Posts tagged national-security

Obama faces tough sell with Afghan troop plan (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s national security team heads to Congress on Wednesday to sell lawmakers on his dramatic escalation of the Afghan war, which his field commander said gives him the resources he needs.

Obama, liberals split on security and media issues (AP via Yahoo! News)

New cracks are opening in the relationship between President Barack Obama and his liberal allies in Congress over his desire to continue Bush-era tactics against terrorism and his opposition to protecting reporters from revealing their sources in national security cases.

Liz Cheney forms group to take on Obama’s foreign policy (CNN)

Months after her father’s prolonged campaign against President Obama’s national security policies, Liz Cheney is spearheading a new organization aimed at organizing conservative opposition to the new administration’s foreign policy approach.

Jones Obama’s insurance with military (Politico via Yahoo! News)

If National Security Adviser James L. Jones’s status within President Barack Obama’s White House inner circle once seemed uncertain, it doesn’t seem that way anymore.

Obama weighs options on anniversary of Afghan war (AP via Yahoo! News)

On the eighth anniversary of the beginning of the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama is gathering his national security team for another strategy session.

Adviser says Obama to address military’s gay ban at ‘right time’ (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US National Security Adviser James Jones said Sunday that President Barack Obama is committed to fulfilling his campaign promise to repeal the ban on gays in the military.

Obama Administration Pushes Cybersecurity (Fox News)

The Obama administration is offering clear and concise guidance about one of the biggest national security threats in your home and office — the computer.

Obama adviser: Afghanistan gov’t must do better (AP via Yahoo! News)

Afghanistan is not in imminent danger of falling to the Taliban, President Barack Obama’s national security adviser said Sunday as he downplayed worries that the insurgency could set up a renewed sanctuary for al-Qaida.

Obama aide hopes Gitmo closing deadline can be met (AP via Yahoo! News)

The White House’s national security adviser says the Obama administration is hard at work on fulfilling President Barack Obama’s deadline to shut down the Guantanamo detention center for suspected terrorists.

Obama holds ‘candid’ talks on Afghan war (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama held “candid” talks with heavyweight national security advisors on saving the US mission in Afghanistan, edging closer to a decision on whether to deploy more troops.