By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Lawmakers are urging Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel not to slash funding for a new Army network designed to bring the flexibility of the smartphone and mobile tablet computing to soldiers in combat.
America is not what is wrong with the world. If you expect people to be in on the landing, include them in the takeoff. You get what you inspect, not what you expect. If you're coasting, you're going downhill.
A military judge found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder Monday in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif looked set Sunday to return to power for a third term, with an overwhelming election tally that just weeks ago seemed out of reach for a man who had been ousted in a coup and was exiled abroad before clawing his way back as an opposition leader.
The U.S. spends more money on defense than any other nation in the world. So in an era of fiscal challenge, the Pentagon looked for ways to reduce costs.
With China's "peaceful rise" giving way to a more muscular approach, Beijing has broadened its "core interests" and exhibited a growing readiness to take risks.
It could end up being taxpayer money going down the drain.
The administration continues to tie itself in knots to avoid offending Muslims, but offers no such courtesy to Christians. The latest example of official intolerance is the blocking of access on military bases to the Southern Baptists' website because it contains "hostile content."
The death count on Monday stands at 380, as emergency responders to a Bangladesh factory collapse shifted operations from rescue to recovery and rubble removal.
The Pentagon's top brass has dealt another blow to a decorated Army officer who was fired last year as a war college instructor because of his teachings about radical Islam, his attorney told The Washington Times.
The Army's chief of staff and a Marine veteran congressman clashed publicly Thursday in a long-simmering dispute over the service's battlefield intelligence processor.
What was presumed to be an earthquake relief operation led by civilians quickly became an all-out campaign by the People's Liberation Army to show off its mobilization capability and high-tech weapons with an over-the-top propaganda theme — "The PLA Loves The People."
Chaplains with the Southern Baptist Convention said the U.S. military has blocked access to its website on bases around the nation, calling the content "hostile" and inappropriate.
The Pentagon's top general this week predicted that the U.S. pivot to Asia and increased support for alliances in the region will produce "friction" with China.
The U.S. Army has ordered soldiers to scratch off a Bible verse that was inscribed by the vendor in the middle of serial numbers on weapon scopes.