Air Force Defends Shielding Nuclear Force from Service Cutbacks

Deborah Lee James said it was necessary to have "full manning in our nuclear positions."

The CDC Just Raised Its Warning Level for U.S. Travel to Three African Countries

Risk of Ebola spreading to the U.S. is small, but officials are taking precautions.

Republicans Condemn Bergdahl Swap

But Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee say the resolution is simply a political move ahead of this week's House vote on suing President Obama.

The Afghan Military’s Tracking of U.S.-Supplied Weapons Is Sloppy at Best

Watchdog warns that incomplete inventory could help arming of insurgents.

Congress Reaches Deal on Firing VA Senior Execs Immediately

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Bill adds $12 billion in new funding for VA personnel and facilities.

Russian Officials Continue to Believe All U.S. Intelligence Evidence is ‘Fake’

The Kremlin's Defense Ministry doubts the veracity the recently-released US satellite images.

How to Swindle Soldiers

A new report from ProPublica highlights three companies that have made a business out of suing service members.

Millions in Tax Debt Won’t Stop You from Qualifying for a Pentagon Security Clearance

83,000 contractors and feds owing a total of $730 million in unpaid taxes are eligible for clearances at Defense.

How Military Guns Make the Civilian Market

The U.S. Army plans to select a new standard-issue handgun. If history is a guide, similar pistols will soon start appearing at gun stores and crime scenes near you.

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Armed Services Committee will mark up a resolution Tuesday condemning the president for negotiating with terrorists.

Russia Accuses the U.S. of Faking MH17 Evidence

Anatoly Antonov, deputy defense minister, said that U.S. intelligence did not do diligent research, and instead "mostly cited social networks."

Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Kept His Oath Better Than Anyone in the NSA

That sort of civic courage should inspire other Americans to follow suit, he said.

What Would the National Guard Actually Do at the Border?

White House calls the move 'symbolic' and says it is intended to 'generate headlines.'

Lawmakers Attack Obama Administration’s Strategy in Iraq

Members of Congress doubt Iraqi government can root out terrorists.

The Safety Agency At War With Itself

Personnel disputes are tearing the Chemical Safety Board apart.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

Creedon most recently served as assistant secretary of Defense for global strategic affairs.

House Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings

Chamber passed legislation on Tuesday honoring screener killed in the line of duty last year at LAX.

U.S. Officials: Russia ‘Created the Conditions’ for Malaysia Airlines Crash

New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but concerns remain.

Progress Hard to Gauge on Homeland Antimissile Program

Auditors note dearth of data on improvements.

9/11 Commission Alumni Warn of Unfinished Business Combatting Terrorism

10th-anniversary report cites threats from failed states, cyber vulnerability and congressional oversight bureaucracy.

Border Sheriffs Perplexed by Rick Perry’s Plan to Send 1,000 Troops to Stare at Mexico

Why would you spend millions of dollars sending troops to the border who can't actually detain anyone? That's what some Texas sheriffs of border towns are asking.

FAA Suspends all U.S. Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The advisory applies only to U.S. carriers.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Orders National Guard Troops to Border

Federal agencies have struggled to deal with the crisis, which has been brewing for months.

Obama on Ukraine’s Pro-Russia Separatists: ‘What Are They Trying to Hide?’

"We have to make sure that the truth is out," the president said.

John Kerry Makes the U.S. Case Against Russia Over Downed Plane

The Secretary of State made the Obama administration's pitch over the plane crash in Ukraine across TV Sunday morning.

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