To show North Korea their strength after it sank the Cheonan warship, the US and South Korea today announced a joint antisubmarine drill. China has objected, citing security concerns.
Army Spc. Bradley Manning has been arrested in connection with the April release of classified footage of a US helicopter mistakenly shooting Iraqi civilians to website WikiLeaks.
The Pentagon announced Monday that it will conduct two joint naval exercises with South Korea in response to confirmation that North Korea was responsible for the warship Cheonan sinking.
An eight-hour firefight at Bagram Air Base killed an American contractor and injured nine US servicemen.
Pentagon officials say they're moving as fast as they can, but logistical challenges mean it will be a week before a US Navy hospital ship arrives to help Haiti earthquake victims.
The deployment will include four brigades aimed at training and advising Iraqis – a nod to America's slow pullback from the front lines.
The move to create a position to safeguard the country's computer networks comes as the Pentagon plans to create a military command for cyberwarfare.
The US Navy has accused Chinese ships of harassing a US submarine-tracking vessel in the South China Sea.