National Security

Released: Thursday, September 12, 2013

If Congress and the White House don’t strike a deficit-reduction deal, cuts kick in at the Pentagon.

Released: Monday, September 9, 2013

Possible $52.3 billion cuts in the Pentagon budget would not knock the U.S. from its position as #1 military superpower spender. How much are we talking about?

Released: Thursday, September 5, 2013

President Obama is commander in chief of 1.5 million active duty military troops. That’s less than half the military’s peak level in 1952.

Released: Monday, August 19, 2013

The U.S. has sent almost $300 billion in military and economic aid to troubled Middle East and Central Asian countries over the past six decades, Egypt first among them - but the results suggest that we can't just buy peace.

Released: Sunday, June 9, 2013

Use of cell phones, computers and other technologies has exploded in recent years, having a profound impact on American life and exponentially increasing the data trail we each leave on the servers of major technology companies and in the cloud.

Released: Wednesday, June 5, 2013

1 in 5 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are diagnosed with PTSD. And veterans account for 20 percent of U.S. suicides.

Released: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cybersecurity attacks against the US average 117 a day. $13 billion spent in 2011 didn't stop the breaches.