24 July 2011 Military News
- NATO and Libya - Operational Media Update: 23 Jul 2011
- 4th STB relinquish command of Mayor Cell to Eng. Bde. Army News 24 Jul 2011 -- Initially 4th STB took command of the Mayor Cell mission and then handed it off to the 20th Eng. Bde., as the base prepares to close out at the end of the year.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Navy SEALs Rollout New Joint Trainer NNS 24 Jul 2011 -- Naval Special Warfare Command demonstrated its Joint Terminal Attack Controller Virtual Trainer dome, July 19.
- Minju Joson Urges U.S., S. Koreans to Stop Exercises KCNA 24 Jul 2011 -- Shortly ago, the south Koreans announced they would stage "Ulji Freedom Guardian" joint military exercises in collusion with the U.S. from August 16 to 26.
- Defense Leaders Mourn Shalikashvili AFPS 24 Jul 2011 -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen issued statements yesterday expressing their condolences on the death of retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili.
- China building EMP arms in case of conflict over Taiwan: report CNA 24 Jul 2011 -- China is developing electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weapons that it plans to use against U.S. aircraft carriers in any future conflict over Taiwan, the Washington Times reported Friday.
- US, Indonesia, Urge Further Action on South China Sea VOA 24 Jul 2011 -- The United States and Indonesia Sunday called for urgent follow up action on the agreement by China and the ASEAN countries on principles for a peaceful resolution of territorial disputes in the South China sea. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indonesian Foreign Minister Marti Natalegawa discussed the issue in a bilateral meeting in Bali.
- Pak Ui Chun said Situation Prevailing Requires Negotiated Solution of Fundamental Issue KCNA 24 Jul 2011 -- The DPRK government will in the future, too, boost the friendly and cooperative relations with the regional countries in the idea of its foreign policy and make every possible effort to defend the peace and security in the Korean Peninsula and the region.
- North Korea Diplomat to Visit US for Nuclear Talks VOA 24 Jul 2011 -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea's first vice minister and former chief nuclear envoy, will visit New York this week to meet with senior U.S. officials.
- Iran should be officially informed of Lavrov's offer: Salehi ISNA 23 Jul 2011 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said the country should be officially informed of Lavrov's offer on Iran's nuclear issue.
- Intelligence Ministry probing academic's assassination: Moslehi IRNA 24 Jul 2011 -- Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi said on Sunday that the assassination of Iranian post-graduate student, Dariush Rezainejad was a horrific crime which is seriously being pursued by the Intelligence Ministry.
- Ministry of Science deplores assassination of post-graduate student IRNA 24 Jul 2011 -- Ministry of Science, Research and Technology on Sunday deplored assassination of post-graduate student of Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology.
- MPs blame US, Zionist regime for assassination of Iranian academic IRNA 24 Jul 2011 -- Some 200 Iranian MPs issued a statement on Sunday to condemn the recent dastardly assassination of an Iranian academic.
- Majlis speaker condemns assassination of Iranian elite IRNA 24 Jul 2011 -- Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani Sunday condemned the assassination of a post graduate student of Tehran's Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology.
- Activists Report Arrests in Syrian Capital VOA 24 Jul 2011 -- Syrian rights activists say army units have swept through the capital, Damascus, and detained scores of people.
- Police: Norway Attacks Suspect Acted Alone, Admits Responsibility RFE/RL 24 Jul 2011 -- Norway's police say the man suspected of orchestrating the bomb and gun attacks that killed at least 92 people on July 22 says he acted alone.
- Death toll in Norway deadly bombing, shooting drops to 92 - police RIA Novosti 24 Jul 2011 -- The death toll in two separate attacks in Norway has dropped to 92, including seven people killed in a deadly bombing in Oslo and 85 shot dead at a nearby youth camp on the Utoya Island, Norwegian TV channel NRK reported on Sunday, citing police data.
- Norway Gunman Says He Acted Alone VOA 24 Jul 2011 -- The suspect charged in Norway for a twin attack that killed at least 93 people and wounded a further 86 has told police he acted alone. But Norwegian counter-terrorism police say they carried out a raid in eastern Oslo connected to Friday's shootings and bombing. Local media said several people were detained.
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