The targeted cuts, however, are only one aspect of the budget. The other involves the new sources of priority spending.
But even as the Obama administration appears to be facing budgetary reality, efforts to evade genuine budget discipline are well under way.
The Navy will be reduced from about 280 ships today to just 230, a far cry from President Ronald Reagan’s vision for a 600-ship Navy.
The federal government that took possession of the territory in 1898 has a moral and practical obligation to intervene.
When California Congressman Ami Bera met New York Rep. Christopher Gibson at a dinner last April, they began a conversation about how the two of them -- a physician and a retired Army colonel, a Democrat and a Republican -- might work...
The four words you never want to hear about nuclear weapons: lapses in security protocol.
The claims backlog may have fallen off the front pages, but veterans’ advocacy organizations continue to keep a close eye on the progress.
Occasionally, an IG report finds irregularities so breathtaking they rise far above waste, fraud and ineptitude.
Today – and in the foreseeable future – Combatant Commanders must consider the threat from aircraft and ballistic missiles.
The report, an exhaustive 6,000-plus page study of CIA interrogation and detention post-9/11 undertaken by the Senate intelligence committee, reportedly demonstrates that torture was not effective or important in fighting terrorism and stopping terrorist attacks.