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Jan 25 2011

Petraeus: Tough fight in Afghanistan in 2011

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-01-25 11:11
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan issued an assessment of the war Tuesday, saying the military "made impressive progress" last year, while stressing that 2011 is "likely to be tough."
Jan 20 2011

South Korea says accepts North military talks

Reuters - Thu, 2011-01-20 07:32
South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday it had decided to accept North Korea's proposal for high-level military talks in a bid to defuse tensions on the divided peninsula.
Jan 19 2011

Pendleton Marines see progress in Afghanistan

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-01-20 00:21
Marines are expanding their relationships with tribal leaders in Afghanistan as violence subsides in several areas of Helmand province, the new deputy commander of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force said.
Jan 19 2011

China’s J-20 Fighter: Stealthy or Just Stealthy-Looking?

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2011-01-19 10:39
How stealthy is China's J-20 fighter? Not very, says aviation analyst Richard Aboulafia, who took a close look at the aircraft.

Jan 18 2011

Lawmaker wants OK from service chiefs in lifting of 'don't ask'

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-01-18 21:24
A Republican lawmaker has reopened the debate on gays serving openly in the military by calling for the chiefs of each service to have a say in if, when and how the ban is lifted.
Jan 18 2011

U.S. sailor 'overboard' in Gulf of Oman

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2011-01-18 14:25
U.S. and British forces were searching Tuesday for a sailor missing from a U.S. ship conducting operations in the Gulf of Oman, the U.S. 5th Fleet said in a statement.
Jan 18 2011

Puntland shuns Somali government

AlJazeera - Tue, 2011-01-18 06:07
Autonomous region says it is breaking away from the federation until 'legitimate' one is put in place.
Jan 18 2011

Taiwan missiles 'miss targets'

AlJazeera - Tue, 2011-01-18 04:18
President disappointmented as several missiles miss their targets in major military exercise.
Jan 17 2011

Will China's 'carrier killer' missile change Navy strategy?

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-01-17 20:35
“Will this change how the Navy operates? The Navy has to take this into account. That means new training, new doctrine maybe. It may mean rethinking what aircraft carriers look like,” said Dean Cheng, a China scholar at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.
Jan 17 2011

MV Eagle Pirated in Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2011-01-17 11:37
In the early hours of Monday 17 January, the bulk carrier MV Eagle was attacked and pirated by a single skiff, with pirates firing small arms and a Rocket Propelled Grenade before boarding the vessel.


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