Leon Panetta Has a Few More Drone Wars Ready to Go BY SPENCER ACKERMAN

DeM Banter: still fascinated by this...as expected, we will expand the use of said asset over countries we are not at war with...next few years should be interesting...especially as other nations bring their programs on line. There once was a time, just last year, when Defense Secretary Leon Panetta thought the U.S. was thisclose to …

Government Questioned Over Killer Drone Attacks By Deborah Haynes

DeM Banter: more nations look to utilize drones with more questions on engagement, employment, and ethics. London Times November 21, 2012 The Government was under pressure last night to reveal more about its use of armed drones in Afghanistan and to clarify whether British intelligence is used to help the CIA to kill terrorist suspects …

Leadership Freak at this best... in 300 words or less... thank you!

Sequestration Threatens Cuts Everywhere By Darren Samuelsohn

DeM Banter: what could possibly go wrong? Politico.com November 18, 2012 The Pentagon is soaking up most of the attention around the looming budget cuts that would take place at the start of the new year, but there are a host of other national security programs caught up in the fiscal cliff debate, too. Sequestration …

Don’t Miss The Greatness…Trust and Empower: DeMarco Banter

Empowerment and trust is something that seems lacking in certain organizations. Trust has to be built and as such takes time and without trust it is difficult to empower. First evaluate your people...can they handle the authority, empowerment, and trust? If you give too much authority too soon...you can literally be setting your folks up …