26 Aug '13, 1pm

US To Sell Attack Helicopters To Indonesia

US To Sell Attack Helicopters To Indonesia

JAKARTA — The United States announced Monday it would sell eight Apache attack helicopters to Jakarta as it seeks to bolster ties with Southeast Asia despite concerns over the Indonesian military’s rights record. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel disclosed the $500 million deal — which includes pilot training and radars — on a visit to the Indonesian capital, his second stop on a week-long tour of the region. It is aimed at strengthening military ties as part of the US “pivot” toward the Asia-Pacific amid concern about Beijing’s growing assertiveness, but Hagel’s attention has been diverted from the trip by a confrontation with Syria. “Providing Indonesia these world-class helicopters is an example of our commitment to help build Indonesia’s military capability,” said Hagel after talks with his Indonesian counterpart, Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro. “A strong Indonesia i...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130826/DEFREG03/3082...

Tweets

Arming #Indonesia: #US to sell Apache helicopters #military #humanrights #violence

Arming #Indonesia: #US to sell Apache helicopte...

akrockefeller.com 01 Sep '13, 3pm

Source: U.S. Department of Defense In a first-of-its-kind deal worth about $500 million, the United States has agreed to s...

Bank Mandiri Says Indonesia More Attractive Tha...

bloomberg.com 26 Aug '13, 5am

Budi Gunadi Sadikin, the head of Indonesia ’s largest bank, said his home market is more attractive than Singapore less th...

Abdullah Azzam Brigades claims responsibility f...

longwarjournal.org 27 Aug '13, 4pm

In a statement posted to jihadist forums yesterday, the Abdullah Azzam Brigades took official responsibility for the Aug. ...

How To Sell Bitcoin on eBay for 300% Profit

How To Sell Bitcoin on eBay for 300% Profit I have never traded stocks. I have never taken an economics course. I have nev...

Jose: I would sell to a rival #MUFC

skysports.com 25 Aug '13, 9am

Sky Bet Loading Market ... Football Betting Claim your free bet now! Jose Mourinho has suggested Manchester United should ...

Jose: I would sell to a rival

skysports.com 25 Aug '13, 9am

Sky Bet Loading Market ... Football Betting Claim your free bet now! Jose Mourinho has suggested Manchester United should ...

Jose: I would sell to a rival

skysports.com 25 Aug '13, 9am

Sky Bet Loading Market ... Football Betting Claim your free bet now! Jose Mourinho has suggested Manchester United should ...

Jose: I would sell to a rival #mufc

skysports.com 25 Aug '13, 9am

Sky Bet Loading Market ... Football Betting Claim your free bet now! Jose Mourinho has suggested Manchester United should ...

Marine who warned of insider attack threat faci...

militarytimes.com 26 Aug '13, 3am

An insider attack that killed three Marines in Afghanistan last year is under new scrutiny as the U.S. Attorney’s Office i...

Official: Syria will defend itself against international attack #Marine #USMC

Official: Syria will defend itself against inte...

marinecorpstimes.com 26 Aug '13, 4pm

DAMASCUS, SYRIA — A senior Syrian official said Monday that his country will defend itself against any international attac...

#Obama: I have decided #US should launch #milit...

twitpic.com 31 Aug '13, 6pm

Copy & paste this code into your website <a href="http://twitpic.com/dbaet5" title="#Obama: I have decided #US should laun...

A United States Attack on Syria and its Implica...

defense-update.com 01 Sep '13, 9pm

On the other hand, an unsuccessful American attack, such as that in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon in 1983, or the Tomahawk m...

Marine who warned of insider attack threat faci...

militarytimes.com 25 Aug '13, 6pm

An insider attack that killed three Marines in Afghanistan last year is under new scrutiny as the U.S. Attorney’s Office i...

US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

US preps for possible cruise missile attack on ...

defencetalk.com 24 Aug '13, 2am

CBS News has learned that the Pentagon is making the initial preparations for a cruise missile attack on Syrian government...

Marine who warned of insider attack threat faci...

marinecorpstimes.com 25 Aug '13, 6pm

An insider attack that killed three Marines in Afghanistan last year is under new scrutiny as the U.S. Attorney’s Office i...