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Defense Authorization Act

Amanda Terkel

Senate GOP Leader: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Won't Happen This Year | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sent a message to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) repeal advocates on Sunday: Don't hold y...

Amanda Terkel

Obama And Top Congressional Democrats Call For DREAM Act's Passage Before Year's End | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama met with Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) members Tuesday afternoon and told them he backs their strategy of passing ...

Amanda Terkel

DADT Repeal Advocates Call For More Aggressive White House Outreach To Capitol Hill | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With negotiations heating up over whether the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will be brought up in the lame duck session of C...

Videotaping Detainee Interrogations Pushed For By Congress

New York Times | Scott Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress is moving to require videotaping of interrogations of detainees held by the military, a step proponents say will prevent abuse and create a v...

Electronics and Atrocities: Tech Supply Chains Must Do No Harm

David Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Sullivan

Electronics companies should commit resources to trace supply chains back to the point of extraction, conduct audits, and check assurances for fraud to certify electronics products as conflict-free.

Mapping Congo's Militarized Mines

David Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Sullivan

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 has been making news because of all the things left out of it, including billions of dollars in cuts to expensive weapons systems.