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Chicago Tribune reporterHalf a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a...
WASHINGTON — The White House will go ahead with nominating Marine Gen. John Allen to be top U.S. commander in Europe, following an investigation by the Pentagon inspector general that found his emails with a Florida woman were not improper....
The Hartford CourantThere's good news and bad news for Connecticut in the Pentagon's spending strategy for the next several years, and that reflects what's happening in the state's economy overall. The bad news is that defense spending in the state will decline by about 10...
-------------------- The Insurgents David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War Fred Kaplan Simon & Schuster: 400 pp, $28 -------------------- Everyone knows — or thinks they know — about the influence exerted by the...
WASHINGTON -- After a weeklong delay while the Obama administration debated whether to assist French forces fighting in Mali, the Pentagon is planning to begin ferrying additional French troops and equipment to the West African nation in coming days...
Tags: Mali, Armed Forces, Western Africa, Al-Qaeda, Washington, DC
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf...
The Baltimore SunKen Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel. "I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...
The Baltimore SunPhil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....
Beginning in 2014, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference will move its conference basketball tournaments to the under-construction Pentagon at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls. The Pentagon will open this fall. The deal will keep the...
A Defense Department funding bill has made bedfellows of two groups more likely to be found in opposite corners: federal labor and federal contractors. The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the Professional Services Council (PSC)...
The Hartford CourantAs the year draws to a close, Connecticut, more than most states, remains hostage to the fiscal cliff talks in Washington D.C. But even without that bit of Yuletide feuding, the jobs picture here is grimmer than just about anyplace as the nation as a...
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