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NY Times: US Military Officials Worry Over Russian Ship Operations Near Undersea Communications Cables

Russian ships and submarines have launched operations near underwater cables used to transmit Internet communications worldwide, the New York Times reported Sunday. David Sanger and Eric Schmitt write U.S. intelligence and military leaders are concerned that an increase in Russia’s naval activities could result in cable-cutting attacks once conflicts emerge. Adm. …

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Report: Navy Insiders Name Adms. Mark Ferguson, Bill Gortney, Michelle Howard as Top CNO Candidates

Three names have emerged as the most likely candidates to be the next chief of naval operations as Adm. Jon Greenert enters his last year in the position, the Navy Times reported Sunday. David Larter writes that U.S. Navy insiders have named Adm. Mark Ferguson, Adm. Bill Gortney and Adm. Michelle Howard as CNO frontrunners. Other potential candidates include Adm. Cecil …

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Military Leaders Outline Sequestration Impacts To Senate Panel

Four of the nation’s top military leaders outlined what they see as the potential impacts of sequestration cuts on the individual services branches before a Senate panel Wednesday, American Forces Press Service reports. The Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony from Army Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff; Navy Adm. …

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