On Background  ·   October 3, 2013

Shutdown puts U.S. security at risk

- Thousands of civilian Defense Department employees are on furlough as a result of the government shutdown. Government attorneys are trying to get them back to work as soon as possible--but meanwhile, officials say our national security is at risk. Josh Rogin from The Daily Beast explains. ()

- Thousands of civilian Defense Department employees are on furlough as a result of the government shutdown. Government attorneys are trying to get them back to work as soon as possible--but meanwhile, officials say our national security is at risk. Josh Rogin from The Daily Beast explains. ()

Shutdown puts U.S. security at risk (12:28)

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