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Oct 16 2010

Japan rallies against China over disputed islands

Reuters - Sat, 2010-10-16 10:37
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 21:14
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.
Oct 14 2010

Defense decisions: Limit engagements or build strength?

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-10-14 19:59
A tug of war over defense spending this week harbingers budget conflicts to come as the irresistible force of rising military costs meets the immovable object of growing fiscal deficits.
Oct 14 2010

U.S. seeks to delay 'don't ask' ruling

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-10-14 16:35
The Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to allow the military's "don't ask, don't tell' policy to continue while it appeals her order to end the ban on gays serving openly.
Oct 13 2010

In online journal, al Qaeda pushes 'lone-wolf' attacks

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-10-13 20:05
The problem al Qaeda is having in making use of potential Western recruits is evident in the latest edition of its online English-language magazine, which calls on would-be U.S. terrorists to carry out "lone wolf" attacks in the United States instead of traveling abroad to join extremist groups.
Oct 13 2010

Cautiously optimistic Petraeus briefs NATO on Afghan war

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-10-13 17:15
NATO's top commander in Afghanistan offered a cautiously optimistic assessment of the transition of security duties to Afghan forces during a briefing with alliance representatives on Wednesday, a U.S. official said.
Oct 13 2010

Skelton to Gates: Don’t Make Me Angry

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-10-13 12:15
House Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton (D., Mo.) sent a sharply worded letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, chastising him for failing to provide documents to justify the Pentagon's decision to shut the Virginia-based Joint Forces Command.

Oct 13 2010

Pirating of MV Izumi in the Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-10-13 10:40
On the afternoon of 10 October, the owners of the Panama-flagged MV Izumi reported that they had received an automatically released distress signal indicating that the vessel was likely to be under pirate attack.
Oct 13 2010

Services Exceed 2010 Recruiting Goals

Navy News from - Wed, 2010-10-13 06:46
The Pentagon's top adviser on recruiting offered a positive assessment on Oct. 12 of the services' efforts to bring in new troops during fiscal 2010.
Oct 12 2010

U.S. intelligence agencies 'wasted' billions

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-10-12 20:07
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.


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