Tag: Pentagon

Biden Waived Critical Report to Congress

Joe Biden stopped the Pentagon from providing a report to Congress about the withdrawal from Afghanistan. According to The Washington Free Beacon: President Joe Biden waived a mandate in June that would have forced the Pentagon to provide a detailed report to Congress about the risks of leaving Afghanistan. Under the federal statute, the administration

GOP Calls for Pentagon Investigation

The GOP wants the bungled exit from Afghanistan investigated. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Republicans are calling on the Pentagon’s inspector general to launch a formal investigation into the Biden administration’s bungled withdrawal from Afghanistan, including its decision to abandon scores of American-made weapons that are now in the Taliban’s possession. Rep. Carlos Giménez

More Troops Heading to Afghanistan

The Pentagon has Ok’d more troops to head to Kabul to stabilize the nation. According to The Washington Free Beacon: WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The Pentagon authorized another 1,000 troops to help evacuate U.S. citizens and Afghans who worked for them from Kabul, a U.S. official said on Sunday, after the embassy warned the security situation at the

Pentagon Going ‘Green?’

Joe Biden’s new infrastructure plan will spend billions on the Pentagon. However, this will not be for national security purposes, but to make it greener. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Ray Mabus, a former Navy secretary and climate change advocate, said the Department of Defense could lead the way on environmental policies for years

Top Biden Pick Ignored Warning That Could Now Haunt Him

One of Biden’s top picks to work at the Pentagon ignored warning from colleagues about his Twitter use that could not derail his confirmation. According to The Washington Free Beacon: In March 2017, former Obama administration official Anne-Marie Slaughter told Colin Kahl, now President Joe Biden’s nominee for a top Pentagon post, that his lacerating Twitter broadsides

U.S. Navy Sucessfully Tests Groundbreaking Weapon

The United States Navy has successfully tested a groundbreaking new missile defense system. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The U.S. Navy successfully tested a new missile defense system that can shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile from outer space, according to a Missile Defense Agency announcement. On Tuesday, agency base in the Marshall Islands

White House Memo Directs Pentagon to Build New Icebreaker Fleet

A White House memo has directed the Pentagon to begin the process of building a new Arctic and Antarctic icebreaking fleet. According to The Washington Free Beacon: A recent White House memo directs the Pentagon and other executive departments to provide a roadmap by early August for creating a security fleet of icebreaker ships, Fox News reported Monday. The

Trump Admin Claims Chinese Militay is Backing Top Tech Firms

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm on the backing of top tech firms by the Chinese military. According to The Washington Free Beacon: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military,

Defense Secretary Esper Fires Back at Critical Democrats

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper fired back at Senate Democrats who were critical of the response to the coronavirus. According to The Hill: Defense Secretary Mark Esper shot back Tuesday at a group of Democratic senators who last week panned him for what they described as a failure to sufficiently respond to the coronavirus pandemic. “I am

Trump Announced Increased Counternarcotics Operation

The Trump administration is increasing its presence in the Caribbean as part of an enhanced counternarcotics operation. According to The Hill: Trump administration officials announced Wednesday that the U.S. military would send naval ships and aircraft to the Caribbean as part of an enhanced counternarcotics operation. President Trump and other top officials discussed the operation at