Skip to main content

Secretary Of Defense Trivia

14 Jan 2013

Secretary Of Defense Trivia

Only nominee ever to be rejected by the Senate was John Tower of Texas, nominated by then-President George H.W. Bush in 1989. Tower’s nomination was voted down, 53-47. WORD(s) LIKELY TO BE IN THE NEWS ‘TARGETED KILLINGS’ The Council on Foreign Relations’ Jonathan Masters defines targeted killings as,  “premeditated acts of lethal force employed by states in times of peace or during armed conflict to eliminate specific individuals outside their custody. The particular act of lethal force, usually undertaken by a nation’s intelligence or armed services, can vary widely–from cruise missiles to drone strikes to special operations raids. Further explained… http://bit.ly/VKKrur

Related Posts

Washington Report – June 8, 2018

Plastic Straws & More ... The Latest Obamacare Fight ... Wrecking Ball Theory Of Foreign...

Washington Report March 3, 2017

A Moment That Gives Us Hope ... Tax Reform By August? Unlikely. ... Defense Approps...

The Washington Report – March 13, 2015

This week's Washington Report! To sign up for the direct email, click here.   PENDING...

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.