Commentary: Romney's competing teams

Commentary: Romney's competing teams

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The jockeying for position in a Romney presidency is well under way. Dark horses and gray eminences are vying for position with the new neocons.

Witness: Cheney probably knew of torture

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- A former U.S. military official says U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney may have known military personnel were using torture techniques on Iraqi detainees.
CIA memo: Torture 'subject to perception'

CIA memo: Torture 'subject to perception'

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- A CIA lawyer told U.S. Defense Department officials that harsh interrogation techniques were permissible, documents from a congressional investigation showed.

Commentary: Tower of Babble Rabble

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan wrote a blistering memoir in which he accused President Bush of misleading the nation into an unnecessary war in Iraq. But what he had to say is precisely what a large part of the foreign policy establishment, including so-called moderate Republicans, concluded five years ago.

Analysis: GOP, Dems clueless over oil

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Global oil prices spiked at nearly $127 a barrel this week, and Republicans and Democrats alike in Congress don't have the faintest idea what to do about it.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Defense Focus: FCS follies -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- In his classic work "Command in War," Israeli military historian Martin van Creveld describes how the German General Staff in the first years of the 20th century under Field Marshal Alfred Count von Schlieffen was determined to bring scientific rationalism and perfect comprehension to the battlefield by micro-managing the deployment of millions of men with overwhelming firepower to crush France in the very first weeks of any conflict.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Focus: O'Reilly moves up -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- It was fitting timing that the U.S. Missile Defense Agency held its latest successful interception test of an incoming intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, Sept. 26. For the test took place five days before Brig. Gen. Patrick J. O'Reilly, the MDA's deputy director, received his second star.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Analysis: Iraq, who is to blame?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- With the situation in Iraq becoming more complicated amid increasing setbacks so too is the political recrimination becoming more apparent. Meanwhile, attributing blame for the failures in Iraq is turning into something of a national pastime.
CLAUDE SALHANI, UPI Contributing Editor

Pentagon tailored Iraq intel, panel hears

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The Pentagon's inspector general told a Senate committee Friday the U.S. Defense Department tailored intelligence findings on Iraq to the audience.

Feith 'predisposed' to link Iraq, terror

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Douglas Feith, an architect of President George W. Bush's Iraq war policy, was "predisposed" to find links between Iraq and al-Qaida, a Pentagon report says.

WH sends ambassadorial picks to Senate

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- The White House sent the names of five ambassadorial nominees to the U.S. Senate Monday for confirmation, as well as nominations for other government posts.

BioWar: Proposals to open Russia BW sites

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense reportedly is weighing a proposal to secure as many as 74 possible Russian bioweapons sites so terrorists cannot obtain possession of the pathogens stored there.
DEE ANN DIVIS, Senior Science & Technology Editor

Pakistan still waiting for US F-16 jets

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Department Undersecretary Douglas Feith says Washington is still considering Pakistan's controversial request to buy F-16 fighter aircraft.

Pakistan to push U.S. for F-16s

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Pakistan is expected to press the United States for a supply of F-16 fighter jets when defense officials of the two nations meet Thursday. Douglas Feith, U.S. undersecretary of defense for policy, and Gen. Hamid Nawaz Khan, Pakistan's defense secretary, w

Controversial Feith leaving Pentagon post

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith is resigning his post at the Pentagon, according to senior defense officials.
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Douglas Feith
WAP2001072408 - 24 JULY 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Douglas Feith, Under Secretary for Defense Policy at the U.S. Department of Defense testifies during a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing discussing the Bush administration's missile defense program and the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) treaty July 24, 2001, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. cc/rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI

Douglas J. Feith (born July 16, 1953) served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for United States President George W. Bush from July 2001 until August 2005. His official responsibilities included the formulation of defense planning guidance and forces policy, United States Department of Defense (DoD) relations with foreign countries, and DoD's role in U.S. Government interagency policymaking.

Upon his resignation, Feith joined the faculty of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, as a Professor and Distinguished Practitioner in National Security Policy for a two year stint.

Feith is the Director of the Center for National Security Strategies and a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, a public policy think-tank.

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