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    Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps…

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    Air Force Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Michael B. Donley to be secretary of the Air Force, General Norton A. Schwartz for reappointment to the…

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    Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Afternoon

    Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. In the final panel, William…

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    Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Morning

    Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. Several former military judge…

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    Defense Department Cost Overruns

    A hearing was held on the acquisition of major weapons systems by the Department of Defense. The Government Accountability Office had reported that the 92 major defense acquisition…

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    Armed Forces Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of General David Petraeus for reappointment to the grade of general and to be commander, U.S. Central…

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    Iraq War Strategy

    Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman Michael Mullen testified about the situation in Iraq, progress made by the Iraqi government in meeting benchmarks and achieving reconciliation, future…

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    Update on Military Situation in Iraq

    General Patraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified on the situation in Iraq and progress made by the government of Iraq in meeting benchmarks for progress and achieving…

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    New Army Doctrine

    A hearing was held on the fiscal year 2009 defense authorization request and the future years defense program. Lieutenant General William Caldwell serves as the commander of the…

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    National Security Assessment

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the United States. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act…

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    Fiscal Year 2009 Army Budget

    Army officials testified about the fiscal year 2009 budget request for the U.S. Army and about the future of the defense program. Topics included current challenges facing the Army,…

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    Fiscal Year 2009 Defense Budget Proposal

    Secretary Gates and Admiral Mullen testified about the proposed fiscal year 2009 budget for the Department of Defense, the future years' defense program, and the 2009 budget request for…

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    Military Recruiting

    Recruitment chiefs and personnel of the various armed forces testified about 2007 recruiting. Specific attention was paid to recruiting methods and the quality of new recruits.  …

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    After Words with Ronald Spector

    Ronald Spector talked about his book In the Ruins of Empire: The Japanese Surrender and the Battle for Postwar Asia, publised by Random House. In his book, historian Ronald Spector…

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    Army Expeditionary Contracting

    The hearing was entitled: “Urgent Reform Required: Army Expeditionary Contracting, the Report of the Commission on Army Acquisition and Program Management in Expeditionary…

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    The State of the Army

    General Casey and Secretary Geren testified about the need for a larger U.S. Army to meet administration demands. General Casey said, “We are consumed with meeting the demands of…

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    Status of War in Iraq

    General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified about military operations in Iraq, recommendations for future Iraq policy, and the ability of the Iraqi Parliament to meet the security…

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    Report on Operations in Iraq

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s report on the performance record of the Iraqi government. David Walker testified…

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    Iraq Security Forces Report

    General Jones and other commissioners testified about their report on security in Iraq and the capabilities of Iraqi security forces operating in tandem with U.S. military forces. They…

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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Nomination

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Admiral Michael G. Mullen for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff…

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