White House Cancels Syrian Train-and-Equip Program

The Pentagon now plans to focus on training just key Syrian leaders and sending more arms — and air cover — to fighters already on the ground.

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Intel Community Opens Campus in Suburban Maryland

Clapper dedicates site for 3,000 set in motion under BRAC.

Defense Authorization Bill Heads to Obama, Who Readies Veto Pen

The 2016 NDAA would give the Pentagon all the money the White House requested — but without resolving four-year-old budget caps.


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Afghan security forces inspect a portion of the airstrike site.

Obama Apologizes for Afghan Hospital Bombing

He called the president of Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday to send his condolences.

Marines set up perimeter security during a fast rope exercise at Auxiliary Airfield 2, Yuma, Ariz.

Senate Moves Defense Policy Bill One Step Closer to Obama’s Veto Pen

But enough Democrats got on board to give Republicans the votes to override it in the Senate.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest spoke to reporters Monday.

White House: Doctors Without Borders Incident Is a 'Tragedy'

There will be three investigations into the incident, the White House press secretary said Monday.

Navy Employees Lose Furlough Case on Appeal

Court upholds MSPB’s ruling favoring agency in case involving 2013 sequester furloughs.


$460 Million CYBERCOM Contract Coming this Month; ‘Cyber Joint Munitions’ Help Wanted

The first job under the forthcoming contract to outsource all mission support involves a lot of digital munitions-making.

Congress Keeps Cuts to Pentagon Travel Per Diems

The final version of the fiscal 2016 Defense authorization bill does not repeal a policy that resulted in lower per diems for long-term government travelers.

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Director: DARPA's Cyber Strategy So Far Has Been 'Patch and Pray'

DARPA needs to adopt commercial technology and re-purpose it for military use, Arati Prabhakar said.

The Pentagon Used to Hook Everything To The Internet. Now It’s a ‘Big Problem’

The Internet of Things is supposed to make life easier. For the Pentagon, the quintessential early adopter, it has made life much harder

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Reports: HBO and Snapchat Are Helping the Government Fight ISIL Propaganda

To date, the government hasn't been able to create a counter-narrative that works.