Tagged: military

In Remembrance: September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2012

Despite the self-proclaimed “victories” of terrorists on September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2012, the actions of citizens and military personnel on both 9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012 are emblematic of American resilience and heroism. The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) joins the nation in mourning the loss of innocents from over...

Possible U.S. Intervention in Syria: Issues for Congress

  This past Tuesday the Congressional Research Service (CRS) released its newest report, "Possible U.S. Intervention in Syria: Issues for Congress," in response to the deteriorating situation in Syria following the August 21 chemical weapons attack. Faced with an imminent decision regarding U.S. military intervention, Congress is considering the question...

Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China

Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China In a report mandated by the FY2000 National Defense Authorization Act, the Department of Defense’s discusses China’s military and security strategies, technological advancements in its capabilities, military doctrine, and security issues in the Taiwan Strait. “The...

Progress Report on Benghazi Terrorist Attacks Investigation

Interim Progress Report for the Members of the House Republican Conference on the Events Surrounding the September 11, 2012 Terrorist Attacks in Benghazi, Libya On April 23, 2013, the House Committees on Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, Judiciary, and Oversight & Government Reform released their joint report on the September...

Report on Detainee Treatment

The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment has unveiled a new website which contains the digital version of its report, “Detainee Treatment”. From the Introductory page of the site: “The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment is an independent, bipartisan, blue-ribbon panel charged with examining the federal government’s...

Enhanced Warfighters: Risk, Ethics, and Policy

California Polytechnic State University and Case Western Reserve University have recently released a report prepared for the Greenwall Foundation entitled, Enhanced Warfighters: Risk, Ethics, and Policy. The report investigates investments made by the United States military “that would enhance the ability of warfighters to complete their missions safely and effectively....

Vision Documents Signed by Navy’s Information Dominance and Cyber Leaders

This week, officials of the U.S. Navy signed three documents outlining how the Navy will continue to maintain “Information Dominance,” or superior “operational advantage,” in decision making and warfighting through the integration of its technical “information functions, capabilities, and resources.” Specifically, the three documents describe Information Dominance as a combination...

The Iran Project’s “Weighing Benefits and Costs of Military Action Against Iran”

Bearing the endorsements of thirty-two senior national security experts, a new report by The Iran Project entitled, “Weighing Benefits and Costs of Military Action Against Iran” , critically assesses the question of possible military action against a nuclear Iran. From the paper’s introduction: “This paper provides a foundation for clear...

Parity for Patriots

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) recently released a report titled ‘Parity for Patriots: The Mental Health Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families.’ This report examines the mental health issues that our country’s service members and their families face, and what can be done about it. “The...