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Travis Sharp Wins Hudson Center Seapower Stipend

From the Hudson Center for American Seapower website: Hudson Center for American Seapower ( HCAS ) is delighted to announce Mr. Travis Sharp as the recipient of the 2015 American Seapower Stipend. The $5000 stipend is awarded to a promising student in an accredited Ph.D. Show More Summary

Air Force Secretary Vows No More Layoffs in 2015

The U.S. Air Force no longer plans another round of layoffs in fiscal 2015, the service's top civilian said.

Congress: Navy Needs More Money for 306-Ship Fleet

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Navy is not likely to reach its goal of a 306-ship fleet without acquiring billions in additional funding in coming years.

CRS Resources on Detention and Interrogation

New products from the Congressional Research Service obtained by Secrecy News include the following. Selected CRS Materials on Detention and Interrogation of Terrorist Suspects and Enemy Belligerents, CRS Legal Sidebar, December 16,Show More Summary

Can Psychiatrists Stop Gun Violence?

NYT: Soon after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama made mental health care a major part of his plan to curb gun violence. And this week, following the two-year anniversary of that crime, Rep. Tim Murphy is calling for federal legislation he believes would help stop mentally ill people from becoming violent. […]

Thus Continues The Enslavement Of The Australians

Fusion: Philip Alpers, a professor at the Sydney University School of Public Health, said that’s not likely to change. He said most Australians would still agree with Howard, the conservative former prime minister who instituted the gun laws. “There are only a handful of Australians who might suggest that having more guns inside that café […]

The Enduring Myth of the Fragile Battlecruiser

The first battllecruiser HMS Invincible The repetition of the myth of the fragile battlecruiser continues even as the greatest victory of the class is now just over 100 years in the past. This particular capital ship has been on theShow More Summary

Clay Hunt Veteran Suicide Bill Blocked in Senate by Coburn

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, has successfully blocked a vote on a veterans' suicide bill, leaving it to backers to re-introduce the legislation next year.

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