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Report: Former Joint Chiefs Vice Chair Under Investigation

Cartwright, widely known as one of the more tech savvy officials, allegedly gave the New York Times information about the Stuxnet computer virus.

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Hagel “Disappointed” In The Chinese Government Over Snowden

Hagel also called on Russia to “do the right thing.”

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Pentagon Welcomes DOMA Ruling

The Defense Department “intends to make the same benefits available to all military spouses — regardless of sexual orientation — as soon as possible.

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Hagel Praises LGBT Community At Pentagon Pride Event

“Now they can serve openly, with full honor, integrity and respect,” he said. “This makes our military and our nation stronger, much stronger.”

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Special Forces Official Wary Of Integrating Women

Women make up about 14 percent of the 1.4 million active U.S. military personnel.

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Afghan Forces Take Security Lead

There are currently 185,000 Afghan nationals enlisted in its military operations.

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Hagel To Attend Gay Pride Event At The Pentagon

White House adviser Valerie Jarrett will be giving the keynote address on behalf of President Obama.

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Hagel: Commanders Should Continue To Handle Sexual Assault Cases

“I don’t personally believe that you can eliminate the command structure in the military from this [legal] process because it is the culture, it is the institution, it is the people within the institution who have to fix the problem.”

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Leahy: State Prosecutors Could Tackle Military Sexual Misconduct

“Allowing state prosecutors to prosecute would send a warning to military commanders that to do things as they have always done is no longer acceptable.

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Hagel Says DoD Reviewing Relationship With Contractors

Edward Snowden, a former employee of Booz Allen Hamilton who identified himself as the whistleblower behind the NSA leaks, was paid a six-figure salary.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – March 28-30, 2015

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Delayed Nigerian elections are scheduled to take place Saturday and Tunisia hosts a major anti-terrorism rally on Sunday.

Pentagon: Operations Resume Without Iran In Tikrit

And the U.S. is supporting Gulf allies in their fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen… And a nuclear deal with Iran is still on the table for now…

Students Protests Republican 2016 Federal Budget

Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 27, 2015

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Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Report: Reid Endorses Chuck Schumer As Successor

Schumer is the upper chamber’s third ranking Democrat.

SF Mayor Bans Taxpayer-Funded Trips To Indiana


“San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination,” Mayor Ed Lee said.