Saturday, July 31, 2010

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- July 31, 2010

Officials say that the early publication by two websites of the counterinsurgency guidance issued by Gen. David Petraeus should not delay it from being released to the public soon. (Paul J. Richards / Agence France-Presse)

Petraeus' COIN Guidance 'Prematurely Released' -- Defense News

Soon after the new Afghan counterinsurgency guidance issued by U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus went up on two Internet sites, it was pulled off again. But it is not expected to change drastically when it is rereleased publicly.

"I don't think it's going to change," said Col. Daniel Roper, director of the Army and Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Center, in a July 30 interview.

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New COMISAF/ USFOR-A Commander Issues Counterinsurgency Guidance -- Defpro

“New START” Negotiator Says Russia Complied With Old Pact -- Global Security Newswire

Russia to increase defense spending by 60 percent -- Xinhuanet

Russia back in Latin American arms market -- Space War

ICBM test launches showcase Global Strike capabilities -- Defense Talk

Predator XP For Civilians -- Strategy Page

First Look: BAE’s New Ground Combat Vehicle -- Defense Tech

Czech Republic Ready to Host U.S. Missile Warning Center -- Defense News/AFP

Rugged Phones Ready For War -- DoD Buzz

What do spies do on their day off? -- Reuters

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