Defense

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

A contractor demonstrates a restraining technique during a training session for the Iraqi police in 2008.

Justice Accuses DynCorp of False Claims on Iraq Contract

Company denies inflating costs in State Department’s Iraqi police training.

That Wasn't An Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.7-magnitude “earthquake” in Florida over the weekend, but what was it really?

Jack Aeby's still photo is the only known well-exposed color photograph of the 1945 Trinity detonation.

America’s Network of Secret Bomb Detectors

Can a mysterious device help the government protect Northern Virginia from nukes?

Pentagon's Quest for Single IT Architecture Needs Work, Says GAO

$38 billion Joint Information Environment lacks estimates of cost, staffing needs.

The U.S. Government Has Banned Flights To and From Turkey

Turkish Airlines says it's operations are back. The U.S. government says otherwise.

The Missing 28 Pages

The formerly classified pages of the congressional inquiry into the 9/11 attacks say some of the hijackers “were in contact with, and received support or assistance from, individuals who may be connected in the Saudi Government.”

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