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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

June 30th, 2014
06:36 PM ET

Meet Obama's pick to fix the VA

CNN's Joe Johns profiles Bob McDonald, the man President Obama has tasked to lead the VA amid the recent scandal.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Military • Military families • Situation Room • veteran
May 21st, 2014
06:59 PM ET

Fact check: Has Obama improved the VA?

Weeks after CNN broke the story of deadly wait times at VA hospitals, President Barack Obama claimed that his administration has improved services for veterans, from job opportunities to VA funding. CNN's Tom Foreman investigates.

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Filed under: President Obama • Tom Foreman • veteran
April 23rd, 2014
06:49 PM ET

U.S. troops touch down in eastern Europe

The first U.S. troops land in Poland as a show of force against Russia and its push into Ukraine. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports with the latest on the crisis unfolding on the ground.


Filed under: International affairs • Jim Sciutto • Military • Russia • Ukraine
April 16th, 2014
02:41 PM ET

See why Navy paid $3 billion for this ship

The U.S. Navy's newest stealth destroyer is twice as long as the Statue of Liberty - and it barely shows up on radar. See the amazing new capabilities that cost $3 billion.


Filed under: Military • National security • U.S. Navy
March 17th, 2014
07:14 PM ET

Naval Andaman Sea search comes up empty

Commander William Marks explains the Navy's search tactics and why they will not continue searching the Andaman Islands.

March 4th, 2014
07:30 AM ET

The U.S. awaits Russia's next move

CNN's Barbara Starr has the latest U.S. intelligence on what military options the Russians are considering taking against Ukraine.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Military • NATO • Russia • Ukraine
February 24th, 2014
07:26 PM ET

Ret. Gen. Clark: Army is adaptable

Retired Gen. Wesley Clark reacts to the Pentagon's proposed budget cuts for the Army.


Filed under: Military • Wesley Clark • Wolf Blitzer
February 21st, 2014
07:58 PM ET

Obama to award 24 overdue Medals of Honor

The White House will award the highest military honor to 24 veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. CNN's Barbara Starr profiles the brave soldiers.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Medal of Honor • Military • President Obama
February 19th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

VIDEO: U.S. bomb drops on U.S. base

The U.S. Air Force calls a bomb they almost dropped on an American outpost in eastern Afghanistan a 'major target mistake.' CNN's Barbara Starr has the dramatic, new video of the near disaster.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Air Force • Barbara Starr • Military
February 7th, 2014
07:46 PM ET

Top military brass under investigation

Sexual assault, illegal gambling, adultery, drunkenness, disorderly conduct - these are the allegations against several top U.S. military leaders. Does the military have a culture problem? CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Military • Pentagon
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