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June 2013 News
- Experts: Duo a ‘win’ for al-Qaeda By O’Ryan Johnson The Boston Herald 19 June 2013 -- “They put all this stuff online to inspire people to action,” said John Pike of GlobalSecurity.org, about al-Qaeda’s longstanding strategy of inspiring individuals worldwide to launch attacks of their own.
- Pentagon phasing out MRAPs, but bomb threat remains By Tom Vanden Brook USA Today 19 June 2013 -- "It is cost effective," said Joseph Trevithick, a research associate at GlobalSecurity.org, a defense policy organization. "You can make explosives out of just about anything."
- F-22 program produces few planes, soaring costs By Ralph Vartabedian and W.J. Hennigan Los Angeles Times 16 June 2013 -- The early termination of the F-22 has left the nation with a weaker deterrence to potential enemies, said John Pike, executive director of GlobalSecurity.org.
- NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors By John Fritze and Jamie Smith Hopkins The Baltimore Sun 10 June 2013 -- John Pike: "They were giving clearances to people who have no business having clearances. They still have them."
- China marks decade of human spaceflight By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press 10 June 2013 -- "The focus is now shifting from the near-term to those future systems," Vick said, adding that the military continues to dictate priorities.
- Controversial ex-Harvard prof may face smooth sailing to UN post By Gary J. Remal The Boston Herald 06 June 2013 -- “Welcome to the real world,” Pike said. “I’m frustrated we haven’t done anything about Syria, but I gather she was instrumental in doing something about Libya, and that’s to the good.”