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  • Leaders reach new Ukraine cease-fire accord, but doubt remains

    Leaders reach new Ukraine cease-fire accord, but doubt remains
    European leaders hoping to avert the infusion of U.S. weapons into the Ukraine conflict heralded a new cease-fire agreement Thursday after marathon negotiations with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents. But the peace plan’s success hinges on...
  • As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC

    As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC
    If the Pentagon wants to convene another round of military base closings, it must clear a congressional subcommittee chaired by Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland. Wittman will be a tough sell. He says there is no appetite in Congress for another Base...
  • Strengthen our missile defense system

    North Korea is intent on rattling its sabers at any opportunity. After the U.S refused to give in to its ridiculous demands, North Korea appears to be expanding its nuclear program. This follows recent provocations from the North such as test-firing new...
  • Officials: U.S. Embassy in Yemen to suspend operations amid security concerns

    Officials: U.S. Embassy in Yemen to suspend operations amid security concerns
    The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen amid political deadlock and deteriorating security conditions after the takeover of the country by Shiite rebels, two U.S. officials said. The officials said diplomats were being evacuated from the...
  • Obama's 'lead from behind' security strategy will plague America for decades

    Obama's 'lead from behind' security strategy will plague America for decades
    Any administration's national security strategy written for public consumption inevitably involves platitudes, vacuous rhetoric and self-congratulation. But the strategy announced last week for President Obama's final two years in office sets new...
  • The country is vulnerable without CISPA

    The country is vulnerable without CISPA
    The uninterrupted operation of our nation's infrastructure is vital to our physical and economic security and our lives. It monitors generators producing power; controls valves that allow gas or oil to flow from well to refinery to pump; manages air,...
  • Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news

    Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news
    An announcement of a $4 billion merger raised questions Friday about the future location of Melbourne-based Harris Corporation’s headquarters. One of Central Florida’s biggest public companies, Harris expects savings from consolidating...
  • Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

    Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation
    The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-...
  • Reader feedback Feb. 4: Phoebus principal, proposed defense budget

    Phoebus principal to take Bethel coaching position In a move rarely if ever seen in Peninsula District football, William Beverley will leave his job as principal at Phoebus and take the head coaching job at Bethel, Hampton City Schools announced Monday....
  • ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen

    ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen
    Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...
  • Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget

    Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget
    President Barack Obama delivered a gift to Connecticut's defense industry Monday by calling for the production of more planes, helicopters and submarines built in the state. His proposed $585.3 billion defense budget for fiscal 2016 is larger than the...