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Accused war criminal Charles Taylor worked for CIA: report

NEW YORK — Liberia’s Charles Taylor, the first African head of state to be prosecuted for war crimes by an international tribunal, used to work for the CIA, the Boston Globe newspaper reported this week. The report, based on information uncovered through a freedom of information request made six years…

U.S. Army suicides down, sex assaults up

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Thursday the number of suicides in the US Army fell last year for the first time since 2004, but that sexual assaults increased. A report on health issues in the largest branch of the US military said the number of suicides among active service members…

Decision on expanding cyber defense program due in March

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government will decide in about two months whether to expand a Pentagon pilot program that uses classified National Security Agency data to protect the computer networks of 17 defense contractors, the Pentagon’s chief cyber official said. The pilot program has largely been successful since its start…

Obama to unveil leaner U.S. military strategy

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will visit the Pentagon on Thursday to unveil a revised US military strategy designed to reflect a more frugal era and a greater focus on potential threats from China, officials said. The Pentagon’s “defense strategic review” is supposed to set out an approach for the…

US pledges commitment to working out tensions with Pakistan

WASHINGTON — The United States said Friday that it was committed to working with Pakistan and pledged support for democracy, amid friction between the war partners and a political showdown in Islamabad. “The issues that we face — the challenges we face — are too important,” State Department spokesman Mark…

WH Press Secretary Gibbs serves as admin punching bag again re: DADT, DOMA

While the VIP LGBTs were waiting for the President to meet and greet them yesterday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was taking a pummeling today at the daily presser about the inaction of the administration regarding several LGBT issues on the back burner. Clearly it’s more than just the…

McCain will still not stop lying

Originally I thought the McCain ad was dishonest simply because it ignored the Pentagon’s request that Obama not visit the troops; I assumed that cameras would have gone along but I didn’t find that to be any kind of crux of the matter. MSNBC, of all places, sets me right:…

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