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Wednesday 14 November 2012
The sex scandal that has already cost David Petraeus his job as Director of the CIA widened yesterday with confirmation that the Pentagon is investigating "inappropriate communications" between General John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, and a Tampa woman.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
In 2004, the then Democratic presidential nominee, John Kerry, in handing the keynote slot at the party convention to a little-known Senate candidate from Illinois, gave Barack Obama the launchpad for a national career that would lead to the White House.
New twist in Petraeus sex scandal as General John Allen investigated for 'inappropriate communications' to Jill Kelley
Tuesday 13 November 2012
The top US commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is under investigation for alleged inappropriate communication with a woman at the centre of the sex scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus, a senior US defence official said today.
Saturday 10 November 2012
Iran's defense minister, responding to Pentagon claims that Iran shot at a US military drone this month, acknowledged late Friday afternoon that the incident had taken place.
Friday 09 November 2012
Urgent work to avert the 'fiscal cliff' as key figures from first term get ready to leave President's team
Thursday 01 November 2012
The US Navy is sending three large-deck amphibious ships to waters off of New York and New Jersey to assist in storm recovery and relief, according to the Navy's chief of information.
Thursday 18 October 2012
The U.S. Navy approved an Alliant Techsystems Inc. anti-radar missile for full production valued at as much as $1.1 billion, even though the Pentagon's chief tester says the weapon's performance flaws "largely negate" its "ability to accomplish its mission."
Sunday 14 October 2012
Friday 12 October 2012
NEW YORK — A computer virus that wiped crucial business data from tens of thousands of computers at Middle Eastern energy companies over the summer marked the most destructive cyberattack on the private sector to date, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Thursday night in a major speech intended to warn of the growing perils in cyberspace.
Thursday 23 August 2012
The worlds of publishing, politics and national security are set to collide with unpredictable consequences next month with the release of a book that promises to offer a first-hand account of the killing of Osama bin Laden penned by a leader of the Navy Seals team that carried it out.
Friday 20 July 2012
Servicemen and women are being allowed to march in uniform in a gay pride parade for the first time in US history.
Friday 15 June 2012
US defence secretary Leon Panetta thanked gay and lesbian US military members for their service today, as the Pentagon prepares to mark June as gay pride month with an official salute.
Saturday 09 June 2012
A military judge refused yesterday to drop eight of the 22 charges against Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic cables and army logs to the WikiLeaks website. Earlier the judge had ordered the government to hand over confidential documents outlining its huge damage control exercise.
Saturday 12 May 2012
A red-faced Pentagon has conceded that an instructor at its Joint Forces College in Virginia for military officers was until recently teaching a course advocating “total war” with Islam that could require obliterating the holy cities of Mecca and Medina without concern for civilian deaths.
Saturday 07 April 2012
It's turning out to be a costly commute home for the US Defence Secretary, Leon Panetta.
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