10 November 2007 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Multi-National Division - North Soldiers attacked (Diyala)
- Nov. 9 airpower summary: B-1B Lancer delivers precision AFPN 10 Nov 2007
- Six NATO Troops, Three Afghans Killed in Insurgent Ambush in Afghanistan VOA 10 Nov 2007 -- Six NATO soldiers and three Afghan troops have been killed in an ambush by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Detainee Transfer Announced 10 Nov 2007 -- The Department of Defense announced today the transfer of fourteen detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Saudi Arabia.
- Japanese-U.S. Alliance in Best Shape in Decades, Gates Says AFPS 10 Nov 2007 -- Far from stagnating, the Japanese-American defense alliance is in its best shape in decades, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said yesterday.
- USS Maine holds a Change of Command Ceremony Navy NewsStand 10 Nov 2007 -- USS Maine (SSBN 741) (Gold) held a change of command ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap Bangor Plaza, Nov. 9.
- Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley on Meetings Between President Bush and Chancellor MerkelThe White House 10 Nov 2007
- Chechen police detained 336 suspected militants this year - minister RIA Novosti 10 Nov 2007 -- Police detained 336 suspected militants, and 129 insurgents voluntarily turned themselves in over the last 10 months in Chechnya, the republic's interior minister said Saturday.
- Sri Lanka's Military: 23 Tamil Rebels, One Soldier Killed in Clashes VOA 10 Nov 2007 -- Sri Lanka's military says 23 Tamil Tiger rebels and one soldier have been killed in separate gunbattles in the island's north.
- About 60 Killed in Heavy Fighting in Mogadishu VOA 10 Nov 2007 -- Witnesses in the Somali capital say at least 59 people have been killed in several days of heavy fighting between mostly Islamist insurgents and Ethiopian troops.
- Former Pakistani Prime Minister Allowed to Meet Party Officials VOA 10 Nov 2007 -- Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto joined protests in the capital against emergency rule Saturday and tried to meet with the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
- Bush: Musharraf Promises 'Positive Steps' VOA 10 Nov 2007 -- President Bush says Pakistan's President General Pervez Musharraf has taken "positive steps" by promising to lift the state of emergency, step down as army chief, and hold elections early next year
- Burmese Opposition Leader Appears on Front Page of Official Paper VOA 10 Nov 2007 -- Burma's state-controlled press has given front-page coverage to detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, ahead of a visit by a U.N. human rights specialist.
- U.S. Envoy To Georgia To Urge End Of Emergency Rule RFE/RL 10 Nov 2007 -- A U.S. envoy heading to Georgia has urged authorities to lift a state of emergency and allow freedom of expression in the country.
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