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    Iraq Study Group Report Recommendations

    Former Secretary Baker and Former Representative Hamilton testified about the report of the Iraq Study Group on its bipartisan effort to rethink military and political options in…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

    Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the future U.S.…

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    Pentagon Financial System

    Administration and Defense Department officials testified about business systems and financial reforms in department accounting methods, auditing procedures for military program…

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    Security Threats in Iraq and Afghanistan

    General Hayden and General Maples testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on operations in Iraq and future military commitment to the region. They spoke about the…

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    Military Operations in Iraq

    General Abizaid testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq, security concerns in the country, the state of sectarian violence, and future U.S. strategy in the region. In his…

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    Military Commissions Markup

    Committee members considered legislation on the operation of military commissions and the detention of suspected terrorists by the U.S. The committee rejected a proposed version offered by…

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    Iraq, Afghanistan, and the War on Terrorism

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and efforts to combat terrorism. Witnesses testified about new troop deployments in Iraq,…

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    The Future of Military Commissions

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the future of military commissions in light of the Supreme Court decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. Witnesses testified about the…

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    Boeing Agreement with Justice Department

    Witnesses testified about a multi-million-dollar settlement between the Justice Department and Boeing Corporation resulting from investigations of alleged improper proprietary permission…

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    Marine Corps Commandant Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee considered the nomination of Lieutenant General James Conway for appointment to the grade of general and to be commandant of the Marine Corps. Among…

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    Purchase of F-22 Raptor Fighter Jets

    Witnesses testified about Air Force procurement programs for the F-22 fighter program, a recent report by the Institute for Defense Analysis on expansion of the program, technical problems…

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    Military Commissions

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held the first in a series of hearings to examine the future of military commissions in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Hamdan v…

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    National Guard Role in Border Security

    The Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony on the roles and missions of the National Guard in support of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. Witnesses testified about…

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    Fiscal Year 2007 Homeland Defense Budget

    The witnesses testified on the fiscal year 2007 Defense Department budget for roles and missions related to homeland defense and support for civil authorities.

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    Fiscal Year 2007 Department of Defense Budget

    Regional force commanders testified about Defense Department funding requests for fiscal year 2007, the status of overseas operations and deployments, personnel and rotation issues,…

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    Security Threats to the United States

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on current and future worldwide threats to national security. Witnesses testified about various potential threats and particularly on…

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    Status of U.S. Seaports News Conference

    Following a briefing on the Dubai Ports World acquisition of the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Navigation Company and its impact on several major U.S. seaport terminals, Senator Clinton…

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    U.S. Seaport Security

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a briefing on the Dubai Ports World acquisition of the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Navigation Company. The proposed acquisition would…

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    U.S. Seaports Hearing Reaction

    Telephone lines were open for reaction to a senate briefing on U.S. seaport security and sale of several terminal facilities to Dubai Ports World, a United Arab Emirates owned company.

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    Fiscal Year 2007 Defense Budget

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Fiscal Year 2007 defense authorization request. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman…

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