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Pebble mine battle moves to Capitol Hill

...from those on the front lines of both sides. The committee also received testimony from former Maine senator and Defense Secretary William Cohen, whose recently published report about the Environmental Protection Agency's involvement in the...
What others say: Strong move in situation in Yemen

...operate against a group like that if we have the cooperation of a stable government, as was the case in the past," Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said."But if we don't have a stable government, as is the case in the current circumstance...

...they were looking into the gunman's overseas travel and whether he was inspired or directed by a terrorist group.Defense Secretary Ash Carter late Friday asked the military services to determine if additional steps can be taken to ensure people...
Cal Thomas: Obama's foreign policy nonexistent

...headlines are depressing: "Obama Suffers Setbacks in Japan and the Mideast" (New York Times); "Pentagon: (Defense Secretary Chuck) Hagel's Russian Counterpart won't return his calls" (Fox News); and these two from the May issue...
Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, leaving 13 people dead, including the gunman. After that shooting, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the Pentagon to review security at all U.S. defense installations worldwide and examine the...
What other's say: Stalemate between parties prevents progress the demands of these legislators, whose power was exercised in committee meetings and budget decisions.The defense secretary's problem with political opportunism in Washington was constant.Given that background, Gates makes a number...

...outrage from defense hawks. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Obama's proposal "guts our defense."Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the $28 billion in extra defense money that Obama seeks would permit the Pentagon to increase training...

...of Seven leaders in Brussels. Obama's top foreign policy advisers, including Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and national security adviser Susan Rice, are also expected to follow the president's address with...

...broadly, trying to figure out how to help the refugees escape from "a completely unacceptable situation," British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond said.The Yazidis follow an ancient religion, with roots in Zoroastrianism, which the Islamic State...
ISIS plans may need to expand

...from the air, or strictly depending on the Iraqi forces or the peshmerga," said Robert Gates, Obama's former defense secretary, using one of the acronyms for the Islamic State group. "So there will be boots on the ground if there's to...


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