The Department of Defense is responsible for the security of the United States and oversees all branches of the armed forces; the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, along with all special forces and weapons systems. Within the DoD are the secretary of defense—the chief defense policy advisor; and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—the chief military advisor.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (L) discusses a newly released Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's anti-terrorism tactics, in a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, in this still image taken from video, on Capitol Hill in Washington (REUTERS/Senate TV).
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