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Oct 12 2010

U.S. intelligence agencies 'wasted' billions

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-10-12 19:07
U.S. intelligence agencies have wasted many billions of dollars by mismanaging secret, high-technology programs, the deputy chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence says.
Oct 12 2010

Judge orders stop to 'don't ask, don't tell' policy

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-10-12 14:45
A federal judge issued a worldwide injunction Tuesday stopping enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, ending the U.S. military's 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops.
Oct 11 2010

Payoff seen in Afghan surge

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-10-11 19:32

The U.S. military is starting to see signs that the troop surge in Afghanistan is working on a timetable similar to the Iraq reinforcement campaign in 2007, according to an outside adviser and military sources.

"There are already some early

Oct 10 2010

Taliban meetings all talk, no action

The Washington Times - Sun, 2010-10-10 19:42
The negotiations in Kabul between the Afghan government and the Taliban did little, and claims that they achieved a major breakthrough were inflated, participants and local analysts said.
Oct 10 2010

Gates reassures allies worried by China

The Washington Times - Sun, 2010-10-10 16:57
The United States will back up small Asian nations who feel bullied by China and will insist on diplomatic solutions to territorial disputes among China and Pacific neighbors, U.S. officials said.
Oct 7 2010

Navy Tweaks Alignment of Forces

Navy News from - Thu, 2010-10-07 14:39
The Navy's top admiral has tweaked the chain of command to clarify the roles and responsibilities of some top brass.
Oct 7 2010

Russian military successfully tests new missile

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-10-07 08:27
The Russian navy on Thursday successfully test-fired an advanced ballistic missile from a nuclear submarine, giving a boost to the nation's top weapons program that has been haunted by a string of failures.
Oct 7 2010

Al Qaeda is a bigger threat today than 10 years ago, says terrorism expert

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2010-10-07 06:05
Al Qaeda is far more dangerous than it was 10 years ago, the former head of the CIA’s bin Laden unit tells Deutsche Welle in an interview. He is also worried about the increased domestic threat the West is facing.
Oct 7 2010

UN 'mulls expanded Somalia force'

AlJazeera - Thu, 2010-10-07 01:16
Ugandan president says the U.N. Security Council is considering his request to raise more funds for the peacekeeping mission.
Oct 6 2010

Taliban set preconditions for formal peace talks

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-10-06 11:34
Taliban officials have engaged in periodic, discreet contacts with Afghan and U.S. officials for months, but are unwilling to move to formal peace negotiations until the U.S. agrees to a timetable for the withdrawal of all foreign troops.


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