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Navy abandons 'Global force for good' to broaden appeal

Navy abandons 'Global force for good' to broaden appeal

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join.

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The dangers of nuclear insecurity are clear

The dangers of nuclear insecurity are clear

Storage facility, with walls 23 feet thick, protects fissile materials.

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Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

Ihor Ilkiv, medic with Ukranian national guard, gestures in front of hospital in town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Fighting between government and Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has intensified in recent days as rebels seek to encircle the town of Deba…

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Keep calm, carry on is more than slogan

Keep calm, carry on is more than slogan

Intelligence, counterterrorism, integration and resilience are key aspects to remember.

January 26, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
US must prepare for long war with terrorists

US must prepare for long war with terrorists

American allies need to be led and encouraged, not ignored or lectured.

January 19, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
Charges against US Customs agent dropped

Charges against US Customs agent dropped

Federal authorities are dropping charges against a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer.

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Doug Ducey: Fighting for Arizona’s defense assets

Doug Ducey: Fighting for Arizona’s defense assets

In preparation for America’s longest combat engagement drawing to a close in December, the nation’s civilian and military leaderships in Washington are weighing potential threats against needed assets and capabilities. At first glance, the facts seem grim for any state with major defense ope…

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Amnesty for illegal immigrants will cost America

Special to The Washington Post.

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Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons

Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons

President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. The president said the U.S. doesn't know how or when chemical weapons were used in Syria or who used them. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Gov't downsizes amid GOP demands for more cuts

Gov't downsizes amid GOP demands for more cuts

In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester, as he stands with emergency responders, a group of workers the White House says could be affected if state and local governments lose federal money as a result of budget cuts in the South Court Auditorium i…

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Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emails between Sen. Robert Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by his staff in January to thwart U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment to the government of the Dominican Republic. Donated equipment could have jeopardized a port secu…

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Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

FILE - In this Jab. 24, 2013 file photo, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Emails between Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by the New Jersey Democrat in January to thwart any U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment …

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Defense nominee Hagel lays out stand on Iran

Defense nominee Hagel lays out stand on Iran

President Barack Obama listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, where he announced that he is nominating Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, John Brennan, center, as the new CIA director; and former Nebraska Sen…

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Graham calls for delay on Brennan nomination

WASHINGTON  •  President Barack Obama’s choice of John Brennan to be the next CIA director hit a snag Tuesday as a Republican senator threatened to delay the nomination until President Barack Obama’s administration provides answers on the deadly assault in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassad…

January 08, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…
Pentagon front-runner has strong Obama ties

Pentagon front-runner has strong Obama ties

FILE - This Nov. 1, 2012 file photo shows former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel speaking in Omaha, Neb. He's a contrarian Republican moderate and a decorated Vietnam combat veteran. And he's likely to endorse a more rapid troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Hagel, President Barack Obama…

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Pentagon front-runner has strong Obama ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is a contrarian Republican moderate and decorated Vietnam combat veteran who is likely to support a more rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

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Obama hails Nunn, Lugar efforts to secure nukes

Obama hails Nunn, Lugar efforts to secure nukes

President Barack Obama delivers his speech to the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium at the National Defense University in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Seated are, from left Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Sens. Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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E.J. Dionne: The Greatest Generation, redux

For nearly a decade I have had the privilege of teaching veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, though they have taught me more.

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Romney primary message shifts as election nears

Romney primary message shifts as election nears

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns at Ida Lee Park in Leesburg, Va., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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