More Defense Spending Articles

  • Army lost $586 million in equipment, weapons in Afghanistan

    Poor security and inaccurate records of Army supplies in Afghanistan led to the loss of $586 million in equipment between May 2012 and May 2013, including weapons and other sensitive information. The Army and civilian contractors oversee equipment at storage areas where extra supplies are...

  • Dogfight over A-10 fighter jet in Arizona race

    All politics is local, and the Pentagon's proposal to place the A-10 Warthog fighter jet on the chopping block is making waves on the campaign trail in southeastern Arizona. Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., the successor to Rep. Gabby Giffords, likely faces a rematch with Republican Martha McSally,...

  • Hill Republicans say Obama partly to blame for Russian action in Ukraine

    Capitol Hill Republicans on Monday suggested President Obama was partly to blame for Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, saying foreign and military policy mistakes by the administration have emboldened Russian President Vladimir Putin to act without fear of American pushback.

  • Obama can punish Russia over Ukraine, but he has to change first

    Let's be honest: There's not much the Obama administration can do to tear Crimea from Russia's grasp -- or any other part of Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to seize. But events of the past three days should be a wake-up call for a president whose fantasy-based worldview...

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