Posts Tagged ‘Military’

 

Panetta Revealed Top Secret Information About bin Laden Raid to Filmmaker

A Pentagon investigation finds that officials revealed names of personnel who participated in the raid that killed the terrorist leader, despite commanders’ concerns that they could be targeted for retribution if their names were publicly disclosed. Continue reading…    

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How the Navy Sees Cyber War

If you want an idea of what “cyber warfare” means to the US Navy, check out this short video about the Tenth Fleet, home to the Navy’s cyber warriors. Continue reading…

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Into the Fray

How newspaper journalist Tom Ricks went from covering wars to influencing how they’re fought.

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7 Tips for Mark Owen, Navy Seal Turned Author, on Staying out of Prison

The government claims Mark Owen violated secrecy agreements in writing about the mission to kill Osama bin Laden. Here’s how the ex-SEAL can avoid jail time.

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Book Review: No Easy Day

A former Navy Seal who took part in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden has written a first-hand account. Despite the author’s public statements to the contrary, the book is political, and that’s too bad. More here.

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The Next Battle in the Tanker War

Airbus, which lost out in a bitterly contested Air Force contract to rival Boeing, is building a $600 million assembly plant in Alabama. Here’s what it means for the military, and for a saga that won’t end.

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Own the Sky: The Air Force’s epic quest to buy an airplane

My new feature in Washingtonian looks at the ten year saga to buy the Air Force’s new mid-air refueling tanker. I’ve been writing about government contracts for years, and this is easily the most fascinating, controversial, and personally ruinous contracting story I’ve ever encountered. Hopefully, by year’s end, the Air Force will put an end […]

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