Monthly Archives: March 2012

U.S. Maintains Policy to Prevent Iran from Obtaining a Nuclear Weapon

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Sunday that he would use military action to prevent Iran from securing nuclear weapons, even as he urged Israel and its supporters to refrain from “loose talk of war” and allow diplomacy and “crippling … Continue reading

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Quoting US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on why it’s so vital for the U.S. to maintain it’s military might

“If we can summon that spirit of leadership, service and sacrifice – and fight for what’s right – I believe that we can turn crisis into opportunity, and demonstrate to the world that this resilient American spirit will endure for … Continue reading

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Panetta Urges Congress to Undo Auto-Sequestration of the Military and Approve BRAC (Base Realignment and Closures)

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta urged Congress to undo an automatic $500 billion cut to defense spending due to go into effect next year, and made his case for two new rounds of military base realignments and closures. … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Really Stop Iran from going Nuclear?

Deterrence Misapplied: Challenges in Containing a Nuclear Iran In this working paper for the Council on Foreign Relations, Frederick W. Kagan examines the deterrence model from a theoretical and historical perspective and assesses whether a nuclear Islamic Republic of Iran … Continue reading

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