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Biden’s national security team falls into place

The US Senate is due to hold a final confirmation vote early Friday on retired General Lloyd Austin, President Joe Biden’s choice to become Secretary of Defense. On Thursday, both houses of Congress approved a legally required waiver that would allow Austin, former commander of US forces in the Middle East and South Asia, US […]

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Pentagon Test Office Finds Problems – Again – With Network Security System

WASHINGTON — For the fourth year in a row, the Pentagon’s chief weapons tester on Thursday recommended that components stop migrating to a loaded network security system until the department proves the system can effectively help defend against cyber attacks. The department’s Joint Regional Security Stacks program faces numerous shortcomings, continuing to provide insufficient network […]

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Biden rounds out his national security team with nearly two dozen appointments

President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenSunday shows preview: Democrats fight for voting rights bill comes to a head David Weil: Wrong man, wrong place, wrong time announced nearly two dozen appointments to its new National Security Council (NSC) on Friday, filling out its team with less than two weeks until its inauguration. The appointees are largely veterans […]

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Biden rounds off national security team with nearly two dozen nominations

President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden’s coronavirus vaccine or test mandate takes effect On the Money – Democrats become less confident in Fed Vice President Manchin Clarida’s resignation due to pandemic stock transactions MORE on Friday announced nearly two dozen appointments to its new National Security Council (NSC), filling its staff with less than two weeks before […]