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10 July 2011 Military News

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  • Panetta Vows to Continue Fighting Taliban, al-Qaida AFPS 10 Jul 2011 -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told Marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen based here today that the 'most important thing to do now is to continue this fight' against the Taliban and al-Qaida.
  • Mullen Urges China to Become Global Security Partner AFPS 10 Jul 2011 -- Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, urged China during a speech in Beijing today to use its strength and influence to become a global partner in addressing security challenges in the region and beyond.
  • Mullen Lauds Progress in U.S.-China Partnership AFPS 10 Jul 2011 -- The top U.S. military officer called upcoming military engagements between the United States and China an encouraging sign that the two countries are beginning to build a relationship that advances both their interests and their ability to confront common challenges.
  • US Suspends $800 Million in Military Aid to Pakistan VOA 10 Jul 2011 -- A top White House official says the United States is suspending some $800 million in military aid to Pakistan, a move some analysts say is being made to pressure the Pakistani military to step up cooperation. The decision comes as ties between the two countries are under intense strain in the wake of the U.S. raid on a compound in Pakistan that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
  • U.S. suspends funding Pakistani army RIA Novosti 10 Jul 2011 -- The United States suspended a $800 million aid to Pakistan amid the 'complicated relationship' between the two countries, White House Chief of Staff , William Daley said on Sunday.
  • Pakistan army rejects US paper allegations IRNA 09 Jul 2011 -- Pakistan's chief military spokesman Saturday rejected allegations by the New York Times against the chief of the country's premier intelligence agency, the ISI and described them as baseless and mischievous.
  • US accused of rolling back Pakistan's nuclear programme IRNA 10 Jul 2011 -- A former senior Pakistan's army general has accused the United States of conspiring to rollback the Pakistan's nuclear programme by defaming the country's agencies and retired generals.
  • First 4 Black Hawk copters for Taiwan to be built by 2013 CNA 10 Jul 2011 -- A United States company has been awarded a US$48.6 million contract to build four Black Hawk helicopters for Taiwan, the Department of Defense announced.
  • Tragic Cases Occur in S. Korean Puppet Army KCNA 10 Jul 2011 -- A south Korean army soldier shot his several colleagues to death at a Kanghwado coastal post of the Second Division of the Marine Corps.

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Other Conflicts

  • Libya: Visiting Tripoli, UN envoy stresses need to heed calls for democracy UN News Centre 10 Jul 2011 -- The Secretary-General's special envoy for Libya, Abdul Elah al-Khatib, has had talks in the country's capital, Tripoli, with both the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister, stressing the need for a political solution to the ongoing conflict to spare the people of further suffering.
  • Nations Move to Recognize South Sudan VOA 10 Jul 2011 -- Nations are moving quickly to recognize South Sudan, which became the world's newest independent country on Saturday.

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