South Korea says North Korea is destroying one of its golf courses
North Korea is destroying a South Korean-owned golf course at a scenic mountain resort, in the second confirmed case of South Korean assets being eliminated, in an area where the rivals once ran a joint tour program, officials said Tuesday in Seoul.news.yahoo.com
Senate panel likely to OK 1st female Army secretary
The woman poised to be the first female secretary of the Army told Congress Thursday that combating sexual assault and harassment is a top priority, and said greater prevention is needed, including more training to encourage soldiers to step in when they see bad behavior by others.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks on historic role, China, and extremism in the military
Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks on historic role, China, and extremism in the military Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks broke barriers when she became the first woman to be confirmed by the Senate for the job. In her first television interview since starting her new role, she discussed with CBS News' Catherine Herridge how she's trying to bring about change at the Pentagon.cbsnews.com
Biden calls for China review during first Pentagon visit
President Joe Biden speaks as Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Vice President Kamala Harris accompany him at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced plans for a Pentagon review of national security strategy on China as part of his push to recalibrate the U.S. approach with Beijing. The president announced the review during his first visit to the Pentagon as commander in chief. Defense Department officials described the review as a “sprint" effort that would weigh U.S. intelligence, troops levels in the region, defense alliances with China and more. Ratner served as deputy national security adviser to Biden as vice president and also served as a China specialist during the Obama administration.