The 2008 Edition of the MCM is a complete revision of the 2005 MCM incorporating all Executive Orders (EO) through 28 Sep 07
Libyan forces hammered rebel cities on Wednesday with tank fire forcing civilians to flee as a top British officer said Moamer Kadhafi's air force had been almost obliterated.
"The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation."
U.S. military operations in Libya could wipe out a significant chunk of the budget cuts won by congressional Republicans in recent weeks, defense analysts say.
If the coalition succeeds in killing Muammar Gaddafi, it will inevitably mean more ethnic and tribal conflict, which could lead to civil war, Rockwell said – which is exactly what the US needs to control the oil-rich parts of Libya.
With déjà vu we see US cruise missiles being launched from the sea, Libyan AA firing helplessly into the night sky at invisible B-2 heavy bombers, and the burning wreckage of armor and vehicles on desert roads.
The U.S. military’s nickname for the no-fly zone in Libya sounds like the beginning of a long adventure. But Defense Department officials insist that there’s no hidden meaning behind “Operation Odyssey Dawn.”
Kristol and McCain brazenly admit “humanitarian mission” in Libya is about neo-colonial regime change
The United States and NATO are concerned that reactions could be intense to the publication of images documenting killings committed by US soldiers in Afghanistan. The images appeared in the most recent edition of SPIEGEL, which hit the newsstands on
Commanders brace for backlash of anti-US sentiment that could be more damaging than after the Abu Ghraib scandal
Now that jammers are cheap and potentially ubiquitous, how do Tomahawk missiles stay on course?
“We all had the idea that at any point this could be us on the table,” she said. “I think Marines thought that we went over there to die. And a lot of Marines had tattooed their vital information under an arm pit. It was called a meat tag.”
The U.S. Armed Forces are heavily burdened by the financial and tactical costs of transporting fuel to the battlefield. The United States Marine Corps will deploy a pair of diesel generators coupled with batteries to frontline troops in Afghanistan
On March 19 the American military joined a United Nations backed coalition, in what is being called “Operation Odyssey Dawn” (I refer to it as “Operation OdD” or simply “OdD”). According to the U.S. Department of Defense OdD is “to enforce U.N. Secur
The commander of U.S. military forces in the Pacific says he is sending his troops into the danger zone near the Japan’s crippled nuclear power plants as needed, and if necessary he will send more to help prevent a meltdown of the reactors
The United States will deploy additional amphibious ships to the Mediterranean, the military said on Friday, as part of the Obama administration’s plans for responding to ongoing violence in Libya.
This just in: spurred on by the United States and Saudi Arabia, the UN Security Council has just authorized immediate military intervention in Yemen to stop the government’s wanton slaughter of innocent civilians engaging in peaceful protest.
To say this is a busy time for the U.S. military is an understatement: Iraq, Afghanistan, helping Japan recover from its greatest postwar crisis, and now Libya.
Egypt has a history of arming US-backed rebels,...such as in Afghanistan, during the 80's.
Anonymous’ recent exposure of a federal contractor’s plan to take down WikiLeaks has led to a congressional probe seeking data on contracts the company and its partners hold with the U.S. military and intelligence agencies.
The aerial water bombardment of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facilities began in earnest late yesterday after being deemed too risky earlier in the week. The strategy--previously untested as far as we know--is aimed at cooling the reactor cores
Obama's position on Libya appears to have transitioned yet again toward a more hawkish stance, and they are now said to be pressuring the United Nations to expand their Thursday vote on Libya beyond a “no-fly zone” into a authorization for attack.
President Hamid Karzai on Saturday appeared to call for NATO and the United States to cease military operations in Afghanistan, but then issued a clarification saying that he was referring only to specific operations that had caused civilian casualti
The fleet said that the radiation was from a plume of smoke and steam released from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Nine Army officers are being reprimanded for leadership failures in connection with the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, and their failure to detect and report problems with the accused shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, as he moved along in his m
The stealth club just keeps on growing. China’s new mysterious jet prototype, thought to be a stealth fighter prototype to rival America’s F-22 Raptor, made its public debut just after the New Year in a series of “leaked” photos and video clips.
Those who have been following our series of US naval updates will not be surprised to learn that US forces are amassing around Tripoli.
A "desperate Gaddafi might hit oil facilities in an attempt to fend off encroaching rebels, sparking a human catastrophe." And obviously in order to prevent this, the US will be "forced" to institute a no fly zone, thereby commencing a full blown...
A disturbing video surfaced on Monday allegedly showing Libyan soldiers who were killed for refusing to shoot rebels.
President Barack Obama may be nearing a decision to attack Libya and implement no-fly zones over it. US Marine amphibious units are off Libya’s coast. Hillary Clinton has donned her breastplate and horned helmet.