Top Daily Stories for May 2010

May 30 2010

A Tragic Day for a Faith Under Siege

At War - Sun, 2010-05-30 00:00
An author fears that a recent attack on Ahmadis in Pakistan won't be the last simply because religious extremists don't accept them as Muslims.
May 30 2010

Mullins: Congress Should Wait on ?Don?t Ask? Repeal

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Sun, 2010-05-30 00:00
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen, said this morning that he?d prefer that Congress not overturn the ban on allowing openly gay people to serve in the military until the Defense Department has finished studying how such a repeal
May 28 2010

How Turkey Tamed Its Army

Foreign Policy - Fri, 2010-05-28 00:00
Fifty years after the country's most infamous military coup, Turkey finally appears to be strenghening its democratic institutions.
May 27 2010

The Russian Nuclear Button

Foreign Policy - Thu, 2010-05-27 00:00
New questions about the Soviet legacy of three briefcases.
May 27 2010

Navy's Oceanographer Discusses Climate Change Roadmap

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2010-05-27 00:00
The U.S. Navy's senior oceanographer said climate change is a national security challenge with numerous strategic implications for the Navy during a Climate Change Roadmap roundtable May 27 at the Pentagon.
May 26 2010

Navy Needs F-35's Capabilities, Admiral Says

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2010-05-26 00:00
The Navy needs the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter's fifth-generation capabilities, said the service's acting director of air warfare May 24.
May 26 2010

Pakistan's Opinionated Media Landscape

At War - Wed, 2010-05-26 00:00
Pakistanis have a seemingly insatiable appetite for political news, but it's being fed more often than not by opinion, rather than fact-based journalism.
May 26 2010

FS Niv?se Saves Nordneptun from Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-05-26 00:00
A helicopter from the EU NAVFOR warship FS Nivocircse was launched against a pirate skiff leading to the disruption of a pirate attack against the merchant vessel Nordneptun off Zanzibar.
May 24 2010

Coast Guard Chief Sticks With BP

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Mon, 2010-05-24 00:00
Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen said today that he would not recommend shoving aside BP despite Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's suggestion that the government would "push BP out of the way" if it didn't stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and adequately
May 24 2010

US Navy Destroyer Locates Pirated Vessel

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2010-05-24 00:00
USS McFaul (DDG 74), a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, located the pirated M/V Iceberg I off the coast of Somalia with up to 50 pirates and more than 20 crew members on board May 24.

 
 

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