Topic: The Pentagon
The Pentagon wants a candid discussion within the military about 'don't ask, don't tell.' But some service members are acknowledging they're gay. Under the law, that could lead to a discharge.
03/31/2010 06:03 pm
An Afghanistan and Iraq withdrawal could trim billions of dollars from the US defense budget.
03/29/2010 12:47 pm
Anti-government infused threats against the IRS and gun violations on federal property are going up. Many government employees see the over-heated political debate these days as a personal danger.
03/27/2010 10:51 am
Congress wants the Pentagon to keep better track of funds spent as part of CERP, the Commander’s Emergency Response Program, which provides cash for aiding counterinsurgency efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan.
03/26/2010 06:07 pm
The Pentagon's request for a $33 billion war supplemental for Afghanistan has Congress concerned about long-term costs. Training Afghan security forces, for instance, could take years.
03/25/2010 08:49 pm
The Pentagon announced changes Thursday to how the 'don't ask, don't tell' law approaches the investigation of homosexual conduct.
03/25/2010 04:17 pm
Al Qaeda figurehead Osama bin Laden seeks to sway the US trial of former lieutenant Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a new tape threatening to kill any Americans caught by Al Qaeda. Has he taken note of his own operations over the years?
03/25/2010 03:19 pm
Pakistan leaders, including the Army chief and foreign minister, are requesting additional military and economic aid during strategic dialogue with US officials.
03/23/2010 09:39 am
The 'special relationship' the US and Israel have long enjoyed is being tested again today as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses AIPAC, the most powerful Israel lobby in Washington.
03/22/2010 10:04 am
General Stanley McChrystal said Wednesday that given the opportunity, the US would like to capture Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden alive, appearing to contradict comments made Tuesday by Attorney General Eric Holder.
03/17/2010 06:46 pm