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Defense Department

  1. politics
    Former Defense Secretary Mattis Says He’ll Speak Out About Trump, Just Not YetMattis says there’s a period during which he owes his silence, but “it’s not going to be forever.”
  2. defense department
    Mattis Criticizes American Isolationism, Divisiveness Without Using Trump’s Name“Nations with allies thrive, and those without them wither,” the former Defense secretary writes in an essay excerpted from his new book.
  3. defense department
    Senate Confirms Mark Esper As New Defense SecretarySeven months after Jim Mattis quit, the Pentagon finally has a permanent leader.
  4. politics
    Defense Department Asks White House to Keep Military Out of Political PosturingFollowing the U.S.S. John McCain debacle, acting Defense Secretary Shanahan asked the White House to leave the military out of its grandstanding.
  5. defense department
    Acting Defense Secretary Accused of Boosting Boeing, His Former EmployerPatrick Shanahan worked for Boeing for 30 years. Now he’s accused of doing its bidding inside the Pentagon.
  6. The Pentagon Is Officially Investigating Michael Flynn Over Foreign PaymentsTrump’s former national security adviser was warned not to take money from foreign governments without getting permission. He did it anyway.
  7. ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Is Sane Enough to Sail Through the SenateAt his confirmation hearing, the ex-general broke with Trump on Putin, NATO, and the Iran deal.
  8. cleaning up
    Tar Balls Hit Texas CoastMeanwhile, BP still making money from government contracts.
  9. pentagon
    Robert Gates Will Hang Around For At Least Another YearBut he still looks froward “to one day retiring to his family home in the Pacific Northwest.”