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DoD Directive Grants Military Authority to ╦ťQuell Large-scale, Unexpected Civil Disturbances’

Militarization of federal agencies across the board puts everyday Americans square in the crosshairs Despite President Obama going to great lengths to assuage the American people’s concerns with the increased militarization of federal agencies, a recently disclosed military directive suggests those fears could be legitimate. Yesterday, The Washington Times disclosed a disturbing Department of Defense

Obama Considered Using Military Against Bundy and Supporters

Pentagon directive authorizes use of federal troops and drones in violation of Posse Comitatus Bill Gertz, writing for The Washington Times, reports the Obama administration had considered using the military during a standoff between Cliven Bundy and the BLM in Nevada in April. A 2010 Pentagon authorization, Directive No. 3025.18, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,”

Directive outlines Obama’s policy to use the military against citizens

Bill Gertz | Washington Times  A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans. The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the

U.S. Conducts Spy Flight Over Russia

Bill GertzWashington Free Beacon After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said. The spy flight originally was scheduled for April 14 but was canceled by Russia after a U.S. team for the flight failed to arrive near

DNI, HHS urged to shut Obamacare website until security issues resolved

Bill GertzWashington Free Beacon  President Barack Obama and two senior aides are being urged to suspend all use of the Obamacare computer network until recent U.S. intelligence warnings of potential cyber attacks from Belarus are resolved. Michele Bachmann (R., Minn.), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, called for the suspension in

J. Christopher Stevens Late U.S. ambassador to Libya Was killed by lethal injection


By Bill Gertz – Group sought to kidnap Stevens for exchange of imprisoned terrorists An al Qaeda terrorist stated in a recent online posting that U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens was killed by lethal injection after plans to kidnap him during the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi went bad. The veracity of the