Right Turn: Pentagon


Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Syria: More excuses to do nothing

The Pentagon brass gives Obama all the excuse he needs to do nothing on Syria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arab Spring, Pentagon, Syria

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/04/2013

The Pentagon conundrum

Hawks need to rethink their approach to defense spending and work on reform of the Pentagon.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Defense, Pentagon

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Begin the negotiations! Between the White House and Senate

The negotiations should begin -- between the Pentagon and the White House and the Senate Democrats and the White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:16 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, entitlement reform, Pentagon

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Did we encourage Pyongyang's bellicosity?

The administration needs to send consistent messages and be serious about maintaining our military if we are to rebuff North Korea.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:33 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  military, Navy, North Korea, Pentagon

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 01/23/2013

A new kind of military: Who's going to lead the transition?

The Defense Department is about to undergo a major culture change and it needs a leader up to the task.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:35 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chcukk Hagel, Pentagon, women in combat

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2013

White House struggles with Chuck Hagel

The defense secretary nominee's attempt to resolve public problems with private meetings won't fly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Pentagon

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Conservatives relish prospect of Hagel confirmation fight

If Chuck Hagel is nominated get ready for an all out war in the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:38 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel, Pentagon

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Is Chuck Hagel toast?

Now the left is going after Hagel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:04 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel, Pentagon