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Sep 11 2014

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-09-10 23:55
Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq.
Sep 10 2014

The long war: No end in sight for America in the Middle East

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-09-10 06:55
Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, this was supposed to be a season of relief, with Iraq managing on its own and most U.S. troops finally ending their combat duty in Afghanistan.
Sep 10 2014

WW I sub 'found' by Australian navy

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Wed, 2014-09-10 05:22
The Australian navy believes it may have discovered the wreckage of the nation’s first military submarine, AE1, which disappeared a century ago off the coast of Papua New Guinea.
Sep 10 2014

China, Vietnam trade accusations over boats in disputed waters

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2014-09-10 05:01
China said Wednesday its forces had boarded a Vietnamese trawler last month in disputed waters and confiscated explosives used for fishing, rejecting Vietnam's accusations that its ships had been attacked.
Sep 9 2014

Japan, U.S. discussing offensive military capability for Tokyo - Japan officials

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:07
Japan and the United States are exploring the possibility of Tokyo acquiring offensive weapons that would allow Japan to project power far beyond its borders, Japanese officials said.
Sep 9 2014

WSJ/NBC Poll: Americans Turn Hawkish on ISIS – The Short Answer

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2014-09-09 17:40
A solid majority of Americans support military action against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
Sep 9 2014

House of Representatives condemns Obama for Bergdahl swap

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 17:28
House members on Tuesday voted to condemn President Obama for failing to notify Congress about plans to exchange five Taliban detainees for prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Sep 9 2014

Frigate Halyburton decommissioned after 30 years of service

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 16:09
After more than 30 years of naval service, the frigate Halyburton was decommissioned in Mayport, Florida, in a ceremony attended by crew members, plankowners, family, and friends.
Sep 9 2014

DDG and Hornet squadron COs win top leadership award

Navy Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:37
The skippers of a destroyer and a fighter squadron are this year's recipients of the Navy's top leadership prize.
Sep 9 2014

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq hit Islamic State vehicles

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-09-09 13:09
The U.S. military says it launched five more airstrikes in support of Iraqi government troops and Sunni tribesmen protecting the Haditha Dam against fighters of the Islamic State group.

 
 

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