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February 2010 News
- New Army deal boosts Lockheed Orlando unit to $550 million since early January By Richard Burnett Orlando Sentinel 24 February 2010 -- "I think it shows that the people who said it is going to be all hearts-and-minds counterinsurgency are a bit off base," said Pike, the founder of Globalsecurity.org, a research firm in Washington.
- Radical terror group of Muslim women uncovered By Jim Kouri, CPP Newjerseynewsroom.com 22 February 2010 -- Today it is illegal but tolerated as Egypt's most popular and powerful non-governmental organization, according to GlobalSecurity.org.
- UN watchdog raises stakes in showdown with Iran By Paul Koring The Globe and Mail 29 February 2010 -- "If it has taken the IAEA this long to figure out that Iran might have a nuclear-weapons program, then I guess they were the last ones in the room to figure it out," said John Pike, an authority on defence policy and founder of GlobalSecurity.org.
- Grenade found in soldier's vehicle By Amanda Kim Stairrett Killeen Daily Herald 18 February 2010 -- The weapon is used to "deliver intense suppressive fire against enemy personnel and lightly armored vehicles or bunkers," according to information from www.globalsecurity.org.
- Birthday flower sign of power handover TODAYOnline.com 17 February 2010 -- North Korea says he turned 68 yesterday, a year younger than the age given by international sources including globalsecurity.org.
- Suicide bomber injures 5 Georgia soldiers at combat outpost in Afghanistan By Jeremy Redmon The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 15 February 2010 -- But suicide bombings on bases are a relatively new experience for the U.S. military, said John Pike, director of globalsecurity.org, a military information Web site.
- U.S. jet test-fires 'revolutionary' laser weapon Reuters 15 February 2010 -- John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a military information website, said the test had not proven anything to him about the system's real-world value.
- Worries grow about America's cyber security By Scott Canon The Kansas City Star 12 February 2010 -- "There's a little more Hollywood in some of these dire scenarios than reality," said John Pike, the chief defense analyst at GlobalSecurity.org.