The Political Role of Drone Strikes in U.S. Grand Strategy

Passionate disagreement over drone strikes obscures the fact that we actually don’t know much about how they affect U.S. interests.

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As Acadia Nat’l Park Celebrates Centennial, Maine Gets New Nat’l Monument

Soon after President Obama’s pen stroke made a long-discussed Katahdin Woods proposal official, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell explored the area’s ‘beauty and the bounty’ by canoe.

Here’s What Coworkers Think When You Kiss Up to your Boss

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On Politics Halloween revelers wear Clinton and Trump masks in New York in 2015.

Are U.S. Presidential Politics Beyond a Joke?

From Alfonso the Wise's bawdy songs of slander to Ronald Reagan's sunny smile, politics and humor have gone hand-in-hand for centuries. But no one seems to be laughing anymore.

TSA officers inspect luggage at Denver International Airport.

TSA Union Says Heavy-Handed Leadership Is Making Employees’ Low Morale Worse

Agency is taking too many issues off the negotiating table, union says.

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The World's Biggest Marine Refuge: 442,000 Square Miles, 7,000 Species, 5 Sunken Aircraft Carriers

President Obama quadrupled the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, protecting a wide swath of ocean near Hawaii.

Screening for Zika in Donated Blood

The Food and Drug Administration now recommends that all blood banks test for the mosquito-borne virus.

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Why Trump's Immigration Switch Won't Move the Needle

The GOP nominee's shift is unlikely to drive away core supporters or attract new ones.

White House Gathers Trump, Clinton Reps for Transition Update

Agenda included agency planning, emergency preparedness and hiring.

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Managing Your Workforce When Employees Are All Over the Map

It is possible to roll out an effective, engaging training program where employees retain what they learn.

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The Myth of the 'Female' Foreign Policy

As more women become heads of state, will the world actually change?

Pentagon Science Board Recommends “Immediate Action” to Counter Enemy AI

Defense scientists worry that the U.S. could be on the losing side of a AI arms race.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump Has a Friend in Nigel Farage

The Brexit leader spoke at a Trump rally this week.


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