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  • ** FILE ** In this Jan. 29, 2011, file photo, then Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen. James E. Cartwright takes part in media briefing at the Pentagon in Washington. The retired Marine general is under investigation for allegedly leaking classified information about a covert cyberattack on Iran's nuclear facilities, according to media reports Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Retired Gen. James Cartwright at heart of fed inquiry into Stuxnet virus leak

    Retired Gen. James Cartwright of the Marines, who held the title of second-ranking officer for the U.S. military, is at the center of the storm of a federal investigation into the leaking of classified information about cyberattacks on Iran's nuclear program.


  • Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    PAYNE: Zero nuclear sense

    A report recommending deep U.S. nuclear reductions - to levels as low as 10 percent of the current arsenal - was released recently by an apparently self-appointed Global Zero Nuclear Policy Commission. This report was led by James Cartwright, a retired Marine general and former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


  • ** FILE ** Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (center) listens to a technician during his visit to the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility some 200 miles south of the capital, Tehran, in April 2008. (AP Photo/Iranian President's Office)

    Attacking Iran's nuke sites may only slow progress

    Former high-ranking defense officials and regional experts say that neither the U.S. nor Israel can stop Iran from producing a nuclear weapon.


  • **FILE** Retired Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright (Associated Press)

    Retired general: U.S. can't stop Iran from making nukes

    A former high-ranking military official says the U.S. does not have the ability to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.


  • ** FILE ** Pedestrians pass the Google China headquarters in Beijing in March 2010. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

    A few hacker teams do most China-based data theft

    As few as 12 different Chinese groups, largely backed or directed by the government there, commit the bulk of the China-based cyberattacks stealing critical data from U.S. companies and government agencies, according to U.S. cybersecurity analysts and experts.


  • A few hacker teams do most China-based data theft

    As few as 12 different Chinese groups, largely backed or directed by the government there, commit the bulk of the China-based cyberattacks stealing critical data from U.S. companies and government agencies, according to U.S. cybersecurity analysts and experts.


  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright is vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (Associated Press)

    Pentagon to publish strategy for cyberspace wars

    Facing escalating risks of cyberattacks by hackers, criminals and other nations, the Pentagon is developing more resilient computer networks so the military can continue to operate if critical systems are breached or taken down.


  • Pentagon to publish strategy for cyberspace wars

    Facing escalating risks of cyberattacks by hackers, criminals and other nations, the Pentagon is developing more resilient computer networks so the military can continue to operate if critical systems are breached or taken down.


  • President Obama (left) and Defense Secretary Robert Gates (center) walk on May 30, 2011, to the Rose Garden at the White House with Army Gen. Martin Dempsey (front to back right), President Obama's nominee for the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Adm. James Winnefeld, nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs; and Gen. Ray Odierno, the nominee for Army Chief of Staff. (Associated Press)

    Obama taps Dempsey as Joint Chiefs chair

    In the latest shake-up of his national security team, President Obama on Monday named Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, less than two months after elevating him to the Army's top post.


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