Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- June 6, 2013

NSA Collecting Phone Records For Millions Of Verizon Customers, Report Says -- FOX News

The Obama administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, according to a British newspaper report which raised new and troubling privacy questions.

A senior law enforcement official pushed back on the report early Thursday morning, telling Fox News that the Justice Department has not yet received a referral from the intelligence community, meaning "the process has not started yet."

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Verizon providing all call records to U.S. under court order -- Washington Post

U.S. Is Secretly Collecting Records of Verizon Calls -- New York Times

Obama administration defends Verizon phone record collection -- Reuters

7 Things to Know About the Government’s Secret Database of Telephone Data -- Time

Pentagon official: Russian warships may be carrying weapons to Syria -- CNN

European militaries scramble to obtain drones -- New Europe

Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows -- AP

IDF creates military unit to film combat soldiers -- Jerusalem Post

Israel Prepares for Chemical Attacks -- Defense News

Israeli military to restrict soldiers' Facebook accounts -- CNet

The Great East Asian Naval Arms Race
-- Strategy Page

Report: Taiwan Deploys New Powerful Rocket System -- Defense News/AFP

NATO to set up cyber-defence rapid reaction teams -- Defence Talk/AFP

Information Warfare: America Admits China Took It All -- Strategy Page

EXCLUSIVE: CIA didn't always know who it was killing in drone strikes, classified documents show -- NBC

Army’s new robotic bird drone is so realistic it gets attacked by hawks -- Washington Times

Air Force Moves to Boost Morale of ICBM Launch Crews -- Global Security Newswire

McRaven: Sequestration Will Dull SOF's Edge --

180,000 Air Force civilians face furlough under sequestration -- Federal Times

DoD Looking at Sequestration Impact to 2014 Budget -- Defense News

HASC Approves 2014 NDAA, Ignores Next Sequestration Round -- Defense News

HASC Green-Lights East Coast Missile Shield -- Defense News

House Panel Kills Proposal To Freeze F-35 Procurement Funds -- Defense News

Lawmakers Reject Withholding F-35 Funds -- Defense Tech

Panel Ignores Pleas to Reform Defense Budget -- DoD Buzz

Hagel’s Strategic Choices Study Is Something Americans Need to See — Now -- Mackenzie Eaglen, Time

Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc nominated to be next USAFE commander -- Stars and Stripes

Military branches wrestle with cost-effectiveness of NASCAR sponsorships -- Washington Post

Navy to scrap requirement for decals on windshields -- Stars and Stripes/Virginia Pilot

Atheists Want Their Own Military Chaplains -- Breitbart

Democrats’ push to create military chaplains for atheists falls flat -- Washington Times

The US military's 'invisible men' -- France Winddance Twine, Al Jazeera

Pentagon Report Says Ex-CIA Director Panetta Revealed Name Of Bin Laden Raid Leader In Front Of Zero Dark Thirty Screenwriter -- Daily Mail

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