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Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

...basically you've got carte blanche as to what you are doing throughout the world."Michael Sheehan, assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low-intensity conflict, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that for the...
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Searching for virtue, character and conscience in the workplace

...a conscientious objector. And throughout the 1960s he supported the war in Vietnam while working for the Assistant Secretary of Defense, as a State Department advisor in Saigon, and in the private sector as a strategic analyst at the RAND Corporation...
SpringBoard helps first responders gain access to military robots

...provide essentially a free resource, (so borrowers do not pay to use the robots)." The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs helps support the program as part of a broader DoD effort...
Oil: An addiction at odds with freedom

...freedom to consume oil at will. And it's not all burned here at home. According to Sharon Burke, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Pentagon, our military consumes more than 7 million gallons of oil every day in Afghanistan and Iraq...
Getting Burma right

...the government, at the same time, to its halting but real reform agenda.? Clad was a U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asia- Pacific during 2007-09 and, previously, a Georgetown University professor and foreign correspondent...
How will defense cuts affect you?

...Unfortunately, you would be dead wrong.Two prominent experts in the field of homeland security - one a former assistant secretary of defense, the other a retired three-star general from the National Guard - discussed this issue recently at The...
The Pentagon's Achilles' heel

...Pentagon to spend more of its budget in the future where it must: on military readiness. ? Korb, a former assistant secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration, is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Laura Conley and Alex...


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