By Tim Mak | 11/15/13 05:20 AM
The Senate is set to begin debating the country’s annual defense policy legislation, a perennially controversial task lawmakers hope to wrap up by Thanksgiving.
By Tim Mak | 11/11/13 01:44 PM
This is the last Veterans Day that America will mark with combat troops still stationed in Afghanistan, and the country's sense of apathy over that war and those still fighting it has only grown over a dozen years of conflict.
By Tim Mak | 11/08/13 06:54 AM
With negotiations over Iran's nuclear program under way in Geneva, Congress is weighing whether to impose stricter economic sanctions that would increase pressure on Tehran to abandon its nuclear ambitions.
By Tim Mak | 11/08/13 05:15 AM
Can we bank on the tank? In an age of Pentagon budget austerity, it is common to play down the need for armored, tracked vehicles.
By Tim Mak | 11/04/13 06:24 PM
President Obama met privately Monday with two officials tasked with closing the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, the White House announced. "The president reiterated that he remains fully committed to closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, and made clear that the special...
By Tim Mak | 11/01/13 05:11 AM
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA -- When 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears before the military commission trying him for war crimes, his day starts early, with a lawyer arriving at his cell around 5 a.m.
By Tim Mak | 10/31/13 03:37 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has written a $4,600 check to the U.S. Treasury to show solidarity with furloughed Pentagon employees, his spokesman told the Washington Examiner. Hagel quietly wrote the check immediately after the federal government shutdown ended in mid-October. He had...
By Tim Mak | 10/31/13 02:58 PM
Senators expressed frustration Thursday with the process used to grant security clearances to federal workers following the Edward Snowden leaks and Aaron Alexis' killing rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., said that federal officials needed to regularly access...
By Tim Mak | 10/29/13 04:16 PM
A designer from small-town Minnesota is suing the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security for objecting to his satirical renderings of their logos.
By Tim Mak | 10/29/13 12:02 PM
On Oct. 24, the Washington Examiner's Tim Mak took a tour of Camp X-Ray, a temporary detention facility at Guantanamo Bay that housed dozens of suspected terrorists in the months immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
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