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  • Ukraine says more Russian troops crossed border; fighting escalates

    Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...
  • Josh Rogin: 2016 Republicans race to the right on foreign policy

    Republican voters aredividedwhen it comes to key foreign policy issues and the role of American power abroad. But listening to the party's potential 2016 presidentialcandidates at the weekend's Republican National Committee winter meeting in San Diego,...
  • FIDF Solidarity Gala raises $2.5 million

    FIDF Solidarity Gala raises $2.5 million
    A record number of 750 community leaders, politicians and supporters came together for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Palm Beach/Broward Region's 12th annual Solidarity Gala Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Boca West Country Club in...
  • Huntington Ingalls shuffles D.C. lobbying team

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced two leadership changes to its government relations team. William Ebbs is now vice president, federal policy, and Andrew Hicks has been promoted to vice president, legislative affairs. Both will report to...
  • Israel on alert for retaliatory attacks after strike on Hezbollah

    Israel on alert for retaliatory attacks after strike on Hezbollah
    Israel is on high alert for possible attacks from the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah following an airstrike on Hezbollah fighters in Syria, Israeli defense officials said Tuesday. Israel has boosted deployment of its "Iron Dome" anti-missile...
  • Casinos, failure, and Webster: Letters

    Casinos, failure, and Webster: Letters
    Casinos no panacea Geoff Freeman's guest column on casinos made me feel like I was in a time warp ("Casino gaming creates jobs and supports small businesses," Orlando Sentinel, Thursday). I supported the Atlantic City casinos in the '70's. I...
  • Defense contractor pleads guilty to bribes involving prostitutes, Kobe beef, Spanish suckling pigs

    Defense contractor pleads guilty to bribes involving prostitutes, Kobe beef, Spanish suckling pigs
    A Malaysian defense contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to a corruption scandal of epic proportions, admitting that he bribed "scores" of U.S. Navy officials with $500,000 in cash, six figures' worth of sex from prostitutes, lavish hotel stays, spa...
  • GOP's cuts to IRS budget will tax our patience

    GOP's cuts to IRS budget will tax our patience
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, speaking this week at a conservative policy summit, presented what he called the "single most important tax reform" America could make: abolishing the Internal Revenue Service. That probably won't happen any time soon. But...
  • Obama said to seek 7 percent budget boost, sets up fight with Congress

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will ask Congress for as much as $68 billion more than current budget limits in fiscal 2016, according to two people familiar with the administration's proposal. The request sets up a fight with the Republican-led...
  • More US actions won't halt Putin; but may start new Cold War

    Considering that it was the U.S. Department of State that helped foment the insurrection against the democratically-elected Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, America should not be rubbing salt into the open sore it created in Eastern Europe....
  • Congress: We went too far on star-rank retirement

    At the urging of then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Congress in 2006 took aggressive steps to raise pay and future retirement of currently serving general and admirals, particularly those serving beyond 30 years. Having been a well-compensated...