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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
Amazon has requested to depose President Trump over a dispute with the Pentagon involving the “war cloud.” According to The Hill: Amazon is seeking to depose President Trump and top administration officials amid its court battle with the Pentagon over a $10 billion cloud-computing contract. In a court filing made public on Monday, Amazon asked the U.S.