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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Interpreting the Biden administration’s Defense budget request

The Defense budget request from the Biden administration is a bit of an outlier, as these things go. For the important messages the budget is sending,…

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Reports of sexual assaults across the U.S. military increased by a very small amount in 2020, a year when troops were largely locked down for months as bases around the world grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

The Biden administration’s proposed Defense budget is going to force some tough choices

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Don’t expect same defense spending priorities under a Biden administration

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Coronavirus is hitting small defense companies, but there may be a silver lining

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Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer attends a Senate Armed Services hearing Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Navy says its readiness is improving, but progress is fragile

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If DoD gets its money this week, it will know how to spend it in a hurry

The Defense Department won’t have any problems spending money if Congress can pass a budget next week.

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Todd Harrison: Potential impact of proposed defense budget increase in fiscal 2018

At the top of the 2018 budget proposal debate list is the ten percent increase in Defense spending. Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis…

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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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