The Air Force is asking Congress for more money to keep the two current presidential jets in service for two to three more years because of unplanned delays by Boeing in building their replacements as Air Force One.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates noted Sunday that Europe had been warned for decades about allowing Russia to build oil pipelines and becoming dependent on the Kremlin for energy.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will host on Monday the second meeting of the Ukraine Contact Group.
President Biden pledged Friday to bring the U.S.-South Korea relationship to “greater heights” as he kicked off an East Asia swing at a semiconductor manufacturer owned by Samsung, a company investing billions in the U.S.
President Biden will attempt to project harmony and unity of purpose among Indo-Pacific democracies and underscore America’s security commitment to Asia during a six-day visit to South Korea and Japan this week, amid criticism from a wary China and concerns that North Korea may try to derail the trip with a nuclear test.
At least 1,700 Ukrainian soldiers are believed to have surrendered from the Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol while an “unknown number” of Ukrainian forces still remain inside the besieged factory, British officials said Friday.