Top Daily Stories for July 2011

Jul 11 2011

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: More Court Wrangling

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2011-07-11 16:06
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the government 10 days to decide whether it would appeal the court's injunction against enforcing the military's ban on allowing gays to serve.
Jul 11 2011

China raps U.S. over military drills in disputed seas

Reuters - Mon, 2011-07-11 06:09
China's military sharply criticized the United States on Monday for holding military drills in contested waters of the South China Sea, a dispute Beijing has warned Washington not to meddle in.
Jul 10 2011

Adm. Mullen: China now world power

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2011-07-10 08:44
China "has arrived as a world power," the top U.S. military officer said Sunday.
Jul 10 2011

Pakistan urges U.S. to share intelligence on Zawahri

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2011-07-10 06:50
Pakistani called on the United States to share information about new al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he believed Osama bin Laden's successor is in Pakistan.
Jul 9 2011

Pakistan army says New York Times reports a 'direct attack'

Reuters - Sat, 2011-07-09 13:15
Reports in The New York Times criticizing the Pakistan army and the powerful intelligence agency is a "direct attack" on Pakistan's security, the army spokesman said on Saturday.
Jul 8 2011

Reports of Taiwan Sub Missile Test Called False

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-07-08 17:01
Recent media reports that Taiwan test-fired an antiship Hsiung Feng 2 missile from a Dutch-built Hai Lung submarine during an exercise in late June now appear to be false.
Jul 8 2011

This Week at War: Rumsfeld’s Revenge

Foreign Policy - Fri, 2011-07-08 01:08
Opinion: In the end, Robert Haddick asserts, Rumsfeld won the Doctrine War.
Jul 7 2011

U.S. DepSecDef To Resign Today

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 14:01
U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is expected to announce his resignation this afternoon, DoD officials confirmed.
Jul 7 2011

Adm. Mullen Worries: ‘Budget Train Is Moving Pretty Rapidly’

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2011-07-07 13:50
If the Pentagon is not careful, Congress' budget ax could start falling before top Defense Department officials have a chance to weigh in on where lawmakers should make their cuts.
Jul 7 2011

Italy Pulls Carrier from Libya Campaign

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 10:01
Italy is withdrawing its aircraft carrier, the Garibaldi, from NATO's operation in Libya to cut 80 million euros ($114 million) in costs.


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