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  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
  • GOP dilemma: Cut or borrow to boost defense spending?

    GOP dilemma: Cut or borrow to boost defense spending?
    Republican presidential hopefuls are at war with each other over the budget for war. In the U.S. Senate on Thursday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio proposed billions of extra dollars for the Pentagon. So did Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, but, unlike Mr. Rubio, the...

    Defense secretary to talk to students, military families

    A day after addressing U.S. troops based at Fort Drum in northern New York, Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to visit the Syracuse University campus. Carter is scheduled to speak Tuesday morning at a gathering of students and military families...

    Pentagon chief considers easing of enlistment standards

    Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cybersecurity jobs. Speaking to...

    One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say

    One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say
    A trip that began in Baltimore ended Monday morning with two men dressed as women in a stolen SUV careening toward the entrance to National Security Agency headquarters, where police opened fire, killing one and wounding the other. Officials said an NSA...