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Investigative report was prepared for Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

GOP Lawmakers Say State Department Should Trim Fancy Embassies

Democrats and agency spokesman say safety is highest priority.

What You Don’t Know About Gen. John Kelly

The four-star Southie boy from Boston brings to DHS the grief of losing friends to America’s drug epidemic and a son to the war on terrorism.

Trump’s Air Force One Tweet Rattles the Defense Industry

Was the president-elect trying to drive down a price tag — or slap back at a CEO’s policy suggestions?

Newspaper's Expose on Pentagon Waste Draws Mixed Reviews

Lawmakers vow new actions, but some specialists question the claims.

Ex-Navy Contract Officer Gets Prison Time in 'Fat Leonard' Scandal

Paul Simpkins pleads guilty to taking bribes for steering contracts to Malaysia-based firm. 

The USS Freedom, the lead ship of the Freedom variant of LCS, is shown off the coast of California.

Littoral Combat Ship, at a Critical Juncture

With the ship’s purchase plans in doubt, detractors exchange fire with Navy supporters at contentious Senate hearing.

Somali government security forces hunt for al-Shabaab suspects in 2012.

Obama is Quietly Expanding the War on Terror in Africa While the World is Distracted by Trump

If congress doesn’t become more assertive, future presidents are likely to head into even murkier legal terrain.

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, is said to be one of the lawmakers instrumental in persuading conferees to drop the provision.

Transparency Groups Hail Removal of FOIA Exceptions in Defense Bill

Critics had said Pentagon would have shielded documents on torture, sexual assault.

A soldier with 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry rests aboard a C-130 aircraft on its way to Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, where 3rd Battalion Soldiers will board American helicopters.

The Pentagon Wants Eye-Reading Software, X-Ray Tools, and A Virtual Facebook to Fight Terrorism

Here’s a list of gear the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office is seeking to give U.S. counterterror operators.

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