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Lawmakers Attack Obama Administration’s Strategy in Iraq

Members of Congress doubt Iraqi government can root out terrorists.

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Central American Leaders Push Obama, Congress for Security Assistance

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Amid political paralysis over border security in Congress, the White House and DOD are forging ahead with Central American counterparts to address the crisis. By Molly O’Toole

SPECIAL EVENT - The New Battleground: Veterans

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Defense One is teaming up with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America for a special event on July 30 on the future of veterans. By Kevin Baron

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David Ben-Gurion Airport is Israel's largest airport.

FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

John Kerry left the region Wednesday, saying some progress was made on a ceasefire.

The damage from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas is seen from helicopters.

The Safety Agency At War With Itself

Personnel disputes are tearing the Chemical Safety Board apart.

Defense One ISIL militants in a convoy drive into Iraq's Anbar Province, on January 10, 2014.

ISIL Is Now a ‘Full Blown Army’ in Iraq

House lawmakers grilled State and Pentagon officials to find out why the Obama administration has failed to stop ISIL from carving up Iraq and Syria. By Ben Watson

Madelyn Creedon will become As NNSA principal deputy administrator.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

Creedon most recently served as assistant secretary of Defense for global strategic affairs.

 long line of Transportation Security Administration personnel salute as the Honor Flag leaves Los Angeles international airport after a TSA agent was shot there in November.

House Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings

Chamber passed legislation on Tuesday honoring screener killed in the line of duty last year at LAX.

Rep. Kay Granger R-Texas

The House GOP's Border Proposal Has Washington Headed for a Deadlock

Ideas laid out Wednesday morning clash with what the Senate and White House are looking for.

A pro-Russian rebel touches the MH17 wreckage Tuesday.

U.S. Officials: Russia 'Created the Conditions' for Malaysia Airlines Crash

New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but concerns remain.

South Texas Border Patrol agents provide security in the Rio Grande Valley in September.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut.

House Approves Bill to Reduce Pay for Many TSA Agents

Some officers would no longer qualify as law enforcement personnel.

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