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U.S. May Provide Non-Lethal Military Aid To Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - The United States plans to provide about $100 million in new non-lethal aid to the...

WATCH: Remember the Victims, Reject the Violence

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.20.2013 | Crime
Bill Moyers

Good laws are hard to come by. Civilization, just as hard. The rough and tumble of politics makes them so. But democracy aims for a moral order as just as humanly possible, which means laws that protect the weak and not just the strong. Lest we forget.

New Armor For Female Soldiers... Finally!

Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.20.2012 | Women

Exciting news! A new body armor prototype designed specifically for women is being field-tested by troops in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, the Florida Tim...

Inspired By 'Xena'?

Posted 07.11.2012 | Style

We'll 'fess up to modeling our outfits after Carrie Bradshaw or Blair Waldorf, but the U.S. military has a slightly more serious (okay, a LOT more ser...

U.S. Army Body Armor Improperly Tested, May Not Meet Safety Requirements, Report Finds

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Army improperly tested new bullet-blocking plates for body armor and cannot be certain that 5 million pieces of the critical ba...

Looking for the Full Measure of Jack Murtha

Scott Lilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Lilly

John Murtha and I disagreed on a great many things over the decades we knew each other. At the same time, I am deeply troubled by the negative tone of some of the coverage of his passing.

David H. Brooks, Defense Contractor, Spent $350,000 On Pens: Prosecutors

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — A federal prosecutor says a former chief executive of the nation's leading supplier of body armor to the military spent mo...

Postage and Other Economic Outrages Against Soldiers

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
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Don McNay

America ships soldiers off to Afghanistan and Iraq for free. If you come back in a body bag, they ship that back for free, too. However, we make families who send soldiers socks, food and underwear pay shipping costs.

Secret Military Gear Found For Sale On eBay, Craigslist

Information Week | Thomas Clayburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sensitive military items are being offered for sale through eBay and Craigslist, the Government Accountability Office said in a report issued Thursday...

Company-Looting CEO Essentially Barred From Having Sex

New York Post | KIERAN CROWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A high-flying exec accused of stealing $200 million from his body-armor firm was released on bail yesterday in a deal that effectively bars him from h...