In the executive order, it says that the Secretary of State “shall evaluate humane treatment assurances in all cases,” consistent with the recommendations of the President’s Task Force on Interrogations and his anti-torture executive order...
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that NATO was considering military options in response to the situation in Libya.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the United States has no interest is setting up permanent military bases in Afghanistan.
We're sorry. Fighting for democracy isn't easy.
America’s secret plan to arm Libya’s rebels
Again, that would be -- will be? -- the very point of any type of Western military intervention in Libya: to kill a popular, democratic movement that is at present beyond the control of the imperial militarists along the Potomac.
Bradley Manning’s attorney, David Coombs, writes about the true reason Bradley Manning is being stripped each night and forced to report naked each morning in the same way Iraqi prisoners were tortured at Abu Graib:
The US/European/Israeli nexus seeks to dislodge state-ownership – to whatever extent it actually exists – and dislodge any Chinese workers or companies involved in the oil exploitation, and replace these with western companies and western...
If the Mafia comparison strikes you as a tad over the top, perhaps a seven-year trip down memory lane may prove instructive.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, members of the U.S. military might have to pay more for healthcare. Some say tightening budgets and ever-escalating personnel costs are setting up a fight inside the Pentagon budget: people versus machines.
Indeed, top officials continue to insist that they are mulling different options for how to use military force against Libya, and while some are warning that it might be hasty, more troops and warships continue to be moved into the area.
Over the past few years the US military has aggressively ramped up its commitment to battlefield robots. Now the Pentagon is forging ahead with fantastic plans to build robot armies. By 2015 it's expected that up to one-third of America's fighting
The commander of U.S. and NATO-led forces in Afghanistan apologized Wednesday after an investigation concluded that coalition troops accidentally killed nine civilians -- including some children -- in a strike Tuesday.
Tennessee state senator Bill Ketron insists that his proposed anti-Sharia measure (formally known as the "Material Support to Designated Entities Act") is not intended to criminalize the peaceful practice of the Muslim religion.
Leaders failing to prevent attacks on coalition forces
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a Senate panel Wednesday that "there may well be a role for military assets to get equipment and supplies into areas that have a need for them" and in areas where the United States is welcome.
And with air coverage, the no fly zone will likely be instituted by Monday of next week, which, as Robert Gates telegraphed earlier, is the codeword for a "NATO" invasion. Which means this weekend will likely be do or die in terms of game theory...
14 Potential Justifications For An Invasion Of Libya By The U.S. Military That Are Currently Being Floated In The Mainstream Media
Images from space suggest attack was contrived to create pretext for “humanitarian” military intervention
U.S. Secretary of Defense Gates just said a no fly zone in Libya would require an attack on Libya, and that the U.S. does not currently have the resources in the region to do so (via Fox News Radio).
"We are going to keep the pressure on Gaddafi until he steps down and allows the people of Libya to express themselves freely and determine their own future," Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told ABC's "Good Morning America."
According to Rasmussen, a large majority of Americans agree with the common sense of George Washington. During his farewell address, the first president of the United States said the nation should beware of foreign entanglements.
Administration obeys orders of PNAC neo-cons in exploiting humanitarian crisis to seize control of largest oil producing country in Africa
And drones aren’t just buzzing over the Adirondacks. The proposal to begin training missions there is part of a bigger push to build a drone infrastructure for flying missions throughout the United States.
The west was edging towards a possible military confrontation with Gaddafi's regime, as the US deployed naval and air force units around Libya, and David Cameron ordered contingency plans for Britain to help enforce a no-fly zone.
The bottom line is: the US is going to resort to military action in Libya. The size and scope of the operations is yet to be determined. You only have to look at the building up of assets in the region to realize that the Hammer is being loaded...
Depopulated farm towns, suitable for urban warfare exercises for thousands of troops. A military installation the size of Massachusetts, sprawling across southern Colorado from Trinidad to the Kansas border.
A Massachusetts engineering firm known for creating futuristic military robots has received multimillion dollar contracts to develop two more battlefield bots for the Department of Defense. Boston Dynamics, which in 2008 unveiled a four-legged rob
The U.S. is moving military assets in the Middle East in an effort to provide "flexibility [and] options," according to Reuters
The United States government cannot get enough of war. With Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s regime falling to a rebelling population, CNN reports that a Pentagon spokesman said that the U.S. is looking at all options from the military side.