If sexual assault in the military has persisted with a nauseating frequency of terror, shame, and muted protest, this week has amplified that signal to a roar. On Monday, the officer in charge of the Air Force's Sexual Prevention and Response unit was charged with sexual battery for assaulting a wom ... More >>
The Pentagon makes sure the public supports 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal
Just days after the hacker group Anonymous announced a huge haul from the government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton, the Pentagon admitted today that back in March some hackers (though not necessarily Anonymous) managed to steal 24,000 "sensitive Pentagon files during a single intrusion," the ... More >>
This week's Friday evening news dump included the announcement that Defense Secretary Robert Gates is investigating who in the Defense Department leaked the results of a forthcoming "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" report to the Washington Post. Based on two anonymous sources, one of which has "read t ... More >>
It's a big day in the U.S. Senate for two issues we watch, but it's kind of a win-win for conservatives on both of them, regardless of how the pending votes on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' and the 'Dream Act' go down. The bigger of the day is a cloture vote on the military spending bill, which has a kin ... More >>
It's finally happening: the White House is officially behind Congressional efforts to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" this week.
Journalists, under fire today by the Bush White House, have been the enemy before
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Here's a new take on the furor over New York City's reduced homeland security funds: Make the Pentagon fork it over! That's the argument being made by backers of the Unified Security Budget, a product of progressive think-tanks who want more thinking and fewer tanks in the U.S. defense strategy. Pr ... More >>
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