The Wall Street Journal: Military newspaper Stars and Stripes set to lose half its funding as Pentagon shifts budget priorities

The Pentagon has identified more than $5 billion in programs from which it wants to shift money to fund higher-priority initiatives, according to a draft budget document reviewed by the Wall Street Journal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Trump plans to shift another $7.2 billion from Pentagon to border wall

The Trump administration is planning to shift an additional $7.2 billion out of military coffers for border-wall construction, according to two people familiar with the plans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon official concedes bigger Mideast troop deployment is on table

A top Pentagon official told senators that U.S. military officials are considering bolstering the U.S. force presence in the Middle East to counter threats from Iran following a significant buildup throughout the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Acting Pentagon chief Shanahan reminds military personnel to remain apolitical

Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan in two depart.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

Congress likely to question use of military funds for wall

Top defense leaders will face worried lawmakers on Capitol Hill for the first time since the Pentagon spelled out the military construction projects that could lose funding this year to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 26th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon says stores on military bases cannot sell Huawei, ZTE phones

The Pentagon is moving to halt the sale of phones made by Huawei and ZTE in retail outlets on U.S. military bases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S., South Korea cancel major military exercise scheduled for August

The Pentagon said Monday that it had agreed with South Korea to cancel an important military exercise that was scheduled for later this summer, in keeping with President Donald Trump’s pledge to halt war games while talks are under way with North Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. suspends military aid to Pakistan, citing failure to rein in militants

The Pentagon s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon complains about Chinese warship as tensions grow

U.S. military officials complained Monday that a Chinese warship harassed a U.S. Navy vessel as it sailed through the South China Sea, adding to a growing roster of disputes between the two countries in a sudden escalation of tensions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Shifting U.S. troops on border reflects ‘reallocation,’ not drawdown, Pentagon says

Some of the thousands of U.S. troops ordered to the Mexican border last month could begin returning to their home bases in coming days as military officials rotate units to address shifting requirements, officials said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: After backing more military spending for 2 years, Trump now complains it’s too high

President Donald Trump said Monday that U.S. military spending was too high, an apparent shift from his earlier calls for budget increases to rebuild what he labeled a depleted force......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Thomson Reuters to cut 3,200 jobs as it shifts priorities to software services

Thomson Reuters Corp. plans to shed 3,200 jobs over the next two years as part of a pivot toward providing software services over producing content......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

SpaceX raising $500 million for Starlink satellite internet service

SpaceX is in the midst of another fundraising round that will bring in another half-billion dollars. The new financing will value the Hawthorne, California-based aerospace company at $30.5 billion. The Wall Street Journal first reported the funding, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: About half of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to be withdrawn within weeks

A day after a contested decision to pull American military forces from Syria, officials said Thursday that President Donald Trump has ordered the start of a reduction of American forces in Afghanistan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: White House explored military strike on Iran, rattling Pentagon and State Department

John Bolton’s request reflects the administration’s more confrontational approach toward Tehran, one that he has pushed since taking up the post last April......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019

Bolton Had Pentagon Draw Up "Far-Reaching Military Options To Strike Iran"

The Wall Street Journal published an Iran bombshell Sunday morning, confirming the White House had the Pentagon prepare "military options" to strike the country last year. The.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon to send another 3,500 troops to border with Mexico

The U.S. military plans to more than double the number of active-duty forces at the southern border, with the new figure disclosed in a letter from a congressional leader admonishing the Pentagon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters" credentials over opinion column

China on Wednesday said it has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the U.S. newspaper Wall Street Journal over a headline for an opinion column deemed racist by the government......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 19th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon drops its opposition to new restrictions on U.S. dealings with China’s Huawei

The Pentag.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Trump’s proposed $4.8 trillion budget will seek cuts to Medicare, Medicaid

President Donald Trump is expected to release a $4.8 trillion budget Monday that charts a path for the start of a potential second term, proposing steep cuts to social-safety-net programs and foreign aid and higher outlays for defense and veterans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 9th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Boeing secures funding options amid 737 Max crisis, including $12 billion bank loan

Boeing Co.  has lined up at least $12 billion in bank loans and may tap the commercial paper market to counter the cash drain from the 737 Max crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2020