Posts Tagged ‘ Pentagon ’

Gates to leave in 2011 — or not

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

When will Robert Gates go — one of Washington’s favorite parlor games — swung back in action Monday, when the defense secretary was quoted saying he plans to quit sometime next year. Gates has cultivated the mystery by playing up just how much he wants to retire, but he told Foreign Policy this week
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China military gaining on Taiwan, aiming beyond: US

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

China is working on the longer-range precision missile, but probably needs more work on the technical infrastructure to put the weapon into use, an official who helped draft the report said on condition of anonymity. Japan and Vietnam, which both have historic tensions with China, have reported rising incidents with China’s military in recent months.
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WikiLeaks says it won’t be threatened by Pentagon (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By worldnews

STOCKHOLM – WikiLeaks will soon publish its remaining 15,000 Afghan war documents, despite warnings from the U.S. government, the organization’s founder said Saturday. The Pentagon
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Gitmo jury recommends 14 years for al-Qaida cook

Aug 11th, 2010 | By admin

A Guantanamo jury recommended a 14-year sentence Wednesday for an al-Qaida cook, though he could be released much sooner under a plea bargain that will limit the time he spends in prison. Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al-Qosi of Sudan pleaded guilty last month to supporting terrorism, making him only the fourth Guantanamo detainee to be convicted
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Guantanamo gears up for 1st trial under Obama (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By worldnews

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – U.S. military officers were flying in Sunday to serve as jurors in war-crimes proceedings as the Guantanamo tribunal system
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Audit: US cannot account for $8.7B in Iraqi funds (AP)

Jul 27th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – A U.S. audit has found that the Pentagon cannot account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraq reconstruction money, spotlighting Iraqi
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Audit: U.S. can’t account for $8.7B in Iraq oil money (AP)

Jul 27th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – The U.S. Defense Department is unable to properly account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraqi oil money tapped by the
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Pentagon Papers, Part 2?

Jul 27th, 2010 | By admin

A voluminous cache of secret is leaked, shedding new light on official statements and drawing into question some of the rationale for America’s involvement in a murky, distant and long-running war.…. Read this article Powered by WizardRSS | Full Text RSS Feeds



The WikiLeaks documents are hardly The Pentagon Papers

Jul 27th, 2010 | By admin

Just because some documents are classified doesn’t mean that they’re news or even necessarily interesting.…. Read this article Powered by WizardRSS | Full Text RSS Feeds



Pentagon scrambles to assess Wikileaks damage (AP)

Jul 26th, 2010 | By worldnews

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Monday it was trying to assess the damage caused by the Internet leak of some 91,000 classified documents on the
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