Archive for June 13th, 2010

Canada to withdraw its helicopters out of Afghanistan by August 2011

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Canadian helicopters in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by August of next year after Canada’s combat mission there ends in July. read more »

Secret history of RAF Chinese linguists during the Cold War

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A review of the book, Mandarin Blue, RAF Chinese Linguists in the Cold War, 1951-1962, which deals with the little known history of a group of young men drafted to learn Chinese.


Star-Telegram: Rising F-35 costs not too shocking

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Robert Cox takes a look at the F-35 development program and reveals signs that would have pointed to the aircraft’s soaring price.