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August 2011 News
- Pentagon pays $720M in late fees for storage containers By Tom Vanden Brook USA Today 29 August 2011 -- The cost stems from the mistaken belief that the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq would be brief and late fees would be minimal, said John Pike.
- Russia's Rocket Failures Spark Increasing Worry in US By Mike Wall Space.com 25 August 2011 -- "These and other failures point to serious follow-through quality control failures long expected and of concern to Russian space analysts," said Charles Vick, a senior technical and policy analyst at Globalsecurity.org.
- Legion hopes to preserve ship named after East Millinocket hero By Nick Sambides Jr. Bangor Daily News 25 August 2011 -- The 23rd of 52 Perry class frigates, its home port is Pascagoula, Miss., according to GlobalSecurity.org, which advertises itself as a leading source of background information in the fields of defense and homeland security.
- Why Do So Many Dictators Use Scud Missiles? By Brian Palmer Slate Magazine 17 August 2011 -- Explainer thanks Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, John Pike of GlobalSecurity.org, and Christopher Preble of the Cato Institute.
- The Pentagon's new China war plan By Stephen Glain Salon 13 August 2011 -- John Pike of the Washington, D.C.-based GlobalSecurity.org has speculated that Washington wants to "run the planet from Guam and Diego Garcia by 2015."
- 'Invisible' err-plane By Bill Sanderson New York Post 12 August 2011 -- "If they did not experience failures, it's because they're not trying very hard," said John Pike of Globalsecurity.org.
- Contact Lost With Hypersonic Glider After Launch By John Antczak The Associated Press 11 August 2011 -- Pike said it's possible for engineers to still glean useful information about what worked and what didn't, despite the flight ending prematurely.
- The U.S. Military's Plan for London-Like Riots By John Hudson The Atlantic Wire 10 August 2011 -- According to the public policy organization GlobalSecurity.org, CONPLAN 3502 is the U.S. military's plan for assisting state and local authorities in the event of a riot or major civil disturbance.
- Could the Blue Angels be grounded -- forever? By Chris Grygiel Seattle Post-Intelligencer 03 August 2011 -- The Blue Angels will be eliminated "only after they sell the Washington Monument," said John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a military news and information website.