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The U.S military says it is developing a laser that can be used to blind and shoot enemy drones from ground vehicles, adding to their anti-drone laser technology already crafted for ships. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Kerry Defends US Drone Policy After Pakistan Hit

Secretary of State John Kerry is defending U.S. drone strikes after the CIA’s killing of a senior Taliban member.


File photo of former Conn. Sen. Joe Lieberman. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Lieberman: Boston Bombings Could Have Been Stopped

Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman says failures by national security agencies tainted investigations into the Boston bombing plotters — and says the scheme could have been discovered beforehand.


File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Credit: RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Friend Or Foe? McCain Charts His Course

Republican Sen. John McCain is a walking contradiction, antagonizing President Barack Obama over foreign policy one minute, cooperating with the Democrat the next on immigration and the budget.


File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Court Lets Stand Obama’s China Wind Farm Ban

A federal judge said Friday she can’t overturn President Barack Obama’s decision to revoke a Chinese company’s purchase of four wind farm projects in the vicinity of a U.S. naval facility’s restricted airspace.


Cheney faulted the Obama White House's handling of Middle East politics, saying the U.S. presence in the region had been "significantly diminished" in recent years.  Photo credit - SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Cheney: Obama’s Drone Program Is ‘A Good Policy’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney stated that the Obama administration’s targeting of suspected international terrorists is “a good policy.”


Chas Interviews CJCS GEN Martin Dempsey, October 17, 2012

Robot Wars: The Brave New World

In future wars, will human soldiers be replaced by weapons that think for themselves? Lots of remote control systems are already on the battlefield. Chas Henry, All News 99.1’s national security correspondent, met with warfighters, scientists, critical analysts –- and the nation’s top military officer — to explore the brave new world of … ROBOT WARS.


Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.


President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.


US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta after speaking at a ceremony commemorating the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Administration Urges Terror Surveillance Renewal

The Obama administration maintains it is unable to say how many times one of the government’s most politically sensitive anti-terrorism surveillance programs — which is up for renewal this week on Capitol Hill — has inadvertently gathered intelligence about U.S. citizens.


The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.