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GOP Rep Slams Colleagues As Ineffective, Too Partisan

AOL Defense | By Otto Kreisher | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins blasted the "highly politicized" nature of Congress, questioning whether Congress can resolve any of the major problems facing it, ...

The F-35, a $400 Billion Boondoggle

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

With the nation in grave economic distress, why are some Congressmen and Senators refusing to cut defense spending? If we hadn't invested in the F-35, our national debt would be almost 3 percent less than it is now.

Super Congress Fail May Not Hurt Pentagon

AOL Defense | By Colin Clark | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON: President Obama's defense budget for 2013 implements the start of the $500 billion in budget cuts required by the Budget Control Act but d...

Defense Analyst Hopes To Replace Congressman Dan Boren

AOL Defense | By Carlo Munoz | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Washington: After a 25-year career in the national security arena, much of it spent in Washington, defense analyst Dakota Wood is finally going home....

New F-35 Wing Problem Surfaces: Exclusive

AOL Defense | Colin Clark | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

Washington: A new problem -- described in a Pentagon email as "not a serious issue" -- has been found with the wings of the Air Force and Marine versi...

Debt Deal Nails Defense Budget

AOL Defense | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

Few things seem certain at this point from the budget deal struck yesterday. One point that three Hill sources agree on is that the Defense Department...

Government Insider: The Deputy Secretary of Defense Gets It Wrong

AOL Defense | Colin Clark | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

Sometimes, not very often to be sure, someone in government feels so strongly that things are headed in the wrong direction that they feel compelled t...

Obama Administration Considers Altering U.S. Military's Global Role

Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

By Colin Clark Editor, AOL Defense WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration, with very little fanfare, has launched what national security experts s...

Shutdown Would Not Disrupt Lockheed Martin, CEO Says

Posted 06.08.2011 | Business

By Colin Clark Editor AOL Defense Washington: America's defense companies, who rely largely on the federal government for their revenue, are tryin...

Representatives Defend Joint Strike Fighter Program Against 'Irresponsible' Budget Cuts

Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

By Colin Clark Editor, AOL Defense WASHINGTON -- As GOP budget ace Rep. Paul Ryan rolled out his ambitious 2012 budget plan, supporters of the c...