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Jul 12 2010

How Will Obama Respond to the Uganda Attacks? - By Elizabeth Dickinson

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-07-12 00:00
Al-Shabab's assault on Kampala could re-focus U.S. policy toward Somalia.
Jul 9 2010

NSA Denies It Will Spy on Utilities

Threat Level - Fri, 2010-07-09 00:00
The NSA is denying a report from the Wall Street Journal that a secret program code-named “Perfect Citizen” will be monitoring civilian networks. That’s from a rare public statement by the ultra-secret agency responsible for spying on outsiders and defending
Jul 9 2010

Can Anyone Govern Japan?

Foreign Policy - Fri, 2010-07-09 00:00
Prime Minister Naoto Kan is shaping up to be another miserable failure. What's going wrong?
Jul 9 2010

Naval Special Warfare Sailors Rescue Nine From Overturned Tour Boat Top Stories - Fri, 2010-07-09 00:00
Sailors from Special Boat Team 20 helped rescue nine people July 7 from an overturned tourist boat in the Delaware River.
Jul 8 2010

Gen. Mattis Picked to Head Central Command

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2010-07-08 00:00
Just three weeks after Gen. Stanley McChrystal was relieved as commander in Afghanistan, the Pentagon today completed its high-level shuffle of generals by announcing one of the Marine Corps? most seasoned battlefield commanders would become head of U.S.
Jul 8 2010

U.S. Seeks an Albatross ? or 3 ? for Afghanistan

The Wall Street Journal - - Thu, 2010-07-08 00:00
To bolster the Afghan air force, the U.S. Navy is in the market for three Czech-made L-39C Albatros jets.
Jul 7 2010

Iraqi, U.S. Navies Partner to Bolster Iraq's Maritime Security Top Stories - Wed, 2010-07-07 00:00
Through a partnership with the U.S. Navy and U.S. industry to help bolster Iraq's maritime security, the first group of 50 Iraqi Sailors receiving training at the Swiftships Shipbuilding facility in Morgan City, La., will graduate July 16.
Jul 7 2010

Again, Damage From an Airstrike Not Just On the Ground

At War - Wed, 2010-07-07 00:00
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 - Tue, 2010-07-06 00:00
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 - Tue, 2010-07-06 00:00
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.


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