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This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC. The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the worlds largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices. Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP via Getty Images)

US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militias

(CNN) -- The US military on Thursday struck a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups in response to rocket attacks on American forces in the region in the past two weeks."Up to a handful"...

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Pool January 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: President-elect Joe Bidens nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee at the U.S. Capitol on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Previously Gen. Austin was the commanding officer of the U.S. Central Command in the Obama administration. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)

Senate confirms Lloyd Austin to be first Black defense secretary

Clare Foran, CNN January 22, 2021

(CNN) -- The Senate voted on Friday to confirm President Joe Biden's defense secretary pick retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, who will be the first African American to run the department.Austin, who retired in...

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during election night in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, early on November 4, 2020.

Few legal wins so far as Trump team hunts for proof of fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — During a Pennsylvania court hearing this week on one of the many election lawsuits brought by President Donald Trump, a judge asked a campaign lawyer whether he had found any signs...

OPINION: Use your beliefs to form your ideology

Ross McDonnell Opinion writer November 11, 2020

My earliest recollection of anything in the political sphere — besides bits and pieces — came when I was around the age of seven. It was the summer transitioning into the fall, on the national level,...

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Opinion: He was the Defense Secretary they wanted… now they want someone else?

Jennifer Hutchinson December 2, 2014

The dismissal of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel came as quite a shock to many Americans. It was unexpected and left most of asking, why? It’s not like this is the first time we’ve seen a Secretary...

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