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Joe Scarborough Shreds ‘Pathetic’ Clinton Defense of Foundation: ‘Go Back to Middle School’

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough tore into Hillary Clinton press secretary Brian Fallon's unconvincing defense of the Clinton Foundation Thursday, calling it "pathetic."

Hillary Clinton forcefully defends foundation: ‘There’s a lot of smoke and there’s no fire’

Hillary Clinton offered a full-throated defense of her family's foundation after a week in which her critics suggested that donors sought special influence during her time as Secretary of State. “We did provide a lot of life-saving work,” Clinton told CNN's Anderson Cooper in a telephone interview. “I’m proud of the work that my husband started […]

US Should Issue Rolling ‘No Fly’ Line in Syria - Ex-Pentagon Official

The United States should issue a rolling “no-fly” line in Syria to prevent accidents between US and Syrian forces, former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Steven Bucci told Sputnik.

Hillary Clinton Employs the “He Made Me Do It!” Defense in Regards to Email Scandal

Passing the buck should have been an Olympic event. The Clintons could have brought home the gold. Hillary Clinton told FBI investigators last month that Colin Powell, another former secretary of state, advised her to rely on a private email address for all her non-classified communications. Show More Summary

US Limited to Advisory Role in Granting Daesh Safe Passage in Syria

The US military lets the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) make decisions on issues like granting the Daesh safe passage unless American lives are at risk, former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence Korb told Sputnik.

Robert Gates: Vladimir Putin "playing a very poor hand with great skills"

Former defense secretary discusses what the next U.S. president faces from "very calculating" Russian president

Robert Gates on next U.S. president's relationship with Russia

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "strong leader," while Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton called him a bully. Margaret Brennan asked former Defense Secretary Robert Gates what the next president faces from the Russian leader.

Panetta’s Call to ‘Move On’ From Hillary Emails to ‘Real Issues’

I just want to add a couple of points to Ian’s excellent post  from Monday on former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s call for Americans – including “the candidates – to “move on” from his pal Hillary Clinton’s email debacle and instead...Show More Summary

Fmr Defense Secretary: Time to 'Move On' from Incriminating Hillary Clinton Stories

For the “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” file: Clinton supporter and former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called on the public to “move on” from Hillary Clinton’s emails and instead focus on the “real issues.” “It’s...Show More Summary

Martha Raddatz Allows Leon Panetta to Dodge Question on Hillary Iraq Withdrawal Plan

Martha Raddatz, who was hosting ABC's This Week this morning, had a chance to score a major scoop but she blew it by failing to ask a very obvious followup question to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. You can see the original question...Show More Summary

B-52H Drops JASSM’s in First Test | IAI Shows Off New Drone-Guard | Britain’s $1B Defense Innovation Initiative

Americas After a long wait, the KC-46A tanker has been cleared for production. The Milestone C approval was awarded by US Under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, Frank Kendall, following a series of stringent refueling tests of various USAF and Navy aircraft. Contracts are expected to be awarded to Boeing within the […]

Former Navy fullback Chris Swain makes NFL debut with Chargers

When Chris Swain began listening to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speak at the Naval Academy graduation ceremony in May, the senior fullback who had helped the Midshipmen set a program single-season record for wins was unsure of his future in football. Swain had signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent […]

US Confirms Airstrike Killed Afghan Daesh Leader in Nangarhar Province

US Department of Defense Deputy Press Secretary Gordon Trowbridge said that US forces killed Afghanistan’s Daesh leader Hafiz Sayed Khan in an airstrike in the country’s eastern Nangarhar province on July 26.

Watch Fox News Hosts Try To Sell Donald Trump To A Republican Defector

Fox & Friends hosts Steve Doocy and Pete Hegseth all but pleaded with a Republican national security expert to change his mind and support Donald Trump. Roger Zakheim, former assistant defense secretary for George W. Bush, was one of...Show More Summary

Take Off Delayed: Singapore Pushes Back Plans To Buy F-35 Fighter Jets

According to the Pentagon, Singapore has postponed plans to buy as many as twelve Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets. The craft was to be purchased by 2022, with an option to buy eight more, but Singapore’s secretary of defense informed the Pentagon in mid-June that the nation would delay the final steps toward purchasing the beleaguered fighters.

Nuclear sentences to ponder

…there were at least two instances in which top officials tried to slow, or undermine, the president’s nuclear authority. The first came in October 1969, when the president ordered Melvin R. Laird, his secretary of defense, to put American...Show More Summary

US Air Force Seeking to Substitute Cyber for Kinetic Effects

US Air Force Secretary Deborah James said that the big challenge for Air Force over the next few years is going to be to gradually shift dollars and people, manpower, away from the network ops and more focused on defense, as well as substitute cyber for kinetic effects.

Pentagon not to pay Pakistan $300 million in military reimbursements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon will not pay Pakistan $300 million in military reimbursements after U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter decided not to tell Congress that Pakistan was taking adequate action against the Haqqani network, a U.S. official said.

Essential Politics: Trump's tempest rages onward

“We know there are some things we do not know," former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld once famously said. “But there are also unknown unknowns, the ones we don’t know we don’t know." That sure sounds like the feeling you get trying to guess what’s next in this latest flashpoint over words spoken...

US Must Provide Additional Air Support to Afghan Troops Against Taliban

The US military should provide additional air support to the Afghan National Army (ANA) to help it effectively defeat the Taliban, US Representatives Dana Rohrabacher and Duncan Hunter said in a letter to US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.

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