Topic: U.S. Navy
Senator Richard Lugar (R) of Indiana, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, discussed Chinese President Hu Jintao's degree of control over the Chinese military, the consequences of US military withdrawal from Afghanistan, and Tea Party opposition to his reelection in 2012 at a Jan. 18 Monitor breakfast.
01/27/2011 12:01 pm
The Jets are out, the Steelers are in. The Green Bay Packers ousted the Chicago Bears. And now we'll be subjected to weeks of adrenaline-pumping adjectives – a trend that has spread to politics and media, corroding our discourse.
01/24/2011 09:58 am
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Coming home
The FBI announced the biggest anti-Mafia operation in its history Thursday. In all, 127 people allegedly linked to the mob were arrested. Here are the stories of four of the biggest mobsters ever arrested.
01/20/2011 05:31 pm
China's currency is making inroads in markets dominated by the US dollar --- even as Beijing manipulates the yuan's value. The US can't buy into Beijing's zero-sum view of the currency markets.
01/18/2011 03:52 pm
Since 1953, the US has been able to derail lawsuits it says could reveal state secrets. The Supreme Court will look at a case Tuesday that questions whether the privilege is being applied properly.
01/17/2011 12:30 pm
Guest blogger Tim Kane addresses arguments from readers of the West Point survey.
01/11/2011 01:30 pm
Some experts are calling for an international code of conduct for spacefaring nations. But defining misconduct isn't easy.
01/10/2011 02:00 pm
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, who arrives Sunday in Beijing, seeks to put military relations on an even keel – despite recently released photos of China's J-20 stealth fighter.
01/07/2011 10:09 am
Cayman Islands: Crews carefully flooded the rusty hulk so the 2,200-ton ship would settle upright. Holes were punched in the hull and large pumps gradually piped sea water into the ship, which was compartmentalized into three sections.
01/07/2011 09:49 am