Top agent says rise in assaults attributed to attempts to shut down drug runners and smugglers of illegal immigrants.
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Apparent fuel shortage causes craft to shut down after rendezvous with military satellite.
An amendment to the emergency defense spending bill would prohibit funds from being spent to terminate the $4.1 billion contract for the aircraft.
United States will work with Canada and United Kingdom on project.
Watchdog agency says award was tainted because Darleen Druyun, formerly the Air Force's second-ranking acquisition official, was biased in favor of Boeing.
Congressional Research Service notes concerns about ambiguities in law, especially relationship between DNI and Defense secretary.
New National Response Plan and closely related National Incident Management System replace a patchwork of existing documents.
Modifications will ensure contract complies with traditional military procurement rules.
Watchdog agency pushes for chief management officer; Defense officials demur.
Troop levels would be cut from 62,000 to 24,000 in the next five to 10 years.