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Obama's ISIS Strategy Includes Outreach to U.S. Muslims

Homeland Security, FBI and White House meet in communities hoping to identify potential terrorist recruits.

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The Rise of the Islamic State Could Mean More Drones

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The recent trend in less spending for drones just hit a big bump in the wake of the threat of Islamic fighters in Iraq and Syria. By Patrick Tucker

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Bill Forcing Border Patrol Agents to Work More and Earn Less Clears Senate

Law would save $100 million annually and has agency and union endorsement.

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Contracting Officers: Take a Look, It's in a Book

"The problem is the average contracting officer doesn’t know how."

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GAO: Joint Basing Does Not Increase Efficiency

Only one-quarter of joint bases consolidated IT systems.

ISIS and the Forgotten, Deadly Threat of Homegrown Terrorism

Since 9/11, Americans radicalized in the U.S. have been most lethal. So why isn't there more debate about the risk of blowback from military action?

Francois Hollande released the statement Friday.

France Joins U.S. in Launching Airstrikes on ISIS Targets

France became the first country to join the United States in launching airstrikes against Islamic State targets.

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NCI Seals $41 Million Deal to Support Army Cyber Ops

Will provide NETCOM synchronized and secure information operations for missions.

Military Families Are Most Worried About Pay and Benefits

New survey of spouses, service members and vets reveals force reduction and budget cuts are driving anxiety over finances.

Pentagon Signs Off on Plan for Striking ISIS in Syria

The Defense secretary says he approved the plan, but Obama has not yet agreed to it.

Who Is Saying What About American Troops 'On the Ground' in Iraq?

The trouble with being both firm and flexible when it comes to military intervention in Iraq.

Obama's ISIS Strategy Will Not Achieve Its Goals, Security Insiders Say

But a majority of the same experts say that the U.S. is safer now than it was before the 9/11 attacks.

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Air Force Video Selfie Winners

Airmen get personal in video selfies

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