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Latest Pentagon Items
If it ain't broke, break it. That appears to be the Democrats' mindset in trying and apparently failing to ram through repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on open homosexuality in the waning days of the 111th Congress.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Thursday said congressional efforts to prohibit the transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the United States for any purpose, including to stand trial, "would unwisely restrict" the government's ability to prosecute terrorism suspects.
The rush by congressional Democrats to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) - despite the opposition of the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps service chiefs - threatens its advocates with a political backlash from a public that is just beginning to focus on this issue.
An Alaska judge will decide by Friday a case that will determine the fate of Republican Joe Miller's challenge to how write-in ballots were counted in the U.S. Senate race.
A nonprofit group has complained to the Federal Election Commission that censured Democratic Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York improperly paid legal bills from a political action committee.
In a disclosure of some of the most sensitive information revealed yet by WikiLeaks, the website has released a secret cable listing sites worldwide that the U.S. considers critical to its national security.
Since the Nov. 11 article by James S. Robbins ("Vietnam vets betrayed again," Commentary), hope built among Vietnam veterans that the United States was going to do the right thing at last - treat them as they have veterans of America's previous wars. It remains to be seen if Michael Rhodes, director of administration and management at the Pentagon, and Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates are listening to their pleas. I suspect that they are not.
Just when the government needs adult supervision as never before, grown-ups have all gone over the hill. It's getting scary out there.
The year 2014 could have been the time when NATO forces transferred responsibility for security in Afghanistan to their Afghan counterparts, with all sides confident that the latter were ready and able to stand on their own two feet.