Peter Smith is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and holds a combined Bachelor's degree in Newspaper and Online Journalism and Middle Eastern Studies.
The upcoming publication of the first-hand account of the NAVY SEAL raid that Killed Osama Bin Laden is stirring up controversy amongst defense officials, as the book contradicts previous White House officials’ accounts of the mission....Full Article »
The Army will retain its current three-event Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), opting not to implement a five-event Army Physical Readiness Test (APRT),which had been proposed by the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC ) and was in its trial phases....Full Article »
President Barack Obama expressed his dismay at the recent slew of "green-on-blue" attacks occurring in Afghanistan on Monday, signaling the growing cause for concern these killings pose to United States and coalition forces....Full Article »
The X-51A Waverider, an experimental aircraft seeking hypersonic flight, crashed into the Pacific Ocean after just seconds of flight due to an apparent control fin failure according to an Air Force statement on Tuesday....Full Article »
"Gauss," the latest in a string of apparent government sponsored cyber-espionage toolkits, was uncovered by Kaspersky Labs last week. The threat posed by the existence of these pieces of militarized code, and their subsequent development and reprogramming, is at the center of a national cyber security debate that is beginning to take shape in the...Full Article »
The Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs have published a new application for the iPhone and Android platforms intended to help treat the effects of PTSD through prolonged exposure therapy in between clinical sessions....Full Article »