Topic: Travis Sharp
Like Medicare and Social Security, cutting defense spending has been something of a 'do not enter' zone for many lawmakers. But that may be changing.
04/14/2011 11:45 am
At $553 billion, the Pentagon budget is $13 billion less than expected. But it is still up from last year, and many of the biggest planned cuts are in the uncertain future.
02/14/2011 07:15 pm
Russian Defense Minister Anatoyl Serdyukov comes to the Pentagon for the first time this week to meet with Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a former intelligence officer once skilled in the art of Kremlinology.
09/14/2010 05:28 pm
A key Pentagon strategic document released Monday, called the Quadrennial Defense Review, increases the emphasis on a new range of threats, including cybersecurity. It departs from the military's traditional goal of being able to fight two conventional wars at once.
02/01/2010 08:32 pm
An extra 30,000 troops for Afghan war will cost each taxpayer $195 next year -- or up to three times that figure.
12/03/2009 12:00 am
Funding for war in Afghanistan will eclipse Iraq for the first time in next year's budget.
09/15/2009 01:00 am