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CBP is one of the agencies that has had a difficult time hiring efficiently.

Homeland Security Still Slow to Fill Law Enforcement Jobs, Watchdog Finds

ICE, Secret Service and CBP struggle with stretched work force and weak tools to track job applicants.

A U.S. military advisor instructs Honduran troopers in Puerto Castilla, Honduras, in 1983.

How U.S. Policy in Honduras Set the Stage For Today’s Mass Migration

Violence, poverty and oppression in Honduras are causing thousands to flee to the U.S. Will the next president own the role of U.S. foreign policy in creating these problems?

National Guard soldiers and airmen of the Blue Team listen to their team leader Cyber Shield 2016 at Camp Atterbury, Ind. April 20, 2016.

No, the National Guard Can’t ‘Secure’ the Election

By design, the role of the military in voting-related activities is highly limited. Proposed legislation may change that.

The Number of Disabled Post-9/11 Vets With VA Health Care Is Growing Despite Wait List Scandal

Survey shows that 71 percent of injured Iraq and Afghanistan vets have health care through the department, up 11 percent over the last two years.

One critic cited "obvious red flags" in such cases as the travels and social media contacts of killers of the government employees in San Bernardino, Calif., last December and said vetting of people entering the country must improve.

Homeland Security's Revised Anti-Extremism Plan Draws Mixed Reviews

Multi-agency strategy for evidence-based community partnerships is under fire from the right and left.

Pentagon Urged to Better Integrate Intel Needs in Weapons Acquisition

GAO says training and tighter certification would improve communication.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said the relationship between Brig. Gen. Michael Bobeck and Peduzzi Associates deserves a closer look.

Army General Was Allowed To Accept Free Housing from Contractor

Brig. Gen. Michael Bobeck, fired from the Joint Staff for an extramarital affair, cited his longtime friendship with an executive in receiving a rent-free apartment during his divorce. 

In this image made from video, the J-20 stealth fighter jet flies at the China's International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai on Nov. 1, 2016.

As China Shows Off J-20 Stealth Fighter, A Bit of Context

It takes more than a flyby at an airshow to deploy fifth-generation fighter jets in combat.

A cracked road in Bagrami.

Building Roads in War-Torn Afghanistan Remains a Tough Slog

Watchdog says $8.3 billion would be needed to halt decay.

A photo illustration of the Cyber Squadron Initiative program Oct. 28, 2016.

Judge: U.S. Army Must Let Palantir Compete to Build Combat Data System

The much-maligned DCGS-A combat data system program is put on hold, thanks to a Silicon Valley company's lawsuit.

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