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Jul 7 2010

Again, Damage From an Airstrike Not Just On the Ground

At War - Tue, 2010-07-06 23:00
The accidental killing of what appeared to be an intrepid squad of Afghan troops was a particularly hard blow, and a reminder of just how much is at stake in General Petraeus' current review of the rules of engagement covering airstrikes.
Jul 6 2010

Who Tried to Kill Fang Xuanchang? - By Sam Geall

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-07-05 23:00
A chilling attack on a controversial science journalist in Beijing bodes poorly for scientific progress.
Jul 6 2010

USS Elrod Rescues Stranded Mariners Of Sunken Ship Top Stories - Mon, 2010-07-05 23:00
The U.S. Navy frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) rescued 16 Pakistani mariners stranded in a life raft near the wreckage of their fishing vessel 144 miles west of Socotra Island off the Horn of Africa July 5.
Jul 5 2010

Lockerbie Bomber Could Live Another 10 Years

Small Wars Council - Mon, 2010-07-05 13:46
According to a recent review which could be somewhat embarrassing for both the British government and the devolved government in Scotland. Convicted Lockerbie bomber Adelbert Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi could live up to 10 more years despite earlier known
Jul 4 2010

USS Constitution Underway to Celebrate Independence Day Top Stories - Sat, 2010-07-03 23:00
USS Constitution and her crew got underway July 4 to celebrate the nation's independence from Great Britain.
Jul 1 2010

Westport Shipyard Launches Composite 43m Cutter

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2010-06-30 23:00
Westport's launch of the Global Response Cutter (GRC-43) from its composite patrol vessel series (CPV) represents a significant milestone.
Jun 30 2010

CO Norfolk Naval Shipyard Relieved Due to 'Loss of Confidence' Top Stories - Tue, 2010-06-29 23:00
The commanding officer of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNS) was relieved of command by Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) due to "loss of confidence" in his ability to command June 30.
Jun 30 2010

Drones, Not So Much. F-16s? Yes, Please.

At War - Tue, 2010-06-29 23:00
Video of F-16 fighter aircraft roaring through the skies figures prominently in the Pakistan air force's inspirational anthems.
Jun 29 2010

Golden Blessing Hijacked in the Gulf of Aden

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-06-29 17:42
In the early hours of 28 June, pirates took control of the MV Golden Blessing approximately 90 nautical miles off the northern Somali coast. On notification from
Jun 29 2010

Shining a Light on Pentagon?s ?Black Budget?

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2010-06-28 23:00
The defense budget gets a lot of scrutiny as it works its way through Congress, but there?s one part of the request that typically gets less press: The "black budget," which covers classified military programs.


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