Before a new administration takes over, Carter is pushing to deeply change an immense bureaucracy that happens to have the power to end civilization.
The Department of Defense may block access to commercial web-based email. This could also end up ensuring that no young, smart person wants to work there.
The Pentagon's boss is trying to push bold reforms through the defense budget — and that may turn a usually boring process into something fun to watch for a change, even if you aren't a defense wonk.
Canada confirmed it had received a letter from US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter which asked for more contributions in the fight against IS militants. Similar letters were reportedly received by Germany and Australia.
Twenty-seven retired military leaders have signed a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter asking him to remove barriers that effectively prevent observant Sikhs to serve without being forced to violate their religious obligations.
Today, the Secretary of Defense receives the results of the US military's studies about women in combat, starting the countdown on a decision that will change the Pentagon forever.
The US is committing Special Operations to Syria as part of an effort to revitalize a stalled strategy against the Islamic State.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter testified today to Congress about the US strategy to counter the Islamic State, opening up the possibility of Special Forces raids against targets in Syria.
Gen. Mark Milley's nomination to become the US Army’s next chief of staff creates a conflict of interest in soldier's desertion hearing, according to the soldier's defense team.
New footage shows devastation at the Baiji oil refinery, where fighting continues to rage between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants.
VICE founder Shane Smith interviews US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter about Putin's nukes, the rise of the Islamic State, Afghan tumult, and repairing the NSA's reputation.