Center for a New American Security

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2011 file photo, Soldiers of 1AD attend a color casing ceremony of the First Armored Division at the US Army Airfield in Wiesbaden, Germany. After more than a year of thinly veiled threats that the United States could start pulling troops out of Germany unless the country increases its defense spending to NATO standards, President Donald Trump appears to be going ahead with the hardball approach with a plan to reduce the American military presence in the country by more than 25 percent. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)

A smaller budget could lessen the Army’s operational reach, but lawmakers question if that’s a bad thing

The Army makes up a large chunk of the military’s deployments, but does it need to be everywhere at once?

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Congressional regulation of federal cybersecurity offers only a mixed-bag of solutions

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Congressional battle brewing over a small, but influential office in DoD

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Center for a New American SecurityPaul Scharre, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security

Paul Scharre: Army data finds concussions in soldiers after live ammo training

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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

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Where diversity initiatives are still falling short in national security jobs

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Defense Secretary James Mattis

It’s uncertain who will be on the DoD chopping block with new government reforms

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DoD seeks guidance from new administration on overseas contingency fund

The Defense Department has been trying to get a clear sense from the White House about what it wants and does not want in the overseas contingency operations…

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Amy Schafer: Sequestration putting Marine Corps lives in danger

Amy Schafer, a research associate at the Center for a New American Security, says the Budget Control Act is putting Marine Corps aviators’ lives in danger….

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Vincent Viola/APVincent Viola

Viola may be what the Army needs, experts say

Viola’s nomination was out of the blue, but experts say that might work to his advantage. Outsiders can create an opportunity for change through new perspectives.

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