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Trump Mulls Legally Dubious Plot to Deny Aid to Poor Foreigners The White House might refuse to spend $3 billion that Congress appropriated for foreign aid (even as it demands a $716 billion military budget).
U.S. Army Is Discharging Immigrants Who Were Promised Citizenship At least 40 recruits and reservists have been quietly booted with little explanation, and now their immigration status could be at risk.
The Navy Is Planning Tent Cities for Undocumented Immigrants The administration’s “zero tolerance” policy has spawned plans for military facilities to house tens of thousands of detained immigrants.
The Pentagon’s ‘Logistics Agency’ Lost Track of More Than $800 Million Meanwhile, conservatives say that military funding must be increased immediately to avert disaster — and wasteful government programs must be cut.
The Pentagon Is Afraid to Give Trump More Military Options on North Korea Top Defense officials believe that a military strike would be reckless and unnecessary — and don’t trust Trump to reach the same conclusion.
Reports: The Pentagon Spent Millions on UFO Research For about five years, the government wanted to believe.
The Pentagon Released Base-by-Base Data on Sexual Assault in the Military This is the first time the Pentagon has broken down the numbers by military base.
U.S. May Bomb ISIS in the Philippines: Report As Tillerson meets with Duterte, the Pentagon mulls opening a new front in America’s war against the (so-called) Islamic State.
A Transgender Servicemember on How He’s Coping With Trump’s Ban “We will continue to serve our nation as we always have, until they tell us that we can’t.”
The Pentagon Reportedly Spends 5 Times More on Viagra Than Transgender Services The Defense Department spent $84 million on erectile-dysfunction meds in 2014 alone.
The Trump Doctrine in Afghanistan: Let the Generals Handle It We’re about to find out what Mattis’s Pentagon will do with mostly unchecked authority to conduct a war.
This Is What a ‘Successful Interception’ of a Mock ICBM Looks Like U.S. officials released a video that shows the simulated ICBM being shot down.
Former CIA Director Resigns From Trump’s Transition Team And he isn’t the only one who’s finding the job of “relatively sane national security adviser to Donald Trump” to be a challenging one.
Roadside Bomb in Syria Kills U.S. Service Member The first member of the American military to die in Syria since the U.S. deployed Special Operations Forces last year to defeat ISIS.
U.S. Ends Syrian Rebel Training Program Meanwhile, the conflict in Syria continues.
Robert Irvine Will Open a Restaurant in the Pentagon Currently, meal options come from one of the building’s five food courts.
U.S. Troops Posed for Pictures With Dead Suicide Bombers in Afghanistan The Los Angeles ’Times’ has released the photos despite requests from the government not to publish them.
Suspicious Things Happening Near Pentagon [Updated] A man leads police to a car containing a possible bomb.
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Temporary Lockdown After Shots Fired on the Pentagon The damage was minor, but we’re more worried about the possibility of a sniper.
Judge Rejects Feds’ Request to Keep Enforcing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ She’ll issue her final decision about rejecting the stay early today.
Pentagon to Comply With Ruling to Halt ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy That’s even though the Obama administration has moved to appeal a recent ruling.
Pentagon Issues Stern Warning To WikiLeaks Spokesman says release of additional materials would be “height of irresponsibility.”
Gates to Revise ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Rules From here on in, it’s going to be harder to expel gay servicemen and women.
Two Police Officers and Gunman Shot Outside of Pentagon Pentagon building was locked down for about 45 minutes.
Robert Gates Will Hang Around For At Least Another Year But he still looks froward “to one day retiring to his family home in the Pacific Northwest.”
Pentagon: Nope, No Rape in Photos The Pentagon denies an earlier report about the content of prisoner-abuse photos.
Rupert Murdoch Is Full of Vim, Vigor and Probably Viagra The media mogul seems gleeful about life (and also his wife!) in a ‘Newsweek’ profile, Bank of America’s CEO is startled by losses, a fifth-grade graduation ceremony gets ugly, and a hedge-funder pays $801,000 for a literal closet in today’s collection of media, finance, law, and real-estate news.
13 Reasons to Believe Aliens Are Real How seriously should you take those recent reports of UFOs? Ask the Pentagon. Or read this primer for the SETI-curious.