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Source: Hackers Breached Security Networks Of U.S. Military Contractors

Reuters | Jim Finkle and Andrea Shalal-Esa | Posted 07.27.2011 | Technology

By Jim Finkle and Andrea Shalal-Esa BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unknown hackers have broken into the security networks of Lockheed Martin Cor...

High-Tech Spy Plane Can Fly Manned Or Unmanned

Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

(AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) LOS ANGELES -- Northrop Grumman Corp. on Monday unveiled a new type of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft...

WATCH: HuffPost's Marcus Baram Discusses Corporations Doing Business In Libya On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Huffington Post Reporter Marcus Baram appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday to discuss U.S. corporations that have had business dealings in Libya. Baram recen...

America to its Military-Industrial Complex: Happy Valentine's Day!

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

An 18-day peaceful revolution has just toppled Egypt's 30-year Mubarak dictatorship. As the free-falling government dispatched American-made F-16s to...

Obama State of the Union Speech will be Predictable for the Middle Class

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) is predicting that President Obama will rely on the same tired rhetoric regarding economic stimulus, while continuing to ignore the diversion of federal small business contracts to corporate giants.

The Sleek, Speedy Passenger Planes Of 2025

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Get ready for the next generation of passenger airplanes. NASA has taken the wraps off three concept designs for quiet, energy efficient aircraft th...

FDIC Forum Ignores #1 Challenge for Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Let's just try something crazy like not giving federal small business contracts to some of the biggest companies in the world, and instead direct those dollars to the nation's 27 million small businesses.

McKeon: For Weapons Makers, the Buck Starts Here

William Hartung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Hartung

One common theme that runs through deficit proposals is the need to make substantial cuts in Pentagon spending. But there will be another obstacle before real savings can be reaped: pork barrel politics.

Obama Administration Wants Secret "Blacklist" for Pentagon Contractors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Small business advocates have raised concerns a section of the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act will be used to threaten and intimidate small businesses that take issue with DoD's small business contracting practices.

The US Defense Establishment Is Tied Inextricably to China

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

The ability of the United States to defend itself through all three legs -- land, air and sea -- is contingent upon its continued cooperation with its largest economic rival, China.

Corporations Profit from Permanent War: Memorial Day 2010

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Corporations are profiting from wars and lobbying politicians for more. The US, and the rest of the world, cannot afford the rising personal and financial costs of permanent war.

Media Coverage of State of the Union Address Will Ignore Obama's Empty Promises to Middle Class

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Obama's State of the Union address this evening will be dissected by thousands of journalists across the nation. Panels of journalists and p...

Obama State of the Union Address Will be More Rhetoric and No Substance for The Middle Class

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I can already hear the empty pandering to the middle class in President Obama's State of the Union speech. He will be reading one of the most well wri...

Obama Small Business Plan Falls Short of Real Solutions

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Today, President Barack Obama held a press conference in Landover, MD to announce the administration's plans for a, "New Small Business Lending Initia...

Take the (A) Train -- Your Name Here on Metro

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Why aren't we asking the business and philanthropic community to help do their part by offering to pick up the tab on Metro station construction?

Horse Races with Rocket Engines

William Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
William Pomerantz

We're clearly coming into an era where commercial competition will have a major impact on the aerospace community -- and on the financial community as well.

Obama Spouts Pro Small Business Rhetoric, But Gives Small Business Billions to Corporate Giants

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

When you look closely at Obama's policies towards small businesses you start to think its just a matter of time before he loads small business owners into crowded train cars headed for prison camps.

Its Official! Pentagon Cyber Command Gets Ready to "Stand Up"

Frida Berrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

It seems to me that the Pentagon, the administration and the military industrial complex are all treating cyberspace like any other battle domain.

Why Would Anyone Want to Be Governor of California?

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

The next leader of our state should be so lucky as to be caught picking up a prostitute -- that appears to be a better career path than the dead-end job of Governor of California.

Military Companies Vying For Billions Of Dollars In Cyberwarfare Defense Contracts

New York Times | CHRISTOPHER DREW and JOHN MARKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The government's urgent push into cyberwarfare has set off a rush among the biggest military companies for billions of dollars in new defense contract...

Obama To Face Challenges With Space Weapons Ban

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's pledge to seek a worldwide ban on weapons in space marks a dramatic shift in U.S. policy while posing the tricky issue of def...

How Three Americans Ended Up Hostages in Colombia

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

The alarming backstory leading up to the captivity of the three hostages reveals a lot about the failings of government contracting, and government in general.

Friday Talking Points [36] -- End The Media's Pro-McCain Bias! Now!!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

McCain has joked that the media is "his base" of support. It was a funny line, but there is a truth at its core: the media has been hard on Obama but unbelievably light on McCain. And this has to stop. Now.

Northrop, EADS Win $35B Air Force Deal

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Friday awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. and a European partner a $35 billion contract to build airborne refueling pl...

Air Force Tanker Deal Leaves Congress In Turmoil

Reuters | Kevin Drawbaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A U.S. Air Force decision awarding a $35 billion aircraft contract to a team including the European parent of Airbus landed like a bomb in Congress o...