Top Daily Stories for November 2010

Nov 30 2010

Russia's Medvedev warns of new arms race

Reuters - Tue, 2010-11-30 08:39
President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Tuesday that a new arms race would be sparked within the next decade unless Russia and the West forged an agreement to cooperate on building a missile defense system.
Nov 30 2010

The Big Issue: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2010-11-30 08:30
The Pentagon's report on its Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy barring gays from serving openly in the military is due out today, and supporters of the policy already have been discrediting it.

Nov 29 2010

North Korea details expanded nuclear program

Reuters - Mon, 2010-11-29 23:28
Secretive North Korea detailed for the first time Tuesday its expanded nuclear program--saying it had thousands of centrifuges--as pressure built on China to rein in its ally amid heightened tensions on the peninsula.
Nov 28 2010

Americans Less Pessimistic About U.S. Progress in Afghanistan

Gallup - Sun, 2010-11-28 23:00
Americans are more positive about U.S. progress in the war in Afghanistan now than at any point in the past year. Still, the majority believe things are going badly for the U.S. there. Given a choice, Americans prefer no timetable for U.S. withdrawal.
Nov 25 2010

Kremlin says eyeing new naval bases abroad

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-25 14:15
President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday Russia was looking to open new naval bases abroad to increase the global reach of a military that shrunk abruptly when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Nov 24 2010

EU NAVFOR, Seychelles Coast Guard Apprehend 16 Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-11-24 04:35
The Seychelles Coast Guard apprehended a total of 16 suspected pirates over the past several days after being cued each time by two EU NAVFOR aircraft.
Nov 21 2010

DoD Starts Wounded Warrior Task Force

Navy News from Military.com - Sun, 2010-11-21 20:44
Officials have announced the names of 14 individuals who will serve on the Department of Defense Task Force for Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured servicemembers.
Nov 20 2010

Obama sees end to Afghan combat mission by 2014

Reuters - Sat, 2010-11-20 20:42
President Barack Obama said for the first time on Saturday his goal was to end the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and to significantly reduce the number of U.S. troops deployed there by then.
Nov 18 2010

U.S. urged to cut military edge to help plug deficit

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-18 16:36
The United States should trim its lopsided military edge over the rest of the world as part of its efforts to cut its deficit, a nonpartisan group of national security policy experts said as the core defense budget comes under scrutiny.
Nov 18 2010

White House pushes for "don't ask" vote this year

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-18 01:27
President Barack Obama and senior White House officials urged top lawmakers on Wednesday to pass a measure this year that would allow gay men and women to serve openly in the U.S. military.

 
 

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