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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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    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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    Operations and Strategy in Iraq

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services held a meeting to receive testimony on “U.S. Military Strategy and Operations in Iraq.” Secretary Rumsfeld and other Department of…

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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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    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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    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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    Situation in Iraq

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on military operations in Iraq, the strength of the insurgency movement, force levels and structure, and strategies for future operations…

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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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    Detention Policies and Military Justice

    The subcommittee holds a hearing on military justice and detention policies in the global efforts to combat terrorism. Among the issues addressed were allegations of mistreatment and…

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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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    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 Survivor Benefits

    Witnesses testified about military spending, veterans' benefits, and a proposed increase in survivor benefits for families of service members killed in combat. They also answered…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Defense officials testified about budget requests for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and about levels of U.S. commitment to the region. Among the topics they addressed were…

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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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    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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    Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Budget

    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Chairman of Joint Chiefs General Richard Myers testified before the Senate Armed Services committee about fiscal year 2006 Defense budget requests…

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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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    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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    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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