The pathetically predicable failure of the House-Senate debt “super committee” to do as ordered and produce $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years has sent top Pentagon officials scrambling to morph their futuristic and modestly budgeted war strategy into a Kmart blue light special that could jeopardize the nation’s safety.
The super committee’s failure means that Defense, already near the end of developing a new strategy that accounts for President [...]
After President Obama promised the American people there would be no boots on the ground Army Gen. Carter Ham told the U.S. Lawmakers today they might be sending troops.
” The U.S. may consider sending troops into Libya with a possible international ground force that could aid [...]
Army Gen. Carter Ham also told lawmakers that American participation in a ground force would not be ideal, since it could erode the international coalition attacking Moammar Gadhafi’s forces and make it more difficult to get Arab support for operations in Libya.
He said NATO has done an effective job in an increasingly complex combat situation. But he noted that, in a new [...]