Topic: U.S. Department of Defense
The head of US Cyber Command, Gen. Keith Alexander, suggested that the Pentagon is 'not where we need to be' in securing networks in Afghanistan against cyberattacks.
09/23/2010 04:02 pm
The timing of Senate majority leader Harry Reid's push for the DREAM Act raises questions about whether it is an attempt to curry favor with Hispanic voters in his home state as he battles 'tea party' candidate Sharon Angle.
09/21/2010 04:51 pm
At a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. John McCain called the Pentagon's study of repealing 'don't ask, don't tell' a political ploy.
09/21/2010 01:30 pm
US troops involuntarily kept in the military after 9/11 are eligible for special compensation. More than half of the $534 million in 'stop loss' funds has not been claimed – and the deadline looms.
09/15/2010 06:19 pm
Pentagon officials estimate they can save $100 billion over the next five years by reining in skyrocketing contract costs.
09/14/2010 09:14 pm
Russian Defense Minister Anatoyl Serdyukov comes to the Pentagon for the first time this week to meet with Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a former intelligence officer once skilled in the art of Kremlinology.
09/14/2010 05:28 pm
Israel doesn't oppose a US arms deal that would send advanced aircraft to Saudi Arabia, which is increasingly seen as essential to containing Iran's nuclear ambitions.
09/14/2010 12:32 pm
Pastor Terry Jones said he would cancel his planned Koran burning and travel to New York to discuss the location of the mosque near ground zero. But it's unclear what has been agreed to.
09/09/2010 09:22 pm
Three spending bills this fall will determine whether Congress is really serious about cutting the budget.
08/29/2010 03:50 pm
Newly elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently marked his first one hundred days in office by announcing one hundred Katrina recovery projects, including health clinics, criminal justice facilities, road reconstructions, public recreation, and more. Still, Landrieu says the city’s recovery will take another five years. Here are five critical areas of public policy which may determine whether New Orleans has a successful recovery by 2015.
08/28/2010 10:26 am