June 14th, 2011
08:57 AM ET

GOP candidates on Afghanistan, Libya and role of commander-in-chief

Seven Republican contenders in the U.S. presidential race faced off Monday night in one of the first debates of the primary season, offering policy ideas and criticism of President Barack Obama to try to separate themselves from the competition almost 17 months before the 2012 election.

What did they have to say about national security, Afghanistan and Libya? Here are edited excerpts from the debate, moderated by CNN's John King. FULL POST

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Filed under: Afghanistan • Libya • Military • Osama bin Laden
June 1st, 2011
12:39 PM ET

The Pentagon's cyber attack policy

The Pentagon has a new strategy for handling cyber attacks: treat them as acts of war. But is this the best approach?

Wesley Clark,  a retired Army general and NATO's former supreme allied commander in Europe, and Noah Shachtman, an editor at Wired.com, weigh in.

What do you think? Take part in the Quick vote below and add your comment.

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Filed under: Military