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CIA official to become deputy national security adviser 1 Eugene Dec 19 Dec 19 0 192
Iraqi Kurds free 'vast area' of Mt Sinjar freeing trapped Yazidis, Kurdish leader says 0 Eugene Dec 19 Dec 19 0 157
US backed talks between jihadi clerics and Isis in effort to save hostageís life 0 Eugene Dec 18 Dec 18 0 156
Islamic State fight to take at least three years: U.S. general 0 Eugene Dec 18 Dec 18 1 129
U.S.-led coalition conducts 67 air strikes against Islamic State: task force 2 Eugene Dec 17 Dec 17 0 176
N.Y. Times reporter ordered to answer questions in CIA leak case 0 Eugene Dec 16 Dec 16 1 255
$1tn cost of USís longest war hastens retreat from military intervention 3 jakeXT Dec 14 Dec 15 5 276
U.S. seeks to use letters from bin Laden raid at terror trial 0 Eugene Dec 15 Dec 15 0 173
GuantŠnamo hearing into FBI infiltration abruptly cancelled 0 Eugene Dec 15 Dec 15 1 253
Guantanamo 9/11 hearing to focus on FBI infiltration 0 Eugene Dec 15 Dec 15 2 179
Canada worried about homegrown radicalization of youth 1 Wibly Dec 13 Dec 13 0 292
Islamic State storms town in western Iraq, kills 19 police: officials 0 Eugene Dec 13 Dec 13 0 192
US Senate backs anti-IS spending 0 Eugene Dec 12 Dec 12 0 175
Congressman objects to pending Guantanamo transfer 2 Eugene Dec 10 Dec 10 1 270
U.S. closes Bagram prison, says it has no more detainees in Afghanistan 1 Eugene Dec 10 Dec 10 1 156
US navy shows off ship-based laser weapon in Persian Gulf 0 Eugene Dec 10 Dec 10 1 225
Swiss contractor to pay $434 million for overcharging U.S. on food, water 1 Eugene Dec 8 Dec 8 8 280
US drone strikes kill 13 alleged militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan 0 Eugene Dec 7 Dec 7 0 135
U.S. hands Pakistan senior militant detained in Afghanistan 0 Eugene Dec 7 Dec 7 0 130
Uruguay accepts six Guantanamo prisoners for resettlement 0 Eugene Dec 7 Dec 7 0 155
Defense bill has billions for new sub class, other CT-made weapons 0 jakeXT Dec 7 Dec 7 1 193
US express fears as Isis takes control of northern Libyan town 3 Eugene Dec 6 Dec 6 2 300
Racial profiling will still be allowed at airports, along border despite new policy 0 Eugene Dec 6 Dec 6 1 135
Pakistan military kills al-Qaeda leader wanted in U.S. 1 Eugene Dec 6 Dec 6 0 146
U.S. to keep more troops in Afghanistan as violence spikes 0 Eugene Dec 6 Dec 6 0 139
Kerry urges caution over timing of releasing U.S. torture report 5 Eugene Dec 5 Dec 6 1 274
Iran confirms it carried out air strikes against Islamic State extremists in Iraq 0 Eugene Dec 5 Dec 5 0 146
A. Carter:"We had a cyber Pearl Harbor. His name was Snowden" ; +he is willing to use American power 2 jakeXT Dec 5 Dec 5 4 290
US confirms failed attempt to rescue hostage in Yemen 2 bemildred Dec 5 Dec 5 2 237
US Navy strips Bill Cosby of honorary chief petty officer title 1 Eugene Dec 4 Dec 4 1 295
As CIA, senators settle feuds, long-awaited 'torture' report imminent 1 Eugene Dec 3 Dec 3 1 209
House, Senate panel releases text of 2015 defense bill 0 nitpicker Dec 3 Dec 3 0 226
Iran hackers targeted airlines, energy firms: report 2 Eugene Dec 2 Dec 2 2 223
U.S. expects some familiar faces among Syria rebel recruits 0 Eugene Dec 2 Dec 2 1 136
NATO backs U.S.-led training force for Afghanistan 0 Eugene Dec 2 Dec 2 0 139
Obama considering Ashton Carter, others for next defense secretary 2 Eugene Dec 2 Dec 2 1 226
Lawmakers reach breakthrough on defense bill 0 nitpicker Dec 2 Dec 2 1 191
U.S. military warned of possible Islamic State attacks at home: report 0 Eugene Dec 1 Dec 1 2 210
U.S. Justice Department names new counterespionage chief 0 Eugene Dec 1 Dec 1 1 162
How the Pentagonís Skynet Would Automate War 7 jakeXT Nov 24 Nov 30 2 426
Did Korea encourage sex work at US bases? 1 nitpicker Nov 28 Nov 30 6 314
Thirty U.S.-led strikes hit Islamic State in Syria's Raqqa: monitoring group 2 Eugene Nov 30 Nov 30 0 195
Yemeni forces free eight al Qaeda hostages; U.S. says no Americans 1 jakeXT Nov 26 Nov 27 0 197
British brothers jailed for training at Syria terror camp 0 Eugene Nov 26 Nov 26 0 157
U.S. issues travel warning for Djibouti over terror threat 0 Eugene Nov 26 Nov 26 1 115
U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned - sources 2 Eugene Nov 25 Nov 25 2 187
Two Minnesota men charged for alleged ISIS support 0 Eugene Nov 25 Nov 25 0 222
U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year 0 jakeXT Nov 24 Nov 24 0 169
Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier: Congress Should Consider Revising Cost Cap Legislation to Include All C 0 unhappycamper Nov 22 Nov 22 1 237
DoD: Troops can't use allotments to buy items on credit (after Jan 1) 0 nitpicker Nov 22 Nov 22 0 242
NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure 2 Eugene Nov 21 Nov 21 1 194
Islamic State targeted in 30 air strikes by U.S., allies 0 Eugene Nov 21 Nov 21 0 121
DoD tightens child care background checks 0 nitpicker Nov 21 Nov 21 0 181
What in the World Is NASAís Research Plane Doing at a Military Base in Africa? 0 jakeXT Nov 19 Nov 19 0 283
Army report looks at effects of potential cuts to Fort Bragg, other installations 1 nitpicker Nov 18 Nov 18 1 315
DoD to Highlight Warrior, Family Care at Rehabilitation Expo 0 nitpicker Nov 18 Nov 18 0 125
State Department's unclassified email system hacked 0 Eugene Nov 17 Nov 17 0 199
Frenchman named in Isis beheadings video told TV of caliphate hopes 0 Eugene Nov 17 Nov 17 0 178
Submarine Jefferson City marooned in Guam amid bizarre deployment 1 MADem Nov 17 Nov 17 0 368
Hagel acknowledges may have to consider troop recommendations in Iraq 2 jakeXT Nov 17 Nov 17 0 226
U.S. weighs expanded CIA training, arming of Syrian allies struggling against Assad 4 Eugene Nov 14 Nov 15 0 277
Naples command trains to lead NATO response force 0 jakeXT Nov 15 Nov 15 0 196
U.S. Navy Deploys Its First Laser Weapon in the Persian Gulf 0 jakeXT Nov 15 Nov 15 0 228
Defense Department to reduce use of live animals for medical training 1 nitpicker Nov 15 Nov 15 1 159
Navy boot camp launches probe into alleged fitness test cheating 1 nitpicker Nov 15 Nov 15 2 319
Georgia men convicted in ricin militia plot sentenced to 10 years in prison 1 Eugene Nov 14 Nov 14 2 190
U.S. says it has targeted Khorasan Group again in Syria with airstrike 0 Eugene Nov 14 Nov 14 0 134
DoD testimony season restarting: Nov 13 0 nitpicker Nov 13 Nov 13 0 174
DARPA Wants Airborne Aircraft Carriers 0 jakeXT Nov 11 Nov 11 0 230
Senior Navy intel officer removed for controversial comments on China 1 nitpicker Nov 11 Nov 11 0 268
F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz (finally) 0 nitpicker Nov 11 Nov 11 0 202
U.S. veterans sue banks, claim they should pay for Iraq attacks 1 Eugene Nov 10 Nov 10 2 279
U.S.-led airstrikes target Islamic State leaders in Iraq: report 0 Eugene Nov 8 Nov 8 0 189
Obama authorizes 1,500 additional U.S. troops for deployment to Iraq 1 Eugene Nov 7 Nov 7 0 274
U.S. launches fresh strikes on Khorasan group in Syria 0 Eugene Nov 6 Nov 6 0 186
John McCain Poised to Control Senate's Defense Policy 6 jakeXT Nov 6 Nov 6 4 341
China's New 'Anti-Terror' Drone-Zapping Laser Hints at a Coming Arms Race 1 jakeXT Nov 6 Nov 6 2 258
Russian charged in Afghan attack makes U.S. court appearance 0 Eugene Nov 4 Nov 4 0 176
Polish F-16s In NATO Nuclear Exercise In Italy 3 jakeXT Nov 4 Nov 4 1 347
Court weighs whistleblower status for air marshal 0 Eugene Nov 4 Nov 4 1 192
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