Rep. Bill Keating confabs with Martha's Vineyard constituents - Martha's Vineyard Times

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 00:15

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Rep. Bill Keating confabs with Martha's Vineyard constituents
Martha's Vineyard Times
After a spirited community forum, Congressman Keating stopped by The Times to review a range of topics — the future of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the status of the National Flood Insurance Program, and the state of national security ...

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The Navy's 5 most dangerous at-sea deployments - 13newsnow.com

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 19:47

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The Navy's 5 most dangerous at-sea deployments
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The April 2016 incident that occurred in the Baltic Sea near the shore of the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad drew condemnation from the U.S. Navy and the Pentagon, which called Russia's actions “unsafe and unprofessional.” These kinds of actions, Navy ...
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The Navy's 5 most dangerous at-sea deployments - NavyTimes.com

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 14:09

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The Navy's 5 most dangerous at-sea deployments
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The April 2016 incident that occurred in the Baltic Sea near the shore of the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad drew condemnation from the U.S. Navy and the Pentagon, which called Russia's actions “unsafe and unprofessional.” These kinds of actions, Navy ...
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Sweden resumes military draft to prepare for potential conflict with ... - Washington Times

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 06:03

Washington Times

Sweden resumes military draft to prepare for potential conflict with ...
Washington Times
Sebastian von Stedingk was among the last generation of Swedish military conscripts before officials created an all-volunteer force seven years ago. Now ...

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A (re)call to arms? - The Arctic Journal

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 13:51

The Arctic Journal

A (re)call to arms?
The Arctic Journal
The decision to reinstate the draft was tersely explained in a statement by Stockholm: “the security environment in Europe and in Sweden's vicinity has deteriorated”, and it is obvious where the perceived source of this deterioration was located ...

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Checking in with Fort Carson's 3rd Brigade Combat Team in Eastern Europe - Colorado Springs Gazette

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 00:31

Checking in with Fort Carson's 3rd Brigade Combat Team in Eastern Europe
Colorado Springs Gazette
With ongoing tensions over the Russian occupation of Eastern Ukraine, the unit's mission is to deter aggression while learning how American troops can fight alongside its newest North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies. Soldiers ... For the brigade ...

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Sweden introduces military draft for men and women | Live Updates ... - The Times of Israel (blog)

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 18:33

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Sweden introduces military draft for men and women | Live Updates ...
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's left-leaning government introduces a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense ...

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News Briefs – March 3, 2017 - Aerotech News - Aerotech News (blog)

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 05:27

News Briefs – March 3, 2017 - Aerotech News
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A choreographed military exercise in the capital of the United Arab Emirates drew hundreds of cellphone-filming onlookers March 2 — but they weren't the only ...

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Why Sweden is bringing back the military draft - The New Daily

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 16:22

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Why Sweden is bringing back the military draft
The New Daily
Citing the deterioration of the “security environment in Europe” and a need for military readiness, the country's centre-left government on Friday announced plans to conscript 4000 recruits per year in 2018 and 2019. Sweden has been concerned about ...
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Fearing Russia's increasing pressure in the Baltic, Sweden reintroduces military draft - MercoPress

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:12

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Fearing Russia's increasing pressure in the Baltic, Sweden reintroduces military draft
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Sweden's left-leaning government on Thursday reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. ... In September, non-NATO ...
Fox News Caught Lying: Sweden Reinstated Draft Because Of Russia, Not RefugeesMedia Matters for America (blog)
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Fox News Caught Lying: Sweden Reinstated Draft Because Of ... - Media Matters for America (blog)

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 03:06

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Fox News Caught Lying: Sweden Reinstated Draft Because Of ...
Media Matters for America (blog)
Fox News' Fox & Friends falsely claimed that Sweden's reintroduction of the draft was due to violence in the country precipitated by refugees, when in fact the ...
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Sweden brings back conscription amid fears of Russian aggression - Sky News

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 22:39

Financial Times

Sweden brings back conscription amid fears of Russian aggression
Sky News
Announcing the move, Sweden's defence minister Peter Hultqvist pointed to a "deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden". "We have a Russian annexation of Crimea, we have ... Reports of Russian spies operating in Sweden as well as ...
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Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 21:39

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Sweden's left-leaning government on Thursday, March 2, 2017 reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist calls a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. The country did ...

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Rattled by Russia, Sweden plans to bring back conscription - Middletown Press

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 20:59

Rattled by Russia, Sweden plans to bring back conscription
Middletown Press
In this Sep. 14, 2016 photo, Swedish APCs are seen in Visby harbour on the island of Gotland, Sweden. Sweden's left-leaning government on March 2, 2017 reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter ...

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Rattled by Russia, Sweden plans to bring back conscription - Torrington Register Citizen

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 20:57

Torrington Register Citizen

Rattled by Russia, Sweden plans to bring back conscription
Torrington Register Citizen
In this Sep. 14, 2016 photo, Swedish APCs are seen in Visby harbour on the island of Gotland, Sweden. Sweden's left-leaning government on March 2, 2017 reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter ...
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Sweden Reinstates Conscription, With an Eye on Russia - New York Times

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 20:53

New York Times

Sweden Reinstates Conscription, With an Eye on Russia
New York Times
“Politicians at the time maybe thought that the future would be more sunny than the reality is today,” Sweden's defense minister said of the era after the Cold War. In February, soldiers trained in Gotland, an island 55 miles off the Swedish mainland.
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Sweden reintroduces its military draft over growing Russia threat - Toronto Star

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 20:09

Toronto Star

Sweden reintroduces its military draft over growing Russia threat
Toronto Star
COPENHAGEN—Sweden's left-leaning government instituted a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defence minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military ...
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Tiger Synergy, Wah Seong, AirAsia, SapuraKencana Petroleum, Econpile, Inari and Wintoni - The Edge Markets MY

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 19:45

Tiger Synergy, Wah Seong, AirAsia, SapuraKencana Petroleum, Econpile, Inari and Wintoni
The Edge Markets MY
Wah Seong said the project involves two parallel 48-inch lines, each starting from southwest of St Petersburg (a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea) and ending at German coast, Greifswald. ... The latest comment by Fernandes is in line with the group ...

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Sweden reintroduces military draft, this time including women - DefenseNews.com

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 19:19

Sweden reintroduces military draft, this time including women
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In September, non-NATO-member Sweden stationed permanent troops on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland. Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist described the move as sending a signal after Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and its "increasing pressure" on ...

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Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:53

Greensboro News & Record

Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
Greensboro News & Record
Sweden's left-leaning government on Thursday, March 2, 2017 reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist calls a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. The country did ...

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