Pentagon

From Our What Could Go Wrong Department: Self-Replicating Machines To Replace Soldiers With Robots

The notion that creating a factory capable of reproducing itself and producing armed, autonomous drones and robots equals “scientific progress” reminds us all too much of the celebrations of the technical achievements involved in the NSA’s as yet uncharted ability to eavesdrop on virtually any form of communication.

Did Snowden Leaks Help Terrorists?

Jeremy Herb, The Hill

Edward Snowden's leaks about NSA programs have put U.S. troops at risk and prompted terrorists to change their tactics, according to a Pentagon report. House Intelligence Comm.'s Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MI) said the report found that most documents were related to current U.S. military operations.

From Our New “What Could Go Wrong” Department

Military robots and drones are becoming “smarter” and more autonomous. Until the scientific and technical geniuses behind the idea of autonomous armed drones also equip them with a foolproof “Constitution chip” Americans should oppose the deployment of such technology.

Furlough Ends for Most DoD Workers

Dion Nissenbaum and Siobhan Hughes Connect, Wall Street Journal

The Pentagon on Sat. said it would call most of its 350,000 furloughed civilian workers back to their jobs, concluding that a recent law allows officials to consider them critical to protecting national security.

Pentagon to Give Same-Sex Benefits

Jeremy Herb, The Hill

The Defense Department will be giving legally married same-sex couples the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples in response to SCOTUS' striking down DOMA.

Pentagon Shut Down Military Charity

Ken Klukowski, Breitbart

An online charity that aids deployed troops was forced to close due to intimidation from U.S. military leadership.

Loss of Religious Liberty a Clear and Present Danger at the Obama Pentagon

There's a new report detailing the shocking anti-Christian hostility in the upper echelons of the Obama defense establishment. Fortunately, there's also a new coalition forming, Restore Military Religious Freedom, to fight for our military service members’ right to practice their personal faith.

Pentagon’s Surrender to Feminism

Pat Buchanan, WND

Putting women in combat is the ultimate sell-out to the nonsensical political correctness of our age.