Can the U.S. Military Construct a Disaster-Resilient City?

Cities are incredibly complex, and break in complicated ways. Understanding that complexity will be key to mitigating tomorrow’s disasters.

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Pentagon Ready to Certify Health Records Interoperability with VA


DOD says it has surpassed congressional requirements for sharing data with VA.

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Air Marshal Whistleblower Wins Job Restoration With Back Pay

Merit Systems Protection Board backs MacLean over the Homeland Security Department.

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Next Step in DOD-VA Health Records Sharing: Doctors’ Scribbles and Other ‘Unstructured’ Data

One of the most important aspects of DOD’s future electronic health records system is its ability to pull in and display unstructured data in raw text from electronic health records.

Clinton Attempts to Carve Her Own Path on National Security

The former State Department chief carefully tried to put some distance between her policies and those the Obama administration.

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade at the Estonian 1st Brigade Headquarters in Tapa, Estonia, Sept. 15.

Pentagon Personnel System Overhaul Omits Some Highly Anticipated Fixes

A new office will collect data about how service members are performing and why they leave.

Two Admirals Cleared of Charges of Illegal Lobbying

Pentagon watchdog says public presentations did not violate law.

Clinton spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Thursday.

Clinton Lays Out Her Strategy to Battle ISIS: 'Smash the Would-Be Caliphate'

She argued for more American involvement, but also more international involvement.

Obscure Pentagon Small Business Program Gets a Boost from GAO

Defense Department reluctantly agrees to work with Congress on making it permanent.

A French flag flies at half-mast by a symbol for France, the Gallic rooster, on the top of a war memorial in a cemetery in tribute to the victims of last Friday's attacks in Paris, in Beausoleil.

CIA Director: Paris Attacks are a ‘Wakeup Call’ To Europe On Encryption

The ability to shield communications from anyone but the intended recipient via encryption and other digital means will now face unprecedented challenges.

President Obama defends his Syria strategy during a news conference at the end of the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday.

Scholars Blast Obama’s Syria Policy

Brookings analysts say political expediency has taken precedence over long-term sustainability.

Obama to GOP Rivals on Refugees: Listen to George W. Bush

The president said calls to exclude Muslim refugees or only include Christians were “shameful.”

 John Brennan pauses while taking questions at the Global Security Forum Monday.

CIA Director Brennan: Paris Attacks Should Bring U.S. and Russia Closer

Ahead of G-20 summit, White House signals willingness to work with Putin in Syria.