “constantly assessed”.
Pentagon: Too Many Civilians Have Been Killed in GazaPentagon says Israel should do more to minimize civilian casualties.
Pentagon: Iran Has 'Small Numbers' of Operatives in IraqThe Pentagon says Iran has sent a small number of operatives to help Iraq, but has no "major units" there.
Questions and Accusations as Bowe Bergdahl Arrives HomeSoldier returns to US soil amid new evidence that the US Army had horrific conditions and leadership in Afghanistan.
U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with RussiaIn response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.
Pentagon Not Concerned by Iran's ThreatsThe Pentagon has no information that Iranian are approaching the Atlantic, says Pentagon spokesman.
Pentagon: 'US Would Have No Clue If Iran Got Nuke'New Pentagon report reveals US unable to detect nations acquiring nuclear bomb, expert notes India example - 'we had no warning whatsoever.'
Pentagon Study Vindicates Israel on Iran NukesThe Defense Science Board has concluded that American intelligence agencies are ill equipped to detect when foreign powers are developing nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing arsenals.
Report: US Plans '3-Day Attack' on SyriaPentagon drawing up plans for a more extensive military operation against Assad regime than had been previously planned.
U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to EgyptThe U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.