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The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of Lloyd Austin to the post of Secretary of Defense in the Biden administration. Austin was approved with a vote of 93-2 and will be the first African-American to become Pentagon chief.
Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin for Biden Administration, Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary
The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of Lloyd Austin to the post of Secretary of Defense in the Biden administration. Austin was approved with a vote of 93-2 and will be the first African-American...
Trump Tightens American Capital Flow, Cutting Off Billions Invested in Chinese Military Companies
In 1999, a law was passed that required the Pentagon to compile a list of companies affiliated with the Chinese military. The Pentagon has only last year begun complying with the mandate, 21 years after...
In November, President Trump passed the Executive Order 13959 that blocks American pension holders and companies from funding Communist Chinese Military Companies (CCMC).
Washington Tightens Ban on Investments in Communist Chinese Military Companies
In November, President Trump passed Executive Order 13959 that blocks American pension holders and companies from funding Communist Chinese Military Companies (CCMC). The Treasury Department recently tightened the ban through which Washington will prohibit index...
U.S. Forces in Somalia - Department of Defense Joint Combat Camera Center
Trump Administration Orders Withdrawal of US Troops in Somalia
On Dec. 4, President Donald Trump ordered a January withdrawal of nearly all U.S. troops in Somalia. The move corresponds to a larger initiative to reduce forces from Iraq and Afghanistan. Just under 700 troops...
Joe Biden recently announced his secretary of defense candidate – retired four-star Army General Lloyd Austin III. Austin has experience overseeing the U.S. Central Command.
Biden’s Pentagon Pick Draws Criticism for Lack of China Credentials
Joe Biden recently announced his secretary of defense candidate — retired four-star Army General Lloyd Austin III. Austin has experience overseeing the U.S. Central Command. If he is appointed, Austin will become the first African...
The Pentagon has removed 11 advisors from its Defense Policy Board. overhead view of the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C. trump administration
Sudden Changes Under Trump Administration to 2 US Boards of Defense
Significant changes in the Defense Business and Defense Policy Boards have recently taken place under the Trump administration.  According to the Defense News website, new members to the Defense Business Board include Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s...
The Pentagon has removed 11 advisors from its Defense Policy Board. overhead view of the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C. trump administration
Pentagon Shakes Up Defense Policy Board, Removes Major Advisors
The U.S. Department of Defense has removed 11 influential advisors from its Defense Policy Board. The directive was sent out by Pentagon’s White House liaison Joshua Whitehouse, with the purge done quietly on the eve...
Pentagon: Space Force Necessary to Counter China and Russia
The acting secretary of defense has called the proposed branch of the U.S. military — the Space Force — a “low cost, low bureaucracy” solution to evolving threats from Moscow and Beijing, defending it in...