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Jul 12 2011

New House Panel To Oversee DoD Finances

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-12 22:01
The House Armed Services Committee has announced the formation of a bipartisan panel to provide increased oversight of the Pentagon's financial management systems.
Jul 12 2011

Iraq Said To Be in Talks To Buy U.S. F-16s

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-12 22:01
Iraq has renewed talks to buy up to 36 U.S. F-16 fighter jets in a deal worth billions that Washington hopes will help contain neighboring Iran, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Jul 12 2011

Navy funding falls short, lawmaker says

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-07-12 19:40
A senior House Republican has challenged the Obama administration on what he said were shortfalls in funding the Navy's programs to maintain the fleet.
Jul 12 2011

NTSB: Widespread problems at Coast Guard factor in boy's death

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-07-12 11:55
The National Transportation Safety board is pointing to lax oversight by the U.S. Coast Guard as a factor in the 2009 San Diego patrol boat crash that killed an 8-year-old boy, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jul 12 2011

France says emissaries report Gadhafi ready to leave

Reuters - Tue, 2011-07-12 06:19
France said Muammar Gaddafi was ready to leave power, according to emissaries, the latest sign contacts were under way between the Libyan leader and NATO members.
Jul 12 2011

Karzai’s brother killed by guard in home

Washington Post - War Zones - Tue, 2011-07-12 04:48
The half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated at his house Tuesday morning, a political killing that could destabilize a key region in the U.S. military’s campaign against the Taliban.
Jul 11 2011

Pakistan balks at taking out U.S.-mapped militant camps

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-07-11 19:58
The United States has compiled a wide body of intelligence on the locations of militant training camps in Pakistan, but has been unable to persuade Islamabad to shut them down.
Jul 11 2011

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: More Court Wrangling

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2011-07-11 16:06
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the government 10 days to decide whether it would appeal the court's injunction against enforcing the military's ban on allowing gays to serve.
Jul 11 2011

China raps U.S. over military drills in disputed seas

Reuters - Mon, 2011-07-11 06:09
China's military sharply criticized the United States on Monday for holding military drills in contested waters of the South China Sea, a dispute Beijing has warned Washington not to meddle in.
Jul 10 2011

Adm. Mullen: China now world power

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2011-07-10 08:44
China "has arrived as a world power," the top U.S. military officer said Sunday.


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