UNITED24 - Make a charitable donation in support of Ukraine!

Military


10 May 2009 Military News

Operations
Defense Policy / Programs
Defense Industry
Other Conflicts
News Reports

Current Operations

Defense Policy / Programs

  • US House Speaker Pelosi in Iraq for Unannounced Visit VOA 10 May 2009 -- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Iraq and the United States will need to improve intelligence gathering in preparation for an American troop withdrawal.
  • Top Obama Administration Officials Speak Out On Pakistan, Afghanistan VOA 10 May 2009 -- U.S. officials are stressing the threat posed to South Asia by Taliban militants, as they assess the results of the recent U.S.-Afghan-Pakistani summit in Washington. President Barack Obama met at the White House last Wednesday with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.
  • USNS Comfort begins Mission in Antigua and Barbuda Navy NewsStand 10 May 2009 -- An opening ceremony was held to celebrate the arrival of hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) and its crew as part of Continuing Promise 2009 (CP09) May 6.
  • USS George Washington Underway for Sea Trials, Carrier Quals Navy NewsStand 10 May 2009 -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), with its crew of approximately 3,200 Sailors, departed from its forward-deployed homeport in Yokosuka, Japan, May 6 for sea trials and carrier qualifications in the Western Pacific after successfully completing its first Selective Restricted Availability (SRA).
  • Putin: NATO War Games in Georgia Hurt US-Russian Ties VOA 10 May 2009 -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says NATO war games in Georgia are hurting Washington's efforts to rebuild diplomatic ties with Moscow.

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Nepal's President Calls for Majority Government VOA 10 May 2009 -- Nepal remains in political crisis with the continued failure to form a new government, following the resignation of the Himalayan country's Maoist prime minister.
  • Indonesia's President Yudhoyono Wins Parliamentary Polls VOA 10 May 2009 -- Indonesia's Electoral Commission has declared the Democrat Party of incumbent President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono the winner of last month's parliamentary polls. The widely predicted results places President Yudhoyono's party well ahead of its nearest rivals. But no one party has been able to achieve the necessary numbers to nominate a Presidential candidate.



NEWSLETTER
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list