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The Loss of Liberty

democracynow, The USS Liberty was an electronic intelligence-gathering ship that was cruising international waters off the Egyptian coast on June 8, 1967. Israeli planes and torpedo boats opened fire on the Liberty in the midst of what became known as […]

Unholy war?

AP, For US President George Bush, there's an uwelcomed mixing of religion and the 'War on Terror', reports Sonya Ross from Washington. The subject of religion has taken a prominent spot right where President George Bush didn't want it – […]

Singapore to send transport aircraft, vessel and 192 soldiers to Iraq

Singapore to send transport aircraft, vessel and 192 soldiers to Iraq

MCN International Pte Ltd, SINGAPORE : Singapore will send 192 men and women to Iraq to provide logistics support to rebuild the country. This follows a Police contingent which went earlier to help train Iraqi Police Officers. A C-130 Hercules […]

Israeli economy 'falling behind'

bbc, Israel needs fundamental economic reform if it is to recapture the pace of growth it saw in the late 1990s, its finance minister has warned. In testimony to the Science and Technology Committee of the Knesset, the country's parliament, […]

Fight war on terror by giving Iraq back to Iraqis

The Toronto Star, Even U.S. Defence Secreatary Donald Rumsfeld now admits that the

Arms Sales Curb Urged

PA News , Labour former defence minister Lord Judd called today for a ban on UK arms sales to any country outside Nato, with an exception only for those involved in United Nations missions. He called at Lords question time […]

Defence Minister: Russian Armed Forces are ready for winter

RIAN, Russian Armed Forces are ready for the winter period, Russian Defence Minister Sergey Ivanov disclosed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in the Kremlin. “The Army meets the winter in an organised way, just like the last year,” […]

Wargame Offers Insight Into Future

US Air Force, WASHINGTON — An Air Force-sponsored wargame promises to be not only leaner than similar events in the past, but more dynamic and efficient as well. The 2004 Future Capabilities Game is scheduled for Jan. 11 to 16 […]

GD Wins $100M Contract Modification For TRIDENT/SSGN Systems

General Dynamics, ARLINGTON, Va. — The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $100,098,000 modification under a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide for the fiscal year 2004 Trident II […]

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