Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld apparently isn't done sharing his thoughts with the public just yet -- he'll even be on "Meet the Press" this weekend -- and he's published a new book, "Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life." It includ …
(WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday ordered the military to recertify every person involved in programs designed to prevent and respond to sexual assault, an acknowledgement that assaults have escalated beyond the Pentagon’s control. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Friday the Pentagon will do everything necessary to "fix" the problem of sexual assault in the military after incidents in which those responsible for helping victims were accused of sex crim...
While being interviewed by American Public Media's Marketplace on Thursday, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was confronted with the question of whether he's ever considered apologizing for the failures of the Iraq War he advocated for and oversaw during his tenure in George W. Bush's administration.
WASHINGTON — This past Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the effects of the sequestration will now put civilian workers on unpaid leave for 11 days. Obama has now backed himself into a political corner over the sequester. Reuters gives the details of the policy, that most of the Department of Defense’s [...]
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was interviewed on Marketplace about his new book, Rumsfeld's Rules:Marketplace: "I do wonder whether you read Robert McNamara's memoirs when it came out"Rumsfeld: "I have not" Marketplace: "That book was widely seen as an apology for his role in Vietnam. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama met with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey, right, and other Pentagon leaders at the White House Thursday to discuss sexual assault in the military. The U.S....
Reassuring comments from President Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel aside, the Department of Defense’s approach to preventing sexual assault is doomed. It’s nice that President Obama “has your back” if you’re assaulted. It’s good that Chuck Hagel is filled with moral outrage. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to ensure that the Air Force complied with a law requiring the service to buy three high-altitude Global Hawk unmanned planes built by Northrop Grumman Corp that it had tried...
During an appearance on Piers Morgan Live Wednesday, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld would not allow Morgan to imply that keeping a list of political enemies is the same as using the IRS to target political enemies. Morgan...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama will convene top military brass at the White House this afternoon to discuss the rampant sexual assault problems in the military. The meeting, which will include Vice President Joe Biden, Defense Secretary Chuck...Show More Summary
President Obama today will meet with Defense Department officials at the White House to discuss a spike in sexual assault cases in the military. The meeting -- which was just added to the president's calendar will include Secretary of Defense...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and other leaders of the U.S. military on Thursday to discuss their efforts to stop sexual assaults in the armed forces, a White House spokeswoman said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A rash of scandals discrediting the U.S. military's efforts to stamp out sexual assault is putting unprecedented pressure on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to consider options that once appeared off limits to address sex crimes in...
Charlie Rose acted as an apologist for President Obama on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, after former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld asserted that the second-term executive was avoiding responsibility for the recent spate of scandals...Show More Summary
Real, as in “your pay is effectively being cut by 20% from July through September”… Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced yesterday that cuts due to sequestration will require DoD to reduce spending for civilian employees in order to meet required budget cuts. Hagel delivered the following message on civilian furloughs: “As you are fully [...]
A group of human rights organizations is calling on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to abandon force-feeding hunger striking detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The Miami Herald’s Carol Rosenberg reports: The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Victims of Torture, Human Rights Watch and 17 other groups wrote the Pentagon on Monday … [calling] Guantánamo’s force-feeding [...]
The full text of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's message on May 14, 2013 to all Department of Defense personnel follows: As you are fully aware, the Department
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Furloughs have not yet started at the Defense Department, which means time is running out to fit in enough furlough days to satisfy the requirements of sequestration before the end of the fiscal year. It...Show More Summary
In an interview with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer tried to dismiss the growing Benghazi scandal: "Do you think that the administration has answered enough questions on it? Do you...Show More Summary