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Cyber Attacks and the Law of War: Decoding the Pentagon’s Response

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

The Pentagon recently stated it intends to treat sufficiently destructive cyber attacks as acts of war, subject to armed retaliation. In its report to the Congress, the Department of Defense (DoD) stated the use of armed force was on the extreme end of a continuum of policy choices rather than a default response. Yet the […]

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Sequestration: At Odds With National Security?

By   /  August 24, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

The subject of sequestration is poised to take a significant role in coming weeks when Congress returns from its August recess and the presidential campaigns hold their respective party conventions. Sequestration’s meaning and its possible impact on the nation’s finances, particularly money spent on national security, may not yet be widely known, but nevertheless is […]

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Ranger School for Females?

By   /  August 22, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

The Department of Defense revised the combat restriction for females in February, and since then, questions have been circulating regarding future online pharmacy revisions. The DoD revision now restricts females from serving in direct ground combat units below the battalion level. This departed from previous policy, which restricted females from serving in direct ground combat […]

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President Obama's DHS to Shift away from Terrorism

By   /  February 2, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The Obama Administration released the first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review on Monday. The document, 88 pages long, is a strategy document meant to outline budget priorities for the next four years.  The Review lists five missions backed by 14 goals, including preventing terrorism and enhancing security, securing U.S. borders, enforcing immigration laws, securing cyberspace and […]

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Official's Resignation Latest Challenge Facing Gitmo Closure

By   /  November 27, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Almost immediately following his inauguration, President Barack Obama pledged to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility by January 22, 2010. Following this declaration, however, closure efforts have been faced with a steady number of challenges, such as relocation of detainees, political pressure from federal lawmakers, and difficulty in retaining officials. In early November of this […]

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