Top Daily Stories

Jun 9 2011

Marine Corps to tighten belt after defense cuts

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-06-09 13:38
The commander of Marine Corps forces development said the corps is changing missions and weapons in response to anticipated defense spending cuts.
Jun 8 2011

Future wars seen as longer, deadlier

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-06-08 17:34
The wars of the future will be longer, deadlier and waged against a more diverse variety of enemies than ever before, and U.S. armed forces must be ready, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III said Wednesday.
Jun 7 2011

Pressure builds for sale of F-16 jets to Taiwan

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-06-07 19:57
Congress is stepping up pressure on the Obama administration to sell more F-16 jet fighters to Taiwan as the island's air defenses deteriorate and China's air power grows.
Jun 6 2011

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower XO Relieved Top Stories - Mon, 2011-06-06 22:01
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, relieved the executive officer of the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on Monday.
Jun 6 2011

India OKs $4B deal to buy U.S.-made military aircraft

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-06-06 10:36
India's Cabinet approved a proposal to buy 10 American C-17 military aircraft for more than $4 billion, the largest defense deal between the two nations.
Jun 4 2011

Success the only real option in Afghanistan: Gates

Reuters - Sat, 2011-06-04 10:44
Robert Gates arrived on his final trip to Afghanistan as Defense secretary Saturday, acknowledging Americans are tired of war but warning that success is imperative because failure would be the most costly result.
Jun 2 2011

Mullen: Pace of Afghanistan withdrawal undecided

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-06-02 11:18
The top U.S. military officer said Thursday that Gen. David H. Petraeus has not yet made his recommendation on the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, but it will come in the next few weeks and move rapidly after that.
May 31 2011

U.S. arms makers said to be bleeding secrets to cyber foes

Reuters - Tue, 2011-05-31 18:24
Top Pentagon contractors have been bleeding secrets for years as a result of penetrations of their computer networks, current and former national security officials say.
May 30 2011

Cost of war in Afghanistan to be top factor in troop-reduction talks

Washington Post - War Zones - Mon, 2011-05-30 20:12
Of all the statistics that President Obama’s national security team will consider when it debates the size of forthcoming troop reductions in Afghanistan, the most influential number will be the cost of the war.
May 29 2011

U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans Give Obama Lower Marks

Gallup - Sun, 2011-05-29 22:00
U.S. military veterans and those currently on active military duty are less likely to approve of President Obama's job performance than are Americans of comparable ages who are not in the military.


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