Defense Department Category

April 9, 2019

Trump Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a Foreign Terrorist Group

The designation is the first one by the United States against part of a foreign government. The Pentagon and C.I.A. oppose the move, citing risks to Americans.

March 31, 2019

Russia’s Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa

In an influence campaign that is worrying the Pentagon, Russia’s weapons sales, military training programs and security agreements are growing across Africa.

March 30, 2019

The Secret Death Toll of America’s Drones

President Trump is making it harder to know how many civilians the government kills by remote control.