Chris Taylor, CEO of Novitas Group, helps Georgetown's students navigate the Pentagon. <br>Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post

Putting students to work inventing for US military

The U.S. military usually develops its advanced technology in classified labs staffed by gigantic defense companies. But as the Pentagon looks for new ways to reach out to Silicon Valley, some unexpected characters are getting a shot at the action.


VP Pence struggles to quell Europe's Trump angst

The U.S. delegation couldn’t escape President Donald Trump’s shifting stances on NATO, threats about the need for members to pay up and a new warning last week that the U.S. could “moderate” its support for allies should members not pick up the pace of their defense spending.

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