Source: White House Wanted to Keep DIA Finding on N.Korean Nukes Under Wraps

A Defense Intelligence Agency finding that North Korea possesses nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles was thrust into public by a senior U.S. House staff member who was merely doing his job, congressional sources say. In a new twist, a House source tells Defense News that a DIA congressional liaison told a senior House Armed Services Committee aide…

Photo of the Day: March 14, 2013

It may not look like much, but the operation pictured above is heightening tensions on the Korean peninsula and even caused the North Korean government to declare an end to the armistice which concluded the Korean war.  Operation Key Resolve is a joint training exercise between the U.S. and South Korean armed forces that began…

Live Blog: Sen. Kerry’s Own Foreign Relations Panel Examines His SecState Nomination

U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., appears — shy of any stumbles during today’s confirmation hearing — mere days away from finally becoming America’s top diplomat. This morning, Kerry will testify before the panel he technically still chairs, the Foreign Relations Committee, for his confirmation hearing. The panel’s ranking Republican, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, told…