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An F-15E Strike Eagle waits to launch in air strikes against ISIL targets in Syria last fall.

Here's the White House Request for the Use of Force Against the Islamic State

The Obama administration has just sent the draft resolution to Congress Wednesday morning. Now it's Congress' turn.

House Votes to Bolster Airport Security, Reduce Pay for Many TSA Agents

It's unclear whether the measures – now headed to the Senate -- would save money.

Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco.

Obama’s New Cyber Agency Puts Spies in Charge of Sharing Threat Tips with Agencies

The new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be patterned after the intelligence fusion center stood up in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Yemeni protestors climb the gate of the U.S. Embassy in 2012.

A Brief, Turbulent History of the U.S. Embassy in Yemen

The compound, which has seen several terrorist threats in the recent past, will shut down this week for security reasons.

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker has been in talks with the White House.

GOP Awaits Obama's ISIS Battle Plan

Corker praises the White House handling of an authorization for military force. But other Republicans remain concerned.

What Would a Proposal to Auto-Enroll Troops Mean for the TSP?

Change would not affect the “investment side” of the retirement plan, but might potentially require more staff or other resources.

Marines with the 12th Marines fire a M77-A2 Howitzer down range during an Integrated Training Exercise 2-15, at Camp Wilson, Marine Corps, on January 31, 2015.

How Reforming Benefits Could Undermine the Pentagon's Future

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's recommendations are appealing to reformers. But here's how they could actually end up doing irreversible harm to the all-volunteer force.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, welcomed Ashton Carter to his hearings last week.

Ashton Carter Breezes Through Senate Armed Services Committee

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted unanimously to send on Ash Carter’s nomination for a full vote. Lawmakers want him in the Pentagon by week’s end.

CIA is Bringing Amazon’s Marketplace to the Intelligence Community

In the coming months, Amazon Web Services will launch an IC-only cloud marketplace that aims to shake up the way spy agencies purchase software.

Gene Dodaro, comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, testifies before the Senate Banking Committee Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009.

GAO's High-Risk List Adds IT Acquisition and Veteran Health Care

Multiple Capitol Hill sources confirmed to Nextgov that IT acquisition and operations and veteran health care are now included.