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08 July 2012 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Truman Departs Norfolk Naval Shipyard for Sea Trials NNS 08 Jul 2012 -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) and began sea trails, one of the final milestones of its docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) July 7.
  • Military to hold joint-forces live-fire missile exercise CNA 08 Jul 2012 -- The military will hold a joint-forces live-fire missile exercise Monday in the southern county of Pingtung as part of its efforts to strengthen the country's defense capabilities.

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Other Conflicts

  • International pressure needed to prevent further escalation of violence in Syria – Ban UN News Centre 08 Jul 2012 -- 'The situation has deteriorated significantly, and has become more militarized. Appalling violations of human rights continue to take place. The killings and violence seem to have taken on a very worrying sectarian character. At least 1.5 million people are now in need of urgent humanitarian aid,' Mr. Ban told journalists at the Japan National Press Club.
  • Clinton Says Assad's Days Are Numbered VOA 08 Jul 2012 -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says opposition attacks in Syria are stepping up pressure on the government.

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