11/15/13 09:39 AM
The few veterans serving in Congress have a unique ability to criticize the Pentagon without having to worry about accusations that they don’t support the military. That was on full display Thursday at a summit in Washington D.C. when reps Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), both...
By Bloomberg News | 11/15/13 09:30 AM
Michael Chertoff, who was Homeland Security secretary under President George W. Bush, provides his outlook for the cybersecurity industry in the Nov. 18 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek. Chertoff, the chairman and cofounder of the Chertoff Group in Washington, a global risk adviser, is one of the...
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 09:24 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Georgia man who pleaded guilty for his role in an $18 million kickback scheme that targeted the U.S. Navy is due to be sentenced in federal court in Rhode Island.
By Lisa Ruhl | 11/14/13 11:59 AM
Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., talks about the situation in Syria.
By Associated Press | 11/14/13 10:02 AM
BETHESDA, Md. — Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:43 PM
Tarek Mehanna’s conviction for conspiring to help al-Qaeda by translating a manual titled “39 Ways to Serve and Participate in Jihad” was upheld by a federal appeals court. Mehanna’s 17 1/2-year prison term also was justified, the three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:21 PM
U.S. Transportation Security Administration efforts costing $200 million a year to spot potential terrorists by observing behavior are ineffective and lawmakers should limit funding, the Government Accountability Office said. TSA’s techniques couldn’t be validated in a review of 400...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:40 PM
Two militant groups believed to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in northeast and central Nigeria have been designated as foreign terrorist organizations, the State Department said Wednesday.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:27 PM
The Air Force will more carefully screen future candidates for nuclear commander positions as a result of the recent firing of the two-star general overseeing land-based nuclear missiles, the general in charge of the service said Wednesday.
11/13/13 10:34 AM
(online.wsj.com) The Navy faces mounting Pentagon pressure to cut back plans for the Littoral Combat Ship, a concept that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says "represents the future of the Navy."
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