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CBS News: Hundreds Of Millions Taxpayer-Paid Products Unused In Afghanistan

A massive amount of taxpayer-paid products have gone to waste in the Afghanistan war, as a clearer picture of what was never used and what was left behind is formed as U.S. troops withdraw.

06/12/2014

President Barack Obama's goal of closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is facing re-energized opposition from Republicans and increased questioning from fellow Democrats amid widespread anger in Congress over the swap of five Taliban detainees for the last American prisoner of war in Afghanistan. (Dave Martin/Getty Images)

Bergdahl Swap Increases Opposition To Obama’s Promise To Close Guantanamo

President Barack Obama’s goal of closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is facing re-energized opposition from Republicans and increased questioning from fellow Democrats amid widespread anger in Congress over the swap of five Taliban detainees for the last American prisoner of war in Afghanistan.

06/04/2014

The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war. (Photo by USAF/Getty Images)

Cold War-Era Spy Plane Hit By Defense Cuts, Unmanned Aircraft To Replace

The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war.

04/23/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hagel Proposes Shrinking Army To Smallest Size In Decades

A U.S. official says that as part of the proposed 2015 defense budget, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel is recommending shrinking the Army to its smallest size in decades.

02/24/2014

The future of military warfare will be decided by specialized robots, guided munitions and fleets of 3D-printed, remote-controlled drones in the not-too-distant future, according to a report from national security think-tank, the Center for a New American Security. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Fleets Of Unmanned, 3D-Printed Drones The Future Of Warfare

The future of military warfare will be decided by specialized robots, guided munitions and fleets of 3D-printed, remote-controlled drones in the not-too-distant future, according to a report from national security think-tank, the Center for a New American Security.

01/29/2014

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

CIA: Benghazi Team Clash Led To ‘Stand Down’ Report

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it.

12/14/2013

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

Hagel Offers Troops Glimmer Of Hope On Military Budget

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel is offering troops a rare glimmer of hope about the department’s financial woes.

12/08/2013

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.  (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gen. Dempsey Worries Teens’ Social Media Use Could Disqualify Them From Military Service

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.

12/04/2013

President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated him since he took office. That is setting the White House on a collision course with Congress in its bid to loosen restrictions for moving out detainees. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

White House Pushes For Guantanamo Prisoner Transfers

President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated him since he took office. That is setting the White House on a collision course with Congress in its bid to loosen restrictions for moving out detainees.

11/18/2013

Reports of sexual assaults in the military increased by an unprecedented 46 percent during the last fiscal year, the Pentagon said Thursday. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Reports Of Sexual Assaults Up 46 Percent

Reports of sexual assaults in the military increased by an unprecedented 46 percent during the last fiscal year, the Pentagon said Thursday.

11/07/2013

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