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Jul 9 2011

Pakistan army says New York Times reports a 'direct attack'

Reuters - Sat, 2011-07-09 14:15
Reports in The New York Times criticizing the Pakistan army and the powerful intelligence agency is a "direct attack" on Pakistan's security, the army spokesman said on Saturday.
Jul 8 2011

Reports of Taiwan Sub Missile Test Called False

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-07-08 18:01
Recent media reports that Taiwan test-fired an antiship Hsiung Feng 2 missile from a Dutch-built Hai Lung submarine during an exercise in late June now appear to be false.
Jul 8 2011

This Week at War: Rumsfeld’s Revenge

Foreign Policy - Fri, 2011-07-08 02:08
Opinion: In the end, Robert Haddick asserts, Rumsfeld won the Doctrine War.
Jul 7 2011

U.S. DepSecDef To Resign Today

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 15:01
U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is expected to announce his resignation this afternoon, DoD officials confirmed.
Jul 7 2011

Adm. Mullen Worries: ‘Budget Train Is Moving Pretty Rapidly’

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2011-07-07 14:50
If the Pentagon is not careful, Congress' budget ax could start falling before top Defense Department officials have a chance to weigh in on where lawmakers should make their cuts.
Jul 7 2011

Italy Pulls Carrier from Libya Campaign

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 11:01
Italy is withdrawing its aircraft carrier, the Garibaldi, from NATO's operation in Libya to cut 80 million euros ($114 million) in costs.
Jul 7 2011

Canada Ends Combat Mission in Afghanistan

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 11:01
Canada ended its nine-year combat mission in Afghanistan on July 7, closing the curtain after the deaths of 157 troops and signaling the start of further American and NATO withdrawals later this year.
Jul 7 2011

Taiwan Test Fires Sub-Launched Missile

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 11:01
Taiwan has test fired for the first time a locally developed, submarine-launched missile designed to counter the threat of China's fast-expanding navy.
Jul 7 2011

Multinational Arctic Exercises Planned

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-07 02:01
The Pentagon envisions multinational exercises in the Arctic involving the United States and seven other countries that recently agreed to jointly conduct search-and-rescue missions in the vast region.
Jul 6 2011

Turkey Appoints New Defense Minister

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-06 16:01
Turkey's government has named a new defense minister, Ismet Yilmaz, who will replace Vecdi Gonul, it was announced July 6.


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