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Dec 31 2014

U.S.: Somalia terrorist leader killed

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2014-12-31 11:49
The head of intelligence and security for the al-Shabaab terrorist organization in Somalia, Tahlil Abdishakur, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
Dec 30 2014

Five Guantánamo Prisoners Are Released to Kazakhstan

The New York Times - Tue, 2014-12-30 23:49
Three detainees from Yemen and two from Tunisia were transferred from the military prison in Cuba. With the move, there are 127 prisoners left.
Dec 30 2014

Federal judge orders Marine Corps to answer charges it discredited whistleblower

The Washington Times - Tue, 2014-12-30 15:35
A federal judge has ordered the Marine Corps to answer to allegations it has tried to discredit a Reserve officer in order to cover up his warnings about an Afghan police chief later tied to the fatal shootings of three troops.
Dec 28 2014

U.S., NATO Mark End of Mission to Afghanistan

The New York Times - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:54
The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with a ceremony in Kabul as the insurgency they fought for 13 years nonetheless remains ferocious and deadly.
Dec 26 2014

Big year for ship retirements

San Diego Union - Fri, 2014-12-26 17:10
For sailors who hate to see a warship go dark, the coming year will be tough to take.
Dec 26 2014

New Russian military doctrine: NATO is top threat

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2014-12-26 13:55
Russia named NATO’s military buildup near its border as its main military threat and spoke of a “strategic deterrent,” according to a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin Friday.
Dec 26 2014

U.S. missile strikes kill 7 militants in NW Pakistan

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2014-12-26 03:30
A suspected U.S. drone fired missiles at two compounds in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Friday, killing at least seven alleged militants.
Dec 17 2014

Army's blimp-like airships get East Coast test

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:53
The Army showed off a blimp-like airship Wednesday that is designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles speeding toward the nation's capital or other major East Coast cities.
Dec 16 2014

2 Navy commanders relieved after Tortuga hits buoy

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2014-12-16 16:29
The Navy has fired the top two officers aboard the dock landing ship Tortuga, two months after the ship collided with a buoy in the Chesapeake Bay.
Dec 16 2014

Pentagon sending 250 MRAPs to Iraq at no charge for Islamic State fight

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-12-16 16:05
Iraq will receive roughly 250 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles from the U.S. in 2015—for free—to deal with roadside bombs set by the Islamic State group.

 
 

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