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Peace activist shot by Israelis is 'brain dead'

Telegraph, Tests have revealed that a British peace activist shot in the head by an Israeli soldier is in a persistent vegetative state from which he is unlikely to recover. Six months after Tom Hurndall, 22, was shot while trying […]

Behind the Srebrenica massacre

NYT, THE HAGUE Eight years after the massacre of more than 7,000 Bosnian Muslims, doubts linger about the degree to which the killings were coldly planned or were improvised in chaos..Most of those killed were unarmed prisoners, boys and men, […]

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Inside the resistance

The Guardian , The suicide bomber who yesterday attacked the US-frequented Baghdad Hotel was the fourth member of the Iraqi resistance to kill themselves for the cause. The bombing came only three days after last week's suicide attack on a […]

Moving the process beyond mere words

, A LEADER of an Arab country wanted to bring over a tent and two camels should he attend the OIC summit in Putrajaya.  He was unwilling to give up camel milk even for two mornings. So he is probably […]

China Asks EU to Restore Arms Sales Cut

AP, BEIJING (AP)–China asked the European Union on Monday to end a ban on arms sales to Beijing imposed after the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown and predicted prosperous times ahead as their relationship flourishes. The Chinese government's comments came […]

Belarus, Russia holding joint military exercise

Interfax, Baranovichi. (Interfax-West) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko arrived on Saturday on the site of a current Belarussian-Russian military exercise. “The exercise is purely defensive in character. None of the goals and tasks that have been set are aggressive in […]

Four nations spark WMD worries [Part 2]

GANNETT NEWS SERVICE / The Olympian, [Part 1] Programs in Mideast, Asia viewed as potential weapon sources for terrorism WASHINGTON — The regime-ending mistakes of Saddam Hussein were not lost on the mullahs of Iran. Instead of pursuing banned weapons […]

Lockheed Martin Wins $812M Deal For Sea-Based Missile Defense

Lockheed Martin Wins $812M Deal For Sea-Based Missile Defense

Spacedaily, Moorestown – Oct 13, 2003The U.S. Navy was awarded Friday an $812.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin for the continued development of the Missile Defense Agency's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin is responsible […]

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