Government Executive - Defense information about management of national security organizationsen-usWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:29:01 -0400The U.S. Is Saving Nukes So It Can Blow Up Asteroids government isn't destroying older bombs on schedule, because it might need them for "planetary defense."Tim Fernholz, The AtlanticWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:29:01 -0400 Fleet / Shutterstock.comWhy There Won't Be an Ebola Outbreak in the United States circumstances that contributed to West Africa's epidemic do not exist in the U.S.Marina Koren, National JournalWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:41:32 -0400 district of Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone was put under quarantine at the beginning of August, due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Flickr user Cyprien Fabre/EC ECHOWho Exactly Underestimated ISIS? president's acknowledgement that the U.S. "underestimated" the rise of ISIS raised more questions than it answered.Russell Berman, The WireTue, 30 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Finally Signs Elusive Security Pact With United States will allow for nearly 10,000 American forces to remain in the country.Adam Chandler, The WireTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:03:50 -0400 Army Pfc. Perry Price patrols the village of Aliabad in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Matthew Moeller/Defense Department file photoAnother Doctor Exposed to Ebola Arrives in U.S. for Treatment is treating the doctor in Maryland.Russell Berman, The WireMon, 29 Sep 2014 16:31:56 -0400 Much Will the ISIS Fight Cost? Pentagon estimates that it is spending up to $10 million per day in Iraq and Syria.Jordain Carney, National JournalFri, 26 Sep 2014 18:00:00 -0400 F-22A Raptor taxis in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility prior to strike operations in Syria Tuesday.Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf/Air ForceNew Strikes Target ISIS's Black Gold Turkey mulls the extent of its possible involvement in the campaign against Islamic State forces, the American-led coalition targeted the group's top source of income: oil.Adam Chandler, The WireFri, 26 Sep 2014 16:16:59 -0400 formation of U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornets fly over northern Iraq on Tuesday.Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Air ForceThe Homeland Security Department Is Not Prepared for a Pandemic the flu is a bigger threat than terrorism, DHS is approaching it with a mix of ineptness and cynicism.Conor Friedersdorf, The AtlanticFri, 26 Sep 2014 11:15:06 -0400 Point Fr / Shutterstock.comISIS Hostage Executioner 'Jihadi John' Identified by the FBI man who murdered James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines has been identified by intelligence officials.Polly Mosendz, The WireFri, 26 Sep 2014 09:40:28 -0400 State Army’s Doctrine Chief: Expect the Unexpected David Perkins leaves debate on Obama’s ISIS strategy to policymakers.Charles S. ClarkThu, 25 Sep 2014 15:37:01 -0400 from the 173rd Airborne Brigade show Ukrainian marines and national guard troops how to clear a room during a training exercise Sept. 16.Spc. Joshua Leonard/ArmyTreasury Department Designates 11 People as Terrorists designation makes it illegal to send financial or material support.Emma Roller, National JournalThu, 25 Sep 2014 13:06:48 -0400 Stopping Ebola 'Must Be a Priority for the World' president, at a U.N. address Thursday, called on all countries to do more to fight the outbreak.Sophie Novack, National JournalThu, 25 Sep 2014 12:49:59 -0400 Martinez Monsivais/APU.S. Can't Confirm If Airstrikes Killed the Leader of Khorasan Group said to have been plotting an "imminent" strike on American or European targets.Adam Chandler, The WireWed, 24 Sep 2014 17:18:12 -0400 Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr. speaks about operations in Syria. Cliff Owen/APThe Number of Mass Shootings in the U.S. Is Going Up report looks at shootings from 2000 to 2013.David Ludwig, The WireWed, 24 Sep 2014 16:59:14 -0400 Landmark Verdict Finds Bank Responsible for Supporting Terrorist Attacks was filed under the American Anti-Terrorism Act.Adam Chandler, The WireWed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Osen, an attorney for the plaintiffs in a case against Jordan-based Arab Bank, talks with reporters outside federal court in the Brooklyn in August.APThe U.S. Has Bombed Two Different Sides in Syria's Civil War this mission creep?Kathy Gilsinan, The AtlanticWed, 24 Sep 2014 11:07:05 -0400 guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile to conduct strikes against ISIL targets earlier this week.Defense DepartmentAl-Qaida-Affiliated Group Was in 'Final Stages' of Planning Attacks Against the West forces launched air strikes against the little-known Khorasan Group Monday night.Marina Koren, National JournalTue, 23 Sep 2014 16:53:42 -0400 aircraft prepare to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush to conduct strikes against ISIL on Sept. 22.Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert Burck/NavyPresident Obama Praises Syria Coalition and Warns Extremists 'Plotting' Against America president made a brief statement on Monday night's strikes against ISIS and the Khorasan Group in Syria.Matt Berman, National JournalTue, 23 Sep 2014 16:09:43 -0400 Kaster/APThe Voice of al-Qaida Was Just Sentenced to Life in Prison Abu Ghayth worked closely alongside Osama bin Laden leading up to and after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.Dustin Volz, National JournalTue, 23 Sep 2014 16:02:49 -0400"Justice has been served," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement. State Department file photoCDC Predicts As Many As 1.4 Million Ebola Cases by Early 2015 an effective intervention or a slowdown, the outbreak could extend from 550,000 to as many as 1.4 million cases by Jan. 20.Adam Chandler, The WireTue, 23 Sep 2014 12:10:46 -0400 CDC doctor prepares to enter an Ebola treatment center in Liberia. Athalia Christie/CDCFriday's White House Intruder Was Far From the First, "cranks," and other eccentrics have made it unscathed into the executive mansion.George E. Condon Jr., National JournalTue, 23 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Cam/Shutterstock.comThe U.S. Military Has Begun Striking ISIS in Syria, bombers, remotely piloted aircraft and Tomahawk missiles were used against Islamic State forces in Syria Monday night.Matt Berman, National JournalTue, 23 Sep 2014 10:01:58 -0400 Tomahawk missile launch in 2011, seen through a night vision lens. The U.S. is using Tomahawk missiles in its strikes against Syria. Petty Officer 1st Class Nathanael Miller/U.S. NavyPentagon Warns of Losing Its Tech Edge latest version of the Better Buying Power initiative aims to improve acquisition, but contractors say it’s too limited.Charles S. ClarkMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:39:15 -0400 Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, center right, commander of I Corps, is briefed by his staff during a combined arms rehearsal meeting for Ulchi Freedom Guardian at Camp Yongin, South Korea, Aug. 21, 2014.Sgt. Daniel Schroeder/Defense DepartmentShifting More Work to Defense Labs Could Save Money, Improve Performance keep government technical staff relevant, they need better facilities.Rear Adm. Michael Moran and Scott O'NeilMon, 22 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Navy F/A-18 pilot at Naval Air Station LeMoore, California, trains in 2005 in a simulator built and maintained by industry. Defense file photoWhite House Intruder Identified as Iraq Veteran While Politicians Take Aim at Secret Service details emerge from Friday's White House intrusion and politicians go after the Secret Service.Allen McDuffee, The WireMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:20:33 -0400 Cam/