Defense bill sets up next fight over military justice 

Defense bill sets up next fight over military justice 

This post was originally published on this siteThe passage of the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week ushered in a massive military justice overhaul, but also set up the next political fight over the role of commanders in prosecutions.A provision of the mammoth defense…

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Women would be required to register with the Selective Service if this amendment becomes law

Women would be required to register with the Selective Service if this amendment becomes law

This post was originally published on this siteA congressional amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to see women register in case of a military draft has mostly bipartisan support.     

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Democrats face squeeze on Biden’s spending bill

Democrats face squeeze on Biden’s spending bill

This post was originally published on this siteSenators are bracing for their debate over President Biden’s climate and social spending bill to keep them in Washington until, and potentially into, the holidays. The timeline for the legislation has repeatedly slipped, but Democrats say they…

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Senators move to include 72 hour timeline for cyber incident reporting in defense bill

Senators move to include 72 hour timeline for cyber incident reporting in defense bill

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators are moving to insert a provision into the upcoming annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would give certain critical infrastructure groups 72 hours to report major cyber incidents to the government.&…

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