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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 […]

Israel publishes map of fence that would cut off 70,000 Palestinians

AP, JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel published a detailed map Friday of its planned security barrier, which would encircle tens of thousands of Palestinians, cutting them off from the West Bank, and would keep about 80 per cent of Jewish settlers […]

General Dynamics quits BAE talks

FT, General Dynamics, US defence group, has walked away from a transatlantic merger with BAE Systems after exploratory discussions with its British rival, people close to the talks said. BAE has acknowledged talking to all five prime US defence contractors […]

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