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Afghan President Hamid Karzai pledges he will not agree to allow U.S. troops to remain in the country past the end of this year. ( JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan President Rejects Pressure Over U.S. Deal

Karzai vows not to enter into any agreement that allows U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan past the end of this year.

01/25/2014

File photo of a blimp. (Photo by Andrew Geraci/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Pentagon To Test Blimps In Attempt To Defend Against Offshore Cruise Missiles

In order to protect the nation’s capital from potential off-shore cruise missile attacks, the Pentagon will be testing blimps as a means of detection.

01/24/2014

File photo of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.  (credit: Jacquelyn Martin - Pool/Getty Images)

Hagel Ordering Full Review Of Nuclear Force

With public trust and safety at stake, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered immediate actions Thursday to define the depth of trouble inside the nation’s nuclear force, which has been rocked by disclosures about security lapses, poor discipline, weak morale and other problems that raise questions about nuclear security.

01/23/2014

This unmanned vehicle is designed to take off and land vertically or drive over rough terrain. (Advance Tactics)

Robot Helicopter/Truck Could Transform Warfare

Unmanned vehicle could be used to rescue wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

01/14/2014

File photo of the Pentagon. (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Budget Cuts Affect Survivor Benefits

A pension cut for military retirees in last month’s budget agreement that riled veterans groups and several lawmakers extends to survivors’ benefits and special compensation for combat.

01/13/2014

Graduates of the US Naval Academy. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pentagon Report: Military Academy Students Told To Put Up With Sexist, Offensive Behavior

Students at the U.S. military academies often believe they have to put up with sexist and offensive behavior, a Pentagon report finds.

01/10/2014

U.S. missiles (credit: Michael Smith/Getty Images)

US Nuclear Missiles Are A Force In Much Distress

The hundreds of nuclear missiles that have stood war-ready for decades in underground silos along remote stretches of America, silent and unseen, packed with almost unimaginable destructive power, are a force in distress, if not in decline.

12/23/2013

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Demands Pentagon To Take Down ‘Unconstitutional Nativity Scenes’ At Guantanamo Bay

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is demanding the Pentagon remove Nativity scenes at Guantanamo Bay.

12/18/2013

The arrest of a Kansas man accused of trying to bring what he thought was a car bomb into a Wichita airport marked the culmination of a months-long undercover sting in what has become a successful and widely used domestic counterterrorism tactic.  (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

FBI’s Undercover Domestic Terrorism Sting Tactics Draw Controversy

The arrest of a Kansas man accused of trying to bring what he thought was a car bomb into a Wichita airport marked the culmination of a months-long undercover sting in what has become a successful and widely used domestic counterterrorism tactic.

12/14/2013

One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Top Secret Drone Under Development

The still-classified aircraft is believed to feature state-of-the-art surveillance technology.

12/12/2013

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