Defense

This Bakery Trains Wounded Veterans in the Art of Pastries and Business

Dog Tag Bakery, a new Georgetown bakery, is home to a work-study program that's the first of its kind.

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Defense Bill Extends Disputed Small Business Program

Contractors gain opportunities for women-owned firms, exports.

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Contractor CEO Pleads Guilty to 20-Year Fraud of USAID

Millions of dollars of overbilling found in Iraq, Afghanistan reconstruction.

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VA Turns to IBM Watson to Improve Veteran Care

The pilot program could show how cognitive computing systems can distill complex data sets into useful information.

Dick Cheney Tells NBC: 'I'd Do It Again in a Minute'

The former vice president denies that the CIA tortured and says Bush knew everything all along.

The Humane Interrogation Technique That Works Much Better Than Torture

Confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, a study finds.

Pentagon Gets a Better Grip on Spending for Services Contracts

GAO recommends further improvements to help balance civilian and outside workforces.

After Torture, Will the Senate Begin Investigating Drone Killings?

“Obviously, we don’t interrogate prisoners anymore,” says one Republican. “Now all we do is kill them.”

Here's What CIA Interrogators Are Still Allowed to Do

The CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques have been illegal since 2009, but interrogators are still permitted to use some controversial methods.

John Brennan: Torture Report Is Flawed

"The record does not support the study's inference that the agency misled others on the effectiveness of the program," said the former CIA chief, while acknowledging mistakes made.

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Real-Life ‘Criminal Minds’ Team Tries to Root Out Rogue Federal Employees

Researchers say using technology to detect behavioral patterns could help federal managers screen out mischief-makers.

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Watchdog Creates High-Risk List for Afghanistan Reconstruction

Special IG Sopko warns that corruption could derail U.S. effort to build Afghan self-sufficiency.

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