By Michal Conger and none | 12/10/13 05:25 PM
Nearly $500 million and five years after the Department of Defense purchased 20 refurbished transport aircraft for the Afghan Air Force, the planes sit idle in Kandahar. Now the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction wants to know what went wrong. The Pentagon ended the...
12/10/13 12:44 PM
The two countries decided to fast track the pipeline and formulate a road map to work out challenges, the ministry said. However, no details were given on how Pakistan plans to overcome the numerous problems associated with the project, such as funding and the risk of sanctions.
12/10/13 11:13 AM
PRATT, Kan. — A retired Army general who is now a lobbyist says a strong ethanol industry is critical to national security because it reduces U.S. reliance on foreign oil-producing countries.
12/10/13 12:21 AM
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is warning Congress that failure to act on a defense policy bill before year's end would create more uncertainty for the military and undercut the nation's commanders. Ramping up pressure on House and Senate leaders, the Pentagon on Monday appealed for...
By Mark Flatten | 12/09/13 07:46 PM
Islamic advocacy groups with hidden agendas and historic ties to radical organizations are dictating how the FBI and other federal agencies combat terrorism, a watchdog group alleges in a new report. The recent purge of counter-terror training documents to remove references that might offend...
12/09/13 06:29 PM
Online gaming is big business, attracting tens of millions of users worldwide who inhabit their digital worlds as make-believe characters, living and competing with the avatars of other players. What intelligence agencies feared, however, was that among these clans of elves and goblins,...
12/09/13 06:24 PM
As part of a global campaign to reform data collection, Google, Facebook, Apple and others said that concerns over national security should be weighed against individual rights.
12/09/13 05:54 PM
U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by the Associated Press.
12/09/13 02:54 PM
DOHA, Qatar — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there. Hagel approved the order after speaking with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian Monday...
12/09/13 10:14 AM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent...
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