Topic: U.S. Department of Defense
In the wake of the Fort Hood shooting, the Pentagon will conduct an inquiry to assess its ability to identify and root out internal threats. The review will be headed by two retired service chiefs.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
Obama addressed Iran and North Korea nuclear programs at Osan Air Base in South Korea. Obama also discussed free trade agreement with S. Korea President Lee.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
Military recruits seek not just an adventure, but a much needed job.
11/12/2009 12:00 am
Investigators said Monday that they had been tracking Nidal Malik Hasan's correspondence with someone abroad since last year. Reports suggest that person is radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. But its unclear whether investigators told the Army.
11/10/2009 12:00 am
Some reports suggest the alleged shooter in the Ft. Hood massacre, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, was troubled. That raises questions about how well-equipped the Army is to spot disturbed individuals.
11/07/2009 12:00 am
Military officials say the shootings at Fort Hood were an 'isolated incident.' But the stress of repeated wartime deployments has led to several such incidents in recent years.
11/06/2009 12:00 am
Pentagon chief Robert Gates is the swing vote in Obama's decision on the Afghanistan war.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
Critics of Colombia President Álvaro Uribe's decision to sign the accord say it is 'unbalanced' for Colombia. Far-left and moderate leaders alike have expressed concerns about an increasing US presence in the region.
10/30/2009 01:00 am
Congress passed a new law Tuesday that allows the Obama administration to keep secret photos of detainees alleged to have been abused by US military and intelligence personnel.
10/21/2009 01:00 am
Gen. Stanley McChrystal included an option to send at least 60,000 more US troops to Afghanistan.
10/09/2009 01:00 am