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GlobalSecurity.org In the News

April 2014 News

  1. Mystery robotic plane hits 500 days in space; what's it doing? By William D’Urso Orange County Register April 24, 2014 -- “That question implies that it has a single, rational mission. And I don’t think it does,” said John Pike, director of Globalsecurity.org. “I think it was basically just intended to bewilder the Chinese.”
  2. Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly By W.J. Hennigan Los Angeles Times April 13, 2014 -- "There's a reason the Pentagon doesn't obsess over the launch costs anymore," said John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a website for military policy. "Their rockets aren't blowing up."
  3. More drones for Navy By Jeanette Steele The San Diego Union-Tribune April 12, 2014 -- Defense analyst John Pike of GlobalSecurity.org doesn’t see any similar dark clouds on the horizon for the Triton, which will be used to give Navy commanders a better picture of what’s going on at sea.
  4. Woman hurls shoe at Hillary Clinton The Associated Press April 11, 2014 -- According to globalsecurity.org, Operation Cynthia was a US-supported 1967 military offensive against Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara's troops in Bolivia.
  5. By Todd Pitman The Associated Press April 04, 2014 -- "Without any kind of proof, uncertainty rules the day," said Tim Brown, a satellite imagery expert at GlobalSecurity.org in Alexandria, Virginia. "People still can't wrap their head around how a modern airplane that big could just go missing in the modern world."
  6. Were five aircraft carriers docked in one place in 2014, and was that a risk prompted by Barack Obama? Tampa Bay Times PolitiFact.com April 04, 2014 -- What about Obama’s role in the carriers’ placement? Dictating the day-to-day locations of aircraft carriers is "not really something the commander-in-chief deals with," said John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org.