1,007Jun 17, 2008
Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Morning
Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. Several former military judge ...
561Apr 8, 2008
Update on Military Situation in Iraq
General Patraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified on the situation in Iraq and progress made by the government of Iraq in meeting benchmarks for progress and achieving reconciliation. They ...
481Jun 17, 2008
Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Afternoon
Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. In the final panel, William Haynes ...
245Sep 18, 2007
After Words with Ronald Spector
Ronald Spector talked about his book In the Ruins of Empire: The Japanese Surrender and the Battle for Postwar Asia, publised by Random House. In his book, historian Ronald Spector ...
224May 22, 2008
Armed Forces Nominations Hearing
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of General David Petraeus for reappointment to the grade of general and to be commander, U.S. Central Command, and ...
206Apr 1, 2008
New Army Doctrine
A hearing was held on the fiscal year 2009 defense authorization request and the future years defense program. Lieutenant General William Caldwell serves as the commander of the Combined Arms ...
203Feb 1, 2007
Army Chief of Staff Nomination Hearing
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Gen. George W. Casey Jr. to be reappointed to the grade of general and to be chief of staff of the ...
191Jul 22, 2008
Air Force Nominations Hearing
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Michael B. Donley to be secretary of the Air Force, General Norton A. Schwartz for reappointment to the grade of ...
187Apr 12, 2007
Veterans' Disability Ratings
The Senate Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing on the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments' disability rating systems and the transition of service members from ...
179Jan 31, 2008
Recruitment chiefs and personnel of the various armed forces testified about 2007 recruiting. Specific attention was paid to recruiting methods and the quality of new recruits.
167Sep 11, 2007
Status of War in Iraq
General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified about military operations in Iraq, recommendations for future Iraq policy, and the ability of the Iraqi Parliament to meet the security challenges ...
165Feb 27, 2008
National Security Assessment
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the United States. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and ...
155Jun 3, 2008
Defense Department Cost Overruns
A hearing was held on the acquisition of major weapons systems by the Department of Defense. The Government Accountability Office had reported that the 92 major defense acquisition programs ...
145Sep 23, 2008
Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps General ...
132Apr 10, 2008
Iraq War Strategy
Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman Michael Mullen testified about the situation in Iraq, progress made by the Iraqi government in meeting benchmarks and achieving reconciliation, future U.S. ...
129Feb 26, 2008
Fiscal Year 2009 Army Budget
Army officials testified about the fiscal year 2009 budget request for the U.S. Army and about the future of the defense program. Topics included current challenges facing the Army, including ...
127Jul 31, 2007
Joint Chiefs of Staff Nomination
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Admiral Michael G. Mullen for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and for ...
96Jan 23, 2007
Iraq Commander Nomination Hearing
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Lieutenant General David H. Petraeus to be general and commander of the Multi-National Forces-Iraq. He testified about ...
94Jan 12, 2007
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Secretary Gates and General Pace testified about the president’s plan to send an additional 21,500 troops to Iraq in an effort to improve security and assist the Iraqi government’s ...
94Jun 7, 2007
Deputy National Security Adviser Nomination Hearing
Lieutenant General Douglas Lute testified about his nomination to serve as Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Iraq and Afghanistan. He confirmed that he was ...
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