Top Daily Stories for June 2010

Jun 22 2010

It's Not Too Late to Save Kyrgyzstan

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-06-21 23:00
Russia and the United States weren't able to stop the recent outbreak of violence and ethnic cleansing in Osh. But there's still time to prevent the worst.
Jun 22 2010

McChrystal Gets Strong Endorsement From Karzai

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Mon, 2010-06-21 23:00
One person who gave embattled Gen. Stanley McChrystal a ringing endorsement: Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Jun 22 2010

McChrystal Story Now on Rolling Stone Site

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Mon, 2010-06-21 23:00
The Rolling Stone put the story about Gen. Stanley McChrystal on its website this morning -- after it set off an uproar at the White House.
Jun 21 2010

Report Cites U.S. Financing of Afghan Warlords

At War - Sun, 2010-06-20 23:00
A report finds the U.S. is financing Afghan warlords who earn their money guarding NATO convoys.
Jun 21 2010

McChrystal?s Next Offensive?

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Sun, 2010-06-20 23:00
Relations between the U.S. military and civilians in the Obama administration have been tense since last year's three-month review of Afghan war strategy, a state of affairs unlikely to be helped by a new profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Rolling
Jun 21 2010

Oil Spill Panel Revs Up, but Not Fast Enough for Drillers

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Sun, 2010-06-20 23:00
The presidential commission charged with investigating the Deepwater Horizon accident has picked a staff director and is holding its first organizational meeting in Washington Tuesday.
Jun 21 2010

EOD Det Defuses World War II Bomb on Naval Base Guam

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sun, 2010-06-20 23:00
A four-man team from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Detachment (Det) Marianas successfully defused a World War II-era 1,000 pound bomb aboard U.S. Naval Base Guam June 19.
Jun 21 2010

What?s It Like to Get Zapped by Pentagon?s ?Pain Ray??

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Sun, 2010-06-20 23:00
The military has now confirmed that the Active Denial System, a futuristic crowd-control device, has been shipped to Afghanistan. Washington Wire explains what it is like to be zapped.
Jun 20 2010

First European Jail Sentences for Somali Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2010-06-20 18:19
It has been reported that the five Somali pirates recently tried by the Rotterdam courts for the failed hijack of the Sananyolu, have been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment.
Jun 20 2010

Streamlined System Sought to Put Vessels to Work on Spill Clean-Up

Maritime News - Vessels - Sat, 2010-06-19 23:00
The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has proposed to BP and the U.S. Coast Guard that they create a smooth, efficient system to be sure vessel owners know what marine assets are needed to combat the Gulf oil spill, and to share with the Incident

 
 

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