US will send another $300M in weapons to Ukraine, thanks to ‘cost savings’

Good negotiating on earlier contracts freed up funds for rockets and ammo, officials say.


Pentagon budget request aims to balance congressional limits, foreign needs, and innovation

“This should be the wake-up call that tells us we need to be buying different stuff,” one expert said.


Biden, Pentagon urge Congress to pass national security funding bill

Congressional inaction is “problematic,” the Defense Department comptroller said.


Biden: ‘Freedom and democracy are under attack, both at home and overseas’

National-security issues lead off State of the Union that previews Gaza aid, pleads for Ukraine aid, and lambasts an unnamed predecessor.


With one day until shutdown, House sends stopgap funding bill to Senate

The Senate hopes to act quickly on the bill and set up votes on full-year appropriations next week.


Biden shouldn’t stick to a defense-budget deal the House will not honor

Instead, the president should take a page from his former boss’ playbook—and seek the money the military needs.


Budget impasse freezes two Space Force efforts, leaders say

This year’s spending caps will boost future costs, acting Air Force undersecretary adds.