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  • Cheney: Obama 'pink slips' to troops have military at 'crisis point'

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday that President Obama has slashed the military so deeply that troop levels will be below where they were on the 9/11 attacks, a gutting that is also begging foes to exploit the Pentagon's vulnerabilities.

  • Obama won't ask Congress to authorize military action against ISIS

    President Obama signaled on Sunday that he doesn’t intend to ask Congress to authorize additional military action against the Islamic State, but suggested he could seek a vote to make available additional resources. In an interview with NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Obama told host Chuck Todd that...

  • Military boss: 'We have' ISIS strategy, and Obama ordered it

    Just a week after President Obama said that he didn’t have a strategy to fight the Islamic State, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said that the military has one and it was ordered up by the commander-in-chief.

  • Army can't track spending on $4.3b system to track spending, IG finds

    More than $725 million was spent by the Army on a high-tech network for tracking supplies and expenses that failed to comply with federal financial reporting rules meant to allow auditors to track spending.

  • Obama faces growing criticism of program giving cops grenade launchers

    President Obama hasn't waded into the escalating debate over the rapid militarization of local police departments. Politically, however, he can't stay silent for long.

  • Dick Cheney's critics are going to hate him for this

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney in an interview this weekend pushed back against critics of former President George W. Bush, arguing that the White House can't keep blaming its many failings on the previous administration.



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