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Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

...hailed as a breakthrough, and marks a major reversal after navies from the two countries and Thailand pushed boatloads of desperate...Minister Najib Razak tweeted Thursday that he had ordered the navy and coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/rohingya-migrant-crisis-eases-hard-qu
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Iran warships head to Yemen

...deliveries that might contain weapons or other lethal aid?U.S. officials say they haven't decided whether the U.S. or other navies in the area - including Saudi Arabia and Egypt - will block or try to inspect the cargo ship before it gets to Yemen. The officials...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/iran-warships-head-yemen
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Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...formal Chinese protest over the flight last week of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft over Fiery Cross Reef...make the point that they are not sovereign Chinese land.The Navy routinely conducts surveillance and other aircraft flights in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/carter-says-us-flights-sea-missions-p
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Veterans for Peace oppose Gulf of Alaska military exercises

...the Northern Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Navy plans to wage war (they call it "training...concerned about the potential impact the Navy's proposed plan may have on Alaska's...the regional economy.We note that the Navy has conducted similar exercises in the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-27/veterans-peace-oppose-gulf-alaska-mil
Letters
Upcoming Navy exercises prompt protest

ANCHORAGE - A Navy training exercise planned in the Gulf of...which opposes the plan. The city wants the Navy to move the training 200 nautical miles...officials with the Alaskan Command say the Navy has conducted training in the area for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-17/upcoming-navy-exercises-prompt-protest
State
Obama: Climate change a security threat

...training areas from seas, drought and other conditions."Around Norfolk, high tides and storms increasingly flood parts of our Navy base and an air base," Obama said of military facilities in Virginia. "In Alaska, thawing permafrost is damaging military...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/obama-climate-change-security-threat
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US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf

WASHINGTON - U.S. Navy ships will begin accompanying U.S. commercial...commander of NATO in Europe, said the Navy is well-practiced at protecting freedom...have done in the past," he said.The Navy makes a distinction between accompanying...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/us-navy-ships-accompany-us-flagged-sh
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Lighthouse dinner cruise fundraiser

...to 20 dinner guests. The Cape Decision Lighthouse Society Benefit Dinner Cruise will be held May 15, on a wooden hulled ex-Navy minesweeper converted to a passenger vessel. The society will show a brief presentation of the lighthouse site, projects and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-10/lighthouse-dinner-cruise-fundraiser
Neighbors
Indonesia says it sent boat of Rohingya to Malaysia

...that reached Indonesian waters early Monday was stopped by the navy and given food, water and directions to Malaysia.Worried that...carrying hundreds more was turned away early Monday.Indonesia's Navy spokesman, First Adm. Manahan Simorangkir , said they were...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/indonesia-says-it-sent-boat-rohingya-
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Yemen officials: Some ground fighting after cease-fire

...protect an Iranian aid ship steaming toward a Yemeni port held by the rebel fighters, the Iranian state news agency said. The navy escort was denounced by the Pentagon and Saudi Arabia as unnecessary, and raised the possibility of a confrontation near the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/yemen-officials-some-ground-fighting-
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