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Oct 23 2014

China says it wants closer military ties with Iran

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:41
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defense minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported.
Oct 22 2014

Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan’s North

The New York Times - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:04
Gains by militants in Kunduz Province question the ability of Afghan security forces to hold territory just two months before the end of the 13-year international combat mission.
Oct 22 2014

CNO Greenert: 7-month deployments 'achievable and sustainable'

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:27
The Navy's top admiral said he wants to bring deployments down to a seven-month standard—a call that stands in stark contrast to recent deployment lengths.
Oct 19 2014

China says it's hard to resume cyber security talks with U.S.

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-10-19 09:26
Resuming cyber security cooperation between China and the United States would be difficult because of "mistaken U.S. practices", China's top diplomat told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Oct 19 2014

South Korea says gunfire exchanged along border

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-10-19 09:17
Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said.
Oct 18 2014

Navy report casts doubt on Sea Dragon's reliability

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2014-10-18 21:01
A confidential safety investigation report says a full risk-analysis is needed to ensure the Navy's aging MH-53E Sea Dragon fleet is safe to fly for another decade.
Oct 18 2014

Report faults Pentagon efforts to find MIAs

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-10-18 13:23
The Pentagon's effort to find the missing from past wars is wracked with inefficiencies, lacks a clear mission and fails to differentiate remains that can be recovered from those lost forever, an report charges.
Oct 18 2014

Sweden boosts forces to search for 'foreign underwater activity'

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2014-10-18 12:38
Sweden boosted its military presence in Stockholm's archipelago on Saturday to scour for "foreign underwater activity" in a mobilization of ships, troops and helicopters unseen since the Cold War.
Oct 18 2014

DOD seeks to clarify policies on nonprofit groups

Navy Times - Sat, 2014-10-18 12:04
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the barriers that complicate efforts by nonprofit groups to help service members and their families at some installations.
Oct 18 2014

GCC Naval Group To Focus on Coastal Threats

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2014-10-18 11:51
The Gulf Cooperation Council's planned maritime security force will most likely focus on coastal interdictions and counterterrorism operations and be less of a 'blue water navy,'


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