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Removing US troops from Afghanistan would save up to $10 billion per year, defense budget analyst says

President Biden’s new topline budget designates $715 billion for the Defense Department. The proposal would cut the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund, created to finance the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The proposal would move the OCO portion of the budget, which has totaled about $69 billion per year, into the base defense budget, explained […]

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Biden administration prioritizes return for middle class in national security approach

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan says the new stimulus bill is the cornerstone for the administration’s National Security Strategy. That strategy is starting to take shape already with the release of the administration’s National Security Strategic Guidance recently. Sharon Burke, Senior Advisor at New America, said what’s new about this administration’s strategy is that they […]

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Stimulus bill includes more paid leave funding for federal workers

The latest $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill includes $1 billion for the Technology Modernization Fund. The Senate voted on the bill’s amendments over the weekend. After an all-night voting session on amendments, the Senate passed the bill Sat. morning, agreeing to provide $300 per week of federal unemployment benefits through Sept. 6, with tax relief […]

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New supply chain executive order echoes concerns from previous administration

A new executive order from President Biden aims to address a computer chip shortage. The order calls for a 100-day review of the supply chains of key products to identify weak points and potential solutions. Loren Thompson, Defense Industry Analyst at the Lexington Institute, said the executive order echoes some of the concerns expressed during […]

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Congresswoman Norton: Vaccine allocation for feds would help open federal government

The federal government should federalize its response to the coronavirus for federal employees, according to seven members of Congress. Those members tell the Centers for Disease Control and the Office of Personnel Management feds should get their own allocation of vaccines. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, representing the District of Columbia, is one of the signers […]

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The Senate confirmation process for Biden’s leadership picks

Anne Joseph O’Connell, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, and Aaron Mehta, Deputy Editor and Senior Pentagon Correspondent for Defense News, discuss delays in the nomination and confirmation processes for top leaders

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President Biden’s executive order on evidence-based decisions and use of data in government

Nick Hart, President of the Data Foundation, discusses the potential impacts of President Biden’s executive order aiming to elevate the importance of science and data in government

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