Topic: U.S. Department of Defense
At the NATO summit, President Obama's push to soften troop withdrawal deadlines could bring remaining war costs to $413 billion, according to one independent analyst.
11/19/2010 03:48 pm
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
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Supreme Court justices decline to take up request by the Log Cabin Republicans to reinstate a federal judge's injunction against the 'don't ask, don't tell' policy on gays in the military.
11/12/2010 05:17 pm
The co-chairs of Obama's deficit-reduction panel issued a proposal to reduce the national debt by $4 trillion in 10 years. But the budget cuts and tax increases promise to anger just about everyone.
11/10/2010 06:57 pm
News video showed a spectacular contrail Monday off California's coast, and debate over the 'mystery missile' blasted off. But even as government agencies said 'it wasn't us,' the US denied any threat.
11/09/2010 08:01 pm
US interest in the case of Sharif Mobley, who was set to be tried today, illustrates broader concern about American Muslims going abroad to train with militants.
10/27/2010 04:38 pm
The CIA and the Defense Intelligence Agency reportedly say that insurgents are weathering NATO efforts by hiding in Pakistan.
10/27/2010 10:07 am
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, under scrutiny for torture implications in the Wikileaks Iraq dump, raised US concerns after he moved to put Iraqi Special Forces under his control.
10/25/2010 05:36 pm
The Pentagon is dependent upon contractors in the Afghanistan war. But many of the security companies are undermining – or even working against –the US war effort.
10/21/2010 03:03 pm