Top Daily Stories for January 2012

Jan 3 2012

Officials spell out new NWU rules

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-01-03 11:19
The Navy in December loosened the rules for wearing the digital Navy working uniform. But the rules, which took effect Jan. 1, left a lot of room for interpretation, and there are aspects that sailors need to know.
Jan 3 2012

Report: Pakistan Taliban chiefs "at each other's throats"

Reuters - Tue, 2012-01-03 08:31
Al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban and Pakistani militants have had a series of meetings aimed at containing what could soon be open warfare between the two most powerful Pakistani Taliban leaders, sources say.
Jan 3 2012

Taliban say office in Qatar has been agreed

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2012-01-03 07:53
The Afghan Taliban said Tuesday they have reached a preliminary deal to set up a political office in the nation of Qatar, and asked for the release of prisoners held at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay.
Jan 2 2012

Navy: Cost overruns on Ford carrier may hit $1.1 billion

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-01-02 01:00
The Navy has estimated a worst-case cost overrun of as much as $1.1 billion for the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford, the service's most expensive warship.
Jan 1 2012

Iran says it’s produced nuclear fuel rod for 1st time

Washington Post - World - Sun, 2012-01-01 04:36
Iran says its scientists have produced the nation’s first nuclear fuel rod, a feat of engineering the West doubted Tehran could do.

 
 

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