Military computer upgrades 30 years behind schedule, cost $7 billion

ShareThis Military computer upgrades 30 years behind schedule, cost $ 7 billion 22 Jun 2012 Nine computer network upgrade projects across the Defense Department were collectively 30 years behind schedule and more than $ 7 billion over budget, government auditors have told Congress. The problems first identified in 2010 persist, the auditors told lawmakers in […]

‘Military Council in Egypt to Continue Dominance Despite Elections’

ShareThis ‘Military Council in Egypt to Continue Dominance Despite Elections’ 18 Jun 2012 An Egyptian political activist Vail Guneym on Sunday said that the High Military Council would continue dominance over Egypt despite the elections. Evaluating the presidential runoff between the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, Mohammad Mursi, and former prime […]

Some cry ’coup’ as Egypt’s highest court annuls parliament, military extends power

Egypt’s highest court declared the parliament invalid Thursday, and the country’s interim military rulers promptly declared full legislative authority, triggering a new level of chaos and confusion in the country’s leadership. The Supreme Constitutional Court found that all articles making up the law that regulated parliamentary elections are invalid, said Showee Elsayed, a constitutional lawyer. […]

Israel considering military attack on Syria

ShareThis Another comment from the peaNUT gallery: Israel considering military attack on Syria 12 Jun 2012 Israel is apparently laying the groundwork for a possible military attack on Syria by alleging that Damascus could be using chemical weapons against the Syrian people. Tel Aviv has recently expressed concern about what it calls the use of […]

Military court denies dismissal of WikiLeaks charges

ShareThis Military court denies dismissal of WikiLeaks charges 08 Jun 2012 A military judge refused on Friday to dismiss any of the 22 counts against an Army private charged in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history. Col. Denise Lind also indicated she will postpone Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial, currently set to start […]

Military to Avoid Embarrassing Pictures by Banning Photography

It sounds like the punchline of a bad joke, but after years of dealing with photographs of troops torturing prisoners, desecrating corpses and generally behaving badly, commanders in southwestern Afghanistan have announced that they are going to solve the problem by banning photography. The command, which covers some 36,000 troops including 15,800 US Marines, announced […]

With Plan X, Pentagon seeks to spread U.S. military might to cyberspace

ShareThis With Plan X, Pentagon seeks to spread U.S. military might to cyberspace 30 May 2012 Plan X is a project of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency… The five-year, $ 110 million research program will begin seeking proposals this summer. Among the goals will be the creation of an advanced map that details the […]

US military to launch Plan X cyberwarfare

ShareThis US military to launch Plan X cyberwarfare 31 May 2012 US Department of Defense has engaged in a scheme to develop technologies aimed at enhancing its cyberwarfare potentials, waging effective attacks and countering retaliatory measures. The Pentagon has turned to the private sector, universities as well as computer-game companies for the previously unreported venture, […]

Bradley Manning defence team says US military is withholding key evidence

ShareThis Bradley Manning defence team says US military is withholding key evidence 27 May 2012 Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of being behind the biggest leak of state secrets in US history, is being denied a fair trial because the army is withholding from him crucial information that might prove his innocence or reduce his […]

Jesse Jackson Confronted on Endorsing Obama

Luke Rudkowski of http://wearechange.org confronts Jesse Jackson about endorsing Obama even after the NDAA, military contractors, and drone bombings. Check out WeAreChange’s LIVE stream here: http://ustream.tv/wearechange and follow Luke @ http://twitter.com/LukeWeAreChange for updates and notifications for when the stream goes LIVE. WeAreChange is a two man, full-time operation. We are entirely funded by viewers like […]