05 June 2010 Military News
- Two more British soldiers killed in Afghanistan IRNA 05 Jun 2010 -- Another two British soldiers have been killed in the Helmand province of southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence announced Saturday.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Transcript: Remarks by the President in Announcement of James R. Clapper Jr. as Director of National Intelligence The White House 05 Jun 2010
- Gates Describes U.S. Approach to Deterrence in Asia AFPS 05 Jun 2010 -- A U.S. defense posture in Asia that is more geographically distributed, operationally resilient and politically sustainable is necessary in deterring conflict in today’s world, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today.
- Asia-Pacific Nations Must Address Provocations, Gates Says AFPS 05 Jun 2010 -- Asian nations must act in the face of provocations as part of their responsibility to preserve peace and reinforce regional stability, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today.
- U.S., Japan, South Korea Express Solidarity AFPS 05 Jun 2010 -- The top defense officials of the United States, Japan and South Korea today pledged their nations’ continued solidarity in the aftermath of North Korea’s sinking of the freighter Cheonan on March 26 that killed 46 South Korean sailors.
- Army building, buying, going 'green' Army News 05 Jun 2010 -- Saving the environment and saving money at the same time are not incompatible goals, as highlighted in the Army Sustainability Report published last month.
- New Orleans Deploys for Southern Partnership Station Navy NewsStand 05 Jun 2010 -- USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and embarked units will depart San Diego for a three-month deployment in support of Southern Partnership Station (SPS), June 10.
- U.S. Says North Korea Must Face Consequences For Ship Sinking RFE/RL 05 Jun 2010 -- The United States says it is considering new options beyond the United Nations to punish North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
- Russian and Indonesian Media on Truth about "Cheonan" KCNA 05 Jun 2010 -- Russian internet news and an Indonesian newspaper carried articles on the truth about the case of warship "Cheonan's" sinking.
- Ban in phone talks with leaders of Turkey and Israel on probe into ship incident UN News Centre 05 Jun 2010 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today held telephone discussions with the Prime Ministers of Turkey and Israel on options for moving forward with the investigation called for by the United Nations Security Council following the incident in which a convoy of aid ships bound for Gaza was intercepted leading to loss of life.
- Israeli Navy Intercepts Aid Ship Headed for Gaza VOA 05 Jun 2010 -- Days after Israel's deadly flotilla raid, there has been another confrontation between the Israeli Navy and a humanitarian aid ship off the coast of the Palestinian-ruled Gaza Strip.
- Intercepted Aid Ship Arrives in Israeli Port VOA 05 Jun 2010 -- A cargo ship that was intercepted by Israeli forces as it was en route to the Gaza Strip has now entered the Israeli port of Ashdod.
- Israel intercepts new Gaza aid ship IRNA 05 Jun 2010 -- The Israeli Navy has intercepted a new Gaza-bound aid ship Rachel Corrie following its earlier attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, pro-Palestinian activists say.
- Israel Troops Board, Seize New Gaza Aid Ship RFE/RL 05 Jun 2010 -- Israeli forces have seized a ship carrying aid and activists to blockaded Gaza just days after the deadly raid of another aid ship sparked an irate international response earlier this week.
- Israeli escort last seized Freedom Flotilla ship to Israeli port of Ashdod RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2010 -- Israeli navy have escorted a seized Irish ship, one of the last Freedom Flotilla ships carrying humanitarian aid for Gaza, to the Israeli port of Ashdod, Israeli Defense Forces said.
- Israeli navy seize last Freedom Flotilla ship RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2010 -- Israeli navy have seized an Irish ship, one of the last Freedom Flotilla ships carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza, Israeli military said.
- Azerbaijani top diplomat goes to Venice for Nagorny Karabakh talks RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2010 -- Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov will travel to Venice on Saturday to discuss with co-chairmen of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk group situation in Nagorny Karabakh, a spokesman for the ministry said.
- Agreements on sanctions against Iran exist - Medvedev RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2010 -- International agreements on UN sanctions against Iran exist, although nobody wants their introduction, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday.
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