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GlobalSecurity.org In the News

November 2013 News

  1. HMX-1 66 years of presidential travel By Lance Cpl. Samuel Ellis Marines.mil 25 November 2013 -- Currently the squadron not only flies dignitaries locally and around the world, but, according to GlobalSecurity.org, they also have a large part in the development of the Marine Corps’ helicopter program.
  2. Cold War-era 'Warthog' plane targeted for retirement amid budget cuts by W.J. Hennigan Los Angeles Times 20 November 2013 -- "The Air Force never wanted the A-10, and they've been trying to get rid of it for years," said John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a website for military policy research. "They are manly men and they want jets that shoot down other jets — even though the last time they had an ace was Vietnam."
  3. 2 key senators aim to help Chuck Hagel deal with defense budget cuts By Joseph Morton Omaha World Herald 06 November 2013 -- John Pike, a military analyst and director of GlobalSecurity.org, downplayed Hagel's budget warnings, saying the military already has a system of tiered readiness represented by the National Guard and reserves.