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Sarah Palin vs. Admiral Mullen over New START

Rob Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Diamond

Sarah "Barracuda" has done it again. In her 24/7, at-any-cost quest to stay in the media spotlight--and thus, by her calculation, relevant--Sarah Pal...

This Veterans Day, It's All About Jobs and the Economy

Deborah Frett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Frett

After we have taken a moment to reflect on the past and present sacrifices that our women veterans have made, and continue to make, let's not stop there.

The Start of a New Obama Narrative

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

Nuclear issues will loom large over the next month. Most of it will be demonstrated by the broad, nonpartisan and global support for reducing and eventually eliminating nuclear weapons.

Gates, Mullen Signal Chain of Command: Stop Wasting Time Discharging Gays

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

As much as we welcome these helpful changes coming from Secretary Gates and his DOD General Counsel, interim steps are not a substitute for repeal.

How Much Longer Can the GOP Maintain Credibility When All They Say Is "No! No! No! No! No!"?

Kara Vallow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kara Vallow

It seems that there is no Republican principle that cannot be instantly disavowed if Obama decides it's worth backing.

Hip, Hip, Hooray for Mullen and Gates!

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Our gay service members need assurances that Congress will end the only Federal law that legitimizes discrimination against a particular class of people this year, rather than phasing it out over several years.

Mr. President, Lead the Way to End Discrimination in the Military

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

This is the moment for the President to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." If Obama fails to seize it, many young LGBT service members will surely be fired, careers ruined.

Eight Weeks of America's War, Not Eight Years of "Obama's War"

Jonathan Morgenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Morgenstein

The Obama administration is trying to salvage the situation in Afghanistan after the Bush Administration lost the war over eight years.

When the President Orders, the Military Follows

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

I believe Congress will be in lockstep with the President on a repeal of DADT. At the end of this year, the law that bars gay men and women from serving openly in the military can be gone.

August 21, 2008: The Day John McCain's Campaign Died

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

There has been an amazing confluence of events, and If McCain survives the last 24 hours, I'm not sure what it will take to stop him.

Joint Chief Of Staff Chairman Warns Soldiers To Stay Out Of Politics

NY Times | Thom Shanker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has written an unusual open letter to all those in uniform, warning them to stay out of politics as the nati...