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25 March 2015 Military News

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  • Panel Conducts Review of FBI Since 9/11 Commission Report FBI 25 Mar 2015 A congressionally mandated panel charged with reviewing the FBI's implementation of recommendations contained in the 9/11 Commission Report in 2004 today issued its findings.
  • The FBI Releases Final Report of the 9/11 Review Commission FBI 25 Mar 2015 -- Today, the FBI released The FBI: Protecting the Homeland in the 21st Century, the final report of the 9/11 Review Commission. This congressionally mandated review focused on the FBI's implementation of the recommendations proposed by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the 9/11 Commission).
  • Report Cites 'Significant Gap' in FBI's Intelligence Goals, Practices VOA 25 Mar 2015 -- Citing a 'significant gap' in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's intelligence goals and actual practices, a new report contends the bureau should beef up its ranks of analysts and linguists and better integrate analysis and criminal investigations to improve national security.
  • Background Briefing on Travel to Switzerland US Dept. of State 25 Mar 2015
  • If nuclear talks fail, sanctions against Iran won't hold, Kerry says Press TV 25 Mar 2015 -- Secretary of State John Kerry has defended US policy to continue nuclear negotiations with Iran, saying if Washington will walk away from the talks, the sanctions against the Islamic Republic will not hold.
  • Predicting outcome of nuclear talks difficult: Official IRNA 25 Mar 2015 -- Senior member of Iranian nuclear negotiating team Majid Takht-e Ravanchi on Wednesday said that it is difficult to predict the outcome of the next round of nuclear talks due to begin in the Swiss city of Lausanne later in the day.
  • Velayati: Nuclear talks moving forward within framework drawn by Supreme Leader IRNA 25 Mar 2015 -- Head of strategic research center of Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said that the Iranian nuclear negotiating team is pushing forward talks with P5+1 within the framework drawn by the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
  • Iran Reacts To Snap Nuclear Inspections Call RFE/RL 25 Mar 2015 -- An Iranian official has reacted to comments by the head of the UN nuclear agency demanding snap inspections of Iran's nuclear sites.
  • Iran on Nuclear Talks: 'The Ball is on the Other Side' Sputnik 25 Mar 2015 -- Tehran is optimistic about the progress of talks with P5+1 international mediators on Iranian nuclear program and expects the West to assume a realistic approach to the proposed comprehensive nuclear agreement, a senior Iranian diplomat said Wednesday.
  • News Analysis: Ukraine Risks 'Feudalization' As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over RFE/RL 25 Mar 2015 -- The unfolding conflict between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskiy is a symptomatic and dangerous moment in Ukraine's post-Soviet history. And the danger has not passed simply because Kolomoyskiy stepped down as governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.
  • Powerful Ukrainian Governor Kolomoyskiy Resigns RFE/RL 25 Mar 2015 -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree dismissing powerful tycoon Ihor Kolomoyskiy as governor of Dnipropetrovsk, a region near separatist-held territory in the southeast.
  • China, U.S. work to clear legal hurdles People's Daily 25 Mar 2015 -- China will strengthen cooperation with the United States on major legal cases aimed at repatriating corrupt Chinese officials hiding there as well as confiscating their ill-gotten assets, a senior official of the Supreme People's Procuratorate said.
  • EU Criticizes Azerbaijan, Notes Ukraine's Challenges RFE/RL 25 Mar 2015 -- The European Commission has approved its 2014 European Neighborhood reports, highlighting progress and shortcomings made last year in the countries to the east and south of the European Union - several of them on Russia's fringes.
  • Palestinians Push for Expanded Role in Israeli Politics VOA 25 Mar 2015 -- The unprecedented success of Arab-Israeli political parties in this month's Israeli election is seen as possibly ushering in a new era of expanded civic engagement for Palestinian citizens of Israel.
  • New Israeli Government Faces Same Challenges VOA 25 Mar 2015 -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been designated to form the next government following the victory of his Likud party at the polls last week.
  • Lowest weekly total of Ebola cases in 2015 reported, UN health agency says UN News 25 Mar 2015 -- The first case of Ebola in three weeks was found in Liberia, prompting heightened vigilance, while the United Nations health agency noted some improvements in Guinea, where the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Guinean Scouts held campfire sensitization sessions as part of its efforts to overcome community resistance to health interventions.

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