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Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, has said the Army is trying to protect its own system, on which it has spent a decade developing at a long-term cost of $28 billion. (associated press)

Problems with Army's battlefield intel system unresolved after two years

U.S. soldiers preparing to fight in Afghanistan have encountered some of the same flaws with the Army's vaunted intelligence computer network that they endured two years ago in their efforts to identify terrorists and locate roadside bombs in the war zone. Published May 1, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin (center) and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (left) and the commander of the Western Military District, Anatoly Sidorov arrive to watch military exercises near St. Petersburg. Russia has shown off its new arsenal as it masses near Ukraine. (RIA-Novosti via Associated Press)

Tactical advantage: Russian military shows off impressive new gear

Elite Russian troops are displaying a new arsenal of body armor, individual weapons, armor-piercing ammunition and collar radios — a menu of essential gear that gives them a big tactical advantage against a lesser-equipped Ukrainian army. Published April 20, 2014

Her own words: In her final days as secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton tells a Senate committee that she saw no specific security requests for Benghazi and "I wasn't involved in the talking points process." (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of Benghazi

A huge wave of public testimony, reports and documents on what happened in Benghazi now floods Washington, and little of it focuses on the role of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before, on, or after Sept. 11, 2012. Published April 13, 2014

U.S. Navy SEALs in action. (U.S. Navy photo)

Obama runs special forces into the ground

America's in-demand global force against terrorists is showing signs of stress and appears to be gliding toward a decline in readiness, says a Pentagon budget overview on special operations forces. Published March 11, 2014