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Senator urges recess appointments for key Pentagon posts

The nominations of Gordon England to be deputy Defense secretary and Eric Edelman to be undersecretary for policy are in limbo.

Homeland Security woos scientists, engineers for science and tech division

Officials want to develop interest in homeland security-related research.

Bid protest slows Pentagon’s electronic travel program

A revised solicitation, to be released in August, could include fixed prices due to GAO ruling.

More DHS overhaul details revealed

Secretary Michael Chertoff plans to eliminate a layer of bureaucracy.

Judge calls on DHS, Justice to improve legal proceedings for noncitizens

Poor records, swamped courts, little representation hamper due process, jurist tells conference.

Bill's language reflects state's effort to woo base closing panel

Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., tried to insert language in a spending bill that would have reopened a Montana airfield, shut down in 1996.

Rice proposes State Department reorganization

Plan would merge two offices to create new Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation.

Intelligence community grapples with ‘daunting challenges’

Deputy national intelligence director says agencies must morph into a nonhierarchical network in order to counter decentralized terrorist organizations.

Panel seeks quick confirmation of Pentagon nominees

Nominees include two high-level Air Force positions.

Homeland security spending measure stalls in conference

Legislators hung up on funding disparities in the House and Senate bills.

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