Bryan Bender

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Defense editor for Politico.

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There have been a lot of personnel changes in the White House this week, and there may be more. National Security Advisor H.R.

Will John Bolton replace H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser?

There have been a lot of personnel changes in the White House this week, and there may be more. National Security Advisor H.R.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Obama today outlined the results of his national security review,  calling for leaner forces  to meet new threats in the 21st Century.

Obama and Panetta Outline Defense Cuts

President Obama today outlined the results of his national security review, calling for leaner forces to meet new threats in the 21st Century.

from To the Point

Calling it a matter of "common sense and common decency," Defense Secretary Robert Gates today  approved new rules  making it harder to discharge gays and lesbians from the armed…

Pentagon Relaxes Enforcement of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Calling it a matter of "common sense and common decency," Defense Secretary Robert Gates today approved new rules making it harder to discharge gays and lesbians from the armed…

from To the Point

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President Trump’s announcement of a drawdown of American forces from Germany caught German leaders, NATO, and the U.S. Congress by surprise.

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