Category U.S. House Of Rep.

HAC Passes Defense Spending Bill

HAC Passes Defense Spending Bill —WILL SKOWRONSKI The House Appropriations Committee passed its version of the Fiscal 2017 defense spending bill Tuesday. In line with the House Armed Services Committee’s version of the defense authorization bill, the $575.7 billion appropriations bill directs a large portion, $15.7 billion of the $58.6 billion in overseas contingency operations […]

The Stupidly Simple Spy Messages No Computer Could Decode

. thedailybeast.com The Stupidly Simple Spy Messages No Computer Could Decode by Shane Harris  March 6, 2016  14 min read  original Every day, hour after hour, the world’s spies send top secret information you can easily listen in on. When I was 10 years old, I found a shortwave radio in a crumbling old leather trunk […]

High School Student Claims To Have Hacked CIA Director’s Private AOL Email & Posted Contact Info Online

High School Student Claims To Have Hacked CIA Director’s Private AOL Email & Posted Contact Info Online www.fortunascorner.com      The New York Post, and London’s TheDailyMailOnline are reporting that CIA Director John Brennan’s private e-mail account has been hacked by [as of this note] an anonymous high school student.  The student told The New York […]

Obama Has Power To Circumvent Congress On Iran Nuclear Deal

Why not — he’s been contemptuous of the Republicans from the beginning.   He is after all…..the Emperor.   Rule by fiat and Executive Order.     Obama Has Power To Circumvent Congress On Iran Nuclear Deal Acting on his own, President Obama can delist Iranian banks, commercial entities and individuals targeted for sanctions. He can order […]

Special Operators And Intelligence Analysts: The 21st Century’s Lead Warriors

Special Operators and Intelligence Analysts: the 21st Century’s Lead Warriors https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=Q9S_lJeOKuM&feature=youtu.be Streamed live on Jul 23, 2015 Huge ground invasions and indefinite occupation forces are so last decade. Today’s wars, big and little, are being fought largely by the strategic deployment of limited Special Operators on the ground and intelligence analysts back stateside who […]

Senate Armed Services Committee Completes Markup of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

  Senate Armed Services Committee Completes Markup of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Thursday, May 14, 2015 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced details of the committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act […]

Hunter Disputes Alleged Murder Admission by Army Special Forces Major

Hunter Disputes Alleged Murder Admission by Army Special Forces Major http://www.military.com/daily- news/2015/05/11/hunter- disputes-alleged-murder- admission-by-army-special- forces.html Share on facebook424Share on twitterShare on google_plusone_shareShare on more Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., a member of the House Armed Services Committee. AP Photo/File May 11, 2015 | by Richard Sisk Army Special Forces Maj. Matthew L. Golsteyn allegedly admitted to the CIA that he […]

Pentagon Chief Carter: Europe ‘Not Doing Enough’ On Defense

Pentagon Chief Carter: Europe ‘Not Doing Enough’ On Defense By ROBERT BURNS The Associated Press Published: April 22, 2015 http://www.stripes.com/news/ europe/pentagon-chief-carter- europe-not-doing-enough-on- defense-1.341599?utm_source= feedburner&utm_medium=feed& utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ starsandstripes%2Fgeneral+% 28Stars+and+Stripes%29 Defense Secretary Ash Carter discusses the Defense Department’s sexual assault prevention and response efforts in an address to Reserve Officer Training Corps midshipmen and cadets from Georgetown, Howard, […]

Ryan-Murray 2.0: The 2016 Defense Budget By The Numbers

Ryan-Murray 2.0: The 2016 Defense Budget By The Numbers By MACKENZIE EAGLENon April 22, 2015 at 4:29 AMhttp://breakingdefense.com/ 2015/04/ryan-murray-2-0-the- 2016-defense-budget-by-the- numbers/ This week, the Republican Congress is expected to unveil its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution just as House defense authorizers start marking up their annual bill. What will that mean for the US military? Bottom line, […]

House Subcommittee On Emerging Threats And Capabilities Markup

The full markup bill can be accessed at the following link:   http://docs.house.gov/ meetings/AS/AS26/20150422/ 103282/BILLS-114HR1735ih-U1. pdf Section 10XX-Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Unconventional Warfare   This section would required the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the President and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to develop a strategy for the Department of Defense […]