Some 83,000 Pentagon employees and contractors who handle classified intelligence were found to have unpaid federal taxes totaling $730 million, which makes them more likely to “compromise classified information,” according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The Pentagon announced to congressional leaders that it supports Israel’s request for $225 million in additional funding for the Iron Dome missile defense program.
The Pentagon is shifting their funds to a green agenda, due largely in part to a 2003 climate change study that linked climate change to national security, the Washington Times reports.
The risk of war in Asia will increase over the next 10 years as U.S. military forces struggle to maintain their edge amid declining budgets and increasing threats, according to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Pentagon told ABC News on Monday that the viral photos appearing to show uniformed American service members criticizing a U.S. strike on Syria are a hoax, and potentially part of a pro-Assad disinformation campaign.
The recommendations in the Department of Defense’s latest strategic review would produce both a hollow and aging military unable to engage in simultaneous conflicts involving U.S. interests, defense budget experts said Tuesday.
So-called “insider attacks” on coalition forces in Afghanistan have sharply increased and become more coordinated as America pulls out of the country, jumping by 120 percent from 2011 to 2012 alone, according to Pentagon report released Tuesday.