Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg/U.S. Navy photo (WASHINGTON) — Attackers who seized a commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden this weekend appear to have been Somali pirates, the Defense Department’s top spokesman told reporters at the Pentagon Monday. A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer and allied ships belonging to a counter-piracy task […]

Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images (KYIV, Ukraine) — On a surprise trip to the Ukrainian capital, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin tried to rally support for Ukraine and even suggested Ukrainian forces would be “even more aggressive” in their fight against invading Russian forces throughout this winter. Austin’s buoyant prediction about the next phase of […]

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