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House committee cites need for better information sharing in Boston Marathon report



House committee cites need for better information sharing in Boston Marathon report

Last month, the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee released a bipartisan report detailing the timeline of last year’s Boston Marathon terrorist attack. The report makes recommendations for improving counterterrorism efforts in the future...

2013 NDAA addresses interagency issues



2013 NDAA addresses interagency issues

On January 2, 2013, President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 into law. The Act authorizes appropriations for DoD activities for fiscal year 2013. The Act also addresses specific DoD programs and personnel issues...

National Defense Authorization Act passed



National Defense Authorization Act passed

On May 10, the House Armed Services Committee favorably passed the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013. The NDAA provides the authorities and structures necessary for funding the U.S. military, and includes authorities on interagency cooperation...