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Sep 19 2010

Powell unsure whether U.S. is winning in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - Sun, 2010-09-19 13:57
Colin Powell, once the nation's highest-ranking military officer and later a Secretary of State, says he doesn't know whether the United States is winning in Afghanistan.
Sep 17 2010

USS Ohio Commanding Officer Relieved of Command Top Stories - Fri, 2010-09-17 22:01
The commanding officer of the Bangor, Wash.-based guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN-726) (Blue) was relieved of command Sept. 17 by Commander, Submarine Group 9.
Sep 15 2010

U.S. commandos quietly train Yemeni military

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-09-15 16:31
Seldom visible in the Yemeni mountains, the elite U.S. commandos training the Yemen's military represent the Obama administration's quest to fight terrorism without inflaming anti-American sentiment.
Sep 14 2010

Pentagon cost-cutting drive faces uphill battle

Reuters - Tue, 2010-09-14 01:09
The Pentagon will unveil new rules Tuesday aimed at ending years of massive cost overruns on major weapons programs, but congressional efforts to protect home-district jobs may turn Defense Secretary Robert Gates' cost-cutting drive into his toughest battle yet.
Sep 10 2010

Report: U.S. must deal with homegrown terrorism

The Washington Times - Fri, 2010-09-10 22:52
The U.S. was slow to take seriously the threat posed by homegrown radicals and the government has failed to put systems in place to deal with the growing phenomenon, according to a new report compiled by the former heads of the Sept. 11 Commission.
Sep 10 2010

US 7th Fleet Changes Hands Top Stories - Fri, 2010-09-10 13:01
The U.S. 7th Fleet held a change of command ceremony on board USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) Sept. 10.
Sep 8 2010

Retired General Lobs Bomb at Military Benefits

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-09-08 12:39
A retired Marine Corps general who chaired a panel that helped pave the way for a series of cost-cutting measures, said the military has become wedded to "GM-style fringe benefits" such as taxpayer-subsidized grocery chains and low out-of-pocket healthcare costs.
Sep 7 2010

IED detectors near brink in Pentagon budget

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-09-07 21:25
The Pentagon is eyeing cuts in an office thought to be untouchable: the organization that devises ways to foil the No. 1 killer of U.S. troops in Afghanistan: improvised explosive devices.
Sep 6 2010

Budget cuts are a good pretext for reforming military policy, say experts

Deutsche Welle - Mon, 2010-09-06 10:52
Germany has joined many of its NATO allies in drastically cutting its military budget, and even the United States is now cautiously considering defense "efficiencies," but is this a response to huge national debts, or a new strategy?
Sep 2 2010

Petraeus calls relationship with Karzai sound

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-09-02 10:00
The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that the sometimes strained relationship between the United States and Afghan President Hamid Karzai is solid.


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