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William Lynn Defense Department

Pentagon Says Foreign Hackers Stole 24,000 Military Files In March

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Foreign hackers infiltrated the network of a defense contractor in March, stealing 24,000 military files in a single intrusion, Deputy Defense Secreta...

Sam Stein

William Lynn, Obama's First Ethics Exception, Causing Massive Headaches

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With reporting by Stuart Whatley The nomination of William Lynn as Deputy Secretary of Defense has placed Barack Obama under the burn of political he...

William Lynn Confirmed By Senate For Pentagon Post

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to confirm William Lynn as deputy defense secretary, endorsing President Barack Obama'...

McCain Drops Objections To Lynn Appointment

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain will no longer hold up the nomination of William Lynn, whose appointment to become deputy defense secretary ran co...

Pentagon No. 2 Could Earn $500K Lobbying Pentagon

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The man nominated to be the Pentagon's second-in-command could make at least a half-million dollars next month with vested stock he...

Obama Makes a Bad Choice, America Trembles

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I wish Obama had not named William Lynn the Deputy Secretary of Defense. It was a wrong decision. Though however wrong it was, it's a quality appointment that aids America.

The Best of Intentions, the Worst of Explanations: Fixing the Bill Lynn Blunder

John Neffinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Neffinger

Bill Lynn may be the best person for the job despite his lobbying, but all those good intentions have now collided head-on in the new administration's first misstep.