Topic: U.S. Department of Defense
MONITOR EXCLUSIVE: Breaches show how sophisticated industrial espionage is becoming. The big question: Who’s behind them?
01/25/2010 02:02 pm
The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, set to deploy to waters of the Middle East – potentially to support the mission in Afghanistan – is now headed to Haiti first. It's a sign of the depth of the humanitarian crisis.
01/20/2010 08:30 pm
At congressional hearings Wednesday on Fort Hood, House Armed Services Committee Republicans said Islamic extremism is the ‘800 pound gorilla’ in the room.
01/20/2010 06:58 pm
Military jets have begun delivering relief supplies as part of Haiti aid efforts in the wake of the earthquake, but it will take another week for a US Navy hospital ship to reach there. Parachute drops have been ruled out for now, for fear of riots.
01/15/2010 01:20 pm
Google says cyber attacks originating in China targeted 'our corporate infrastructure.' Cyber attacks from China have hit a number of US industries, leading some experts to suggest that the Chinese government could be involved.
01/13/2010 03:09 pm
The US military is putting other ships on standby. In addition to assessing Haiti earthquake damage, officials are also keeping a close eye on the country's security and stability.
01/13/2010 02:36 pm
Iman University, a Sunni religious school in Yemen, educated US Taliban member John Walker Lindh and gave a teaching post to militant American preacher Anwar al-Awlaki. The school denied rumors that it hosted "underwear bomber" Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, but concern over its militant ties are growing.
01/12/2010 04:47 pm
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced recently that he will stay on at least another year. That will help him shepherd some of his Pentagon reforms – and perhaps start new ones.
01/11/2010 04:41 pm
With a new board, government broadcasters like Voice of America could thrive again.
01/04/2010 09:03 am
Yemenis are the largest group of Guantánamo detainees. But key senators want to halt further transfers to Yemen in light of the Chistmas airline attack, which has been linked to Al Qaeda operatives there.
12/31/2009 05:31 pm