"… measures are still being developed. Joshua M. Paul, a former U.S. embassy officer in Iraq who is now a spokesman for the State Department bureau that overse …"
"… out the front door — and trying to get a receipt from the chief [Iraqi] officer, who was real enthusiastic about it, I can tell you.” Eventually, at th …"
"… e hands of the classification authorities was nothing short of Kafkaesque. …"
"… Iran is surrounded by “powers with nuclear weapons,” including “the Israelis to the west.” Former President Jimmy Carter said so in 2008 and again …"
"… ain this year, in interviews and speeches in which he pegged the number of Israel’s nuclear warheads at 150 to around 300. But due to a quirk of federal …"
"… Capitol Hill, are routinely admonished not to mention the existence of an Israeli nuclear arsenal and occasionally punished when they do so. The policy of …"
"… working and keep its government afloat, commented Anthony H. Cordesman, a Middle East specialist and former defense intelligence analyst who is now at the Cente …"
"… ssing a bill payment, even temporarily, is not an option for many civilian Pentagon workers. A late utility bill payment could hurt their credit score, which …"
"… ita is $171.27. Of the $1.2 trillion in automatic cuts over a decade, the Pentagon is slated to shoulder half the burden, or about $600 billion, under the Bu …"
"… ter the financial crash. The national rate in August was 7.3 percent. The Pentagon scrambled to limit planned furloughs to six days rather than 22, the numbe …"
"… n says. Many Democrats, and some Republicans, have made the case that the Pentagon budget is bloated and needs to be slashed. Even Robert Gates, the former d …"
"… in three installments beginning May 16 and ending Thursday. Ranging from presidential note cards to previously secret CIA reports, the documents describing A …"
"… ettle regulators’ claims that it had violated economic sanctions against Iran, Cuba and other countries under U.S. embargoes. In January, a consent ord …"
"… banks of choice for Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and the Shah of Iran, strongmen who looted their countries’ treasuries during their decades i …"
"… bsp;had ignored legal bans on doing business with Cuba, Sudan, Liberia and Iran. After the department subpoenaed information about one suspect transactio …"
"… 000 ounces of gold bullion, worth more than $20 million, to a bank in Iran. The agency charged that bank managers and supervisors knew about th …"
"… ge uniforms currently worn by American troops in Pentagon corridors and in Middle East combat zones may not look flashy, but they aren’t cheap. After having j …"
"… rs. But U.S. dreams of fostering a thriving, Western-style economy in the Middle East have not been realized. Almost all of Iraq’s gains have come from oil pr …"
"… place on the political agenda," said Mark Groombridge, a long-time Bolton adviser. Highlighting national security issues and U.S. policy in Asia and the Mi …"
"… er lobbying firm to represent itself before government officials, new Senate records indicate. The Law Offices of George R. Salem, PLLC, is being tapp …"
"… ears and collected billions of dollars for fuel used by U.S. forces in the Middle East and elsewhere, a practice that drew criticism from lawmakers on Capitol Hi …"
"… lance firm employing ex-military personnel. It sells bugging technology to Middle East and south-east Asian governments.Nelson owns a BVI offshore arm, Gamma Gro …"
"… ates. In the Oct. 17, 2000, debate between Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush, Gore talked about his work in Congress to "deal with the problems of terr …"
"… ould play tough with Iran and stick by the current hard line leadership in Israel; spend whatever is needed for critical U.S. military operations and forces …"
"… ment of a full or near-weapons capability might not be as dangerous as the Israeli leadership — and Obama and Romney — have asserted. Since Obama promis …"
"… mer Hawaii state representative. Gabbard has served two deployments to the Middle East and is a commander in the Hawaii Army National Guard.In other outside spen …"
"… n the United States’ military aid to certain countries in Africa and the Middle East.The ad opens with brief background on child soldiers and notes that Sen. O …"
"… ntained highly specific pledges of new aid to Afghanistan ($1 billion) and Israel ($30 billion) and called for increasing “the Army by 65,000 troops and t …"
"… esponsible for human rights abuses.While the United States was clearly the leader in weapons transactions, a number of other countries took part in the glob …"
"… and knows the details of the war plans.White House officials say President Obama has been reviewing new recommendations for precisely targeting U.S. nuclea …"
"… asing” of nuclear-tipped ICBM’s as a reason to scrap them, an idea the Obama administration has not embraced. Keith Payne, a deputy assistant secretary …"
"… onetheless other advantages to ICBMs that warrant keeping them as they are.Obama is unlikely to address the targeting issue publicly in advance of the elec …"
"… rying to say in each case. Europe's economic struggles and upheaval in the Middle East, for example, do at times impact the U.S. economy. The ad al …"
"… irector of intelligence assessment who has written interestingly about the Middle East wars for decades. He graphs the flow of money and in just 13 pages dr …"
"… eedom,” wrote Sen. Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) in a statement released Friday. The author of the so-called Leahy Law, which attempts to prohibit arms sales to forei …"
"… a few weeks ago that they had deployed F-22 fighter jets in the Middle East for the first time, it was downplayed as “a very normal deployment.” B …"
"… been under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice for more than a year on possible charges of bribing foreign officials, and …"
"… rce and Northrop Grumman program evaluator now working for the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. To lower the cost, Gates proposed the Air Force return to the drawing bo …"
"… or John Grego, New York University statistics professor Edward Melnick and David Peterson, a retired Duke University statistics professor, looked at the analysis, r …"
"… heir shared concerns about Israeli security and their hard-line stances on Middle East issues. …"
"… olitical ties based largely on their shared backing of Israel and hardline Middle East policies. An earlier $5 million donation to the PAC from Adelson funded an …"
"… .7 percent of its GDP on security, less than some countries in the nervous Middle East, like Saudi Arabia, or in the conflict-prone Horn of Africa, like Eritrea. …"
"… that “civilian nuclear technology is spreading into two regions – the Middle East and Southeast Asia – where it was previously absent.”This is, he wrote …"