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...
By Bloomberg News | 12/07/13 01:25 PM
President Obama is attempting to secure a long-lasting nuclear disarmament deal with Iran without alienating strong U.S. ally Israel.
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/06/13 02:29 PM
The United States late Thursday launched a new spy satellite into space with a logo that's making people concerned about recent reports of National Security Agency monitoring even more uncomfortable.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 12:00 PM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, already seen as an untrustworthy irritant by the Obama administration, startled the world by balking -- at the last second -- over signing a post-war security pact with the United States. The controversial leader is cementing his reputation as unreliable, raising...
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