Saturday, February 28, 2009

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- February 28, 2009

U.S. troops and civilians listen to President Barack Obama during his visit to Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 27, 2009. Obama was on Camp Lejeune to discuss current policies and an exit strategy from Iraq. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Michael J. Ayotte

US-China military talks resume, obstacles remain -- Yahoo News/AP

Bomb Squad Moves into the Pentagon, to Stay -- The Danger Room

More Raptors -- MDJonline

N.Korea's Elite Combat Forces Revealed -- English Chosun (Hat Tip War Is Boring)

The Downdraft Could Do What? -- Information Dissemination

Russia's Yaroslav Mudry frigate to begin trials in Baltic Sea -- RIA Novosti

Russian Navy back in Syria -- Naval Open Source Intelligence

Royal Navy Still Sinking: Eight More Warships to Go -- War Is Boring

Poles give Obama an out on missile shield -- Foreign Policy Blog

Obama's intelligence pick linked to Saudi Arabia -- Washington Times

Former Top CIA Official Sentenced to 37 Months -- Washington Post

Senate Panel to Pursue Investigation of C.I.A. -- New York Times

Court rules that warrantless surveillance suit can proceed -- McClatchy Newspapers

Afghanistan still largest opium poppy producer: US -- AFP

FACTBOX: Global narcotics activity in 2008 -- Reuters

Navy corpsman awarded with Silver Star -- News14

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,252 -- Yahoo News/AP

US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 588 -- Yahoo News/AP

No comments: