Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, It’s amazing what can happen in a week. Before this publication went on hiatus last week, one of the last letters I wrote to you in 2016 was about the National Defense Authorization ActShow More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Without meaningful debate, the provision was included in the 2017 defense bill. The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act that was signed by President Obama on December 23 greenlights the creation of a...Show More Summary
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (Extract) SEC. 1287. Global Engagement Center (a) Establishment.— (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State, in...Show More Summary
By Lauren McCauley / Common Dreams U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday signed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law—and buried within the $619 billion military budget is a controversial provision that establishes a national anti-propaganda center that critics warn could be dangerous for press freedoms.
Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes $611 billion for the military in 2017. In a statement, Obama said that: Today, I have signed into law S. Show More Summary
Last week, Congress presented President Obama with the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017, legislation which would provide our troops with...
Click here for reuse options! Provisions slipped into the latest defense bill could give anti-aircraft missiles to extremist groups. Congress has quietly added a provision to the renewal of the National Defense Authorization Act that would leave the door open for the U.S. Show More Summary
What could possibly go wrong with this? Last week’s National Defense Authorization Act disbands the bipartisan board of the Broadcasting Board of Governors—which runs Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and other networks—and lets the president appoint a CEO. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Changes to the Broadcasting Board of Governors could allow Trump to build a propaganda arm—paid for by taxpayers. Thanks to the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act last week, President-elect Donald Trump could have the power to transform the Broadcasting Board of Governors—an independent U.S. Show More Summary
Haha, so here’s some fun news: the National Defense Authorization Act that passed last week included a provision that empowers the president to effectively control a taxpayer-funded global media arm. What could possibly go wrong? Read more...
Barely one week after a blockbuster Washington Post investigationrevealed that the Pentagon had suppressed a report identifying $125 billion in wasteful spending, Congress has passed the new National Defense Authorization Act, directing a fresh $619 billion to the Department of Defense. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Congress passed the Global Magnitsky Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2017. The Magnitsky Act gives the U.S. government the authority to deny U.S. visas and freeze the U.S. assets of anyone who has...Show More Summary
The Senate voted today to send the National Defense Authorization Act to the president’s desk. The House voted in favor on Friday, Dec. 2. This post Congress Votes for Sage Grouse Conservation, Sends Bill to President appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Today, HRC issued the following statement after the U.S House of Representatives and U.S. Senate passed the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The final version of the legislation did not include a House-passed provision...Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, A big victory for the U.S. Navy. The final version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which just passed the House of Representatives earlier today, protects the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet and fully funds America’s new Ohio Replacement Program (ORP) ballistic missile submarines. Show More Summary
A behemoth $619 billion defense spending bill passed the House on Friday, and Texans had their hands all over it. The annual bill, dubbed the National Defense Authorization Act, which … Click to Continue »
The House has just passed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 375-34, authorizing $618.7 billion in defense spending. Part of...
The final draft of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act does not include a controversial provision that would have required women to...
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is still being debated in the U.S. Senate and House. Even though the House version has already passed, lawmakers are considering stripping out language that provides religious freedom protections for chaplains and other people of faith who serve our country. Show More Summary
Yesterday, HRC joined several organizations on Capitol Hill to deliver more than 340,000 petitions calling on Congress to reject the Russell Amendment, an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act which would sanction taxpayer funded discrimination. Show More Summary