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The losing battle for Iraqi hearts and minds

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Details of US Military Aid to Uganda Revealed

Kampala , Details of the United States military support to Uganda are out. But the assistance does not include spy signals or field military operations. “The US resumed a small military assistance programme with the Government of Uganda in September […]


U.S. Navy Contracts Indra for a Harrier Simulator for 8M

Indra, The US Navy has contracted Indra, through its American subsidiary Indra Systems, for the development of a new simulator of the vertical take-off and landing aircraft the Harrier AV-8B+ for pilot training, the contract amounting to almost 8 million […]


4 Nations Pursue JPO to Manage Harrier II Fleet

Boeing Co, ST. LOUIS — During the final delivery ceremony, celebrating the success of the Boeing Harrier II production program here today, the United States, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom pledged to pursue a joint initiative to mutually advance […]


Successful Lockheed F-16 Block 60 First Flight

Lockheed Martin, FORT WORTH, Texas — The newest, most advanced Lockheed Martin F-16 completed a successful first flight today. The aircraft is the first of the Block 60 line, which has been designated the F-16E/F version. It is the first […]


Endurance Test on Cryogenic Engine Successful

Indian Space Research Organisation, An endurance test for duration of more than 16 minutes on the indigenous Cryogenic Engine for Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSLV, was successfully conducted today (December 5, 2003) at ISRO


Sharon's Phony War

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Israel Shares Blame on Iraq Intelligence, Report Says

The Washington Post, JERUSALEM, Dec. 4 — Israel was a “full partner” in U.S. and British intelligence failures that exaggerated former president Saddam Hussein's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, a report by an […]


Allies at odds over how to fight Afghan drugs boom

The Guardian, Britain and the United States are at odds over how to deal with the massive growth in the cultivation of opium poppies in Afghanistan. Poppy growing areas in the country doubled between 2002 and 2003 to a level […]


 
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