For most Americans, the emergence of a renewed nuclear arms race with Russia comes as a surprise.
American problems in the 16-year war include a resilient Taliban, a weak government in Kabul and, according to the top general overseeing the conflict, Russian interference.
Many governmental operations will continue, but the longer the closure goes on, the more likely that its impact will be felt.
The declaration signals growing frustration over Pakistan’s perceived lack of cooperation in fighting terrorist networks. It is not clear how much money and materiel will be withheld.
In 1950, the CIA helped establish the Congress for Cultural Freedom—an anti-communist advocacy group—to neutralize political opposition to Anglo-American culture.
A new investigative report by The Washington Post shows that leaders within the Pentagon buried evidence that it was wasting billions over concerns that Congress would make budget cuts.
An ideology of armed exceptionalism and the entrenched power of the arms lobby are the pillars that uphold the Defense Department's $600 billion annual stranglehold on our tax dollars year after year.
A coalition of attorneys general representing 49 states and the District of Columbia announced a deal with USA Discounters that requires it to pay $40 million in penalties and wipe out more than $95 million in debt for past customers, many of them service members.
An audit revealed that the Army made $6.5 trillion worth of wrongful adjustments to accounting entries in 2015, either because it "lacked receipts and invoices to support those numbers or simply made them up," Reuters reports.