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Poll: Public Still In The Dark About Sequestration

The poll found that 55 percent replied that they did not know enough while 17 percent said the the cuts were a good thing and 27 percent said that the cuts would be bad.

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Military Cuts Tuition Assistance

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In 2012, 201,000 soldiers received Army tuition assistance.

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Difficult First Trip To Afghanistan For Hagel

Hagel disputed Karzai’s claim that the United States and Taliban are working together to destabilize the country.

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Hagel Makes First Trip To Afghanistan As Defense Secretary

Hagel will be meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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Poll: Public Wants Cuts, But Not To Military Spending

61 percent want 5 percent in cuts while 33 percent said they were opposed. When it comes to military spending, 60 percent opposed reductions while just 34 percent said they supported it.

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Hagel and Israeli Defense Minister Hold First Meeting

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel held his first foreign counterpart meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Tuesday at the Pentagon.

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Hagel Welcomes Israeli Defense Minister To The Pentagon

The pair will hold meetings with US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey and Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren.

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Analysis: Sequester Will Reduce Military Readiness

Now that sequestration has taken effect, many Americans are wondering exactly how the budget cuts will impact the U.S. military. Global intelligence assessment firm Stratfor has perhaps the best and most extensive answer to this question.

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Pentagon Prepares For Sequestration

Newly sworn-in Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warned Friday that now that the deadline for sequestration seems all but unavoidable, the U.S. can prepare for a series of national security setbacks.

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House Armed Services Chairs Blast Dems Over Defense Cuts

“I have never in my lifetime seen such a lack of leadership and truth telling emanating from the White House and our Commander in Chief,” said McKeon. (Photo Credit Maggie Ybarra)

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Pentagon Will Continue Force Control In South Korea, Keep Current Troop Levels

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met Thursday with his South Korean counterpart, Minister Han Min-koo, where both leaders agreed that North Korea still poses a threat on the peninsula

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 24, 2014

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Officials coordinating the US response to Ebola testify before Congress and the monitoring mission along the Russian-Ukrainian border draws to a close.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 23, 2014

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A $2.2 appeal for Iraqi humanitarian aid, the WHO advises against Ebola travel bans and the U.N. steers clear of a cholera lawsuit in New York.

House Bill To Take Away Social Security Payments For Dozens Of Former Nazis

There is a similar bill in the Senate.

Earnest: White House Security Review Ongoing

Earnest said that Wednesday’s incident “underscores professionalism of men and women of Secret Service.”