Only one newspaper — the conservative Washington Times — has picked up on the cryptic but crucial conversation yesterday between Rep. James Langevin and General Keith Alexander in a sparsely attended hearing of the House Armed Services Committee yesterday. Langevin (chair of a congressional subcommittee on cybersecurity) asked General Alexander (head of the military’s National [...]
House Armed Services Committee Hearing, September 23 2010, 10:55 AM:
Representative Joe Wilson: As a command, what will you do from a process perspective as well as from a technological perspective to ensure that privacy and civil liberties are protected? Is there anything Congress can do to assist you in your efforts?
General Keith B. [...]
The International Security Assistance Force commander released comments today by David Petraeus, speaking in his capacity as a U.S. General and head of ISAF in Afghanistan. Asked a question about the plans of a church in Florida to burn a Quran in a few days, Petraeus responded with the following:
It could endanger troops and [...]
If you want something talked about all week, announce it on a cold and rainy Monday. If you want people to forget about something, announce it on a sunny and warm Friday.
Why does Barack Obama want us to forget that he’s nominated another General from military intelligence to be in charge of U.S. spying, [...]