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  • Rand Paul's 2016 entry speech makes his presidential challenges clear

    Rand Paul's 2016 entry speech makes his presidential challenges clear
    Sen. Rand Paul’s jump into the 2016 presidential contest underscored the challenges ahead for the Kentucky Republican as he tries to move beyond his libertarian niche to find a foothold in the campaign for the White House. In the months-long...
  • Citizens take up military training over Russia threat

    Citizens take up military training over Russia threat
    NATO aircraft scream across eastern European skies and American armored vehicles rumble near the border with Russia on a mission to reassure citizens that they're safe from Russian aggression. But these days, ordinary people aren't taking any chances....
  • Friends of the Israel Defense Forces host fundraiser

    An estimated $4.5 million was raised at Thursday night's annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Greater Miami Chapter Solidarity Gala at The Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. According to FIDF, more than 1,100 of its supporters and lay leaders...
  • The audacity of weakness

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran. Netanyahu came to the U.S. to outline the Iranian plan to remake the Middle...
  • Falic tribute inspiring at FIDF gala

    Falic tribute inspiring at FIDF gala
    More than 1,000 supporters of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Greater Miami chapter paid tribute to Nily Falic, national chairman of the FIDF at the recent 2015 Solidarity Gala that took place at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. In her honor,...
  • Hampton Roads defense contractors win more work in February

    Hampton Roads defense contractors win more work in February
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional work from the Navy in February, while other Tidewater firms won defense contracts in engineering services, technical support and even mobile kitchens. Newport News-based HII received $9.2 million for...
  • Army opts for openness with new computer security tool

    Army opts for openness with new computer security tool
    Army researchers in a lab outside Washington worked for years on a software tool to help soldiers understand how hackers were targeting military computers. Late last year they did something unusual: They released their project for anyone on the Internet...
  • Israeli soldiers share war experience

    Israeli soldiers share war experience
    Truman Brody-Boyd, just like many American high school seniors, has some big decisions to make. He has a choice of colleges and career prospects to weigh. The same can't be said of Gal, a young Israeli woman who visited Brody-Boyd's Jewish youth group...
  • 6 things to know about Israel's army

    6 things to know about Israel's army
    The College of William and Mary will be showing a free screening of "Beneath the Helmet,” which tells the story of five Israeli soldiers who were drafted to defend their country just after graduating high school. The film will be shown Monday at 7...
  • Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector

    Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector
    After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending. In...
  • Gov. McAuliffe meets with VA Secretary McDonald

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe pitched several ideas for improving veterans health care in a meeting Wednesday with VA Secretary Robert McDonald. Joining the governor were two members of his Cabinet: Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John Harvey and...