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Mar 29 2010

Mortarmen Bring 81s to the Fight

The Marines and Soldiers were going about their daily business, setting up their new company operating base in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Mar 29 2010

The Heart of Allawi's Win

At War - Mon, 2010-03-29 00:00
When you take a closer look at the campaign of Ayad Allawi and that of the man he defeated in Iraq's parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, Mr. Allawi's victory doesn't look like a surprise at all.
Mar 28 2010

Independence Begins Maiden Voyage

Maritime News - Vessels - Sun, 2010-03-28 00:00
The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Independence (LCS 2), sailed away from Mobile, Ala. for the first time March 26. The milestone marks the commencement
Mar 28 2010

Dispatch: Battle for Kandahar (Part I)

Small Wars Council - Sun, 2010-03-28 00:00
Dispatch: Battle for Kandahar (Part I) by Michael Yon
Mar 28 2010

Obama?s Trip to Afghanistan: Dual Messages

The Wall Street Journal - - Sun, 2010-03-28 00:00
President Barack Obama made his first trip to Afghanistan, four months after he announced an escalation of U.S. troop levels in the war there.
Mar 26 2010

VA Ruling on Ex-Marine May Affect Many

A government decision to give disability benefits to a former Marine sickened by toxins at Camp Lejeune, N.C., could have far-reaching effects for thousands of other families who lived and worked at the military base over the years.
Mar 26 2010

Obama to Seal Nuke Deal With Russia

The Wall Street Journal - - Fri, 2010-03-26 00:00
Obama is set to seal the deal on a new treaty to cut U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals by a quarter and dramatically cut back the number of deployed nuclear weapons launchers.
Mar 25 2010

Bermuda Flagged Cargo Ship Hijacked

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-03-25 00:00
The afternoon of March 23, the Bermuda flagged British Virgin Islands owned cargo ship MV Talca was reported hijacked. The hijacking took place approximately 120
Mar 25 2010

Zim Security Team Turns Back Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-03-25 00:00
Israeli security guards on board the Zim Africa Star repelled an attack by Somali pirates on the ship. The ship was en route from Mombasa, Kenya, to Djibouti, when 350 miles from the Somali coast,


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