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    Persian Gulf War Lessons

    Assistant Defense Secretary Edward Warner, John Tilelli of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and John Scott Redd, acting assistant deputy chief of Naval Operations reviewed the military lessons of…

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    Multinational Peacekeeping

    The subcommittee investigated the potential of the United States to lead in the development of effective multinational peace-keeping missions.

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    Defense Department Budget

    Secretary Perry testified about the limitations the fiscal year 1995 federal budget puts on the Department of Defense. He suggested that the military budget will not be cut any further…

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    Defense Secretary Confirmation

    In a confirmation hearing, Deputy Secretary Perry testified concerning his record in the Department of Defense. A number of the questions focused on his tenure as deputy secretary and…

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    International Intelligence Objectives

    intelligence administrators discussed issues concerning intelligence gathering in the post-Cold War world. They outlined the major threats the U.S. intelligence concerns.

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    Assistant Secretary of Defense Nomination

    Committee members questioned Mr. Halperin concerning his qualifications to become assistant secretary of Defense.

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    NATO Commander Nomination

    The committee questioned General Joulwan concerning his nomination to become the Supreme U.S. Commander of European Forces. He took questions on the conflict in former Yugoslavia and…

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    Joint Chief of Staff Confirmation

    Chairman Nunn enumerated the responsibilities of the Joint Chief of Staff and then began the questioning of General Shalikashvili. The general testified on the role of the North…

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    Defense Department Confirmation Hearing Part2

    The committee continued to hear testimony from Ms. Widnall and Mr. Allison during their confirmation hearing for positions in the Department of Defense.

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    Defense Department Confirmation Hearing Part1

    Senators Kennedy and Kerry introduced the nominees for the positions of Secretary of the Air Force and Undersecretary of Defense for policy and plans. The committee questioned the…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from Department of Defense officials on the administration’s new policy concerning homosexuals in the U.S. military. The previous day, President…

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    Defense Department Nominations

    The committee heard testimony on the confirmation of Charles Freeman for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Regional Security Affairs and Edward Dorn for Assistant Secretary of Defense for…

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    Department of Defense Budget

    The subcommittee heard testimony from an official of the Department of Defense on fiscal year 1994 appropriations for the U.S. military. Specifically, the subcommittee heard testimony…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 2

    The committee heard testimony from a panel of current and former members of the U.S. military in support of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the military. The witnesses testified on…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from current and former members of the U.S. military on proposals to lift the ban on homosexuals in the U.S. military. During the morning session, a panel…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from other senators on the proposed lifting of the ban against homosexuals in the military. Proponents of the repeal of the ban cite the waste of manpower…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from Department of Defense personnel and academics on the ban against homosexuals in the U.S. military. Specifically, the committee sought testimony on…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    General Powell and Secretary Aspin answered questions concerning allowing gays to serve in the military. They discussed the changes necessary to accommodate gays at military bases and…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 2

    The committee continued to hear testimony from former defense administrators and military psychology analysts on the effect of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the U.S. military on unit…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from representatives of the U.S. military and former Department of Defense administrators on the impact of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the U.S.…

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