Defense Drumbeats

Dec 10, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

The law requires the Secretary of Defense to notify Congress “not later than 30 days before the transfer or release of detainees" from GTMO.  According to the HASC report, here are just some of the missed opportunities to comply with the letter or even the spirit of the law before

Dec 2, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, talked with Fox News about the need for a strategy to defeat ISIS not a increasing number of U.S. troops without a strategy. Watch here.

Dec 2, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, talked ISIS strategy with Fox News.  Watch here.

Dec 1, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today the House Armed Services Committee will hearing from Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, and General Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in an open hearing.  Yesterday, Rep.

Nov 30, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON- Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter and General Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will testify tomorrow about the President’s strategy to take on ISIS.  President Obama has had more Secretaries of Defense than any other Commander-In-Chief in the modern era.  As Secretary Carter prepares to face Congress, how do his predecessors think the Presid