David Welna appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
After the Paris attacks, the debate over the use of U.S ground troops to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria has deepened. Polls indicate the politicians reflect a similar split in public opinion.
Friday, November 20, 2015
National security officials and policymakers are pushing for tougher surveillance laws. Much of their effort focuses on forcing tech firms to give law enforcement access to encrypted smartphone data.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The White House will soon send Congress its proposal to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A Colorado town that hosts a federal and state prison debate taking in the detainees.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
President Obama is expected to send Congress a plan soon for how to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. While Congress is expected to oppose him, advocates say that might not matter.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
The White House is expected to release recommendations to Congress for a plan to close Guantanamo Bay and relocate its inmates somewhere in the U.S. Meanwhile, the expected failure of...
Thursday, November 05, 2015
President Obama's decision to send special operations ground forces into Syria is again prompting calls for specific authorization from Congress to wage war.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
President Obama's decision to station a group of U.S. Special Operations forces on the ground in Syria may be difficult to reconcile with earlier promises of no boots on the ground there.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The CIA Director broke his silence this week about being the victim of some highly personal espionage. His personal AOL email account was hacked and much of its contents was posted by WikiLeaks.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
With Russia entering the Syria battlefield and the first U.S. combat casualty in the fight against the Islamic State, Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells Congress the U.S. is stepping ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Not only Hillary Clinton has a lot at stake in how her appearance goes Thursday before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. So too does the panel. Democrats says its aim is primari...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Hillary Clinton is testifying for the first time at a public hearing Thursday of the House Select Committee on Benghazi. But Democrats say this is about trying to undermine her presidential bid.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The list of U.S. government officials whose personal email accounts appear to have been hacked now allegedly includes CIA Director John Brennan. It seems the target was Brennan's private AOL account.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Now that the Obama administration has decided to keep U.S. forces in the country longer than initially planned, the 14-year conflict will likely be handed to his successor.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The ACLU filed a lawsuit this week against two psychologists whom the CIA contracted to develop a harsh interrogation program. A December Senate report described what many consider to be CIA torture.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
At the first Congressional hearing on the fighting in Afghanistan since a U.S. plane fired on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, the top U.S. commander is in the hot seat. ...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The leaders of the U.S. intelligence community convened on Capitol Hill Thursday to discuss worldwide cyber security threats. They said the problem is only getting worse.
Monday, September 07, 2015
The U.S. has controlled the naval base for more than a century and sends Cuba an annual rent check of just over $4,000. And each year since the Castros took over, the Cubans have refused to cash it.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
President Obama's plan to close Guantanamo lacks a crucial element: a U.S. prison to hold captives too dangerous to release. The Pentagon is considering military prisons in Kansas and South Carolina.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Jeb Bush laid out his plan to defeat ISIS this week, calling for a bigger U.S. military presence in the Middle East.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The nuclear deal the U.S. and five other nations have struck gives Iran a delay of up to 24 days for outside inspections of suspected nuclear facilities. But critics say that is not w...