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Intel Community Whistleblower Chief Fighting Old Pentagon Bosses

Dan Meyer tells MSPB he was retaliated against for being gay and pro-whistleblower.

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Donald Trump Wants Russian Hackers to Cyber-Attack the United States

This may mark the first instance in which a major-party candidate for the US presidency has actively sought assistance from a foreign power.

The People Trump's Border Wall is Supposed to Protect the Most Say They Don't Want It

The majority of Americans living next to dividing line between the U.S. and Mexico say they don't need the barrier.

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Army Assessments of Contractors’ Past Performance Fall Short

Pentagon watchdog says evaluators didn’t understand criteria.

How Putin Weaponized Wikileaks to Influence the Election of an American President

Evidence suggests that a Russian intelligence group was the source of the most recent Wikileaks intel dump, which was aimed to influence the U.S. election.

Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard participated as firing detail during the Memorial Day Parade in May.

Dallas and Baton Rouge Shooters: A Reminder of the Troubled History of Black Veterans

The men who killed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge were black veterans. A historian explains black veterans' long struggle to live with inequality in their military service, and back home.

Tolo TV staffers work in the control room of their office in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The $2.6 Billion Investment in Afghan IT Infrastructure Is Apparently Paying Off

Watchdog reports rare success in the multi-agency effort to rebuild the war-torn nation.

“The security for massive events like a national political convention is business as usual for the Secret Service, but they deserve our praise and appreciation for this incredible effort,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said.

More Than 4,000 Feds Provided Security at GOP Convention

DHS Secretary Johnson praises joint effort led by Secret Service.

Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand Cyberwar

The nominee is woefully unprepared for questions about the future of digital conflict.

TRICARE Bill Would Decrease Government Revenue By $97 Million Over Next Decade

CBO estimates legislation allowing vets to opt in and out of military health care system to take advantage of health savings accounts would affect tax revenue.

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter speaks at a news conference after the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL meeting at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

As Anti-ISIS Forces Close In on Mosul, Coalition Leaders Focus on What’s Next

At a closed-door meeting outside Washington, the multinational group called for more post-conflict planning.

CIA Director John Brennan spoke Tuesday evening at a dinner sponsored by the nonprofit Intelligence and National Security Alliance.

CIA Director’s Goals for Next Administration Don’t Include Resuming Torture

John Brennan wants a national discussion on security and civil rights in the digital era.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter

Defense Secretary Warns of ‘Widespread Negative Consequences’ If Senior Executive Corps is Cut

Ash Carter sent a letter to Capitol Hill objecting to several provisions in the NDAA, including one calling for a 25 percent SES reduction by 2019.

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