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Pentagon Says Global Cyber Threat Is Growing

Reuters | Phil Stewart | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

PALO ALTO, California, April 23 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday disclosed a cyber intrusion this year by Russian hackers who accessed an un...

With Ashton Carter Nominated as Defense Secretary, Business as Usual

Scott Ritter | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Scott Ritter

One can only hope that Ashton Carter has moved past his glib endorsements of Donald Rumsfeld's disingenuous "group think" and Neil McElroy's outright distortion of the truth and on to a personal code of conduct where speaking truth to power is not seen as a vice, but rather a virtue.

Ashton Carter Brings Different Outlook To Pentagon Post

AP | ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ashton Carter has left an extensive paper trail from his many years in Washington that suggests a sometimes hard-nosed view of pol...

Former Pentagon Budget Expert To Fill Key Defense Void

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided to name the former head of the Pentagon office for cost assessments as actin...

Hagel's Deputy Stepping Down

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says its second-ranking official is stepping down but has not said why. In a written statement Thursda...

Ashton Carter: Obama Nominates Harvard Professor As Top Weapons Buyer

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama late this afternoon nominated Harvard professor Ashton B. Carter, a leading authority on arms control, to take on a surprising new rol...