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March 2010 News
- Unmanned Space Shuttle to Get Trial Run By Irene Klotz Discovery News 30 March 2010 -- "It's hard to figure out what, if any, relationships these programs have with each other," John Pike, an analyst with GlobalSecurity.org told Discovery News.
- U.S. needs to be careful with pace of withdrawal from Iraq By E. Thomas McClanahan The Kansas City Star 20 March 2010 -- Yet Iraq's political development has a long way to go. John Pike of Globalsecurity.org notes that Iraqi political parties seem to have actually regressed.
- In choosing its battle names, the military must know its target audience By Christian Davenport The Washington Post 20 March 2010 -- According to a list compiled by GlobalSecurity.org, an Alexandria-based defense news Web site, operations have been named for Civil War generals, snakes, predators (both mammal and arachnid), violent acts of nature, weaponry, comic book characters and, yes, rappers.
- Leon Panetta touts CIA successes By Josh Gerstein POLITICO 19 March 2010 -- "He pretty quickly went down to periscope depth and wasn't heard from," said John Pike, an intelligence community analyst with GlobalSecurity.org.
- WorldSpace announces potential decommissioning of satellites By David S. Hilzenrath The Washington Post 18 March 2010 -- If they were left unattended in the orbital band used by geostationary satellites, they could drift into others, creating debris that could cause more collisions in a cascade of damage, said John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org.
- President: Bali bombing mastermind dead CNN World 10 March 2010 -- The group has a stated goal of creating an idealized Islamic state comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the southern Philippines and southern Thailand, according to GlobalSecurity.org, a public policy Web site that provides background on defense issues.
- Army tech seminar shows warfare's future By Shaun Waterman The Washington Times 09 March 2010 -- George Smith, a defense technology analyst and a senior fellow at GlobalSecurity.org, said in an interview that he was skeptical about the value of such exercises.
- Army's Stryker vehicles to get safer By Scott Fontaine The News Tribune 06 March 2010 -- John E. Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a think tank on defense and security issues, said Friday that the V-shape hull is probably a good idea but could make Strykers less stable.
- Facts about China's military forces-FACTBOX Reuters 05 March 2010 -- Sources: Reuters, International Institute for Strategic Studies. http://www.globalsecurity.org/index.html; U.S. Department of Defence; Congressional Research Service; Federation of American Scientists
- Can't Get A Job? Better Get Used To It By Diane Tucker Huffington Post 05 March 2010 -- "Joblessness is here to stay. One current assessment rates the chances a laid-off worker will ever regain his or her income level as only one in four," said Edward Corcoran, a Senior Fellow on national security issues at GlobalSecurity.org.
- China to Launch Space Station Module in 2011 By Mark McDonald The New York Times 03 March 2010 -- Charles P. Vick, a senior analyst at GlobalSecurity.org, said in an authoritative study that China's "space station programs have clearly won out in government planning priorities over the lunar aspirations."
- Anti-China terrorist reportedly killed By Hao Zhou and Qiu Yongzheng Global Times 03 March 2010 -- "TIP is said to be another name for the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party (ETIP), also known as the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a small Islamic extremist group," according to globalsecurity.org.
- News Analysis: Economy, terrorists' next target? By David Harris People's Daily Online 03 March 2010 -- The sentiment is shared by John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a website focusing on providing security information.
- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial still on hold By William Chamberlin The Guardsman 01 March 2010 -- Globalsecurity.org reports that Mohammed proposed the 9/11 terrorism plans to Osama Bin Laden in 1996, and Bin Laden approved by 1999.