GlobalSecurity.org In the News
April 2014 News
- 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.”
- 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."
- 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.
- 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.
- 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."
- 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.