Topic: Michael G. Mullen
Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs Chair Adm. Mike Mullen have been strong backers of a repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell.' But the heads of the Army, Marines, and Air Force said Friday the repeal could cause problems and should be delayed.
12/03/2010 02:08 pm
It is entirely possible that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is already under indictment in the US. Grand juries work in secret, and indictments can be sealed, but there have been hints.
12/02/2010 06:12 pm
The Pentagon's report on 'don't ask, don't tell' suggests that the ban on openly gay members can be repealed safely. But significant resistance remains in some quarters, including the Marines.
11/30/2010 04:53 pm
The Iranian government has accused the US and Israel of plotting what they deemed "terrorist attacks," which killed one Iran nuclear scientist and wounded another.
11/29/2010 08:35 am
US naval exercises Sunday off the Korean peninsula take on added significance, after North Korean attack on a South Korean island. Pyongyang rails against the US-South Korea war games.
11/26/2010 04:46 pm
Even though US envoy to North Korea Stephen Bosworth gave no hint of military escalation, he's gone to Seoul and Tokyo seeking support to deescalate North Korea's nuclear program.
11/22/2010 10:59 am
Adm. Mike Mullen, America's top military officer, says the Pentagon is studying how – not whether – to end the 'don't ask, don't tell' ban on openly gay members. But some lawmakers are balking.
11/18/2010 04:43 pm
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced she will press for a vote on the START nuclear arms treaty, despite opposition from Sen. John Kyl, a key Republican legislator.
11/17/2010 08:39 am
Senior military officials are now playing down the July 2011 deadline Obama had set for starting US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Instead, the Pentagon is talking up late 2014 as handover date.
11/16/2010 04:49 pm
In a speech, Adm. Mike Mullen reiterated his support for the 'New START' agreement with Russia. Senior US military officials fear the nuclear weapons agreement is faltering in Congress.
11/15/2010 05:08 pm