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Mr Bush, here is why we opposed the Iraq war

SMH, Forty-one ALP federal parliamentarians have written an open letter to George Bush. Dear President Bush, The friendship between our countries is longstanding and deeply felt. We have a great deal in common, particularly our commitment to democracy. We retain […]

Military Administration School for Army

APA, A project for the creation of a military administration school for the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will be implemented as from January 2004, under the military cooperation between Angola and Portugal. This was announced to the press Tuesday in […]

Cruise missile plan in doubt

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Indian Army undertakes major exercise in eastern sector

PTI, NEW DELHI: Army, after a gap of over 20 years, has undertaken a major exercise in the eastern sector involving a corp. Army has been conducting war games in the western sector as well as in the mountains but […]

Armed forces prepare wish-lists

, The armed forces have been asked to prepare lists of Russian-made weapons they want, following the signing of two agreements between leaders of the two countries. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed two agreements after […]

HAL to upgrade Jaguar aircraft

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, BANGALORE: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has bagged an order from the Indian Air Force (IAF) to upgrade 17 Jaguar trainers with the latest avionics and 20 deep penetration Jaguar fighters. The IAF order worth Rs 1,500 crore […]

Russia to supply S-300 systems to Belarus

Pravda, In the near future Russia will supply to Belarus modern anti-aircraft missile systems S-300, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov has announced. “The corresponding government decree will be adopted in the near future, and Rosoboronexport will sign the contract, only […]

Ignoring Unpleasant Truths

Arabnews, The Bush administration is ignoring some unpleasant truths about its occupation of Iraq. US generals and administrators say that the morale of its troops in Iraq is high and that they are fully motivated and determined to get on […]

The Pentagon unleashes a holy warrior

Ajc, “Appointing Jerry Boykin, with his visions of holy war in the Islamic world, to a top position in the United States military is no way to marginalize extremism.” In June of 2002, Jerry Boykin stepped to the pulpit at […]

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