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UN sees "worrying signs" in Afghanistan instability

AFP, UNITED NATIONS : The ousted Taliban have retaken control of parts of Afghanistan amid “worrying signs” that the post-war government is starting to weaken, the UN's top peacekeeping official said. Just days before a UN Security Council mission to […]

Renewed religious fervor in Syria

New York Times, Some see state's hand in fundamentalist Islam resurgence ALEPPO, Syria Two decades after Syria ruthlessly uprooted militant Islam, killing an estimated 10,000 people, this most secular of Arab states is experiencing a dramatic religious resurgence..Friday prayers draw […]

Israel May Extend Barrier Deeper in West Bank

New York Times, JERUSALEM, Oct. 24

Change in NATO Made Turkey more Important

Turkish News, Istanbul, TURKEY, October 25, 2003 – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization

China to speed up reform of military industry in northeast

People Daily, To implement the strategy for quickening the reform of the military industry in northeast China Oct. 20 witnessed a symposium on rejuvenating the old industrial base held here in Harbin City. As proposed at the meeting opportunities must […]

Cover-Up Alleged in Probe of USS Liberty

AP, WASHINGTON – A former Navy attorney who helped lead the military investigation of the 1967 Israeli attack on the USS Liberty that killed 34 American servicemen says former President Lyndon Johnson and his defense secretary, Robert McNamara, ordered that […]

Israeli Attack on USS Liberty


Shipyards blow as cuts to aircraft carrier deal announced

Scotsman, MINISTERS are preparing to scale back the Royal Navy


MENL, LONDON [MENL] — An Israeli program to upgrade MiG fighter-jets has been offered to a range of countries, including NATO aspirants. Industry sources said the marketing of the Israeli upgrade is based on the success of the modernization of […]

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