Top Daily Stories for May 2010

May 23 2010

Warship FS Niv?se Fire Fight with Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Sat, 2010-05-22 23:00
EU NAVFOR warship returned fire after being shot at, outside of Mogadishu harbor May 20.
May 21 2010

ACB Awarded USCG Security Boat Contract

Maritime News - Vessels - Thu, 2010-05-20 23:00
ACB has been awarded a $37.7m, five-year contract to provide the U.S. Coast Guard up to 80 Transportable Port Security Boats (TPSB).
May 20 2010

Thoughts from Gen. Mattis

Small Wars Council - Wed, 2010-05-19 23:00
He makes some good points about over reliance on technology.
May 19 2010

Afghanistan's Might-Have Been

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-05-18 23:00
Former presidential hopeful Abdullah Abdullah tells Washington that supporting Hamid Karzai and doing right by Afghanistan aren't the same thing.
May 19 2010

Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times Article

Small Wars Council - Tue, 2010-05-18 23:00
Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times Article
May 17 2010

Bangkok Burning

Foreign Policy - Sun, 2010-05-16 23:00
Images from Thailand's street war.
May 17 2010

Creating New Soldiers in Mexico's Drug War

Foreign Policy - Sun, 2010-05-16 23:00

How U.S. drug policy is making Mexican cartels more deadly.

May 15 2010

Pearl Harbor Submarines Get Head Start on Smoking Ban Top Stories - Fri, 2010-05-14 23:00
USS Olympia (SSN 717), USS Greeneville (SSN 772), USS Pasadena (SSN 752), and USS La Jolla (SSN 701) are getting a head start on the upcoming smoking ban below decks on submarines scheduled to become effective no later than Dec. 31, 2010.
May 15 2010

National Naval Aviation Museum Symposium Highlights Achievements in Naval Aviation Top Stories - Fri, 2010-05-14 23:00
The National Naval Aviation Museum recently concluded its two-day 24th annual Naval Aviation Symposium, which featured the enshrinement of Neil Armstrong, who first learned to fly when he was in high school.
May 14 2010

Navy Moves To Save The Ex-USS Iowa (BB-61)

USNI Blog - Thu, 2010-05-13 23:00
A few weeks after the USNI blog disclosed that the non-profit group once slated to receive the ex-USS IOWA (BB-61) was more hot air than substance, the Navy is now re-opening the bidding process for the ship.


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