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US forces kill Shi'ite mayor

AFP, The US-backed mayor of the Shi'ite district of Sadr City in Baghdad has been shot dead in an altercation with US troops. US Central Command said the dispute, which was being investigated, took place at the building housing the […]


Indian Army Plans Massive Upgrade to Infantry Forces

DefenseNews, The Indian Army plans to modernize its 450,000-strong infantry, a move Army officials called the greatest change in four decades. Defence Ministry officials promised last month to spend $800 million over three years to make the infantry 10 times […]


Whom to Believe? Well…

iveiw, “Whom do you believe?” asked General Ya'akov Amidror on TV with subdued anger, “the army spokesman or Hamas?” General (reserves) Amidror is the highest religious officer in our army. In the past he has raised several public storms with […]


Sweden Details Gripen Offer To Czechs

FMV Swedish Defence Procurement Agen, Last Friday, the Swedish government submitted its response to the Czech Republic


Russian Arms Dealers Seek New Clients

VOA, BUDAPEST — More than a decade after Soviet soldiers left the region, Russia is seeking to return to eastern Europe, this time with lucrative arms deals aimed at competing with the expanding NATO alliance. At the Central European Defense […]


AIM-9X Missile Enters Service

US Naval Air Systems Command, NAVAIR is pleased to announce the declaration of its newest weapon in Air Dominance, the AIM-9X Sidewinder Missile, having reached Initial Operational Capability (IOC). The Sidewinder Program a joint program led by the U.S. Navy. […]


US Supreme Court asked to intervene in Guantanamo

AFP, WASHINGTON: US human rights activists are hoping the Supreme Court will weigh in soon on the legality of the secretive incarceration of prisoners at the US naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The high court must decide whether to […]


Why America is losing the intelligence war

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A Campaign to Rattle a Long-Ruling Dynasty

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