Top Daily Stories for March 2010

Mar 22 2010

Obama Is Making Bush?s Big Mistake on Russia

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-03-22 00:00
Remember when George W. Bush thought he could get things done by making nice with Vladimir Putin? Barack Obama is repeating the same error with Dmitry Medvedev.
Mar 22 2010

Green SECNAV ? meet LCS downselect ?

USNI Blog - Mon, 2010-03-22 00:00
Here is something that has come at me from multiple sources – you can blame George Talbot for this post. All of a sudden – everyone wants to talk about fuel and LCS – so let’s talk about fuel. I was going to do this on my home
Mar 22 2010

Marja Embed: Six Weeks in Helmand Province

At War - Mon, 2010-03-22 00:00
The first in a series of reports by C.J. Chivers on the early days of Operation Moshtarak, the major offensive launched in Marja, Afghanistan, in late February.
Mar 22 2010

A Strategic Perspective on Taliban Warfare

Small Wars Council - Mon, 2010-03-22 00:00
A Strategic Perspective on Taliban Warfare (http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/2010/03/a-strategic-perspective-on-tal/) *Entry Excerpt:* *A Strategic Perspective on Taliban Warfare* by Lieutenant Colonel Ehsan Mehmood Khan *Download the
Mar 19 2010

Pirates Attack EU NAVFOR Warship

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2010-03-19 00:00
Early the morning of March 17, two small skiffs made a fast approach on the EU NAVFOR Dutch HNLMS Tromp with what appeared to be a pirate attack. The Tromp fired
Mar 18 2010

MMWC Propeller Arresters

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-03-18 00:00
The Merchant Maritime Warfare Centre (MMWC), a UK based maritime anti-piracy organization, is launching their latest countermeasure, the MMWC Propeller Arresters.
Mar 17 2010

'The Hurt Locker' Through a Baghdad Lens

At War - Wed, 2010-03-17 00:00
It took one day embedded with a unit of soldiers from Delta Company, of the Third Infantry Division's First Brigade, for my initial impression of the Oscar-winning movie for best picture to pivot 180 degrees.
Mar 17 2010

Catch or Kill? McChrystal, Holder on Osama bin Laden

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Wed, 2010-03-17 00:00
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top military commander in Afghanistan, and Attorney General Eric Holder seem to have differing views on how al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden might meet his end.
Mar 17 2010

What America Needs to Know About EMPs

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-03-17 00:00
The threat of an electromagnetic attack is real, but preparing for one shouldn't be too difficult.
Mar 17 2010

Our Money in Pakistan

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-03-17 00:00
Richard Holbrooke is getting serious blowback for his efforts to radically reshape U.S. aid programs in South Asia's most dangerous state. But maybe he's onto something.

 
 

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