Pentagon watchdog declines to investigate Ukraine aid delay

Reaction and analysis from former CIA director James Woolsey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 10:14 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

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

Report: US launched cyber attack against Iran

US targeted Iran's computers and systems responsible for missile attacks, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2019, 11:59 PM

Pentagon releases flight path of downed drone

Pentagon says Iran's downing of its drone was "an unprovoked attack" and the UAV never violated Iranian airspace.Elad Benari, 6/21/2019, 3:10 AM

Pentagon: US ready to defend its interests in Middle East

Latest US deployment of troops to Middle East will include Patriot missile battalion and “other deterrence capabilities”.Elad Benari, 6/20/2019, 2:10 AM

Pentagon shifting funds for border wall

$1.5 billion in funds will help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the US-Mexican border.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/10/2019, 10:16 PM

Man arrested in connection with ricin envelopes sent to Trump

Man arrested in Utah in an investigation into envelopes filled with ricin that were mailed to Pentagon officials and President Trump.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2018, 3:39 AM

Poison packages sent to Pentagon

FBI investigating after multiple packages containing deadly poison ricin sent to Pentagon.Gary Willig, 10/2/2018, 8:25 PM

Pentagon: Russia will bear responsibility for Idlib attack

Pentagon warns Russia will bear responsibility for humanitarian crisis in Syria if there is an attack on Idlib.Elad Benari, 9/13/2018, 2:09 AM

Pentagon cuts aid to Pakistan

US military cancels $300 million in aid after Pakistan fails to act against insurgents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2018, 11:10 PM

Trump directs creation of sixth military branch: The Space Force

US President directs Pentagon and Defense Department to oversee creation of sixth military branch to be 'separate but equal' to Air Force.Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2018, 10:55 PM

Pentagon confirms 9/11 planner captured in Syria

Pentagon confirms that Syrian-born German linked to September 11 attacks was captured by Syrian Kurds.Elad Benari, 4/20/2018, 4:42 AM

Pentagon official: Iran deal still in our best interests

U.S. Central Command chief says Iranian nuclear deal is still in the best interests of the United States.Elad Benari, 3/14/2018, 6:38 AM

Pentagon: Iran has deployed the S-300 system

Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency says Iran has tested and deployed Russian-made anti-aircraft system.Elad Benari, 3/8/2018, 6:13 AM

US backs Israel's right to self-defense

Pentagon, State Department, emphasize Israel has a right to defend itself, express concern over Iran's 'behavior.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2018, 10:32 PM

US bombers fly off North Korean coast

Pentagon spokesperson says flights 'emphasize seriousness' with which US takes North Korea's 'reckless behavior.'Chana Roberts, 9/23/2017, 9:45 PM

ISIS leader in Afghanistan dead

Pentagon says U.S. forces killed leader of ISIS Afghanistan branch, known as ISIS-K.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/14/2017, 11:08 PM

Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originated

Activity associated with chemical weapons spotted by US intelligence as President warns Assad preparing new chemical weapons attackGary Willig, 6/27/2017, 5:46 PM

'US pilots will not hesitate to defend themselves'

American officials say US will not alter operations in Syria amid Russian threat to treat US aircraft as military targets.Gary Wilig, 6/19/2017, 8:17 PM

Watch: Newly-released photos show Pentagon post-9/11

FBI releases photos showing the chaos at the Pentagon immediately after the attack there on 9/11.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2017, 2:16 PM

Senior Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in Afghanistan

Pentagon: Strike in Afghanistan killed Al-Qaeda terrorist who was responsible for the death of two American service members.Elad Benari, 3/26/2017, 4:45 AM

Al-Qaeda leader killed in American air strike in Syria

Pentagon says Mohammad Habib Boussadoun al-Tunisi, an Al-Qaeda leader, was killed in an air strike near Idlib.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2017, 4:06 AM

Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria

Abu Afghan al-Masri, senior Al-Qaeda leader in Syria who previously operated in Afghanistan, killed by American drone strike.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2016, 3:45 AM

Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in Syria air strike

Pentagon reveals a United States drone strike in Syria killed an Al-Qaeda member with ties to the organization's senior leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2016, 2:46 AM

Pentagon still unsure whether to link Islam & violent Jihad

Staffers preparing National Military Strategy report can't agree on the inclusion of a passage on Salafi jihadism.Hillel Fendel, 10/7/2016, 1:09 AM

Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

Pentagon spokesman warns the Islamic State is determined to use chemical arms and likely to try them again in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2016, 5:14 AM

U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian army

Pentagon admits coalition fighting ISIS may have struck Syrian military positions in Deir Ezzor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 3:40 AM

ISIS information minister killed in Syria

Coalition air strike in Syria kills Wa'il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, considered ISIS's information minister.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/16/2016, 9:59 PM

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory near Mosul

Pentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.AFP, 9/13/2016, 10:20 PM

Pentagon: ISIS spokesman was killed in American airstrike

Pentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 1:12 AM

Pentagon: ISIS about to lose access to Turkey border

The Islamic State group in Syria is about to lose access to Turkey's porous border, the Pentagon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2016, 3:14 AM

Pentagon warns Syria: Don't fly near coalition troops

United States warns Syrian regime that it is prepared to shoot down planes threatening international coalition forces in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 4:10 AM

U.S. scrambles jets to protect its advisers in Syria

Fighters sent to protect U.S. advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/19/2016, 9:20 PM

Pentagon: Iran improved ballistic missiles after nuclear deal

A new report, published by the US Department of Defense, outlines Iran's sins as a growing cyber and ballistic security threatRachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 7:52 AM

New intelligence says ISIS rapper survived Syria strike

A German, who featured in an ISIS propaganda video holding a severed head, has resurfaced after the Pentagon declared him dead.AFP, 8/4/2016, 5:33 PM

Pentagon acknowledges it targeted ISIS 'defense minister'

Pentagon says it targeted top ISIS commander Omar al-Shishani, stops short of confirming his reported death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 4:15 AM

Pentagon confirms death of senior Al-Nusra Front member

Pentagon confirms it had targeted the spokesman of Syria's Al-Qaeda branch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 3:13 AM

US orders families of personnel out of southern Turkey

Fearing imminent terror attacks, Pentagon orders families of military ad civilian personnel to leave southern Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 8:23 PM

CIA fighting the Pentagon in Syria

Syrian rebel groups backed by different parts of US defense establishment are shooting at each other.Matt Wanderman, 3/29/2016, 11:24 AM

Pentagon downplays North Korea's nuclear threat

American defense official says there's no evidence North Korea has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear weapon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2016, 5:15 AM

Pentagon expands cyberattacks against ISIS

Senior defense officials in the United States say the cyber war against ISIS has intensified.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2016, 1:14 AM

US denies slowing anti-ISIS campaign

US-led coalition strikes against Islamic State in Syria have dwindled from 359 in July to a measly 92 this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 9:56 PM

United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on Syria

Pentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 2:43 AM

Turkey to Join International Coalition Against ISIS

The United States and Turkey finalize agreement to include Turkey in international effort to bring down ISIS, says Pentagon.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 2:13 AM

Officials Reveal Russia Hacked the Pentagon

Hackers 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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2015, 9:27 AM

Key Figure in Al-Qaeda Offshoot Killed in Syria

Pentagon says an airstrike in Syria has killed Muhsin al-Fadhli, a key figure in the Khorasan terrorist group.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2015, 1:13 AM

ISIS Leader Killed in Airstrike in Syria

Pentagon says a senior ISIS leader who recruited funds and fighters and procured weapons for the jihadists was killed on June 16.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2015, 1:12 AM

US, Iran-Backed Shi'ite Forces Not Cooperating

Pentagon reveals Shi'ite fighters at Iraqi base where 450 US troops were sent, but that the two forces not working together to fight ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 10:45 AM

American Airstrike Kills 'Person of Interest' in Benghazi Attack

Pentagon says an ISIS operative involved in the 2012 Benghazi attack was killed in an airstrike in northern Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2015, 3:43 AM

Pentagon Admits Difficulty in Training Syrian Rebels

United States struggling to implement its training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting ISIS, according to the Pentagon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2015, 5:44 AM

Pentagon Confirms Algerian Terrorist Was Targeted by Airstrike

Pentagon confirms that Mokhtar Belmokhtar was indeed the target of an airstrike in Libya, but will not confirm if he was killed.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2015, 5:15 AM

Pentagon: War on ISIS Has Cost Over $2.7 Billion

Anti-Islamist operation in Syria and Iraq now costing more than $9 million per day, and still struggling to show meaningful results.Tova Dvorin, 6/12/2015, 1:53 PM

Pentagon Planning to Deploy More Troops to Iraq

Pentagon spokesman reveals new plans to train more Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters are being finalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 9:46 PM

Pentagon to Expedite Shipment of Shoulder Weapons to Iraq

An expedited shipment of 2,000 shoulder-fired weapons from Washington expected to arrive in Iraq next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2015, 4:43 AM

Pentagon: Situation in Ramadi Remains 'Contested'

Pentagon says situation in Ramadi remains "fluid and contested" after ISIS claims it captured the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2015, 4:13 AM

Pentagon: Iraq Oil Refinery Under Threat from ISIS

Pentagon spokesman says ISIS has entered the Baiji refinery in Iraq and controls parts of it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 2:45 AM