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Israeli economy 'falling behind'

bbc, Israel needs fundamental economic reform if it is to recapture the pace of growth it saw in the late 1990s, its finance minister has warned. In testimony to the Science and Technology Committee of the Knesset, the country's parliament, […]

Fight war on terror by giving Iraq back to Iraqis

The Toronto Star, Even U.S. Defence Secreatary Donald Rumsfeld now admits that the

Arms Sales Curb Urged

PA News , Labour former defence minister Lord Judd called today for a ban on UK arms sales to any country outside Nato, with an exception only for those involved in United Nations missions. He called at Lords question time […]

Defence Minister: Russian Armed Forces are ready for winter

RIAN, Russian Armed Forces are ready for the winter period, Russian Defence Minister Sergey Ivanov disclosed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in the Kremlin. “The Army meets the winter in an organised way, just like the last year,” […]

Wargame Offers Insight Into Future

US Air Force, WASHINGTON — An Air Force-sponsored wargame promises to be not only leaner than similar events in the past, but more dynamic and efficient as well. The 2004 Future Capabilities Game is scheduled for Jan. 11 to 16 […]

GD Wins $100M Contract Modification For TRIDENT/SSGN Systems

General Dynamics, ARLINGTON, Va. — The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $100,098,000 modification under a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide for the fiscal year 2004 Trident II […]

"Agreement" on Transfer of U.S. Military Base Concluded under Coercion

KCNA, Pyongyang, October 25 (KCNA) — It was brought to light that the United States illegally concluded the “Agreement on the Transfer of the U.S. Army Base in Ryongsan” in 1990 and, after that, deliberately put pressure on the south […]

Uncle Sam keeps SAIC on call for top tasks

The Baltimore Sun, Government turns to California company for variety of sensitive jobs When the Pentagon wanted to assemble a team of Iraqi exiles to assist in restoring postwar Iraq, it gave the job to a company with a name […]

U.S. surprised in Iraq by insurgents

International Herald Tribune, Powell says,

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