Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- August 30, 2016

USNI News: Officials: E.U. and U.S. Need to Do Better Job Sharing Terrorism Intelligence

The U.S. and the European Union need to do a better job of sharing information immediately and in a secure way to best deter terrorist attacks, two senior international security officials said Monday.

But even after years of effort, the E.U. and the United States are not yet there.

Read more ....

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- August 30, 2016

Three US allies are now fighting each other in northern Syria -- VICE News

LA TIMES: U.S. intel sees ISIS as weakened after defeats -- San Diego Union Tribune

State: US concerned about missile defense system at Iranian uranium facility -- The Hill

Taliban Appoint Military Chief as the New Leader Settles In -- AP

Russia To Test-Fire S-300, S-400 Missile Systems In Military Exercise Involving 4,000 Troops -- IBTimes

Russian Defense Ministry receives another batch of Sukhoi-34 bombers -- TASS

NATO: Russia Increasingly Staging Snap Military Drills -- AP

South Korea says no plans to introduce nuclear submarines -- AP

Taiwan's Military Conscription Dilemma -- The Diplomat

China to Supply Pakistan With 8 New Stealth Attack Submarines by 2028 -- The Diplomat

China’s Evolving Military Strategy and the Reorganization of the People’s Liberation Army -- Anthony H. Cordesman & Joseph Kendall, National Interest

British military crackdown on ‘buffoon’ pilots & drunken sailors -- RT

Crashed Swiss army jet found in Alps, pilot missing -- DW

U.S., India sign military logistics agreement -- Reuters

US Air Force opens the door to all enlisted to fly drones -- Air Force Times

Air Force gets 100th F-35 -- Air Force Times

New Chief Of Staff Outlines Global Challenges Faced By The Air Force -- NPR

US Navy’s first F-35C fleet soon to complete final at-sea developmental test phase -- Naval-Technology.com

US Navy's $360million littoral combat ship is knocked out of action with mechanical issues for the THIRD time this year -- Daily Mail

US Defense Contractors Win $950Mln to Sustain Close-Shore Combat Ships -- Sputnik

Attack Boat Illinois Delivers Early to Navy -- USNI

Navy Can’t Prove That Green Energy Projects Save Money -- Washington Free Beacon

Keep Sequestration Caps, Budget Experts Say -- Defense News

Major decision on troubled XM25 could come later this year -- Army Times

The NSA Research Director Wants Hackers to Know Who She Is -- Washingtonian

NSA 'Cyber Weapons' Leak Shows How Agency Prizes Online Surveillance Over Online Security -- Reason

Amazon and the CIA Will Team Up to Map Your Garbage -- Inverse

Watergate: CIA withheld data on double agent -- FOX News

Watchdog: Pentagon may have reimbursed casino, strip club visits -- The Hill

How to rebuild U.S. military might -- Tom McInerney and Erin Cassidy, Washington Times

A pardon for Petraeus -- Charles Dunlap, Washington Times

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