Topic: Robert Gates
Pentagon officials told Congress on Friday that 'don't ask don't tell' – regulations prohibiting the service of openly gay or lesbian troops – could cease being military policy within six months.
04/04/2011 03:50 pm
Reports that US support for Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh is waning raises the question of whether a new leader would continue helping the US fight the local Al Qaeda franchise.
04/04/2011 10:21 am
As war rages on several fronts and much of the Middle East and northern Africa is in turmoil, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton enjoys a favorable rating higher than President Obama, Vice President Biden, or Secretary of Defense Gates.
04/02/2011 06:03 pm
The violent reaction to Terry Jones burning the Quran at his tiny Florida church continued to spread Saturday, and with it questions about freedom of expression with murderous results.
04/02/2011 12:41 pm
The opposition would maintain its insistence on Qaddafi's removal from power. Friday protests are sweeping through Syria, while Egyptians are demonstrating against a new law criminalizing protests.
04/01/2011 10:55 am
Libyan opposition forces need training and organization to oust Muammar Qaddafi, but the US military shouldn't be involved, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Congress Thursday.
03/31/2011 07:15 pm
Anwar al-Awlaki trumpeted his 'glee' about recent Arab revolutions in the latest issue of Inspire, the English-language magazine put out by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
03/30/2011 06:27 pm
Harvard's ROTC re-embrace may herald a more representative military – if such programs multiply in the Ivy League and beyond.
03/30/2011 01:27 pm
The notion of humanitarian intervention went dormant after the Iraq war, but has now returned, championed by many of the same countries that were the greatest opponents of invading Baghdad.
03/28/2011 12:28 pm
Congress's habit of ignoring Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution has arguably cost taxpayers trillions. And now it seems to be happening again, with Obama's military action in Libya.
03/28/2011 11:29 am