FAA

Report: ‘Significant Security Control Weaknesses’ at FAA Threaten US Airspace

Vulnerability to cyber threats pose safety risk to U.S. airspace

Security weaknesses in the computing systems of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pose a cyber threat to U.S. airspace and has left the FAA with insufficient ability “to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system,” according to a new report by the federal government’s watchdog group.

The ‘Unbreakable Bond,’ Easily Broken

Obama literally severs U.S. link to Israel

President Obama has long touted his commitment to the “unbreakable bond” between the United States and Israel—in this propaganda video from 2012, for example. At the moment, however, his administration has severed the actual, physical bond connecting the two countries. The Federal Aviation Administration recently extended its ban on U.S. commercial flights to Israel, over the objections of Israeli officials.

Making Budget Cuts Hurt

House committees investigating whether Obama administration is making unnecessary cuts to cause pain

Two House committee chairman are investigating whether the Obama administration politicized the sequester by making unnecessary cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration.