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  • Small Drone, Big Problem?     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on how the ScanEagle drone made by Boeing works and what it is used for.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest on the GOP's counter-offer; and discussing whether investors should be worried about their defense company holdings right now, with David Langstaff, president & CEO of TASC; Cai von Rumohr, Cowen & Co.; and Michael Lewis, Lazard Capital Markets.

  • Republicans Won't Like the Sound of This     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers says the Wall Street Journal is reporting the White House wants $1.6 trillion in up front tax increases and at least $50 billion in new spending. (5:49)

  • Most Expensive Military Programs Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • Most Expensive Military Programs Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • Defense Contractors Stockpiling Cash     Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.

  • Report: Israeli PM Requests 75,000 Troops     Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 2:28 PM ET

    The Israeli Defense Minister asked Parliament to authorize the mobilization of 75,000 troops, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin; Richard Whittington, Drexel Hamilton aerospace and defense analyst, offers strategies for playing the defense sector.

  • The U.S. at war, a cyber war, and businesses and government are simply outgunned in the battle, said Eric Rosenbach, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy.

  • A new report from GOP Sen. Tom Coburn breaks down wasteful spending in the federal government.

  • Troublesome Liaisons of the Business World Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • Petraeus Scandal Widens     Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • Is the Defense Industry Becoming a Girls' Club? Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    Perhaps no industry has been as male dominated as the defense industry. Now, two major contractors, including the largest defense company in the world, will soon be led by women.

  • Women on Defense     Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 1:48 PM ET

    As sex-scandals rock the defense world, women are stepping up to lead, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Military Hanging in Fiscal Cliff Balance?     Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:04 AM ET

    Former Rep. Joe Sestak, (D-PA), explains why he is "optimistic" that Congress will avoid the fiscal cliff and keep the U.S. military capable.

  • Iran Launches Air Drills in Country's East Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 6:05 AM ET

    Iran launched large-scale air defense drills in the country's eastern half on Monday, Iranian media reported, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over a military incident in the Gulf reported last week.

  • GOP At A Crossroads     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    Amidst the disappointment for the Republicans, what does the GOP stand for and where do they go from here? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman, provide perspective.

  • Polling: What Went Right     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 7:28 PM ET

    Despite all the talked about "skewed polls," voter polling this year proved to be almost accurate, with Ed Goeas, The Tarrance Group president & CEO.

  • Iran Fires at US Drone     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 7:17 PM ET

    U.S. defense officials confirm today that Iranian fighter planes fired, and missed, at a U.S. drone days before election day, with John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host; and Ken Heebner, Capital Growth Management, explains why he thinks a deal will be reached on the fiscal cliff.

  • House Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says both parties in Congress should be able to have a victory lap but vowed that a tax increase was not on the table.

  • Movement on the Fiscal Cliff Deal?     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports just how bad the fiscal cliff is, saying the CBO Report forecasts GDP would drop by 0.5 percent in 2013; and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), weighs in.

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