Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 22 2012

Crashes involving U.S. aircraft fuel concern in Japan

Fox News - Fri, 2012-06-22 05:35
Recent crashes involving the U.S. military's Osprey transport are fueling an uproar in Japan that could threaten plans to deploy the aircraft to Okinawa by the end of the year.
Jun 22 2012

Panetta: Only a 'handful' of top al Qaeda targets left

MSNBC - Fri, 2012-06-22 03:47
The Defense Secretary said Thursday that only a "small handful" of the individuals on an original list of al Qaeda leaders remain on the battlefield and that Saudi Arabia is reporting a decline in recruitment.
Jun 22 2012

Somali piracy death toll rises, violence worsens

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2012-06-22 02:03
Somali pirates seizing Indian Ocean ships were responsible for at least 35 hostage deaths in 2011, a report showed on Friday, with levels of violence rising.
Jun 21 2012

New carrier role in Pacific: Fight illegal fishing

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-06-21 08:26
Before its final leg home from deployment, the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group got a new mission: patrol and secure protected fishing areas in the southern Pacific.
Jun 21 2012

Iran to build more ships, boost naval presence

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2012-06-21 05:38
The Iranian navy has announced plans to build more warships and increase its presence in international waters at a time of growing tension in the region.
Jun 21 2012

China: Vietnam's claim to islands 'null and void'

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2012-06-21 05:03
China on Thursday "vehemently opposed" a Vietnamese law asserting sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands, the latest escalation in tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea.
Jun 21 2012

George Washington CSG in Trilateral Exercise Top Stories - Thu, 2012-06-21 04:15
The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier strike group is conducting a trilateral event in the East China Sea today and tomorrow.
Jun 21 2012

N. Korea slams trilateral naval drill - Thu, 2012-06-21 03:54
North Korea called a joint military drill among U.S., South Korea and Japan "reckless military provocations" that could lead to "nuclear war" as the allies started operations today.
Jun 20 2012

Pentagon scolds military college for anti-Islamic class

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-06-20 20:23
Poor judgment and poor oversight led to the teaching of anti-Islamic material at the Joint Forces Staff College, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
Jun 20 2012

Congress won't let Panetta close bases

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-06-20 19:21
Congress is poised to deliver a defeat to the Obama administration on one of its main defense policies in the new budget—base closings.


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