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Palestinians offer olive branch to Israel

AFP, Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurie has called for a new ceasefire with Israel and voiced commitment to the troubled “road map” peace plan as veteran leader Yasser Arafat called for dialogue between the two sides. During a session of […]

'We could lose this situation'

The Guardian, The White House yesterday drew up emergency plans to accelerate the transfer of power in Iraq after being shown a devastating CIA report warning that the guerrilla war was in danger of escalating out of US control. The […]

Israel Plans $550M JSTARS-Like Fleet

DefenseNews, The Israel Air Force has initiated preliminary plans for a special mission aircraft program to detect and track hostile ground targets far from home bases. Service officials said the aircraft should be able to perform like the U.S. E-8C […]

S. Korea Launches New Destroyer

AFP, South Korea

French-German alliance warms amid US cold war

The Telegraph, France is threatening to unite with Germany to maintain their influence in an enlarged European Union and strengthen their common front against the United States, according to reported remarks by the Foreign Minister, Dominique de Villepin. The minister […]

MBDA on target with 2.3 billion Euro missile deal

E4E, MBDA has been awarded a multibillion Euro contract by the European procurement agency OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Co-op

US to spend $401bn on defence

, Washington – The US Congress approved on Wednesday a $401bn defence bill for the 2004 fiscal year, increasing military spending by about $8bn over current levels. The Senate gave final approval to the measure in a vote of 95 […]

Bremer Meets With Bush Advisers on Iraq

AP, WASHINGTON (AP) – Frustrated with the U.S.-picked Iraqi Governing Council, President Bush's national security advisers questioned the top American administrator in Iraq on Tuesday about how to break a political logjam in Baghdad and speed planning for the nation's […]

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