Top Daily Stories for June 2010

Jun 29 2010

Golden Blessing Hijacked in the Gulf of Aden

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-06-29 17:42
In the early hours of 28 June, pirates took control of the MV Golden Blessing approximately 90 nautical miles off the northern Somali coast. On notification from
Jun 29 2010

Shining a Light on Pentagon?s ?Black Budget?

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2010-06-28 23:00
The defense budget gets a lot of scrutiny as it works its way through Congress, but there?s one part of the request that typically gets less press: The "black budget," which covers classified military programs.
Jun 27 2010

Engine Troubles Lay Up USCG Cutter Polar Sea

Maritime News - Vessels - Sat, 2010-06-26 23:00
The U.S. Coast Guard announced an unexpected engine casualty aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea, one of the service's three polar icebreakers.
Jun 24 2010

McChrystal Aftermath: Eikenberry Meets Kabul Press

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-06-23 23:00
U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry held a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, today, addresssing Afghan reporters' questions about the ouster of Gen. Stanley McChrystal and President Barack Obama's choice of Gen. David Petraeus to replace
Jun 23 2010

Text of Obama?s Remarks on McChrystal

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00
The White House's official text of President Barack Obama's remarks in the Rose Garden about Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who was replaced as the top commander in Afghanistan by Gen. David Petraeus.
Jun 23 2010

McChrystal?s Statement

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00
Gen. Stanley McChrystal's statement after President Barack Obama's announcement that he was being replaced as the top commander in Afghanistan.
Jun 23 2010

McChrystal: A No-Show for War Council Meeting?

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00
With a meeting of President Barack Obama?s Afghanistan war council scheduled to start at the White House at 11:35 a.m., there has been no sign that Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the embattled commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, is in the building.
Jun 23 2010

McChrystal?s Meeting With Obama Ends

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00
Gen. Stanley McChrystal left the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama behind closed doors for just about half an hour.
Jun 22 2010

Drydocks World Repairs Pirate-Attack Damage

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-06-22 00:12
Drydocks World has completed a major repair job for a German ship owner on a container vessel extensively damaged by Somali pirates earlier this year. The work,
Jun 22 2010

Obama: McChrystal Showed ?Poor Judgment?

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2010-06-21 23:00
President Barack Obama said U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal ?showed poor judgment? in remarks he made about the Obama administration?s national security team in a profile in Rolling Stone magazine. But the commander-in-chief has not yet decided whether


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