James-Winnefeld-Jr.

Adm. James Winnefeld: Defense Budget Challenges Upend US’ National Security Strategy

Navy Adm. James Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Saturday the uncertainty caused by sequestration has put national security out of balance, the Army News ...
Robert Gates

Robert Gates Asks Lawmakers to Work on Budget Compromise

Robert Gates Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has urged lawmakers balance the national budget and noted his belief that sequestration has negatively impacted national security ...
Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey

DSCA’s Joseph Rixey: US Pushes ‘Long-Term Relationships’ Through FMS Program

Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey The U.S. government has facilitated a total of $34.2 billion in sales of military equipment and services for fiscal year 2014 via the foreign military sales ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno Calls for National Dialogue on U.S.’ Global Military Strategy

Gen. Ray Odierno The U.S. Army‘s top uniformed officer said rising global threats underscore the need for the U.S. to open a constructive debate over the military’s future ...
Ernest Moniz

National Labs Showcase New Research Projects; Ernest Moniz Comments

Ernest Moniz Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz led the activities at a National Lab Day attended by representatives from the 17 national laboratories across the U.S. and Sens. Dick Durbin ...
James Comey

James Comey: Counterterrorism is Top Priority for FBI

FBI Director James Comey said the bureau has been prioritizing anti-terror measures to confront a changing security threat landscape, azcentral.com reported Wednesday. Paul Giblin writes ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House Seeks ‘Broad, Strategic Picture’ of Cyber

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, a special adviser at the White House, says cybersecurity encompasses more than its technical aspects as the government seeks to understand and identify potential solutions in ...
NIH image

IARPA Seeks Info on Neural Tools to Forecast Cognitive Performance

NIH image The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has asked industry to propose ideas for developing neural tools and methods to predict a person’s cognitive performance ...
Derek Chollet

Report: Derek Chollet to Leave Defense Department Int’l Affairs Role

Derek Chollet Derek Chollet is set to depart his role as the Defense Department’s assistant secretary for international security affairs in January, Foreign Policy reported Wednesday. Chollet ...
Nick Nayak

Outgoing DHS Procurement Chief Nick Nayak: Procurement Activities, Workforce Critical to Gov’t

Nick Nayak Nick Nayak, the Department of Homeland Security‘s former chief procurement officer, urges the government to work on training and retaining its procurement workforce ...