Congress Expresses Concerns To DOD Over Storing Confidential Data With One Company, Like Amazon

Business | Eric Lieberman
Fort Meade, UNITED STATES: A computer workstation bears the National Security Agency (NSA) logo inside the Threat Operations Center inside the Washington suburb of Fort Meade, Maryland, intelligence gathering operation 25 January 2006 after US President George W. Bush delivered a speech behind closed doors and met with employees in advance of Senate hearings on the much-criticized domestic surveillance. (Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images) | Congress To DOD: Justify Cloud Contract

‘Questions about the best value for the taxpayer’

DOD To Move Top Secret Data To Amazon's Secret Cloud Despite Microsoft Protest

Business | Eric Lieberman
Left: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos arrives for the premiere of 'The Post' on December 14, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) Right: A member of the military specialised in cyber defense works on servers in Lille on January 23, 2018 during the 10th International Cybersecurity Forum. (Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘We are well aware we need to better utilize the private sector’

Google And The Pentagon Are Teaming Up To Make Killing Machines Artificially Intelligent

Business | Eric Lieberman
Left: Google logo at one of the company headquarters. [Shutterstock - Denis Linine] Right: A Reaper drone aircraft before a flight. (Photo: LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Naturally raises valid concerns’

WATCH: Trump Promises To Look At Gun Policy On Military Bases

Politics | Thomas Phippen

‘He would not have had a chance’ if they had access to their guns

Report: DOD Awards Company With One Employee A $7 Million Contract

US | Amber Randall
U.S. President Barack Obama views Bear Glacier on a boat tour of Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We are honored to provide this critical support’

Grassley: Missing Millions Indicate Pentagon Audit 'Doomed To Failure'

Defense | Thomas Phippen
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks at an event for Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) in Urbandale, Iowa, in this file photo taken January 30, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/Files

‘The odds of a successful DoD audit down the road are zero’

Ryan Warns: Military 'Past The Breaking Point'

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Speaker Paul Ryan listens during a media availability following a closed House Republicans conference meeting in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘We have simply pushed our military past the breaking point’

Three Cities Sue Pentagon For Not Reporting Crimes For Gun Background Checks

Defense | Thomas Phippen
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at a news conference at City Hall in the Manhattan borough of New York City. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

‘Failure on behalf of the Department of Defense’

DOJ Appeals Transgender Military Green Light

Military | Grace Carr
Marines of the U.S. Marine Corps, based in Japan's Okinawa, take part in a practice for a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang, about 370 km (230 miles) southeast of Seoul, April 25, 2013. The landing operation drill, which will be held on Friday is a part of the two countries' annual military training called Foal Eagle which began on March 1 and runs untill April 30. Tension has been fuelled by North Korean anger over the imposition of U.N. sanctions after its last nuclear arms test in February, creating one of the worst periods of stress on the peninsula since the end of the Korean War in 1953. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

‘Implementation plan’

Current Gun Laws Are Not Being Enforced, And Here Is Proof

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
This February 4, 2013 photo illustration in Manassas, Virginia, shows a Remington 20-gauge semi-automatic shotgun, a Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a Colt .45 semi-auto handgun, a Walther PK380 semi-auto handgun and various ammunition clips with a copy of the US Constitution on top of the American flag. US President Barack Obama Monday heaped pressure on Congress for action "soon" on curbing gun violence. Obama made a pragmatic case for legislation on the contentious issue, arguing that just because political leaders could not save every life, they should at least try to save some victims of rampant gun crime. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

’31 percent were missing’

American ISIS Fighter In Legal 'Black Hole' As US Tries To Figure Out What To Do With Him

World | Saagar Enjeti
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/Stringer)

‘This is the nightmare scenario’

FACT CHECK: Is US Defense Spending At Near-Historic Lows?

Defense | Kush Desai
The USS Ronald Reagan in waters around Okinawa southwest of the Korean peninsula, October 9, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/via REUTERS

Annual defense spending has fluctuated significantly since World War II

Department Of Defense Retweets Call For President To Resign

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaU.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Donald Trump: Resign from the presidency’

Here Are The Lawmakers Fighting Trump's Transgender Ban

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Transgender Major Alexandra Larsson of the Swedish Armed Forces (L) speaks alongside fellow transgender Sergeant Lucy Jordan (C) of the New Zealand Air Force, during a a conference entitled "Perspectives on Transgender Military Service from Around the Globe" organized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Palm Center in Washington on October 20, 2014. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

‘News flash, Mr. President – thousands of transgender troops already serve our country’

US Military Takes Over Hurricane Relief Delivery In Puerto Rico

US | Kerry Picket
'They are going to be living there. They are going to be operating 24/7'

Murderers, Rapists And Pedophiles Got Government Security Clearances

US | Thomas Phippen
Top secret folder file with slight grunge. Vector. (Shutterstock/ecco)

‘I’ve got murderers who have access to classified information’

Trump To Reinstate Transfer Of Military Equipment To Police

US | Alex Pfeiffer
A police armored vehicle is seen near a home in a suburb of Philadelphia where a suspect in five killings was believed to be barricaded in Souderton Pennsylvania

‘It represents a policy shift toward ensuring officers have the tools they need’