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Data analysis raises alarms over spending on critical technologies

If national security and national economic competitiveness are driven by new technology than the U.S. is at risk of falling behind.

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Jokes aside, could Congress function if something wiped out a lot of members?

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Kamala Harris

Lawmakers press White House for details on efforts to boost diversity across national security workforce

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WikipediaArnold Punaro

The military has a hard time doing its job when Congress doesn’t do its job

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks as Karen Gibson, the new Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate, listens outside Schumer's office, Monday, March 22, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

New Senate sergeant at arms describes long-term security issues following Jan. 6

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GAO worried foreign adversaries are getting their hands on NIH-funded discoveries

When federal agencies make financial grants to science and technology researchers, scouring their proposals for possible conflicts of interest is a big…

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Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin

DoD potentially vulnerable to private military companies controlled by other nations

U.S. armed forces could find themselves in hot conflict with PMCs – then what? Marine Corps Lt. Col. Joe Moye offered some answers on Federal Drive with…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Defense officials say the Pentagon will sweep away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military and will issue new rules that broaden their access to medical care and gender transition. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

$715B defense budget takes flak from left and right

The Biden administration’s proposal puts money in naval power and gamechanging technologies.

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