By Tim Mak | 11/25/13 08:02 AM
Zakheim sat down with the Washington Examiner to talk about the stalled defense authorization bill, his time on the Romney campaign, “entering the family business” of defense policy, and what’s next for the Authorization for Use of Military Force.
By Zack Colman | 11/22/13 04:27 PM
Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate, opening new sea lanes for commerce, exposing more areas for oil and gas drilling, and putting coastal communities at risk as oceans rise, Hagel said at the Halifax International Security Forum.
By Veronique de Rugy | 11/22/13 09:15 AM
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won’t allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through?
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 06:02 PM
The Senate adjourned for a two-week Thanksgiving recess Thursday without completing work on an annual defense policy bill that members on both sides of the aisle deemed crucial to national security. Republican senators blocked a procedural motion to end debate on the National Defense...
11/21/13 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have blocked a vote on a $625 billion defense bill after Democrats tried to limit amendments. The vote was 51-44, nine short of the necessary votes to move ahead. The vote leaves the measure setting military pay and policy in limbo with a few legislative...
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 03:54 PM
The Senate's decision to invoke the "nuclear option" and limit Republican opportunities to use the filibuster had the side-effect of blowing up work on the annual Pentagon policy legislation the body was considering Thursday. Senators debated the defense bill into the evening on Wednesday, but...
By Ashe Schow | 11/21/13 12:59 PM
It's a historic day for the U.S. Marine Corps, with three women set to become the first to graduate from the demanding enlisted infantry course. Pfc. Julia Carroll, Pfc. Christina Fuentes Montenegro and Pfc. Katie Gorz were to graduate today at the Marine Corps School of Infantry, Camp Geiger,...
11/21/13 03:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of the Air Force's nuclear missile force are feeling "burnout" from what they see as exhausting, unrewarding and stressful work, according to an unpublished study obtained by The Associated Press. The finding by researchers for RAND Corp. adds to indications that...
11/21/13 01:59 AM
Republicans insist on an open process that would allow them to vote on amendments to the popular defense authorization bill that has become law every year for the past half century. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is trying to limit amendments and wrap up the legislation in a few days,...
11/20/13 09:13 AM
A unit of the U.S. Department of Defense, already under fire for faked public ceremonies and delays in identifying the remains of American service men and women, found time earlier this month to hand over part of its lab to Hollywood. The lab where human remains are usually examined was used to...
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