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Navy Sub Chief Rebuts Critics Claims On SSBN-X; Don’t Cut our Boats

Posted by Colin Clark on

WASHINGTON: If you think the military doesn’t listen to critics or friends, then you haven’t read one of the most interesting blog posts ever from the Pentagon. It’s by the Navy admiral in charge of the nation’s submarines. The piece, by director of undersea warfare Rear. Adm. Richard Breckenridge, popped up on Navy Live, the… Keep reading →

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Bio-Weapons Crusader Calls For Tighter Research Oversight

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

WASHINGTON: One of the grand old men of biodefense, Dr. Matthew Meselson, left his Harvard lab and came to Washington to call for greater international cooperation in monitoring new diseases, whether they arise in the wild or in the lab. The Department of Homeland Security’s process for reviewing potentially dangerous research, he said at an… Keep reading →

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