Thomas Duffy

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The Insider | September 28, 2009

You may have missed this last Friday as you headed out the door for the weekend.

The Insider | September 25, 2009

Next Thursday nearly 5,000 Chinese military personnel, along with tanks, missile-carrying vehicles and over 150 aircraft, will be on display in Beijing as part of the Chinese government's National Day parade.

The Insider | September 21, 2009

With Gen. Stanley McChrystal's report to President Obama on Afghanistan dominating the news today, an Army solicitation for an Afghanistan marketing plan -- also issued today -- has caught our eye.

The Insider | September 18, 2009

Former FBI Deputy Director Robert Bryant has been selected to be the next National Counterintelligence Executive, Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair announced today.

The Insider | September 15, 2009

More money and a change in attitude -- that's what is needed if the Defense Department is to truly accept irregular warfare as primary mission of the U.S. military, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen told the Senate Armed Services Committee this morning.

The Insider | August 24, 2009

The Pentagon recently issued the latest request for project nominations for the Coalition Warfare Program, this one covering fiscal years 2011 and 2012.

The Insider | August 12, 2009

While official Washington slumbers through another hot August, members of the missile defense community will gather in Huntsville, AL, next week for the 12th Annual Space and Missile defense Conference sponsored by the Army's Space and Missile Defense Command.

The Insider | July 29, 2009

In late October the U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Center will host a three-day leaders' workshop to look at COIN operations in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The Insider | July 27, 2009

Even though the United States military is involved in two active wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the U.S. intelligence community is tracking terrorists throughout the Middle East and South Asia, the number of foreign language-speaking professionals involved in these pursuits is woefully inadequate, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence said last week.

The Insider | June 16, 2009

The House Armed Services Committee today held a lengthy, and at times entertaining, debate over how many interceptor missiles the United States should have to defend against ballistic missile attacks.

Daily News | June 9, 2009

Progress made by the Army and Air Force in rapidly fielding intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies to Iraq and Afghanistan will allow the Pentagon to do away with a special ISR task force, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said today.

The Insider | June 2, 2009

The Senate Armed Services Committee right now is holding a hearing on the nominations of three general officers who, if confirmed, will take over very important combatant-commander positions.

Daily News | May 26, 2009

The Missile Defense Agency expects to sign an agreement with the Israeli government by late summer that would set specific conditions for the continued development of Israel's Arrow-3 missile defense system, an agency spokesman told

The Insider | May 13, 2009

Federal agencies are usually loath to air any dirty laundry involving their relationships with contractors, even if those problems are dragging down a program the agency is trying to complete.

The Insider | April 21, 2009

The House Appropriations defense subcommittee will meet tomorrow morning to consider President Obama's $75.5 billion Pentagon supplemental spending request for the remainder of 2009.

The Insider | April 14, 2009

Northrop Grumman announced today it has completed a full-scale dress rehearsal for the first Kinetic Energy Interceptor booster flight test, which is scheduled for later this year.

The Insider | March 23, 2009

Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA) spoke this morning at a conference co-sponsored by the Missile Defense Agency and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Daily News | March 18, 2009

A program to develop a family of target missiles is running $83 million over cost for the first four long-range targets, the Missile Defense Agency told Congress in late January.

The Insider | March 17, 2009

Next Monday the Missile Defense Agency will open its seventh annual conference at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.

The Insider | March 10, 2009

Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair announced this afternoon that Amb. Charles Freeman asked that his selection to be chairman of the National Intelligence Council be withdrawn.

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