Monday, June 30, 2014 - 07:14
Senior congressional Republicans are vowing to closely scrub President Barack Obama’s new war-funding request, with one saying it “cries out for oversight.”
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:22
The Pentagon will probably request warfighting budgets in addition to its annual defense spending plan even after the U.S. ends its combat role in Afghanistan, the Defense Department’s comptroller said.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:13
US President Barack Obama has requested $6 billion for new military aircraft, drones, vehicles and bombs as part of his $58.6 billion request to fund the war in Afghanistan and other contingency operations in 2015.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:12
Lawmakers on Thursday mostly held fire on the White House’s coming $60 billion war-funding request, saying they have yet to be given ample details to comment.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 13:08
NATO chief said NATO needs to continue to adapt its readiness, as the alliance faces "old threats and new, from Eastern Europe to North Africa and the Middle East."
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 08:29
The White House will soon send the Pentagon’s 2015 war spending request to the US Congress, with sources saying the budget plan will likely head to Capitol Hill by the end of the week.
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 06:20
The US House of Representatives pushed through several controversial amendments to the $570.4 billion 2015 defense appropriations bill before handing its version off to the Senate for its own markups this summer.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:10
Mr. Obama blindsided Congress and some agencies in his West Point announcement of the new initiative at a time he was weathering criticism for being weak in combating terrorism. Only now does the White House appear to be scrambling to decide what the counterterrorism fund is about.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:07
The House moved toward passage of a $570 billion defense spending bill that imposes new restrictions on President Obama’s handling of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and requires congressional approval for sustained military action in Iraq.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:05
Cantor's loss may have consequences for the future of defense sequestration.