West Point

President Barack Obama speaks at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., on May 28, 2014. (credit: CBS News)

Obama: US Will Continue To ‘Take Direct Action’ By Ordering Drone Strikes

In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world’s most indispensable nation, even after a “long season of war,” but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.


President Barack Obama makes a statement about military troop pullout from Afghanistan at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Security Analyst: US ‘Just Not Swinging The Bat’ On Foreign Policy

As the nation emerges from more than a decade of war, President Barack Obama is seeking to recast U.S. foreign policy as an endeavor aimed at building international consensus and avoiding unilateral overreach.


President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn after returning to the White House aboard Marine One, on May 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Obama To Outline More Limited Approach To Foreign Policy

Confronting critics of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama will soon outline a strategy for his final years in office that aims to avoid overreach as the second of the two wars he inherited comes to a close.


File photo of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator: Assaults Let Military Culture Continue

A senator says repeated sexual assaults in the military allow a culture to continue.


File photo of modern West Point uniforms (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Soldier Charged with Videotaping West Point Students

An Army soldier has been charged with secretly photographing and videotaping women at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, including in a bathroom.


File photo of modern West Point uniforms (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lost Military Jacket Found On Post-Sandy NJ Beach

Donna Gugger’s heart was heavy as she sifted through the scattered debris and devastation left by Superstorm Sandy along the Jersey Shore. Pieces of broken furniture. Shards of metal. Chairs ripped off patios. Blue jeans tossed out of bureaus.


File photo of West Point Military Academy in West Point, New York. (credit: Joe Sohm/GettyImages)

Gay Students Graduate Openly At Military Academies

ay students at America’s military service academies are wrapping up the first year when they no longer had to hide their sexual orientation, benefiting from the end of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that used to bar them from seemingly ordinary activities like taking their partners openly to graduation events.


Vice President Joe Biden, here accepting a saber and staph, addressed West Point graduates Saturday. (credit: Lee Celano/Getty Images)

Biden Tells West Point Grads That End To Wars Gives U.S. New Flexibility

Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday that the United States can now focus on new global challenges after a long decade of war in an election-year commencement address to jubilant graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.