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AP National Security WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror. Obama is not claiming final victory over extremists who still seek to kill Americans and other Westerners. Instead,...
Rep. Rob Wittman was against another round of military base closures before the Obama administration formally requested one. Now the House panel he chairs is poised to endorse that view. The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness has released its...
AP Intelligence WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Five men are under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya, wanted for questioning in the attack last year on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. The White House believes there is enough proof for a military force to...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is asking Congress for more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President Barack Obama wants to close. New details on the administration's budget request emerged on Tuesday...
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Reuters* House panel proposes tougher penalties for attackers * Measures also aim to improve victim treatment and support * Proposals follow string of military sexual assault cases By David Alexander WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers frustrated...
As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, a recent visit to Afghanistan and Bahrain confirmed my deep appreciation for service members and citizens who willingly put themselves in harm's way for the sake of our nation. Over the course of an...
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin. She is...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to ensure that the Air Force complied with a law requiring the service to buy three high-altitude Global Hawk unmanned planes built by Northrop Grumman Corp that it...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information....
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — Making her first trip to a war zone since she was gravely injured in 2004, Rep. Tammy Duckworth visited Afghanistan last weekend with five other congresswomen. Duckworth, who lost her legs when her Black Hawk helicopter was shot down...
— Making her first trip to a war zone since she was gravely injured in 2004, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth visited Afghanistan last weekend with five other congresswomen. Duckworth, who lost her legs when her Black Hawk helicopter was struck by a...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserThere was good news and bad news in the Pentagon's announcement Tuesday that it will furlough up to 680,000 civilian defense workers for 11 days this summer. The number of furlough days has dropped from 22 to 14 and now 11. The Pentagon also is...
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