• drone
    May 29, 2014   BY Ken Dilanian, Associated Press 

    WASHINGTON — Just after midnight last Christmas, Pakistani officials say, two Hellfire missiles from a U.S. drone slammed into a house in Miramshah, Pakistan, killing four militants.

    It was an otherwise unremarkable episode in the sixth year of a relentless unmanned aerial campaign by the CIA. Unremarkable, except for this: There hasn’t been a drone strike reported in Pakistan in the months since. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2008  

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates asked for the resignations Thursday of two senior Air Force leaders, a civilian official and the highest-ranking general. The move came in response to mishandling of nuclear delivery vehicle parts and a nuclear armed B-52 flight over the continental U.S. Continue reading