Top Daily Stories for January 2011

Jan 31 2011

Key military, intelligence assets imperiled in Egypt

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-01-31 21:38
U.S. military and intelligence agencies would lose vital air, land and sea assets if Egypt falls into the hands of radical Islamists, as Iran did in 1979, foreign policy analysts say.
Jan 30 2011

Navy Rescues 20 from Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2011-01-30 22:01
The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard reportedly intercepted a vessel used by Somali pirates, 200 miles off Kochi in the Arabian Sea, following a joint operation.
Jan 30 2011

Top Marines Pledge to ‘Step Out Smartly’ to Comply With ‘Don’t Ask’ Repeal

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Sun, 2011-01-30 16:15
A new video by top leaders of the Marine Corps called on service members to value "diversity" and to "faithfully implement" the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Jan 27 2011

U.S., EU eye anti-satellite weapons pact

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-01-27 22:36
The Obama administration is negotiating with the European Union on an agreement limiting the use of anti-satellite weapons, a move that some critics say could curb U.S. development of space weapons in general.
Jan 25 2011

New Marine assault vehicle meets performance test

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-01-25 23:18
General Dynamics continued its push to save the potentially doomed Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, saying the Marines amphibious assault craft excelled during the latest round of performance testing completed at Camp Pendleton last week.
Jan 25 2011

Petraeus: Tough fight in Afghanistan in 2011

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-01-25 11:11
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan issued an assessment of the war Tuesday, saying the military "made impressive progress" last year, while stressing that 2011 is "likely to be tough."
Jan 20 2011

South Korea says accepts North military talks

Reuters - Thu, 2011-01-20 07:32
South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday it had decided to accept North Korea's proposal for high-level military talks in a bid to defuse tensions on the divided peninsula.
Jan 19 2011

Pendleton Marines see progress in Afghanistan

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-01-20 00:21
Marines are expanding their relationships with tribal leaders in Afghanistan as violence subsides in several areas of Helmand province, the new deputy commander of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force said.
Jan 19 2011

China’s J-20 Fighter: Stealthy or Just Stealthy-Looking?

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Wed, 2011-01-19 10:39
How stealthy is China's J-20 fighter? Not very, says aviation analyst Richard Aboulafia, who took a close look at the aircraft.

Jan 18 2011

Lawmaker wants OK from service chiefs in lifting of 'don't ask'

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-01-18 21:24
A Republican lawmaker has reopened the debate on gays serving openly in the military by calling for the chiefs of each service to have a say in if, when and how the ban is lifted.

 
 

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