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    Drone Research and Development

    Witnesses testified at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on research and development performed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National…

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    Book Discussion on War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love. br/ This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night,…

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    State of the Air Force

    Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh and Air Force Secretary Deborah James briefed reporters and responded to questions on the state of the Air Force. Topics included budget…

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    John Roth on Border Drone Program

    John Roth talked about an inspector general report that claims the use of drones by U.S. Customs and Border Protection was ineffective and costly.

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    Defense Technology Security

    Beth McCormick talked about efforts to ensure the security of various U.S. defense technologies. She defined her job as “share what you can and protect what you must.”…

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    Drone Regulation and Safety

    Michael Toscano talked about a House hearing on drone safety and possible legislation aimed at regulating drone use. Other topics included new drone technology and applications, and…

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    Army Aviation Program

    Panelists discussed plans under the U.S. Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative to transfer Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard to the active force to take over…

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    Book Discussion on Predator

    Richard Whittle talked about his book, Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution, in which he chronicles the development of the Predator drone, an unmanned arial vehicle (UAV)…

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    Israeli Air Defense

    Uzi Rubin, who founded and was the first director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israel Ministry of Defense (MOD), talked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and…

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    Police Use of Military Equipment

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to state and local police forces.

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    Militarization of Police Forces

    Kara Dansky talked about an American Civil Liberties Union Center for Justice report from June 2014 that she co-authored, “War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American…

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    Militarization of Police Forces

    Tim Lynch talked about his concerns on the increasing militarization of police forces in the United States in light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Mr. Lynch also provided…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are police forces in the United States becoming too militarized?” Daniel Newhauser talked by phone about the…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues, including U.S. options in Iraq, the situation in Syria, and the military’s decision to grant…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a closed Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Iraq and…

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    Consumer Drones

    Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the future of rapidly developing consumer drone technology. Uses such as taking picture, mapping…

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    Safety of Drone Use

    Craig Whitlock talked about the Washington Post year-long investigation of the safety record of American drone use.

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby responded to questions on a variety of issues from reporters in the Pentagon. Topics included the U.S. response in Iraq, the Obama administration’s…

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    Defense Cooperation in the Arabian Gulf

    Panelists talked about missile defense cooperation in the Arabian Gulf. Iran’s nuclear program was one of main topics. br/ The panel was part of the Atlantic Council’s…

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    Global Missile Defense

    Vice Amiral James Winnefield was the keynote speaker at an Atlantic Council day-long missile defense conference. He said the number one missile defense threat was North Korea’s…

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