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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0400Does the president's specified goal of 350 ships meet the needs of the nation in the 21st century? The answer is not yet clear.guided-missile destroyers USS Pinckney, USS Howard and USS Shoup steam in formation behind the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton in March.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0400As the former heads of DHS, the Coast Guard, and TSA, we think Trump’s border-and-immigration fixation is like double-locking your front door and leaving the window wide open.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:25:42 -0400Even if Pentagon leaders clarified their ‘readiness’ warnings, they’d still face an uphill battle for more funding in 2017.Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks before the U.S. Senate Committee on a review of the budget and readiness of the Department of Defense hearing Wednesday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:56:33 -0400House hearing shows miscommunication between the Defense Department and the Defense Business Board.House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:34:39 -0400Do the generals have too much influence? I asked the U.S. Air Force’s top military leader.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein gives his first "Air Force Update," during the Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20, 2016.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:47:13 -0400The "Marines United" scandal shows once more that a macho culture is an internal enemy.Women training as a U.S. Marine Corps Female Engagement Team train in 2016.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:25:53 -0400And the most worrying threats might not be the kind you fight with missiles and ships.Russian vehicles participate in a 2014 parade in Red Square.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:46:49 -0400A new report confirms the skepticism of civil libertarians. But if the initiative is discontinued, will its replacement be any better?President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism at the State Department in February 2015.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:40:00 -0400After the US asked Russia to detain them for cybercrimes.Yevgeny Bogachev and Alexsey Belan.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:02:13 -0400Reports of abuse on military college campuses may reflect larger issues of conduct among the armed forces.The cadets color guard walks on the West Point Campus in 2001.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:48:10 -0400Patrick Shanahan’s missile-defense background could prove important in a Trump administration.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:49:05 -0400A Kafkaesque fiscal deal cut years ago is set to gut the White House’s spending proposal.President Donald J. Trump speaks with Sailors in the hangar bay aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford on March 2.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:52:38 -0400An Erdogan government insider had contracts with Flynn’s group going back to the campaign, documents filed by Trump’s former national security advisor’s firm show.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:49:57 -0500One week after Trump proposed shifting billions from the State Department to the Pentagon, two of the top U.S. generals in the Middle East and Africa say they need diplomatic help.Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, told Congress that the U.S. needs to use "a combination of all of our elements of power — hard power and soft power."
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:03:53 -0500Other countries will have a harder time pulling the same trick.Command Sgt. Maj Benjamin Jones, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, visits Coalition troops at Camp Taji, Iraq, where Iraqi forces can be trained.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:54:56 -0500The three officers, armed with cameras, took a stroll around an exhibit hall of new weapons and technology.A Chinese military officer looks at a Sig Sauer handgun at the IDEX arms expo in Abu Dhabi in 2015.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:04:50 -0500But the U.S. Special Operations Command still needs money for the test and policymakers need to figure out the rules of engagement.A specially modified 46th Test Wing NC-130H aircraft equipped with the Advanced Tactical Laser weapon system.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:49:52 -0500Pentagon advisers: We need more infrastructure cybersecurity. Congress: We want more election-hacking security.National Security Agency and Cyber Command chief Adm. Michael Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 10:03:54 -0500Company executives say it’s the most efficient way for the Air Force to replace its half-century-old Hueys.A concept of Sikorsky's new HH-60U, which it is pitching to replace 1960s-era Air Force Hueys.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:45:57 -0500The new administration’s proposal to give the Defense Department $603 billion in 2018 exceeds legal limits by about 10 percent.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:39:57 -0500Citizenship is an “unlikely indicator” of an individual's threat to the U.S., it found.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:07:36 -0500The Bureau has long defended “Judeo-Christianity.” Minority groups have not fared as well.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:56:57 -0500Pentagon says it's looking at potential solutions for civilians blocked from new jobs when their spouses relocate.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:55:52 -0500And all of them are in the temperate zone.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:59:00 -0500The administration needs a single line on various policies — but even more urgently, it must fill about 100 top federal jobs, says James Stavridis.