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  • More skepticism of BRAC, this time in the Senate

    Sen. Tim Kaine expressed skepticism this week that another military base-closing round is a good idea -- and he had some company. Kaine questioned Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey about the effectiveness of the...
  • 'Insider shooting' kills 3 more Western troops

     
    A gunman in an Afghan army uniform killed three Western troops on Wednesday, the NATO force said. That brought the number of “insider” shooting deaths in August to 15, the most in a single month since the start of the war nearly 11 years ago.....
  • 3 Afghans killed, NATO chopper destroyed in attack on U.S.-run base

     
    Insurgents fired on a giant U.S.-run airbase north of the capital, destroying a NATO helicopter and killing three members of the Afghan security forces, the Western military said....
  • Pentagon decided not to send troops to Benghazi during attack

     
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. military commanders decided against sending a rescue mission to Benghazi during the attack against the American diplomatic mission because they didn’t have enough clear intelligence, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said....
  • McManus: A team of rivals on Syria

    Last August, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and then-CIA Director David H. Petraeus proposed that the United States change its policy and send weapons and other aid to the rebels fighting the Syrian government. Defense Secretary Leon E....
  • Afghan President Karzai blames 'foreign spy agencies' for insider shootings

     
    A potentially serious rift has emerged in the way the Afghan government and the U.S. administration view “insider shootings” -- cases of Afghan police and soldiers turning their guns on Western troops. President Hamid Karzai held an urgent...
  • Roger Goodell on ‘Face the Nation’; Bob Costas on ‘Meet the Press’; Hines Ward on ‘State of the Union’

     
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will¬†broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...
  • Killing of U.S. ambassador, 3 staffers condemned by Libyan officials

     
    Senior officials in Libya condemned the killing of the U.S. ambassador to the country and three other Americans by armed protesters in a furor over an anti-Muslim video....
  • Combat women and Congress' wimps

    Combat women and Congress' wimps
    WASHINGTON -- Polling that shows Americans favor women in combat by 2-to-1 is evidence only of the power of misinformation. And, yes, indoctrination. Arguments favoring women in direct combat are perhaps well-intentioned, focusing on fairness,...
  • The turret gunner was a she

    Martin Dempsey, the Army general who's now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was a division commander when he got to Baghdad in 2003 and climbed into a Humvee for his first trip off base. "I asked the driver ... who he was (and) where he was from,"...
  • The ghosts of Benghazi

    The ghosts of Benghazi
    WASHINGTON -- We may never know exactly what happened in Benghazi the night Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed, but it's becoming increasingly clear that our response was short of optimum. Even today, there are far more...
  • The sirens of the Pentagon

    The sirens of the Pentagon
    WASHINGTON -- It must be true what they say about women -- that they are smarter, stronger, wiser and wilier than your average Joe. How else could one explain the magical thinking that apparently has prompted Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen....