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Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, has told U.S. officials the next two weeks are critical to determining whether the Pakistani government will survive, FOX News has learned.
“The Pakistanis have run out of excuses” and are “finally getting serious” about combating the threat from Taliban [...]
Having decided to close the detention complex at Guantanamo, the administration now faces the important question of what to do with detainees too dangerous to release and against whom no legal case can be made, either for exigencies of the battlefield – combat troops don’t Mirandize their prisoners – or national security reasons:
Juan Garcia worked for me as a lieutenant aboard USS Constellation. Whip smart, and an exceptionally hard worker, he was one of those kinds of officers that every senior leader hopes to have on board when the work is hard and often thankless. The kind of guy you could point, shoot and then get [...]
The Navy has returned the remains of three pirates killed to “authorities” in Somalia:
The U.S. Navy handed over the bodies of three Somali pirates on Thursday who were killed during the rescue of U.S. ship captain Richard Phillips.
Commandos shot dead the three gunmen on April 12 and ended a five-day hostage ordeal [...]
StratFor analyzes the cyclical nature of counter-terrorist operations in both the FBI and CIA:
(It) was a lack of intelligence that helped fuel the fear that led the Bush administration to authorize enhanced interrogation techniques. Ironically, the current investigation into those techniques and other practices (such as renditions) may very well lead to significant [...]
The Brits are heading home from Iraq Basra, and not all of them are doing it with their heads held high:
(British commanders) also know… (that) there are those in the Washington corridors who say Britain allowed the militias to effectively take over Basra and that the city was only freed by the Iraqi [...]
Incoming SECNAV Ray Mabus seeks to reform the defense acquisition process as a way of reducing cost over-runs, procure a 313-ship Navy and bridge the out-year fighter gap:
Ray Mabus, President Barack Obama’s nominee to become Navy Secretary, vowed on Tuesday to put an “intense” focus on acquisition reform if confirmed for the job, [...]