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New intelligence indicates North Korea is building its first road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, an easily hidden weapon capable of hitting the United States, according to Obama administration officials.
Battered by Pakistan's military and U.S. drone strikes, the once-formidable Pakistani Taliban has splintered into more than 100 smaller factions and weakened, according to security officials, analysts, and tribesmen.
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced expanded occasion for wear and updated policies for the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type I, II and III in NAVADMIN 366/11, released Dec. 2.
The Obama administration is planning for a $523.42 billion base defense budget in 2013 with an additional $82.5 billion for contingencies, a combined one-year reduction of about $47 billion in the base budget.