Post Tagged with: "Defense Secretary Robert Gates"

April 1, 2011 06:42

Clueless congress – Obama leaves lawmakers in the dark on Libya

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen, faced a grilling in front of Congress over the Libyan campaign. Gates said Washington shouldn’t assist the Libyan rebels, and should instead leave nation-building to other countries.

January 11, 2011 08:27

North Korea Will Have ICBMs Within 5 Years! Defense Sec Robert Gates

As China’s puppet it is not hard to figure where they are getting the technology for ICBM’s. China is using North Korea as its surrogate to embroil the US without seeming to be involved. The critical missile guidance technology was released to China by the Clinton administration possibly in return for so much campaign help. Now it can make its way into Iran via North Korea.

December 1, 2010 11:08

This New START Is A Bad Deal At Any Time

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Robert Joseph, and former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman have all argued that New START actually weakens our defenses.

July 30, 2010 06:40

FBI to help investigate leak of documents on Afghan war

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has called in the FBI to help with the inquiry into the leaking of more than 90,000 classified military records.

April 20, 2010 04:40

Senate Committee Subpoenas Administration for Fort Hood Documents

Two top senators on Monday served the Obama administration with subpoenas for information on the mass shooting at Fort Hood last November, claiming the administration’s stonewalling left them with no other choice.

March 26, 2010 20:50

Marine General Says He’d Give Gays Separate Rooms

Marine Corps’ commandant said he won’t force his troops to bunk with gays on base and would give them separate rooms if Congress votes to allow openly gay service.

March 23, 2010 08:00

Lawmakers: Navy and Marines face fighter jet shortfall

“The strike fighter capacity of our Navy and Marine Corps is a strategic asset that should not be allowed to wither.”

March 15, 2010 05:08

Gates’ Bad Bet on F-35 to leave Air Force short of fighters

Development of the Joint Strike Fighter, as it is also known, has fallen so far behind schedule, with huge cost overruns, the defense secretary ordered the firing of the F-35 program manager.

The risk in Gates’ decision is hammered home by this stark fact: the Air Force estimates it could be short 800 fighter-bombers by 2024. Levin called it “a shortfall that’s large enough that if it were realized could cause us to tie up aircraft carriers at the pier for lack of aircraft to send with them.

March 6, 2010 01:05

Navy SEALs Supported by Reps. Burton, Rohrabacher and Gohmert

Reps. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) were joined by over a dozen retired SEALS and other special forces representatives at a press conference on Capitol Hill calling for the exoneration of the three Navy SEALS accused of mistreating al-Qaeda terrorist Ahmed Hashim Abed.

March 4, 2010 05:33


AIM Report |  By Diana West  |  March 3, 2010 During President Obama’s State of the Union address, after he made a pitch for putting active and open homosexuals into the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Robert Gates could be observed rising to his feet and applauding the President. The members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who were also in the audience, did not rise or clap. Later, Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, fell into line, […]