| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
LAS VEGAS — Long before voters begin paying attention to the 2016 presidential contest, the quiet race for the Republican Party's most elite donors was well under way in recent days as potential candidates made a pilgrimage west to court prolific...
| Mar 2, 2014
The recently proposed U.S. troop cuts are an important step toward re-sizing today's forces to meet the current U.S. defense strategy, which calls for defeating a major adversary and deterring a second by denying objectives or imposing unacceptable costs,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Why has Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine and Crimea? What does this mean for American interests and my 401(k)? Does President Obama have any good options? Is the Cold War coming back?
And who is Putin wearing?
Like many Americans,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
OXON HILL, Md. — For an event remembered by its big statements — rabble-rousing speeches and students clad in American-flag shorts — this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference was nearly silent on same-sex marriage and...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- The United States would not recognize a referendum by Crimea to leave Ukraine, and a shift of that region to Russia “is not a done deal,” a top Obama administration official said Sunday.
“If there is a referendum and it...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Nearly a quarter of a century after it began, one of the largest legal disputes in defense industry history was finally settled with two major weapons makers agreeing to pay the federal government $400 million in goods and services.
The U.S. Court of...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
There are many things wrong with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new book, starting with the title. He calls it: "Duty." It should have been called: "Bobby, We Hardly Knew Ye."
Indeed, all this time, we thought Gates was a quiet, thoughtful, loyal...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:43 PM
One of the marquee races of the coming political year is the GOP primary fight between Liz Cheney and Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi, which is rapidly becoming less a political contest than a kind of sagebrush soap opera, "As the Cowboy State Turns."
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- Liz Cheney, citing "serious health issues" in her family, is ending her campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Wyoming.
A statement Monday by the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney does not specify whose health has become...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Early Monday morning, citing “serious health issues” in her family, Liz Cheney gave up her bid for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in Wyoming.
"My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign and they will always...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney abruptly ended her campaign to oust a veteran Wyoming senator of her own party Monday, citing "serious health issues" in her family.
The decision by the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney ends a brief, long-...