Archive for May, 2011

Soldiers warned about Twitter and Facebook use – Marketing Week

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Marketing Week

Soldiers warned about Twitter and Facebook use
Marketing Week
The internal communications campaign is in response to details of operational events, ship, aircraft, and troop movements and home addresses being inadvertently revealed online. Last year the MoD said ten staff had been disciplined for disclosing ...

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Violence escalates across Yemen

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
There has been a day of escalating violence in Yemen, where President Ali Abdullah Saleh is facing opposition on several fronts.

Nato raids ‘killed 700 civilians’

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
The Libyan government says Nato air raids have killed more than 700 civilians.

Urging stronger non-proliferation rules, Ban calls for nuclear weapons-free world – UN News Centre

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Urging stronger non-proliferation rules, Ban calls for nuclear weapons-free world
UN News Centre
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his call for a world free of nuclear weapons and called for the strengthening of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty as the cornerstone for global disarmament, and the bringing into force of the agreement ...
Seven Days in MayArmsControlWonk.com
UN - Secretary-General's Remarks to the Conference on Promoting the Global ...ISRIA (registration)

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WikiLeaks: Sifting through 7000 pages of US cables paid off – Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

WikiLeaks: Sifting through 7000 pages of US cables paid off
Belfast Telegraph
Domestic subjects included IRA terrorism, concerns over extraordinary rendition, troop movements through Shannon, and crime in Ireland north and south. They also included weighty reports on the deliberations on various EU and international bodies, ...

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Syria declares ‘general amnesty’

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, facing continuing protests against his rule, has granted a general amnesty, state media say.

Gates to Stress US Military Staying Power in Asia – Bloomberg

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

ABC News

Gates to Stress US Military Staying Power in Asia
Bloomberg
Leaders in Beijing, who say American leaders must acknowledge their “core interests” in Asia, often suspend ties over disagreements such as US arms sales to Taiwan or overtures to the exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama. ...
Robert Gates travels to Asia with message of continuityReuters
Gates to reassure Asian allies on US military tiesAFP

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No Evidence of Iranian Weapons Program, Despite Rhetoric – Antiwar.com (blog)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

The Guardian

No Evidence of Iranian Weapons Program, Despite Rhetoric
Antiwar.com (blog)
Hersh cites an update of the 2007 National Intelligence Estimate which concluded that Iran had halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003 and added, “We do not know whether it currently intends to develop nuclear weapons. ...
EDITORIAL: Wishing away Iranian nukesWashington Times
Nuclear Arsenal Would Harm Iran's Interests: EnvoyGlobal Security Newswire
Iran to host nuclear disarmament confabPress TV
The Atlantic -Reuters India -The Atlantic Wire
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Gates to Display US Military Staying Power on Asia Trip – BusinessWeek

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

CTV.ca

Gates to Display US Military Staying Power on Asia Trip
BusinessWeek
Leaders in Beijing, who say American leaders must acknowledge their “core interests” in Asia, often suspend ties over disagreements such as US arms sales to Taiwan or overtures to the exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama. ...
Robert Gates travels to Asia with message of continuityReuters
Gates to reassure Asian allies on US military tiesAFP

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Three American troops killed in eastern Afghanistan – Channel 6 News Online

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Three American troops killed in eastern Afghanistan
Channel 6 News Online
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A bomb blast killed three American service members in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the US military confirmed on Tuesday. The US military said three United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) service members were killed on ...

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