Why is the process still languishing, five months after senators from both parties first brought the subject up?
Currently the U.S. and Russia retain approximately 4,800 nuclear weapons each. This arsenal has the power to destroy the world several times over.
HASC Chairman Thornberry would be well advised to question the assumptions that drive his views on national security issues.
Decision-making has to be grounded in what is achievable.
Ninety-six school shootings after Newtown, Congress is still too fearful of the NRA to keep deadly weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill.
Not every spending cut the Defense Department makes reflects sound economic principles.
TSA believes private sector companies can use commercial data and secret computerized algorithms to examine a passenger’s background and predict who is, and who is not, a terrorist risk.
Many of the root causes of the chronic underperformance in defense acquisition stem from the culture that exists around who is buying.
Countering regional threats is important, but protecting the homeland should be accorded at least equal priority.
Guard cyber security initiatives would be a natural area for intergovernmental coordination.