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My God can beat up your God

Washington Post Writers Group , BOSTON — At first, it sounded like satire. My God is bigger than yours? Did Gen. William Boykin actually taunt his Islamic enemy by claiming a muscular divinity? Not my weapons are bigger than yours. […]

U.S. warns against traveling to Israel

, The State Department yesterday warned U.S. citizensto avoid Israel because of the risk of terror attacks. In an unusual step, the State Department stepped up itstravel warnings to Israel, which in the past focused onspecific areas, and now covers […]

German Bid To Buy P-3Cs Faces Challenges

DefenseNews, An ongoing defense procurement review here has German Navy officials worried that their Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) solution could be lost to budget cuts. The Navy is pursuing procurement of 10 P-3C Orion aircraft from the Netherlands, which next […]

Pak, Turkey discuss defence ties, other matters

NNI, RAWALPINDI, : Matters related to Pakistan Turkey defence relations and other related issues of mutual concern were discussed in the opening session of the second meeting of the High Level Military Dialogue Group which started in Rawalpindi Wednesday. General […]

European defence belongs to NATO

The National Interest , America's ambassador to NATO, Nicholas Burns, told other NATO members this week that the United States was increasingly alarmed about the European Union's plans to set up a defence organization separate from NATO. He was given […]

Barrier turns holy city into hostile fortress

The Guardian, Jerusalem came to the unsuspecting people of Nu'man in 1967 as an imaginary line across their hamlet's parched, rock-studded hills far beyond the city. In the wake of Israel's drubbing of the Arab armies in the Six Day […]

The war that could destroy both armies

Asia Times, The undeclared US war on Iraq ended some six months ago in a matter of weeks, mostly through bribery of an Iraqi high command infiltrated by US special operations that had been embedded during years of better relations […]

US to deploy laser in Iraq

Herald and Weekly Times, THE Pentagon is planning to deploy an experimental laser in Iraq to create a “virtual microphone” capable of detecting and homing in on sniper fire, a senior defence official said today. Development of that and other […]

Mahathir lashes out at state terrorism

Agencies, Outspoken Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday state terrorism was worse than that committed by individual groups and accused countries advocating democracy of terrorizing the world. His comments in this central Java city came on the same […]

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