Pentagon

The proposed budget would ramp up military spending, while decreasing funds for scientific research, the arts community and programs that significantly impact the poor.

Thursday's decision follows two other major milestones for LGBTQ with regards to the military – in 2011, the "don't ask don't tell" policy was expelled, and in 2015, the Pentagon expanded the Defense Department's equal opportunity program.

Pentagon officials reported that Iran was holding two small Navy boats and 10 U.S. Navy sailors after the boats which had mechanical problems drifted into Iranian waters. The good news is that American officials have received assurance from Tehran that the 10 U.S. Navy sailors will be returned safely and quickly. SOURCE: aol.com   Text […]

Fusion.net has uncovered a startling bi-product of the militarization of America’s police departments, scores of military-issued weapons have been reported missing. The Pentagon’s program that equips local and…

LONDON-Colin Powell, the former Secretary Of State under President George W. Bush has called on the CIA and the Pentagon to answer questions about how they passed false information regarding weapons of mass destruction that was used during his speech to the U.N. The American Foreign Press reports: “It has been known for several years […]

WASHINGTON There is tension between the traditional conservative GOP and the anti-spending Tea Party over the role of defense spending. The New York Times reports: Those differences were on display Wednesday on Capitol Hill, where the traditional Republican who now leads the House Armed Services Committee, Representative Howard P. McKeon, fought back against proposed cuts […]