May 25

Pentagon buoyed by Wall Street view of defense stocks 

Reuters – The Pentagon is very encouraged by Wall Street’s response to aerospace companies and arms makers, even as defense spending flattens, the top U.S. weapons buyer said on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

At least 4 killed in attack on Pakistani naval base 

Reuters – Militants attacked a Pakistani naval aviation base on Sunday, killing at least four people, officials said, the latest attack on a heavily guarded military installation in Pakistan. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Bahrain wants to expand military bases 

Reuters – Bahrain floated the idea of expanding military bases within a bloc of Sunni-led Gulf Arab allies that helped it quash Shi’ite protests in March, while U.S. President Barack Obama criticized Manama over its crackdown. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Tight budgets put all defense programs on table 

Reuters – Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday that all military programs were on the table — including nuclear arms and the joint strike fighter — as the Pentagon tries to meet the president’s goal of cutting $400 billion in spending over 12 years. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

China and U.S. grapple with military mistrust 

Reuters – The Pentagon next week hosts the highest-level Chinese military visit to the United States since Beijing severed ties between the two armed forces in early 2010 in protest over a $6.3 billion U.S. arms deal with Taiwan. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

House panel OKs $690 billion in 2012 military spending 

Reuters – A House of Representatives’ committee approved on Thursday $690 billion for the U.S. military complex in fiscal 2012, including the war in Afghanistan and transition in Iraq, likely a high-water mark. Read the rest of this entry »

May 9

Medvedev promises better arms for Russian military 

Reuters – President Dmitry Medvedev marked the anniversary on Monday of victory over Nazi Germany with a promise to arm Russian troops with the latest weapons and push reform of a military plagued by low morale and poor equipment. Read the rest of this entry »

May 5

World War II

Reuters – Five aging World War II pilots who once flew over the treacherous terrain of the Himalayan Mountains reunited in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday to swap stories of the first American airlift. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Ouattara orders Ivorian forces back to barracks 

Reuters – Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara on Friday ordered soldiers from all sides of the country’s conflict to return to their barracks in an effort to restore stability. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Plane carrying Michelle Obama aborts landing near Washington 
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