US military

Taiwan

China Says it's Ready for War if the U.S. Keeps Pushing for Taiwanese Independence

Beijing is accusing the U.S., which recently approved a $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan, of destabilizing the region.
David Gilbert
7.24.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The Real Consequences of Pulling U.S. Troops out of Africa

ISIS-linked groups have stepped up their activity since the Tongo Tongo ambush that left four U.S. Green Berets dead
Benjamin Foley
Cassandra Vinograd
Seb Walker
5.3.19
White Nationalism

How an allegedly violent white nationalist spent decades in the U.S. military undetected

A Coast Guard officer was allegedly planning a massive terror attack, raising new questions about extremism in the military.
Tess Owen
2.23.19
US military

Exclusive: The U.S. has more military operations in Africa than the Middle East

“We are extremely lucky that there have not been more situations like Niger.”
Nick Turse
12.12.18
C2F

The US Military Has a New Facility for Overseeing Nuclear War

The C2F, as it's known, is unlikely to survive very long during a full-scale nuclear war.
David Axe
7.10.18
Poland

Why Poland is ready to pay $2 billion for a permanent U.S. military base on its soil

“They’re saying give us real security, not one on a rotational basis, and this means permanently basing American troops in Poland.”
Tim Hume
5.29.18
harassment

General who called sexual harassment allegations “fake news” is removed by the U.S. Marines

Brig. Gen. Kurt Stein headed the office that oversees sexual assault prevention.
Alexa Liautaud
4.17.18
national guard

California is begrudgingly sending 400 National Guard troops for Trump’s border wall plan

The state is cooperating, but they're not happy about it.
Alexa Liautaud
4.11.18
immigration

Trump wants troops at the border until the wall is built

It's not clear he can legally do that, but he announced he would anyway.
Alexa Liautaud
4.3.18
sexual harassment

Explicit photos of female service members are being shared in a Dropbox folder called “Hoes Hoin’”

Anyone with the link can access the photos, underscoring the pervasiveness of online harassment in the U.S. military.
Alexa Liautaud
3.9.18
MILITARY

First female Marines join combat training battalion at Camp Pendleton

They'll be among the first women to be integrated at the platoon and squad level.
Alexa Liautaud
3.7.18
MILITARY

The U.S. military has its first openly transgender recruit

Federal court rulings have prevented the military from enacting Trump's ban
Alexa Liautaud
2.27.18
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