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Breaking: Bush’s DARPA chief announces “it’s over”

Eight-year DARPA Director Tony Tether announced his relatively unexpected resignation by email today. As his widely distributed note suggests, Tether also believed the conventional wisdom that he would remain in office until his successor arrived. It appears that Tether doesn’t appreciate how he was informed. Here’s the email: Subject: The Time to Go has Been […]

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Ex-AIA president John Douglass returns to office?

John Douglass is a retired US Air Force general, former assistant secretary of the navy, former president of the Aerospace Industries Association and an ardent Democrat. In talking to him this morning about Airbus’ ethics, I also asked him if he was looking for a job in the Obama administration.“I workedhard in the Democratic side […]

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