The nation’s vast network of anti-terrorism “fusion centers” for law enforcement have produced shoddy, untimely and often useless intelligence reports that have done little to keep the U.S. safer, a scathing U.S. Senate report concludes.
A recent report by the Congressional Research Service provides an in-depth look at the history of the Posse Comitatus Act, passed by Congress more than 130 years ago to restrict the use of military personnel on U.S. soil.
The roughly $6.5 billion spent last year alone by Washington to make air travel safe is not the only expense being shouldered by taxpayers. Other lesser-noticed costs have to be considered to determine just how much is enough, according to a new RAND Corp. report.
Veterans waiting for decisions on their disability claims wait longer than the VA has acknowledged, especially if they come from larger urban areas. Solutions tried in four locations have not helped so far, as the backlog continues to grow.