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  • Defense Secretary Nominee General James Mattis Says Russia Trying to Break NATO
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    Defense Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    General James Mattis (Retired) spoke about a number of topics at his confirmation hearing, including U.S.-NATO relations, Russia, U.S. intelligence reliability, the defense budget, and military readiness. On NATO,…

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  • Modernizing the Military Budget
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    Modernizing the Military Budget

    Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed…

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  • Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing Part 1
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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of Defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on…

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  • Supplemental Appropriations
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    Supplemental Appropriations

    Witnesses testified about additional security spending for the coming fiscal year. Among the topics they addressed were operations against global terrorism, the department of defense’s role…

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  • Senator Nunn Full Honors Ceremony
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    Senator Nunn Full Honors Ceremony

    Secretary Perry and General Shalikashvili participated in a military award ceremony honoring Senator Nunn for “...outstanding service as chairman, ranking member, and member of the Senate Armed…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2521, to make appopriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1992. The Senate began consideration of…

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  • Women in Combat
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    Women in Combat

    Members of the Senate debated S. 1507, the National Defense Authorization Act, which would appropriate $291 billion for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy for fiscal…

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  • Supplemental Funding for Oper Desert Storm
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    Supplemental Funding for Oper. Desert Storm

    Highlights of Senate debate on S. 578, a bill providing funds to pay for the cost of the Persian Gulf war. The bill also providing for continued accounting of the cost of the war to…

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  • US Persian Gulf Policy
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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Retired Air Force General Jones and retired Admiral Crowe both counselled patience in maintaining economic sanctions against Iraq, stating that trade sanctions against Iraq must be…

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  • US Persian Gulf Policy
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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Senate Democrats challenged President Bush’s Persian Gulf policy and questioned the need for immediate offensive military action to drive Iraqi forces from Kuwait. Senators demanded a greater role in…

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  • US Troop Buildup in Saudi Arabia
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    U.S. Troop Buildup in Saudi Arabia

    Senator Mitchell, Senate majority leader, Senator Pell, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Senator Nunn, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, spoke with reporters about…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate session continued.

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  • After the Cold War US Defense Policies
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    After the Cold War: U.S. Defense Policies

    The panel discussed the need for a transitional defense policy from the Cold War stance, that would include provisions for the recent events in the Persian Gulf.

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  • Events in the Persian Gulf
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    Events in the Persian Gulf

    Witnesses testified about recent events in the Persian Gulf. Defense Department officials answered questions concerning current concerns about the military budget being reviewed for…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2884, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for FY91 after adopting the Bingaman and Warner amendments and rejecting the Bumpers and Kerry amendments. The…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 2884, for appropriations for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy for 1991.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5019, making appropriations for energy and water development for FY91. The Senate passed S. 2952, to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The Senate passed…

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  • USS Iowa Investigation
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    U.S.S. Iowa Investigation

    The committee received testimony from the General Accounting Office and the Sandia Laboratory and reviewed the Navy investigation into the gun turret explosion aboard the USS Iowa. On…

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  • Military Aircraft Review Report
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    Military Aircraft Review Report

    Secretary Cheney outlines the Defense Department’s proposed plan to cut $34.8 billion in purchases of sophisticated aircraft, including the Stealth bomber, the C-17 long range transport plane,…

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  • The State of the Nations Defenses
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    The State of the Nation's Defenses

    In this excerpt from the U.S. Senate, Senator Sam Nunn, Chairman of the Armed Services Committee, outlined his plan for the nation’s defense strategy to following the changes in Eastern…

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