Michael G. Vickers retired this week as under secretary of defense for intelligence.
The US Defense Department will develop a strategy for preventing reprisals against whistleblowers who report sex crimes as part of its updated sexual assault policy, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced in a memorandum on Friday.
Even if the Obama administration achieves its top foreign policy priority, it's going to have a brand new set of problems on its hands. The New York Times reports that Defense Secretary Ashton Carter held a closed-door meeting with Middle...Show More Summary
DEFENSE SECRETARY ASHTON CARTER: More Men Than Women Victims Of Sexual Assault In Military.
We're getting nowhere with ISIS, but you wouldn't know that by listening to this administration.
US Defense Secretary: Snowden Caused Tensions With Techies
British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, a Conservative member, refused to confirm his party's stance on the nuclear deterrent program.
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter tells WIRED he is on a mission to build ties with Silicon Valley. But revelations of spying on tech companies make his job harder. The post US Defense Secretary: Snowden Caused Tensions With Techies appeared first on WIRED.
New US-Japan military guidelines will intensify joint efforts to deter North Korean aggression, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter stated during a joint US-Japan press briefing on Monday.
Last week, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Silicon Valley in pursuit of closer ties with America's premier center of technological innovation. Carter told executives at Facebook and other tech companies that the Pentagon wants to fashion a partnership enabling the military to leverage the latest commercial innovations, thereby maintaining its warfighting [...]
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that the US and Japan could work together anywhere in the world if the two countries had common interest.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to guide the development of DoD’s cyber forces and to strengthen its cyber defenses and its posture on cyber deterrence. Carter discussed the new strategy — an update […]
Silicon Valley is the new hottest place on the planet for the cutting-edge in technology, and now the Pentagon wants its piece. According to an article at Ars Technica, the recently-confirmed US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has...Show More Summary
The most transparent administration in history in action. House panel threatens to cut defense secretary budget over Bergdahl stonewalling. Sadly, GOP redlines are like Obama redlines. Mostly just words....
Despite its stunning cinematography and sweeping score and grand ambitions, Legends from the Sky is a film that still needed a bigger budget. But as the former secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld once said: “You go to war with the army...Show More Summary
A senior White House official said that John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Aston Carter will meet with their Japanese counterparts in New York City on Monday where they will reveal a transformation in US-Japan relations.
At Stanford University, current Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that the Russians did hack into an unclassified network for the department he runs.
When the U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter laid out the Pentagon’s new cybersecurity strategy this week, few were expecting it to break news. And, indeed, his talk at Stanford’s Hoover Institution on Thursday offered no surprises. Show More Summary
Russian hackers were able to access an unclassified Pentagon computer network earlier this year, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Thursday. “We quickly identified the compromise and had a team of incident responders hunting down the intruders within 24 […]
When Defense Secretary Ashton Carter asked Silicon Valley for help in a heavily publicized speech at Stanford University on Thursday morning, he didn't say what he'd offer in return.