Nominations for U.S. ambassadors are gathering dust as partisan posturing holds up their Senate confirmation. Never mind that the world’s on fire. By Molly O’Toole
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The anticipated legislation could serve as a companion to a similar House bill.
ISIL fighters are making gains in Iraq. But this does not mean that their violence is decisive. By Maria J. Stephan
President Obama announced that the United States will no longer make or buy landmines. This is good, but he can do more to end this deadly scourge. By Joe Cirincione
The future of humanoid robotics is rising from the radioactive ashes of Fukushima. By Patrick Tucker
Any potential recipient would be properly vetted first, the administration promised.
Lawmakers will have to decide whether it's worthwhile to guard against relatively unlikely biological attacks.
The Army's investigation is expected to conclude in mid-August.
Senate hawks say the president can't afford to wait for a Pentagon assessment.
The Defense Department’s new smart spectacles go beyond Google Glass. By Patrick Tucker