Britain must renew its submarine-borne While most lawmakers in Cameron's party support keeping nuclear weapons, Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn, is holding a review of the party's policy. if it is to maintain its outsized role in world affairs, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in comments published in Washington.
President Barack Obama on Friday named Ashton Carter, a highly regarded technocrat, to lead the Pentagon as the US military embarks on the latest phase in its 13-year war against Islamic extremists.
President Barack Obama is considering two former Defense Department officials as successors to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, administration officials said on Monday. Both are seasoned national security professionals whose credibility among members of both parties and Defense Department experience would be considered assets in managing the threat from the Islamic State, budget cuts and other challenges.