Top Daily Stories for March 2010

Mar 28 2010

Independence Begins Maiden Voyage

Maritime News - Vessels - Sat, 2010-03-27 23:00
The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Independence (LCS 2), sailed away from Mobile, Ala. for the first time March 26. The milestone marks the commencement
Mar 28 2010

Dispatch: Battle for Kandahar (Part I)

Small Wars Council - Sat, 2010-03-27 23:00
Dispatch: Battle for Kandahar (Part I) by Michael Yon
Mar 28 2010

Obama?s Trip to Afghanistan: Dual Messages

The Wall Street Journal - - Sat, 2010-03-27 23:00
President Barack Obama made his first trip to Afghanistan, four months after he announced an escalation of U.S. troop levels in the war there.
Mar 26 2010

VA Ruling on Ex-Marine May Affect Many

A government decision to give disability benefits to a former Marine sickened by toxins at Camp Lejeune, N.C., could have far-reaching effects for thousands of other families who lived and worked at the military base over the years.
Mar 26 2010

Obama to Seal Nuke Deal With Russia

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2010-03-25 23:00
Obama is set to seal the deal on a new treaty to cut U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals by a quarter and dramatically cut back the number of deployed nuclear weapons launchers.
Mar 25 2010

Bermuda Flagged Cargo Ship Hijacked

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-03-24 23:00
The afternoon of March 23, the Bermuda flagged British Virgin Islands owned cargo ship MV Talca was reported hijacked. The hijacking took place approximately 120
Mar 25 2010

Zim Security Team Turns Back Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-03-24 23:00
Israeli security guards on board the Zim Africa Star repelled an attack by Somali pirates on the ship. The ship was en route from Mombasa, Kenya, to Djibouti, when 350 miles from the Somali coast,
Mar 25 2010

Dispatch: Sent of Weakness

Small Wars Council - Wed, 2010-03-24 23:00
Dispatch: Sent of Weakness by Michael Yon
Mar 25 2010

Cargo Vessel Frigia Hijacked

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-03-24 23:00
On the morning of 23 of March, the Malta flagged Turkish owned (Garanti Finansal Kiralama) cargo ship MV Frigia, deadweight 35,000 tonnes, was reported hijacked in the Indian Ocean.


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