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A P2V Neptune U.S. patrol plane flies over a Soviet freighter during the Cuban missile crisis in this 1962 photograph.

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A P2V Neptune U.S. patrol plane flies over a Soviet freighter during the Cuban missile crisis in this 1962 photograph.

Some Sunshine: Tale of Two FOIA’s

The last day of “Sunshine Week”’ — celebrating the Freedom of Information Act and not the Age of Aquarius from “Hair” — rings kinda hollow to this defense reporter. Like many scribes, I was overjoyed — maybe too giddy —...

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey briefs the media at the Pentagon.

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey briefs the media at the Pentagon.

Generals Slide, Fall From `The List’ — Defense Industry Awaits Full Roster

Never mind Hollywood’s Golden Globe nominations. Defense industry bigwigs in Washington want to know who made The List. Two sister trade publications, Defense News and Army Times, are compiling their first Top 100 Most Influential People in Defense. The list,...

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President Barack Obama arrives in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 14, 2012, for his first post election day news conference. Photograph by Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo

President Barack Obama arrives in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 14, 2012, for his first post election day news conference. Photograph by Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo

Obama: Election Soon `Forgotten’

On Day One of his presidency, Republican Mitt Romney liked to say in his TV ads, he’d start taking care of all sorts of business. He promised an ambitious agenda, starting with the repeal of “Obama-care.” On Day One after...

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