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The Pentagon will defend Americans against pirates, but it's reluctant to get too deeply involved.
To win Afghan war, the U.S. military needs better relations with the Pakistani armed forces.
Petraeus surprised some with the request for more soldiers, but it's been in the works for months.
The defense secretary faces a budget showdown over some of the Pentagon's most expensive systems.
The Pentagon makes energy savings a higher priority.
Critics argue that photos honor the fallen, proponents say families don't need more tough decisions.
The ban protects grieving families from a media maelstrom, says Bill Martel.
Photographing coffins of fallen service members lets us honor their return, argues Ron Milam.
Often, bureaucracy-speak masks the real story.