Archive for the 'National Security' Category

Harold Ford, Jr. Named New Chairman Of Democratic Leadership Council

Friday, January 26th, 2007

“Congressman Ford is one of the brightest stars in the Democratic party, and at only 36 years old has developed a strong record as a consensus builder and reformer, focussing on progress over partisanship.,” said DLC founder Al From.

Biden Concerned About Iraq Reconstruction Funds: “We Need More Hard Data And Much Closer Oversight”

Friday, January 26th, 2007

“There is a correlation here between the standard of living for Iraqis increasing, and the likelihood of them wanting to shoot at our men and women in uniform,” said Biden.

Iran Converts Ballistic Missile Into Satellite Launch Vehicle: Parliament Official Says It “Will Liftoff Soon”

Friday, January 26th, 2007

“Largely with foreign help, Iran is becoming self-sufficient in the production of ballistic missiles,” says the CRS report’s author, Kenneth Katzman.

Biden, At Iraq Hearings: “Chalabi Continues To Be One Of Our Problems”

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Ahmad Chalabi was a key link in the chain of inaccurate intelligence about Saddam Hussein’s alleged weapons of mass destruction program.

Art Imitates Life As Sundance Film Entries Depict Iraq War; In Festival Opening Ceremonies, Redford Demands Apology From White House

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

After showing a “spirit of unity” after 9/11, “we put all our concerns on hold to let the leaders lead,” Redford said. “Now I think we’re owed a big, massive apology.”

UN Sec’y General Reacts To Arrests Of Darfur Relief Workers In Sudan, Expects “A Swift Investigation”

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

It was Mr. Ban’s first public comment since security officials and the police in Darfur arrested 20 aid workers from the United Nations, the African Union and other agencies at a social event in Nyala on Friday.

Senate Resolution Denouncing Bush Troop Surge Passes In Committee, Moves To Full Senate For Vote

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

“This is not an attempt to embarrass the President,” said Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE). “It’s an attempt to save the President from making a significant mistake with regard to our policy in Iraq.” Delivers Petition With 1,000+ Signatures To Biden’s Ofc, Supporting His Resolution: “He Knows Escalation Is The Wrong Way To Get Us Out Of Iraq”

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

From Erin Medlicott: This afternoon local residents and community leaders will deliver a petition, signed by thousands of Delaware citizens, to Senator Joe Biden’s Milford office in support of his Senate Resolution criticizing escalation of the Iraq war.

Biden Pushes Add’l Funding For “COPS” Program To Put More Police Officers On The Job

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Overall funding for state and local law enforcement programs have been cut by billions and the COPS hiring program has been completely cut, the Delaware Democrat said.

Israeli President Moshe Katsav Steps Down; Takes Leave Of Absence Amid Criminal Charges

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

“It is a sad day for the state of Israel,” said lawmaker Benny Elon, who called on Katsav to resign to spare the nation further trauma.

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