Navy Hospital Ship Reaches New York. But It’s Not Made to Contain Coronavirus.

WASHINGTON — The enormous hospital ship U.S.N.S. Comfort arrived in New York Harbor Monday morning, a…

Pentagon Order to Plan for Escalation in Iraq Meets Warning From Top Commander

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has ordered military commanders to plan for an escalation of American combat…

U.S. Army Halts Training Over Coronavirus but Then Changes Its Mind

WASHINGTON — The Army earlier this week ordered a halt to most training, exercises and nonessential…

Pentagon Takes Restrained Role in Coronavirus Response, Despite Calls for Help

WASHINGTON — For more than 18 years, the United States military has been defined by Washington’s…

Trump Aides Clash Over Response to Iranian-Backed Attacks in Iraq

WASHINGTON — President Trump was getting ready to declare the coronavirus a “national emergency,” but inside…

Pentagon Asks to Reconsider Awarding Huge Cloud Contract to Amazon

The action came after Amazon had contended that it lost the deal because of potential interference…