Defense

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: Get Used to Endless War

From ISIS to climate change, the Pentagon chief says, the threats that face the United States are long-term challenges.

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Pay Raise for Troops Still Up in the Air

Congress has to decide before the end of the year whether it will grant a 1 percent or a 1.8 percent boost in 2015.

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Pentagon Announces It Will Quarantine Soldiers Returning From Ebola Mission

Defense officials pointed to concerns over the safety of troops coming back from West Africa.

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US Army Will Provide Wi-Fi for NGOs in the Fight Against Ebola

The networks the Army is setting up in West Africa will support both military users and NGOs, such as Doctors without Borders.

British Spies Allowed to Access U.S. Data Without a Warrant

Newly released documents from the British government reveal a lack of judicial oversight for how it sifts through communications data collected by the NSA and other foreign governments.

NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers

NSA Chief Warns Companies Against Revenge Hacking

"Hacking back" may be illegal, Michael Rogers said. But his advice doesn't apply to the agency he heads.

Obama: States Should Support Ebola Health Workers

Mandatory quarantines upon return from West Africa could discourage health professionals from going to the front lines, president says.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

DHS Orders Increased Security at Federal Facilities

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the action was a precautionary step, citing terrorist calls for attacks against the United States.

Robel Phillipos is a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

The Boston Bombing and the Marijuana Defense

Robel Phillipos, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev, was found guilty of lying to the FBI despite his claim that he was too high to remember what he had done.

A hallway in the half-renovated Pol-i-Charkhi Prison.

U.S. Halted Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan

Watchdog faults State Department oversight of contract.

Maj. Gen. Susan Mashiko

Air Force General Misused Government Limo Privileges

Pentagon watchdog finds 107 trips by Maj. Gen. Susan Mashiko were not for official business.

Adm. Thad Allen, shown here during the 2010 BP oil spill. Allen also coordinated the response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Three Former Policy Czars Offer Advice for Ebola Point Man Ron Klain

9/11, Katrina and AIDS czars share their frustrations, rewards and distaste for the title.

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