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Apr 19 2012

DOD urged to focus on directed-energy weapons

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 21:26
The U.S. military should focus on the development of directed-energy weapons to counter efforts to restrict its freedom of movement, according to a new analysis by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
Apr 19 2012

Navy moves to oust two Haditha Marines

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-04-19 21:21
Two Marines granted immunity from prosecution in the Haditha, Iraq, case could be kicked out of the Corps.
Apr 19 2012

China Sends Second Ship to Standoff with Philippines

The Chosun Ilbo - Thu, 2012-04-19 19:14
A nine-day-old naval standoff between China and the Philippines showed few signs of cooling Thursday, with Beijing sending a powerful military vessel toward the disputed islands in the South China Sea.
Apr 19 2012

Panetta: China assisting North Korean missile program

Reuters - Thu, 2012-04-19 18:40
China has provided some assistance to North Korea's missile program, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Thursday.
Apr 19 2012

A Few Good Women: Marines Open Infantry to Females

Wired.com - Thu, 2012-04-19 12:33
Chalk up another advance for gender equality in the U.S. military. The Marine Corps will open its infantry course to women for the first time in its 236-year history.
Apr 19 2012

India Says It Successfully Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 02:00
India said Thursday it had successfully launched a missile with nuclear capability and a 3,100-mile range, giving it the ability to strike Beijing and Shanghai.
Apr 19 2012

Veterans Affairs Dept. to Increase Mental Health Staffing

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 01:10
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to hire about 1,600 psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other clinicians in an effort to reduce wait times for services.
Apr 18 2012

CIA seeks new OK to expand Yemen drone campaign

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-04-18 19:53

The CIA is seeking authority to expand its covert drone campaign in Yemen by launching strikes against terrorism suspects even when it does not know the identities of those who will be killed.

Apr 18 2012

Germans Prepare To Pursue Pirates Ashore

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-04-18 11:47
The German government today approved the extension of the area of operations of German forces participating in the EU's counterpiracy mission off the coast of Somalia.
Apr 18 2012

Several nations target U.S. cyber-networks: ex-FBI official

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-04-18 00:01
At least half a dozen countries are probing U.S. corporate and military computer systems, looking for data and a toehold should they want to disrupt or destroy the networks, the FBI’s former top cyber-sleuth says.

 
 

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