By Michal Conger | 12/04/13 07:33 PM
An Army investigation into an unfinished Marine command center at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan raises further questions about whether the Army knowingly wasted taxpayer money on the $34 million project, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. Special...
By Editorial Writer | 12/01/13 10:20 AM
The practical reality is that when employers are responsible for providing a living wage, sooner or later, it becomes the government’s duty to guarantee it.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/26/13 06:15 PM
Is the Pentagon's inspector general turning a "blind eye" to inaccuracies produced by the Department of Defense's chief accounting agency? Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking minority member of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, believes DOD's Defense Finance and Accounting...
By Tim Mak | 11/25/13 08:02 AM
Zakheim sat down with the Washington Examiner to talk about the stalled defense authorization bill, his time on the Romney campaign, “entering the family business” of defense policy, and what’s next for the Authorization for Use of Military Force.
By Veronique de Rugy | 11/22/13 09:15 AM
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won’t allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through?
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 06:02 PM
The Senate adjourned for a two-week Thanksgiving recess Thursday without completing work on an annual defense policy bill that members on both sides of the aisle deemed crucial to national security. Republican senators blocked a procedural motion to end debate on the National Defense...
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 03:54 PM
The Senate's decision to invoke the "nuclear option" and limit Republican opportunities to use the filibuster had the side-effect of blowing up work on the annual Pentagon policy legislation the body was considering Thursday. Senators debated the defense bill into the evening on Wednesday, but...
11/21/13 01:59 AM
Republicans insist on an open process that would allow them to vote on amendments to the popular defense authorization bill that has become law every year for the past half century. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is trying to limit amendments and wrap up the legislation in a few days,...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/20/13 08:58 PM
House Republicans are vowing to hold the line against transferring detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the U.S. or overseas, despite a renewed push by President Obama and key senators to try to close the controversial facility. “We've already passed our bill and we're pretty united,” Rep....
11/19/13 09:50 AM
(www.stripes.com) The Senate on Monday began debating the 2014 defense bill, with one top Republican taking direct aim at the idea of continuing sequestration spending cuts in the military.
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