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Congressional pork could doom Pentagon cost-cutting

The Pentagon will unveil new rules later on Tuesday aimed at ending years of massive cost overruns on major weapons programs, but congressional efforts...

Gates proposes major defense cuts that will cost jobs

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people around Norfolk,...

Pentagon is going broke

The Pentagon said on Wednesday it may be forced to take extreme measures -- like not paying salaries -- if the Democratic-led Congress fails...

Gates: McChrystal messed up big-time

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the top U.S. general in Afghanistan made "a significant mistake" and used poor judgment in remarks to a magazine...

Gates to military: Curb runaway spending

Defense Secretary Robert Gates told the U.S. military on Saturday it must rein in spending that he called out of sync with today's tough...

Gates defends killing of civilians

A video showing U.S. Apache helicopters killing 12 people, including two Reuters news staff, is painful to watch but an investigation into the attack...

A war by any other name

First rule of marketing: When the brand is tarnished, change the name. So the Iraq war is getting a new name. Effective Sept. 1, "Operation Iraqi...