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Oct 25 2011

DOD Says Uganda Mission To Last Months

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-25 16:35
While the Pentagon has yet to give a specific timeline or cost for the deployment of U.S. troops to Uganda, the mission will likely take months and cost tens of millions of dollars, a Defense official says.
Oct 25 2011

China paper warns of "sound of cannons" in sea disputes

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2011-10-25 04:46
One of China's most popular newspapers warned that nations involved in territorial disputes in the South China Sea should "mentally prepare for the sounds of cannons" if they remain at loggerheads with Beijing.
Oct 24 2011

Full story of fatal SEAL mission in question

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-10-24 21:28
U.S. Central Command has released hundreds of pages of interviews and exhibits indicating there were at least two tactical moves that came in for second-guessing.
Oct 24 2011

Admiral says U.S. Pacific forces may dodge budget cuts

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-10-24 20:43
Admiral Robert Willard, who has run Pacific Command since October 2009, took a measured tone about the threat posed by China’s burgeoning sea power.
Oct 24 2011

Panetta calls NKorea 'reckless,' criticizes China

AP News - Mon, 2011-10-24 06:01
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lashed out at North Korea on Monday for "reckless and provocative" acts and criticized China for a secretive expansion of its military power.
Oct 23 2011

Key general calls Iraq pullout plan a 'disaster'

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-10-23 19:50
President Obama's decision to pull all U.S. forces out of Iraq is an "absolute disaster" that puts the burgeoning Arab democracy at risk of an Iranian "strangling," says retired Army General John M. Keane.
Oct 23 2011

Navy falls to E. Carolina for 5th straight loss

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-23 11:31
Another agonizing defeat left Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo struggling to find words to describe the compassion he felt for his gritty team.
Oct 23 2011

Pakistan releases grounded Indian helicopter

AlJazeera - Sun, 2011-10-23 11:01
An Indian army helicopter and its crew, grounded in Pakistan for violating its airspace, have returned to India, Indian defense ministry officials have confirmed.
Oct 23 2011

U.S. lauds China's response to Taiwan arms deal

Reuters - Sun, 2011-10-23 07:17
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Sunday lauded China for its measured reaction to the latest U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, which triggered harsh words from Beijing but thus far nothing else.
Oct 21 2011

DOD, North Korea reach war-dead search deal

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-10-21 11:35
The Pentagon says it has agreed with North Korea to resume—after a six-year break—the search for remains of U.S. servicemen unaccounted for from the Korean War.


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