Topic: U.S. Department of Defense
The BP oil spill relief effort lacks a clear command-and-control structure, senators said at a hearing Friday. Some suggest that greater Pentagon involvement would help.
06/10/2010 04:46 pm
Recent arrests in New York, Texas, and Yemen could support the trend of Americans heading abroad for terrorism training. But do the US and Yemen have conflicting security interests?
06/08/2010 05:51 pm
Army Spc. Bradley Manning has been arrested in connection with the April release of classified footage of a US helicopter mistakenly shooting Iraqi civilians to website WikiLeaks.
06/07/2010 04:39 pm
BP is sorting though 8,000 suggestions from people around the world on how to cap the well and clean up the oil. Here are five suggested solutions to remedy the crisis caused by the BP oil spill.
06/02/2010 06:44 pm
The US Air Force just flew its new X-51A Waverider at five times the speed of sound. It could be used as a hypersonic cruise missile, delivering a warhead to anywhere on earth in an hour.
05/28/2010 04:12 pm
The US House of Representatives is nearing a vote on whether to repeal 'don't ask, don't tell.'
05/27/2010 05:40 pm
The US Congress could vote as early as Thursday on repealing the government's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ban on gays serving in the military.
05/27/2010 10:14 am
It appears as if Democrats will rally enough votes in the House to pass a repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell.' The situation in the Senate is less clear, though the bill seems set to get through committee.
05/26/2010 02:48 pm
President Obama ordered 1,200 National Guard troops to the Mexico border in an effort to reach out to Republicans. He'll need their support to move forward on immigration reform.
05/25/2010 08:53 pm
President Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates wanted to move forward with a repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' more slowly. But Congress is pressing for a vote this week.
05/25/2010 04:50 pm