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Poll: The future of defense spending

What do you think should be done with the Pentagon’s budget?


Defense spending in an age of austerity

For Joshua Foust, we must first decide what kind of role the U.S. should play in the world before we debate the size of our national security budget.


Google Street View angers advocates, but can it see inside your car?

Airports aren’t the only place to find companies selling X-ray scanners

Gates says ‘dont ask, don’t tell’ repeal will take months

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” would not be completed for several months.

House votes with Senate panel to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted on Thursday to allow the Pentagon to repeal its controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

White House, lawmakers set to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell”

The White House has endorsed a measure that would repeal the military’s controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

As midterms near, Democrats weigh two hot-button issues

President Obama is contending with two hot-button issues: gays in the military and government spending.

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