Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic is committed to reaching an accord over nuclear activities even as the U.S. seeks to punish companies for possibly violating sanctions.
Defense industry lobbyists are bearing down on members of Congress in a bid to avert $52 billion in automatic spending cuts, part of a series of reductions that threaten to reshape military programs and contractors’ profits for years.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry said it has seen “no trace” of a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who disappeared in the Persian Gulf nation four years ago and called on the U.S. to share information to help locate him.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin representative, made competing assertions during their debate last night in Danville, Kentucky. How did they square with the facts?
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is outlining his vision of a smaller, better-equipped military while anticipating tough choices about some multibillion-dollar weapons systems that declining Pentagon budgets may force President Barack Obama’s administration to make.