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Late Air Force general’s legacy leaves a mark on US national security

Brent Scowcroft, one of the most significant figures in US national security policy in the past half century, died this month at the age of 95.

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As pandemic continues, former agency officials call for mission refocus at DHS

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Are increase progress payments actually helping defense industry? Warren wants to know

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Thornberry considering punishing DoD for moving too slowly on new laws

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DoD will crack down on contractors not complying with cybersecurity standards

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Warp speed, wormholes, invisibility cloaks: Why DIA’s research isn’t a joke

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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2012, file photo. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee member Rep. Gerald Connolly, D-Va., gestures during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The scandal that’s rocked the once-proud Secret Service and raised questions about the president’s safety has also produced rare bipartisan unity on Capitol Hill.  Connolly, an oversight committee Democrat, said: “If you closed your eyes you would not know any difference between the Democratic concern and the Republican concern. They are one and the same.”  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file)

State Department releases details of reorganization to skeptical lawmakers

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Report calls for flatter State Department with fewer bureaus

A group of foreign policy experts assembled by the Atlantic Council advocates a “de-layered” State Department, saying the current structure is “unmanageable.”

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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. A recently released transcript from the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, features new allegations of involvement in terrorism by officials in Saudi Arabia, including an unnamed member of the royal family.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Dozens of think tankers join DoD in push for BRAC

More than 30 think tank experts are calling for military base closures. The Defense Department says it is operating with a 22 percent excess of infrastructure.

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Wilson has the chops, but business connections may crash Air Force nominee

President Trump’s pick to head the Air Force is highly qualified, but some experts think her business connections are dubious.

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