Topic: Carl Levin
Asked about Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele’s comment that Afghanistan is 'a war of Obama’s choosing,' Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin responded with mock praise.
07/13/2010 04:33 pm
Just back from a trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Sen. Levin tells reporters at a Monitor breakfast of significant progress in building up the Afghan Army. Strengthening Afghan forces is the "critical mission," the Democratic chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said.
07/13/2010 02:11 pm
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin says he has no objection, in principle, to the Pentagon’s current survey of active and reserve personnel about the potential repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy toward gays.
07/13/2010 12:47 pm
Pakistan bombing outside a government office on Friday killed 62 people and wounded 111 in one of the deadliest attacks in Pakistan this year.
07/09/2010 01:23 pm
General Petraeus told senators at his confirmation hearing that he supports President Obama's Afghanistan strategy, including its exit plan. But he also said US forces would remain in the country for the foreseeable future.
06/29/2010 04:26 pm
Afghanistan war will be run by Gen. David Petraeus, but Democratic Senator Carl Levin of Michigan said Monday congressional support could weaken if a planned operation in Kandahar doesn't go well.
06/28/2010 04:57 pm
Gen. David Petraeus is likely to win Senate confirmation as the top US commander in Afghanistan. But the hearing could reopen a debate on strategy, especially the 2011 planned troop drawdown.
06/23/2010 10:22 pm
Members of Congress began work Tuesday to resolve differences in the House and Senate versions of financial reform legislation.
06/15/2010 07:35 pm
Gen. David Petraeus slumped over onto a table during a Senate hearing Tuesday morning in Washington. After a few seconds, the general leading the US efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan revived and left the room under his own power.
06/15/2010 12:31 pm
The US Congress could vote as early as Thursday on repealing the government's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ban on gays serving in the military.
05/27/2010 10:14 am