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Latest Geoff Morrell Items
Gunmen torched more than two dozen tankers carrying fuel to NATO troops and killed a driver Wednesday, the sixth attack on convoys taking supplies to Afghanistan since Pakistan closed a key border crossing almost a week ago.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' July 2 memorandum to all top Pentagon and military leaders is part of multiyear effort to tighten controls on information provided to the media by limiting reporters' access by officials, both military and civilian.
Sen. John McCain was in midsentence when Army Gen David H. Petraeus got woozy during an appearance before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.
President Obama won most of his spending fights with Congress over the Defense Department this year, but it cost several billion dollars of taxpayers' money to buy legislative peace.
The Pentagon is preparing to send at least 3,000 Marines to Afghanistan in April to bolster efforts to hold off another expected Taliban offensive in the spring, military officials said yesterday.