There is now essentially universal agreement that we must pass legislation that will amend the telephone metadata collection programs.
The Air Force's latest budget plan proposes to cut 25,000 airmen, including 21,000 from the active duty and 4,000 from the reserves.
Risk can be mitigated by superior operational acumen and exceptional technology.
Hagel has proposed reducing the strength of the Army, for example, from its present level of about 520,000 to “around 450,000” in order to meet budgetary goals.
The report is expected to show that the program was far more widespread and cruel than originally thought, and largely ineffective at gathering actionable intelligence, stopping terrorist plots, or saving American lives.
ATF has an important public safety portfolio, but its actions do not inspire public confidence.
Whether it’s the massive backlog of disability claims, long waits for health care appointments, or substandard care leading to worsening health outcomes or even death for veterans, evidence of VA’s dysfunction is plain for all to see.
I’ve traveled around the country speaking about my experiences as a woman soldier and the wife of a combat-wounded veteran, and at every single event someone has asked, “What can I do?”
A United Nations report released this month states that more than 40 people died in the Datta Khel strike.
The American people deserve to know the facts behind the CIA’s torture program.