Pentagon

Senators Have More Than 900 Ideas To Fix America’s Security

The proposed amendments to the NDAA include ideas on Afghanistan, China and extremism in the ranks.

No Pentagon Wrong-Doing in Jan. 6 Reaction, Inspector General Finds

“DOD officials did not delay or obstruct” Guard troops who arrived at the U.S. Capitol hours after insurrectionists stormed it.

Pentagon Scrambles to Defend ‘Juicy Targets’ After Rivals’ Space Tests

U.S. Space Force is taking Russia’s destruction of its own satellite as a warning.

As Pentagon Fails 4th Audit, Officials Have ‘No Doubt’ It Will Eventually Pass 

The inspector general and independent public accounting firms conducted this year's audit of DoD's $3.2 trillion in assets and $3 trillion in liabilities.

Rising Inflation Is Beginning to Worry Pentagon Leaders

Higher salaries and more expensive weapons looming large as the Defense Department assembles next budget proposal.

Plan to Draft Women is Uniting Unlikely Political Allies

Anti-war activists and conservative hawks both want women to stay out of the Selective Service System.

Lawmakers Push DOD to Share its Data to Help U.S. Make AI Gains

New legislation to pilot easy-access data libraries could be included in the fiscal 2022 NDAA.

China Likely to Have ‘At Least’ 1,000 Nukes by 2030, Pentagon Estimates

Beijing’s new capabilities could embolden a Taiwan attack—but that’s not likely within the next two years, Milley says.

The US Can’t Compete With China Without Tackling Climate Change

Beijing is already working to turn the climate crisis to its advantage.

Pentagon Will Add a Climate-Policy Czar

New post is intended to champion climate considerations inside and beyond the Department, Kahl says.

Terror Groups in Afghanistan Could Attack US Next Year, Pentagon Policy Chief Says

Kahl says ISIS-K might be able to strike in less than 12 months; AQ in one to two years.

Raytheon: Vaccine Mandate Will Likely Add to Supply Chain Disruptions

But CEO Greg Hayes says his business will boom if everyone would just get the shot.

How to Think About Colin Powell

Did Powell always get it right? Of course not. But his mistakes were just part of his extraordinary American journey.

Pentagon Orders Texas Contractors to Mandate Vaccines for Employees, Despite Governor’s Ban

The Defense Department says the federal contractor vaccine order supersedes state laws.