Defense

Progress Hard to Gauge on Homeland Antimissile Program

Auditors note dearth of data on improvements.

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House Approves Bill to Reduce Pay for Many TSA Agents

Some officers would no longer qualify as law enforcement personnel.

9/11 Commission Alumni Warn of Unfinished Business Combatting Terrorism

10th-anniversary report cites threats from failed states, cyber vulnerability and congressional oversight bureaucracy.

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Border Sheriffs Perplexed by Rick Perry's Plan to Send 1,000 Troops to Stare at Mexico

Why would you spend millions of dollars sending troops to the border who can't actually detain anyone? That's what some Texas sheriffs of border towns are asking.

How Spy Agencies Plan to Solve Their Racism Problem

Office of the Director of National Intelligence is promising new programs meant to promote “diversity and tolerance.”

Nextgov "Why recruit for cyber on the basis of college degrees and the like when, in fact, what we really care about are skills that don't really correlate with that?" Richard Danzig asked.

Evaluate Aspiring Cyberwarriors Using Gaming, Not Grades

Former Navy Secretary wonders why federal recruitment focuses on formal education, when computer security positions require on-the-job learning.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Orders National Guard Troops to Border

Federal agencies have struggled to deal with the crisis, which has been brewing for months.

A Donetsk People Republic's fighter looks on at a block-post near the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 6, 2014, with a flag of St. George, a symbol widely associated with pro-Russian protests in Ukraine on the background.

Obama on Ukraine's Pro-Russia Separatists: 'What Are They Trying to Hide?'

"We have to make sure that the truth is out," the president said.

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When Nixon Nailed the SecDef

Or how to undercut your senior leadership team, Nixon style.

John Kerry Makes the U.S. Case Against Russia Over Downed Plane

The Secretary of State made the Obama administration's pitch over the plane crash in Ukraine across TV Sunday morning.

On Campus, Young Veterans Are Learning How to Be Millennials

They spent their early 20s in combat zones. Now they're back in school, struggling to fit in with their peers and figure out the rest of their lives.

Defense One Israeli soldiers take cover as an Iron Dome battery fires a rocket near the city of Ashrod, on November 19, 2012.

This Scientist Explains Why Israel's Iron Dome Is Overrated

Want to stay alive in Israel? Forget Iron Dome and check your phone. By Patrick Tucker

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