Policy

Back From Midterms, Congress To Take Up NDAA, VA Reform, Ebola and ISIS

Both current and newly elected lawmakers return to Capitol Hill to talk ISIS strategy and take the temperature of the VA's efforts to clean up its act. By Billy House and Rachel Roubein

Science & Tech

How Can Technology Fight Ebola in Off-the-Grid West Africa?

Leveraging technology to combat Ebola in West Africa was always going to be an uphill fight. By Jack Moore

Threats

DOD Civilians Can Opt Out of the Ebola Quarantine

Unlike military service members, defense civilian employees fighting Ebola abroad can refuse the 21-day quarantine. By Kellie Lunney

Threats

Why Isn’t The Pentagon Using Supply Drones For Ebola?

Drones have long supplied fighters in Afghanistan. Now we need them to supply Ebola fighters in Africa. By Michael Auerbach

Science & Tech

The Army Will Provide Wi-Fi in West Africa for the Fight Against Ebola

The Army will help support troops and nongovernmental organizations engaged in the Ebola fight in West Africa by setting up email, video and satellite systems. By Bob Brewin

Threats

The Understated Role of the Air Force In the Battle Against Ebola

Here are four things you probably didn't know about the 200-plus airmen on the ground in West Africa. By Janine Davidson

Threats

Hagel Orders 21-Day Quarantine for US Troops Returning From Ebola Mission

Pentagon officials pointed to concerns over the safety of personnel coming back from Operation United Assistance in West Africa. By Jordain Carney

Science & Tech

The Military’s Ebola Screening Machine Just Got Approved for US Hospitals

The FDA has ruled that the Ebola screening machine the military is using in Africa can now be used in U.S. hospitals. By Patrick Tucker

Policy

The Fight Against Ebola Is in West Africa, Not the US, Officials Warn

At a hearing on the Hill Friday, defense officials say the real fight against Ebola is in West Africa. By Molly O’Toole

Threats

The US Military Is Intensifying the Fight Against Ebola

The U.S. military is engaged in a war against Ebola that has many fronts and spans multiple continents. By Ben Watson

Science & Tech

Here Are Some Robots We Could Use To Fight Ebola in Africa

A robotic helping hand could fight Ebola from a safe distance. By Patrick Tucker

Threats

US Adds Extra Ebola Screening on Flights from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

All passengers flying from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea into the US will be required to enter the country through five major airports for additional screening. By Sarah Mimms

Policy

Obama Wants His Staff To Be More 'Hands On' in National Security Crises

From domestic politics to foreign policy, Obama and his aides frequently appear overtaken or overwhelmed by events. By James Oliphant

Threats

Ebola Scare Comes to the Pentagon

Pentagon officials have shut down a parking lot and entrance after officials find ill woman who allegedly recently visited Africa. By Kevin Baron

Threats

Dallas Hospital Had the Ebola Screening Machine That the Military Is Using in Africa

The Dallas hospital had an Ebola screening machine but could not use it for screening Ebola. By Patrick Tucker.

Policy

National Security Fears Could Decide Midterms -- and the Senate Majority

All politics is far from local as global threats dominate the midterm elections from Iowa to Arkansas. By Molly O’Toole

Science & Tech

These Web Sites Are Tracking the Spread of Ebola

Clinicians, governments and humanitarian organizations are tracking the Ebola virus so you don’t have to. By Bob Brewin

Threats

Why Nigeria Is Able To Beat Ebola, But Not Boko Haram

Faced with these two enormous crises, how has Nigeria handled one so well and the other so poorly? By Matt Schiavenza

Threats

The Four Things the US Military Brings to the Fight Against Ebola

Containing the virus' spread will come down to logistics and leadership, the types of skills where the U.S. military excels. By Janine Davidson

Threats

The CDC Is Relying on People To Tell the Truth About Contact with Ebola

The CDC’s proposed thermal screenings provide a fictional sense of security, according to both border protection officials and health experts. By Patrick Tucker

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