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Most would-be US Terrorists Wouldn’t have Committed a Crime without FBI Entrapment 2 unhappycamper Jul 22 Jul 22 2 175
Does Uncle Sam Have a God Complex? 2 unhappycamper Jul 16 Jul 21 4 217
Is It Time For F-35 To Bid Adieu To The Skies? 2 unhappycamper Jul 21 Jul 21 5 307
Despite Opposition, US War Funding Likely To Pass 0 nitpicker Jul 21 Jul 21 1 167
America's Troubled F-35: Five Ways to Replace It 4 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 3 259
Tattoos hold recruits back from military careers 3 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 7 362
Lockheed Sales Outlook Dimmed As F-35 Misses Airshow 0 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 2 146
Military's tobacco discount: Up in smoke 0 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 3 220
'Excessive' rubbing of engine blades caused F-35 failure: Pentagon 3 unhappycamper Jul 19 Jul 20 2 339
Big-budget F-35 'can't turn, can't climb, can't run' 1 unhappycamper Jul 19 Jul 19 4 291
F-35 To Royal Air Tattoo: Wait Till Next Year 1 unhappycamper Jul 19 Jul 19 1 185
Seven NATO countries end Black Sea war games 1 jakeXT Jul 18 Jul 18 0 168
Hawks Hint at Expanding Use of Never-Ending War 'Slush Fund' 0 unhappycamper Jul 17 Jul 17 1 179
Nurse Refuses Navy's Force-Feeding of Gitmo Prisoners 0 unhappycamper Jul 17 Jul 17 17 292
Senate panel backs 1 percent pay increase (for military) 2 nitpicker Jul 16 Jul 16 0 243
Analysis: Embarrassment, anger keep Washington quiet while Germany fumes over spying 4 bemildred Jul 15 Jul 15 1 326
US Nuke Focus Has Drifted ‘A Little:’ Hagel 1 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 0 149
America Sets Sail: New Amphib, LHA-6, Leaves Shipyard 3 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 3 254
Hagel Hits The Road To Pressure Congress On Sequester 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 1 164
‘My Last Ship Was Older Than I Was’: Sailor Quizzes SecDef On New SSBNs 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 0 220
Northrop Takes The Lead From BAE On $11B T-X Trainer 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 0 145
‘Boy, Do I want To Get Away From Being The Trillion Dollar Airplane’: Bogdan 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 2 172
Navy Finally Admits It Can’t Afford Fleet, Esp. New SSBNs 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 2 208
Farnborough Fancies: The F-35, Expectations And Illusions 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 2 135
F-35 Stumbles While New Long-Range Strike Bomber Starts In Secret 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 1 215
US double standards exposed in Berlin spy row 0 bemildred Jul 14 Jul 14 0 173
The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane to Nowhere 2 unhappycamper Jul 10 Jul 13 1 264
New Greenwald bombshell: NSA spied on 5 politically active Muslim-Americans 0 unhappycamper Jul 10 Jul 10 2 138
(Holy $%*! Shit!!) Islamists take control of Iraqi chemical weapons site 18 shira Jul 9 Jul 9 1 529
Former Fort Carson employee arrested after alleged terror threats 0 nitpicker Jul 9 Jul 9 0 138
British pair who travelled to Syria admit terror charges 0 Eugene Jul 8 Jul 8 0 160
Congress has little time to finalize VA, defense bills 0 nitpicker Jul 8 Jul 8 1 180
Aircraft carrier Ford tests anchor system 0 unhappycamper Jul 8 Jul 8 0 227
SPIEGEL Interview with Hillary Clinton: 'Surveillance on Merkel's Phone Was Absolutely Wrong' 0 unhappycamper Jul 8 Jul 8 0 178
CIA was involved in ‘double agent’ spying operation against Germany 0 unhappycamper Jul 8 Jul 8 1 151
Panel member: Military sex assault response hard to fix 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 178
“Nobody was that crazy:” Documents show soldiers called Robert Bales “paranoid” well before killings 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 3 300
Pentagon fails to meet goals for contractor competition 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 172
Navy Overhauls Amphib’s Electronics Ahead of Deployment 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 168
Need a lift? Bidding for surplus crane starts at $25 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 214
5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts 1 unhappycamper Jul 6 Jul 7 2 266
CIA Employee 'Ruined' for Efforts to Declassify Agency Docs 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 182
Report: 9 out 10 Caught in NSA Dragnet Are 'Ordinary People' 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 3 164
Close up, Barack Obama’s counter-terrorism looks a lot like George W Bush’s 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 3 179
5 Startling Numbers Reveal the Militarization of U.S. Drug Policy 3 unhappycamper Jul 5 Jul 5 15 303
Commission interim report ‘sets stage’ for soldiers’ pay reform 0 unhappycamper Jul 5 Jul 5 0 136
UPDATE 5-U.S. grounds entire F-35 fleet pending engine inspections 2 unhappycamper Jul 4 Jul 4 3 186
Retired U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in bribery scandal 0 Eugene Jul 4 Jul 4 0 196
Phones, shoes to face scrutiny as airport security tightened: U.S. 2 Eugene Jul 3 Jul 3 0 243
Second NSA Whistleblower Confirms Snowden Allegations, and adds more (Video Interview) 9 unhappycamper Jul 3 Jul 3 40 889
Colorado woman accused of supporting Islamist insurgents in Iraq and Syria 0 Eugene Jul 2 Jul 2 0 205
NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal 2 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 0 216
NSA can intercept any communications ‘concerning’ all but four countries 0 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 1 186
Michelle Howard becomes first female vice admiral in U.S. Navy history 1 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 0 188
From Sarajevo to Baghdad: The Lessons of War 0 bemildred Jul 1 Jul 1 2 133
Iraqis testify in U.S. court about Blackwater shootings 1 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jul 1 6 151
Report: NSA Authorized to Spy on 193 Countries 2 bemildred Jul 1 Jul 1 2 191
Report: SWAT Teams Armed With Military Equipment Spend Most of Their Time Waging the Drug War 0 bemildred Jul 1 Jul 1 2 141
Obama Advisor John Podesta: 'Every Country Has a History of Going Over the Line' 1 unhappycamper Jul 1 Jul 1 0 262
NSA searched data troves for 198 'identifiers' of Americans' information 0 Eugene Jun 30 Jun 30 2 186
Economic fallout from Fort Carson troop cuts could be 'devastating' - if the worst plays out 6 unhappycamper Jun 30 Jun 30 0 281
US Army looking to update smoke grenade 0 Renew Deal Jun 30 Jun 30 0 163
Errors abound but scrutiny sparse in military hospitals 0 unhappycamper Jun 29 Jun 29 1 192
Drone glitch, bad judgment led to crash 1 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 167
Marine pilot uses stool to land safely after malfunction 1 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 2 234
Worst-case scenario under Army realignment shows Bragg shrinking, affecting local economy 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 189
(NC) Talks to expand or close military bases can be kept secret under new legislation 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 2 163
Many in military using Roth TSP to save for retirement 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 0 195
New Army report projects worst-case cuts of up to 16,000 soldiers from JBLM 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 0 138
U.S. vow to stop making and buying anti-personnel landmines gets mixed reaction 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 132
As F-35 flights remain grounded ahead of international debut, doubts rise about jet 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 27 Jun 28 2 197
Greenpeace and EFF launch protest blimp over NSA data center in Utah 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 15 294
FAA insists on Regulating Delivery Drones 2 unhappycamper Jun 27 Jun 27 3 159
Supreme Court Requires Warrants for Cell Searches, But won’t Protect Internet Streaming 0 unhappycamper Jun 27 Jun 27 1 161
Drones are cheap, soldiers are not: a cost-benefit analysis of war 0 unhappycamper Jun 27 Jun 27 1 143
Washington National Guard gets new helicopter for first time in five decades Read more here: http:/ 1 unhappycamper Jun 26 Jun 26 2 205
Fort Greely may get 14 missiles at $75 million apiece, though they may soon be obsolete 0 unhappycamper Jun 26 Jun 26 0 172
Syrian Qaeda wing pledges loyalty to ISIL in border town 0 Eugene Jun 25 Jun 25 0 110
The $1 trillion F-35 tries to be all things, but succeeds at few, say critics. But is Australia’s ne 0 unhappycamper Jun 25 Jun 25 2 205
ACLU victory: Federal judge rules no-fly list violates the Constitution 0 unhappycamper Jun 25 Jun 25 1 136
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