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Will Congress Pull the Plug on Homeland Security’s Move to St. Elizabeths?

GAO blasts department and GSA for lapsed schedule and cost overruns.

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The Rise of the Islamic State Could Mean More Drones

Defense One

The recent trend in less spending for drones just hit a big bump in the wake of the threat of Islamic fighters in Iraq and Syria. By Patrick Tucker

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For White House Cyber Czar, Being Called a 'Total n00b' Just Comes with the Territory

Nextgov

Despite the flap over recent comments, Michael Daniel remains focused on cybersecurity’s human factor.

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A Guide to Ditching the American Penny Once and For All

Will the United States join the brotherhood of nations that finally bid their pennies adieu?

An agent patrols on horseback in South Texas.

Bill Forcing Border Patrol Agents to Work More and Earn Less Clears Senate

Law would save $100 million annually and has agency and union endorsement.

Clinton attends Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising Steak Fry in Iowa.

Does Hillary Clinton Have Anything to Say?

The presumed presidential candidate's speeches are long on pablum and short on content.

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So Many Risks, So Little Time

Agencies aren’t waiting for a governmentwide risk management framework to take action.

Here Are The Defense Industry Dollars Behind The Votes to Arm Syria’s Rebels

These companies might stand to profit the most from a conflict like the one the United States proposes.

All Women Enrolled in TRICARE Would Have Access to Free Birth Control Under Bill

Legislation would prohibit a co-pay for contraception and offer family planning services to female beneficiaries.

Jeh Johnson

Obama's ISIS Strategy Includes Outreach to U.S. Muslims

Homeland Security, FBI and White House meet in communities hoping to identify potential terrorist recruits.

Greg Walden, head of the National Republican Congressional Committee

Republicans Airing Ads Attacking Democrats as Being Soft on Terrorism

The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee says expect more national-security-themed ads to come.

ISIS and the Forgotten, Deadly Threat of Homegrown Terrorism

Since 9/11, Americans radicalized in the U.S. have been most lethal. So why isn't there more debate about the risk of blowback from military action?

Francois Hollande released the statement Friday.

France Joins U.S. in Launching Airstrikes on ISIS Targets

France became the first country to join the United States in launching airstrikes against Islamic State targets.

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