Does the president's specified goal of 350 ships meet the needs of the nation in the 21st century? The answer is not yet clear.
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As the former heads of DHS, the Coast Guard, and TSA, we think Trump’s border-and-immigration fixation is like double-locking your front door and leaving the window wide open.
Even if Pentagon leaders clarified their ‘readiness’ warnings, they’d still face an uphill battle for more funding in 2017.
House hearing shows miscommunication between the Defense Department and the Defense Business Board.
Do the generals have too much influence? I asked the U.S. Air Force’s top military leader.
The "Marines United" scandal shows once more that a macho culture is an internal enemy.
Just before the administration’s daily press briefing, the FBI director told Congress he has “no information” to support the president’s claims.
The Chicago aerospace company leads more than a half-dozen contractors whose programs stand to get 9- or 10-figure boosts if the president’s budget proposal becomes law.
And the most worrying threats might not be the kind you fight with missiles and ships.
A new report confirms the skepticism of civil libertarians. But if the initiative is discontinued, will its replacement be any better?