Items of Interest Around the 'Net
Stars and Stripes has an update on the current status of USS San Francisco.
Via the incomparable Ninme, I found an excellent summary of the current status of Afghanistan by Chrenkoff.
Here we have a Canadian Conservative politician using the fire aboard HMCS Chicoutimi as ammunition in his fight against sending Canadian troops to Iraq. I guess like most Americans, I don't really understand as much about Canadian politics as I should. If this is the level of discourse they're reduced to, though, I don't think I'm missing very much.
In a move unexpected by everyone who doesn't understand military procurement plans in a tight-budget era, the Navy is planning to reduce its planned warship buy rate for destroyers and Virginia class submarines.
Finally, HMS Sceptre is ready to leave Gibraltar.