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Stories with subject: Defense policy
  • Former Defense Secretary James Schlesinger dies 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired - and dismissed - by presidents of both parties.

  • Marijuana off limits in Washington to military 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:51 pm
  • TACOMA, Washington - As Washington prepares to open its first retail marijuana stores in the next few months, tens of thousands of military service members have been warned not to shop in any of them.