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State Department has chance to reassert itself on foreign policy.
Panetta has yet to show his hand on defense policy.
Obama's choice of Gen. Martin Dempsey to chair the Joint Chiefs passes over Gen. James Cartwright.
How many times does the Pentagon have to say no?
The defense chief could have eased America out of the empire business. Instead, he expanded its franchise.
The Pentagon doesn’t want it, congressman just can’t let it go.
Saleh rescinded his offer to quit the presidency at the end of the year.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Libya is “not a vital interest for the U.S.”
The Obama administration has been careful not to add pressure on Yemeni President Saleh.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the U.S. military's role will lessen in coming days.