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  • Panelists Discuss Technology Development in the Military
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    Military Technology Development

    The Center for a New American Security hosted a discussion examining the potential risks and benefits of emerging military technologies. Former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig outlined his…

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  • Senate Committee Examines the Legality of US Drone Strikes
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    Targeted Killing of Terrorist Suspects Overseas

    Military and policy experts testified on the the constitutional and statutory authority for targeted killings with aerial drones of American terrorist suspects overseas. In his opening…

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  • Cyber Attack Scenario
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    Cyber Attack Scenario

    Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing game as part of a cybersecurity conference. The participants pretended a foreign country had launched a…

    1,167 views
  • National Security and the Federal Budget
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    National Security and the Federal Budget

    Government and private-sector defense industry experts spoke to reporters and answered questions about the potential effects of defense budget cuts on national security.

    477 views
  • Defense Department Cyberspace Strategy
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    Defense Department Cyberspace Strategy

    Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn III and General James Cartwright, vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, announced the first Defense Department strategy for operating in cyberspace.…

    212 views
  • Military Action Against Qadhafi Forces in Libya
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    Military Action Against Qadhafi Forces in Libya

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates briefed reporters about the U.S. role in NATO’s military action against the forces of Moammar Qadhafi in Libya. He also announced plans to provide Libyan rebels with $25…

    295 views
  • Dont Ask Dont Tell Repeal Implementation
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    Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Implementation

    Defense Department officials announced the department’s plan for implementing the repeal of its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on gays and lesbians serving in the military. The plan…

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  • Department of Defense Efficiencies Initiatives
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    Department of Defense Efficiencies Initiatives

    Pentagon officials testified about Defense Department initiatives proposed by Secretary Robert Gates to more efficiently fund defense programs. One of the proposals included the elimination…

    314 views
  • Dont Ask Dont Tell Policy
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    Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy

    Military branch chiefs testified on the results of the Department of Defense survey on repeal of the military “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy banning service by openly gay and lesbian…

    1,939 views
  • Department of Defense Efficiencies Initiatives
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    Department of Defense Efficiencies Initiatives

    Pentagon officials testified on Defense Department initiatives proposed by Secretary Robert Gates to more efficiently fund defense programs. One of the proposals included the elimination of…

    269 views
  • US Nuclear Weapons Policy
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    U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates spoke to reporters about the just-released Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), a report mandated by Congress. He said potential threats around the world require the United…

    617 views
  • European Missile Defense
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    European Missile Defense

    Witnesses testified on on President Obama’s decision to withdraw plans for a missile defense in Eastern Europe. Among the issues they addressed were strategic and technological factors in…

    273 views
  • Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Department Budget Proposals
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    Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Department Budget Proposals

    Secretary Gates talked about his proposed budget changes for the Department of Defense and outlined a $534 billion plan for fiscal year 2010. The proposed budget included increases for…

    988 views
  • Defense Department Issues
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    Defense Department Issues

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and General James Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the press and answered questions about a number of issues including reversing…

    48 views
  • Destruction of Spy Satellite
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    Destruction of Spy Satellite

    General Cartwright reported on the successful destruction of a non-functioning spy satellite. He showed videos of the interception and the satellite exploding. General Cartwright responded to questions from…

    105 views
  • Destruction of Satellite
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    Destruction of Satellite

    Government officials talked with reporters about the re-entry of a defective U.S. satellite. They plan to fire missiles from a U.S. Navy cruiser and shoot down the satellite before it enters…

    87 views
  • Defense Department Issues
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    Defense Department Issues

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates talked about the deployment of Marines to Afghanistan. He talked about the viability of NATO in a post-Cold War world. Gates and Vice Chairman of the Joint…

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  • Defense Department Issues
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    Defense Department Issues

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff James Cartwright gave a press conference where they talked about concerns of the Defense Department being…

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  • Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Announcement
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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Announcement

    President Bush announced the official nomination of Admiral Michael Mullen and General James Cartwright to chairman and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and General Cartwright as…

    255 views
  • Strategic Forces and Nuclear Weapons Issues
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    Strategic Forces and Nuclear Weapons Issues

    Witnesses testified about the fiscal year 2006 Defense Department authorization. Topics included strategic nuclear weapons, the post-Cold War environment, military capabilities, and…

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