11/20/13 09:16 AM
A congressional advisory panel sounded a warning Wednesday about China's military buildup, predicting Beijing could possess the largest fleet of modern submarine and combatant ships in the western Pacific by 2020.
By Michael J. Mishak | 11/20/13 08:04 AM
The Florida senator and potential Republican presidential hopeful will argue in remarks Wednesday at the conservative American Enterprise Institute that diplomacy and foreign aid should "vastly outnumber" the country's uses of military force.
By Tim Mak | 11/19/13 06:33 PM
In a 55-43 vote, the Senate rejected legislation introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., to limit the transfer of detainees to countries that pose a security risk. It also proposed a prohibition on the transfer of detainees to the United States, for medical treatment or trial.
11/19/13 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The intelligence community's top lawyer is defending the surveillance violations by staff of the National Security Agency by comparing programs that collect mass amounts of information on Americans to problems with the troubled health care website. The general counsel for...
By Bloomberg News | 11/19/13 10:47 AM
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship lacks the robust communications systems needed to transmit critical data to support facilities ashore, according to an unreleased congressional audit, the latest in a succession of troubles for the $34 billion shipbuilding program. The lightly manned...
11/19/13 10:20 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is not under indictment, officials say, but organization says it’s skeptical.
11/19/13 09:50 AM
(www.stripes.com) The Senate on Monday began debating the 2014 defense bill, with one top Republican taking direct aim at the idea of continuing sequestration spending cuts in the military.
By Eileen Sullivan | 11/19/13 09:44 AM
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again, according to more than 1,000 pages of newly declassified files about the federal...
By Gene Healy | 11/18/13 05:18 PM
Leave it to the Washington Post, this overgrown company town's paper of record, to put things in perspective. Along with “how to get rich in the new Washington,” the WaPo website announced Nov. 18 that “NSA's got nothing on German Stasi.” “Victims of the fearsome Communist East...
11/18/13 11:01 AM
The moon is rising over the devastated coastline of Tacloban as the US military cargo plane circles the runway. Marines take catnaps on top of 7-ft.-tall pallets of rice and other supplies, their feet dangling above the heads of aid workers who pack the jump seats, hitching rides to the...
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