PENTAGON: It poses one of the thorniest problems for the United States national security establishment: how to¬†get the nation’s spy agencies, especially the secretive National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and the military to work together when someone¬†attacks US spy and military satellites. To offer some clarity on the way ahead for this relationship, Deputy Defense… Keep reading →

CAPITOL HILL: Congress and the Obama administration should thank their lucky stars that hardly anyone watched this morning’s House Armed Services Committee hearing about sequestration.

Everyone in the political arena will try to paint this one as the other’s fault. The GOP will blame the Democrats. The White House will blame the GOP. The GOP will blame the White House and the Democrats. And our country will remain mired in the same quagmire: our elected representatives lack the courage to fix our nation’s books. Keep reading →