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11 February 2014 Military News

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  • DOD Official: U.S. Will Not Allow Iran to Acquire Nuclear Weapon AFPS 11 Feb 2014 -- Amid ongoing skepticism among lawmakers about Iran's nuclear intentions, a senior Defense Department official told Congress today the United States will not allow Tehran to build a nuclear weapon, and that if Iran decided to use nuclear talks as a cover for developing one, Washington would be able to detect it.
  • Safavi: Mass presence of people in rallies gives crushing response to enemies IRNA 11 Feb 2014 -- Supreme Leaders Advisor Brigadier General Yahya Rahim Safari said on Tuesday that the unprecedented presence of Iranian people in this years rallies marking the 35th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution is regarded as a crushing response to the unfounded allegations of enemies, especially to those of the US officials.
  • Iran's Salehi asks G5+1 to act wisely on N. issue ISNA 11 Feb 2014 -- Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi reiterated on Tuesday that the Iranian nation is standing behind the Iranian negotiating team, calling on the other side to take 'wise' approach.
  • Rouhani: Military threat against Iran on no table in world ISNA 11 Feb 2014 -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that military threats against Iran is on no table in the world.
  • Iran decisive response will make enemies regret: Dehqan Iran Press TV 11 Feb 2014 -- Iran's "strong and decisive" response to possible provocations by the US and the Israeli regime will make the two allies regret their actions, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says.
  • Espionage suspect released on bail CNA 11 Feb 2014 -- A former CNA reporter suspected of trying to collect sensitive information for China was released on NT$200,000 (US$6,600) bail early Tuesday and banned from traveling overseas pending further investigations.
  • US Navy Veteran Jailed for Trying to Spy for Russia RIA Novosti 11 Feb 2014 -- A retired US Navy officer has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for attempting to spy for Russia, the FBI said.
  • Ex-US Navy cipher officer gets 30 years in jail for attempt to transfer secrets to Russia Voice of Russia 11 Feb 2014 -- A court in Norfolk, Virginia, on Monday passed a guilty verdict on Robert Hoffman II, a retired cipher officer of the US Navy, and sentenced him to 30 years in jail for an ostensible attempt of espionage for Russia.
  • Gitmo suspects may be questioned on alleged CIA secret prison in Poland Voice of Russia 11 Feb 2014 -- Polish prosecutors are pondering whether to make an official request to the US to gain access to terror suspects currently held at Guantanamo Bay in order to carry out a direct questioning on whether a secret CIA prison operated in Poland in 2002-2003, an official has said on Thursday.
  • Endgame Nears In EU's Antitrust Showdown With Gazprom RFE/RL 11 Feb 2014 -- The Russian natural-gas giant Gazprom has long had its way in Europe, dominating the continent's energy market and, according to critics, flaunting its rules with impunity. But that all might be about to change.
  • 13 people die of flu in two weeks: CDC CNA 11 Feb 2014 -- Taiwan reported 256 new flu cases within the last two weeks, including H3N2, H1N1 and type B strains, resulting in 13 fatalities, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.
  • Russia-Kazakhstan Working Group to Report on Proton Launches RIA Novosti 11 Feb 2014 -- A Russia-Kazakhstan working group will finalize its recommendations this week on the frequency of launches of the Proton rocket, Kazakh media reported Monday.
  • Spacecraft Progress M-20M submerged in Pacific Ocean Voice of Russia 11 Feb 2014 -- A supply spacecraft Progress M-20M that was undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on February 3 and then sent to a solo flight for an experiment, was finally submerged in the waters of the Pacific ocean, said a representative of RKA Mission Control Center.

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