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In a matter of months, the Air Force hopes to start using a new airborne surveillance system called Gorgon Stare, which officials say will give soldiers the ability to monitor activity in real time across an entire city.
Judith Miller, the former New York Times reporter who was much criticized for her reporting on Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction capabilities in the build-up to war, offered some pretty ironic criticisms of Julian Assange on Fox News this weekend.
North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr's vote to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' isn't sitting well with some fellow Republicans back in his home state, even as one prominent local Democrat plans to thank him in writing.
Outgoing Minnesota Governor and presumed presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty (R) turned over documents and artifacts from his administration to the Minnesota Historical Society this week, including a giant novelty "veto pen."
The Orlando Sentinelreports that, as the result of Congress extending the 2010 budget until March, NASA must continue paying millions every month for the Ares I rocket program essentially ended by President Obama when he signed a new NASA plan in October.
That's one small clause for Congress, one giant bill for taxpayer-kind.
Amid all the talk about spending cuts for unemployment benefits, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) has a counter proposal: cut NATO spending. The congressman told The Huffington Post that defense spending needs to be included in the discussion about spending cuts, and argued that the liberal community should focus specifically on NATO spending as an issue. The Democrat went so far as to question NATO's value.