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Obama: Clinton made a mistake, security not endangered

...The administration said Friday it is abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground force of moderate rebels and overhauling...of Syria, there aren't any silver bullets."While the Pentagon is abandoning its effort to train rebels, a CIA program that...
Unserious country deserves unserious candidates

...truly bizarro times we are living in, when the Environmental Protection Agency causes a massive mine waste disaster, the Pentagon cannot secure the emails of its Joint Chiefs from Russian hacks, and the President and Secretary of State are twisting arms...

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has canceled ongoing military exercises...military assistance and engagements," Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby...ships and aircraft.Kirby said the Pentagon was canceling the June visit of U...
What others say: Military key to stopping Ebola

...Barack Obama is sending more than 3,000 active duty troops to West Africa. He signed an executive order authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserves and the National Guard to help fight the Ebola virus.At first glance, this appears to be a head scratcher...
Rich Lowry: The military vs. Marlboro

We are losing a war in Iraq and Syria, the military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is mustering its forces against tobacco products.The Department of Defense is studying a ban on the sale of cigarettes...
New missile defense test sites likely included in Pentagon budget

...tests. The test bed money also may cover the cost of a new radar installation on Shemya Island, though some have said the Pentagon has dropped that location in favor of Hawaii. Lehner said no decision has been made on the location of the radar. Under the...
Sept. 12, 2001 Juneau Empire publisher Don Smith reacts to the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

...yesterday has raised the element of risk to new heights. New York is an international city and the hub of world commerce. The Pentagon is the world's most prominent edifice of military might. The images of these symbols being so easily violated will be forever...
Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

...Last week a new challenge emerged that could present an even greater threat to military effectiveness and unit cohesion. At a Pentagon news conference, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, said that the capital of Anbar province...
VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia

...the military's 20-year minimum for retirement pay. Later that year, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she prodded the Pentagon to implement language in the National Defense Authorization Act directing the military to count service in the territorial...
A changed America: Marking 10 years since 9/11

...World Trade Center soared, where the Pentagon stands as a fortress once breached...nation's focus turns to ceremonies at the Pentagon, just outside Washington, D.C...York, as well as those who died at the Pentagon and in rural Pennsylvania. They include...


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