Top Daily Stories

Oct 24 2010

Pakistan resists U.S. push to expand terror fight

The Washington Times - Sun, 2010-10-24 11:05
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said the country's military will deal with a key Taliban sanctuary along the Afghan border on its own timeline, despite U.S. pressure.
Oct 22 2010

GAO says 'virtual fence' along Mexican border over budget

The Washington Times - Fri, 2010-10-22 13:06
The Department of Homeland Security has "largely defined but has not adequately implemented" controls over a "virtual fence" along the U.S.-Mexico border promised for completion in 2009 and, as a result, the multibillion-dollar project is behind schedule and over budget, a government report says.
Oct 21 2010

UAS to Replace Afghanistan Supply Trucks

Unmanned helicopters will deliver cargo to remote outposts in Afghanistan next year as part of a U.S. Navy trial that aims to reduce Marines’ exposure to roadside bombs during supply missions.
Oct 19 2010

NTSB erred about Coast Guard crew texting before fatal crash

San Diego Union - Tue, 2010-10-19 22:17
The problem: The agency based its conclusion on the wrong time zone, according to a corrected report that was quietly issued late last month.
Oct 19 2010

Pakistan's haven for terror unit irks U.S.

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-10-19 19:39
With U.S.-Pakistani strategic talks set to start in Washington today, the Obama administration is growing increasingly frustrated with Islamabad's reluctance to shut down a terrorist group that provides haven for al Qaeda and Taliban leaders in Pakistan.
Oct 19 2010

Sentencing for pirate in U.S. hijacking

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2010-10-19 01:36
A Somali pirate who led the attack on a U.S. vessel off the coast of Africa last year will be sentenced today.
Oct 18 2010

Obama may opt for new military advisers

The Washington Times - Mon, 2010-10-18 19:29
President Obama, who has clashed with the military top brass over war and gays, will soon have a chance to reshape the Joint Chiefs of Staff as he faces contentious decisions next year on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and on ending some weapons systems.
Oct 17 2010

Afghanistan war: 'Time. It will take some time.'

San Diego Union - Sun, 2010-10-17 00:21
Camp Pendleton-based Marines said it could take years, even decades, to achieve long-term stability in the impoverished and insurgent-filled country.
Oct 16 2010

Japan rallies against China over disputed islands

Reuters - Sat, 2010-10-16 09:37
Thousands of protesters marched through Tokyo on Saturday to demonstrate against what they called China's invasion of disputed islands that both countries claim.
Oct 15 2010

U.S. drone attack kills a top Pakistan Taliban leader

The Washington Times - Fri, 2010-10-15 20:14
A top Pakistan Taliban leader who recently warned that terrorists would launch attacks in the U.S. and Europe "very soon" has reportedly been killed in a U.S. drone attack.


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