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The ongoing debate over the role of the U.S. government in cyber-warfare is stalling the military’s efforts to develop and deploy relevant technology, according to the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency. “Philosophical issues are freezing us and making us unable to take steps,” Michael Hayden, a former CIA director and retired Air Force […]

The anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks stirs patriotic feelings among many Americans. The attacks, which killed almost 3,000 people, are a motivating factor for numerous citizens who have decided to serve in the U.S. military. This year, as the U.S. recognizes the 12th anniversary of the attacks, President Barack Obama is pressing for […]

The U.S. Army just released its first eBook for combat leaders, but it’s only available to iPad users for now.  The Combat Studies Institute at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., recently completed the interactive version of “Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan.” Originally published in hardcopy a year ago, this new Apple iBook format presents […]

Makers of the popular first-person-shooter video game series, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, moved quickly to erase a multiplayer map after complaints surfaced that it featured holy Islamic writings in a virtual bathroom. Muslim gamers informed Activision officials that the Favela multiplayer map has mirrors in the bathrooms with the writing “Allah is beautiful […]

The Pentagon is late on issuing it’s latest set of rules for service members on how to use popular social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Defense Department officials have been working towards a new directive on social media to replace the old rules that were set to expire July 15. The expiration […]