Topic: U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
In Pictures Graduation 2011
Defense Secretary Robert Gates expresses dismay that the Situation Room pact not to talk about the details of the SEAL Team Six operation 'lasted about 15 hours.' Adm. Mike Mullen says further leaks could jeopardize the effectiveness of future special ops.
05/18/2011 04:20 pm
China suspended military ties with the Pentagon early last year, after the US made an arms sale to Taiwan. Now, eight Chinese generals will meet with their American counterparts.
05/17/2011 05:53 pm
Amid the volatile Arab Spring and ongoing security threats in Iraq, top US military officials have expressed openness to keeping troops on the ground past the Dec. 31 deadline for withdrawal.
05/17/2011 04:13 pm
Has everyone glommed onto stalemate to describe the fight against Qaddafi because quagmire is already taken?
05/09/2011 01:17 pm
Leon Panetta, currently CIA director, is a close ally of Vice President Biden. But political realities could prevent him from adopting Mr. Biden's stance on US troops in Afghanistan.
04/27/2011 08:22 pm
In Pictures Obama's West Wing
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates rejected concerns of mission creep, saying the US mission in Libya always left room for actions such as drone strikes.
04/22/2011 09:52 am
Greg Mortenson, higly esteemed author and philanthropic constructor of schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, has had his integrity called into question by a "60 Minutes" report.
04/18/2011 10:39 am
As President Obama and Republicans duke it out over the federal debt, they must bear this fact in mind: Growing federal debt threatens the long-term national security of the United States.
04/14/2011 03:56 pm