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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.

Trump Taps James Mattis for Defense Secretary

The president-elect called the retired Marine general “the closest thing we have to General George Patton of our time.”

The National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md., where the US Cyber Command is located.

Compromise Defense Policy Bill Elevates Cyber Command

The bill, which could be voted on this week, also places restrictions on splitting CYBERCOM from NSA.

A Glimpse At How the F-35 Will Help the Marines Storm the Beach

In a California demonstration, the short-takeoff fighters escorted troop-carrying V-22s into simulated hostile territory.

Our Casual Use of Military Jargon is Normalizing the Militarization of Society

“ASAP,” “on standby,” and “good to go” are all common army idioms.

Hill Negotiators Ignore Obama and Give Troops Biggest Pay Raise in 6 Years

Conference committee settles on a 2.1 percent military boost, rejecting the White House's request for a 1.6 percent raise.

Why Donald Trump Needs David Petraeus

The president-elect doesn’t understand that war is politics, because he lacks experience in both war and politics.

An Air Force officer completes a flight in the first newly upgraded operational B1-B Lancer Jan. 21, 2014, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.

Will the Department of Defense Invest in People or Technology?

The Trump administration will determine the future of the Third Offset, a plan for ensuring the long-term competitive advantage of the U.S. armed forces.

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