Sebastian Sprenger

Sebastian Sprenger was the chief editor of Inside the Army until May 2016, where he primarily reported on land warfare and associated budgets, policies and technologies. A native of Siegen, Germany, he got is start in journalism at the now-defunct Westfälische Rundschau in Kreuztal. He studied at Universität Trier and elsewhere.

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Daily News | December 1, 2005

Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England signed a long-awaited directive on stability operations this week, handing the under secretary of defense for policy far-reaching powers to shape the Pentagon's approach to stabilizing and rebuilding failed or failing states.

Daily News | October 25, 2005

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is expected to decide, within the next few weeks, which Defense Department outfit will be in charge of overseeing future stability operations. Several defense officials surveyed this week say he could keep this responsibility within the Office of the Secretary of Defense rather than name the Army the executive agent for the mission.

Daily News | September 1, 2005

Debate within the Pentagon and the intelligence community about giving the National Reconnaissance Office director a simultaneous post in the Air Force could be resolved "in the next month or so," Donald Kerr, the new NRO chief, said today.

Daily News | July 1, 2005

The Pentagon's projected cost savings from the 2005 round of base realignments and closures may be too optimistic, according to a Government Accountability Office report released today.

Daily News | May 27, 2005

Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) are pressing the Government Accountability Office for a thorough investigation of the data the Pentagon used for its base realignment and closure recommendations.

Daily News | May 5, 2005

The Defense Department is going too fast in its effort to restructure its forces abroad, and the moves could end up costing taxpayers more than Pentagon officials estimated, the congressionally chartered Overseas Basing Commission concludes in a new report.

Daily News | March 10, 2005

On the eve of the anniversary of the Madrid terrorist bombing that killed 190 people, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan today warned of the continued danger of terrorists acquiring nuclear or biological weapons.

Daily News | February 8, 2005

At an upcoming informal defense ministers' meeting in Nice, France, NATO ministers will discuss an expanded role for the alliance in Iraq and Afghanistan, a NATO official told today.

Daily News | January 4, 2005

Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) left late Sunday for what his office calls a "fact-finding trip" to the Middle East -- including Iraq.

Daily News | December 16, 2004

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is trying to learn more about the inner workings of enemy command and control structures.

Daily News | December 3, 2004

The National Nuclear Security Administration is seeking a management and operating contractor for its Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM -- a job the University of California has occupied since 1943.

Daily News | November 18, 2004

For decades, the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention -- an international treaty outlawing biological weapons -- has gone unchecked.

Daily News | November 5, 2004

A joint integrated process team tasked with devising ways to defeat the handmade bombs that have killed and wounded scores of U.S. soldiers in Iraq will hold a classified industry outreach conference Nov. 18 at the Defense Acquisition University at Ft. Belvoir, VA, according to a Pentagon announcement.

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