Defense Finance and Contracts

Failure to agree on spending led to a partial three-day shutdown of government agencies last month.
Abandon the notion of perfect security.
Another good year for weapons makers is guaranteed.
The chief danger now may be that Pyongyang will believe the Trump administration is preparing to act when it is not.
The government won't shut down after all.
It's not the first time the U.S. has been on the verge of making an extraordinary mistake.