Category: Maritime Affairs

The Hill, International | June 29, 2022

Ukraine secures largest prisoner swap since start of invasion

Ukraine announced it has secured the release of 144 Ukrainian soldiers Wednesday in the biggest prisoner swap since the start of the invasion in Feb.  Out of the 144 soldiers…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

The Hill’s 12:30 Report — White House aide’s testimony rattles Washington

To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: ; To receive The Hill's 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: --> A midday take on what's happening in…

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

US increasing troop presence in Europe, while new NATO strategy eyes China

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets with the President Joe Biden during the Madrid Summit. (NATO) WASHINGTON: In the span of 24 hours, NATO has cleared the way for Sweden…

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

House appropriators advance commercial space tracking with funding bump

A nighttime lights image from 2020 of the contiguous U.S. from the NOAA/NASA Suomi-NPP satellite’s Day-Night Band. (Image: Earth Observation Group, Payne Institute for Public Policy, Colorado School of Mines.)…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | June 29, 2022

A visionary ‘blue transformation’ strategy to enhance underwater food systems

Record levels of fisheries and aquaculture production are making a critical contribution to global food security, the UN Ocean Conference under way in Lisbon, Portugal, heard on Wednesday.

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Two-thirds of small business owners expecting higher revenue despite inflation concerns

Two-thirds of small businesses expect to increase their revenue over the next year and 43 percent percent plan to hire more staff, the highest figures in two years, according to…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Chris Pratt: 'Wackos' on right and left make US look more partisan than it is

Chris Pratt says tiny bands of vocal “wackos” on both the right and the left are fueling the political division across the country. “There’s an illusion of that we’ve gotten…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

The Hill's Morning Report — A devastating day for Trump

The most consequential of the House Jan. 6 committee’s slate of hearings took place on Tuesday as Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows,…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 29, 2022

Incoherence in the War on Big Tech

By Mark Jamison The bipartisan and multinational attack on US tech companies has become incoherent. It always had weak intellectual foundations, which is why arguments against Big Tech firms are…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

GOP Rep. Palazzo ousted in Mississippi runoff

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell was projected to have unseated incumbent Rep. Steven Palazzo (R) in the GOP primary runoff for Mississippi's 4th Congressional District on Tuesday.  The Associated Press…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

GOP Rep. Michael Guest wins Mississippi runoff

Incumbent Rep. Michael Guest (R-Miss.) was projected to win his district's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fending off a primary challenge from former Navy Pilot Michael Cassidy. The Associated Press called…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Notre Dame overhaul embraces climate focus

The city of Paris will be resurrecting the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral — scorched by a devastating blaze in 2019 — with a climate-forward cooling system that incorporates both technology…

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The Hill, Defense | June 29, 2022

Defense & National Security — Former aide offers explosive Jan. 6 testimony

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol in a surprise hearing on Tuesday.   We’ll break down everything she…

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Breaking Defense | June 28, 2022

Lockheed prepping to demo ‘scaled EA’ capability at RIMPAC

Cryptologic Technician Technical 2nd Class Ryan Smith, from Cave Creek, Ariz., conducts maintenance on an SLQ-32 electronic warfare suite aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97). (U.S.…

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The Hill, International | June 28, 2022

Biden announces new measures to bolster NATO security against Russian threat

President Biden on Tuesday said the Pentagon will send additional Navy destroyers to Spain as part of U.S. efforts bolster NATO defenses in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine.  …

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Pacific Maritime Magazine | June 28, 2022

USCG Cutter Steadfast Returns to Oregon from Narcotics Patrol

The crew of U.S. Coast Guard cutter Steadfast helps two survivors who were lost at sea for 23 days come aboard the cutter on June 8, 2022. The imperiled mariners…

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Breaking Defense | June 28, 2022

Eye on AUKUS & China, Australia cabinet extends terms for Defence Force chief, others

Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles announces the new senior leadership team of the Australian Defence Force at Parliament House. (Screenshot by Breaking Defense) SYDNEY: Newly-minted Australian defense minister Richard Marles…

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Breaking Defense | June 27, 2022

SPACECOM, Commerce wrapping up framework accord on space surveillance

The orbital population of active satellites and dangerous debris continues to grow by leaps and bounds. (NASA illustration) WASHINGTON: A top-level agreement on how to begin the handover of responsibility for…

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Breaking Defense | June 27, 2022

Northrop, Raytheon selected to continue work on hypersonic missile interceptor

Launch of Army-Navy Common-Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB) in Hawaii on March 19, 2020. (US Navy) WASHINGTON: The Missile Defense Agency has selected Raytheon and Northrop Grumman to move to the…

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The Arab Weekly | June 27, 2022

Israeli negotiators meet US envoy on maritime dispute with Lebanon

Israeli negotiators heard an update from the US envoy’s visit to Lebanon and discussed possible ways to move forward with negotiations.

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 27, 2022

How Hanoi and New Delhi are fortifying defence ties

The maritime domain has taken centre stage in talks The post How Hanoi and New Delhi are fortifying defence ties appeared first on ORF.

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Lowy Institute for International Policy | June 27, 2022

China’s Third Aircraft Carrier Is Aimed at a Post-U.S. Asia

Beijing can’t challenge U.S. naval power directly yet. Originally published in the Foreign Policy Magazine. Is Featured: NoPublication Type: CommentaryIssue: AsiaDefence & SecurityFull Article:  Content:  China’s launch of a new aircraft…

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The Hill, Transpotation | June 25, 2022

Canceled flights; parked jets: Airlines struggle to meet demand in chaotic summer travel season

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | June 25, 2022

Seafarers' Day honours maritime journeys and voyages

The United Nations has underlined its support for the men and women working at sea, whose immeasurable contributions help to keep global trade moving.

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The Hill, Technology | June 25, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Roe reversal renews data privacy calls

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade has led Democrats to push for action on proposals to protect Americans seeking abortions from being targeted with their personal…

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