Joe Gould

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 06:49
The article states that Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain is offering a civil-military strategy for Afghanistan that adds more U.S. counterterror troops and more pressure on Pakistan to not provide sanctuary to the Taliban and Haqqani network.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 09:47
U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle laid bare their suspicions about U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Lebanon over the countries’ supposed links to terror on Thursday, perhaps signaling choppy waters in the alliances.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:40
Israel and the Obama administration have agreed to a historically large sum in defense aid to Israel, but several pro-Israel lawmakers are saying the amount is just not enough.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 06:59
US Senate Democrats voted down the 2017 Pentagon and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs spending bills on Tuesday for the third time, teeing up a stopgap funding resolution to avert a government shutdown.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The US government’s military foreign-assistance programs are facing a quiet but consequential overhaul that has State Department officials privately balking at proposed changes to the division of labor between Foggy Bottom and the Pentagon.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:39
The House Armed Services Committee’s defense policy bill, passed April 28, tees up clashes with the Senate and the Pentagon, chiefly over a plan altering the use of the wartime overseas contingency operations (OCO) account.
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 06:29
Despite calls from Pentagon officials, foreign leaders and industry executives that the foreign military sales (FMS) process must be changed, the Congress appears highly unlikely to take up any such efforts before the end of the Obama administration.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 06:39
A measure to block the $700 million sale of eight U.S. F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan was scuttled in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, though U.S. financing for the deal was on hold.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:43
The US Congress overwhelmingly passed, and President Obama signed, the $1.15 trillion omnibus spending measure that contained $572.7 billion for defense in a succession of votes in the House and Senate on Friday.
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 06:45
One key indicator of the health of the US aerospace and defense sector, foreign military sales, rose to a record high of $46.6 billion for fiscal 2015, but US officials are warning of a dip in sales next year.