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Apr 12 2010

Manas Hysteria

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
Why the United States can't keep buying off Kyrgyz leaders to keep its vital air base open.
Apr 12 2010

USS Independence Trains Crew to Handle Aircraft Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
Sailors aboard USS Independence (LCS 2), the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, prepared to embark aircraft aboard the ship by conducting simulated training April 6 and 7 in a variety of situations involving aircraft operations, while in port at Naval
Apr 12 2010

Enterprise Crew Aboard, Preparing for Upcoming Deployment Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
For the first time in two years, the crew of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was aboard the aircraft carrier as the ship began a six-day fast cruise in the Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard April 11, marking the completion of an extended maintenance availability.
Apr 12 2010

USS Ashland Captures Pirates Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
At approximately 5:00 a.m. local time April 10, USS Ashland (LSD 48), was fired upon by a skiff manned by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, approximately 330 nautical miles off the coast of Djibouti.
Apr 11 2010

De-constructing Sukhoi?s PAK-FA

USNI Blog - Sun, 2010-04-11 00:00
You may recall that when the PAK-FA first took flight earlier this year a quick analysis was run on these pages and those over at USNI with a note that more granular analyses would surely be forthcoming. One of the first out of the box was over at the
Apr 9 2010

McFaul Crew Captures Suspected Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2010-04-09 00:00
The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul captured 10 suspected pirates and rescued eight crewmembers from the Indian cargo dhow Faize Osamani near Salalah,
Apr 9 2010

Pirates Hijack Turkish Bulk Carrier

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2010-04-09 00:00
The Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier Yasin C was hijacked on April 7 approximately 250 Nautical Miles east of Mombasa. The Yasin C, with deadweight of 36 318 tonnes,
Apr 9 2010

Afghan Marksmanship: Pointing, Not Aiming

At War - Fri, 2010-04-09 00:00
In the third in a series of posts on Afghan marksmanship, C.J. Chivers looks at some of the reasons behind the poor riflery skills of Afghan government troops.
Apr 8 2010

Karzai Unhinged?

Foreign Policy - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00

The concerns about Afghanistan's volatile president are legitimate, but allies shouldn't lose sight of the big picture.

Apr 8 2010

U.S. Outposts in the Crosshairs

Foreign Policy - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00
Five embassies on high alert.


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