Bryan Bender

Bryan Bender, who joined the Globe's Washington Bureau in 2001, covers the US military, global terrorism, the international arms trade, and government secrecy.

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Defense nominee made paid appearances during Pentagon hiatus

By , Globe Staff

In the months following his departure from the Pentagon, Ashton Carter earned over $100,000 from appearances at investment firms.

Obama, GOP aim for vote on war

By , Globe Staff

GOP leaders have pledged to work with President Obama to give him flexibility in the battle against the Islamic State.

Russia ends US nuclear security alliance

By , Globe Staff

The declaration ended one of the most successful areas of cooperation between the former Cold War adversaries.

Olympics in Boston would require unprecedented security

By , Globe Staff

Hosting the Games would transform some neighborhoods and require tens of thousands of police officers, soldiers, and spies.