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U.S. Military Assistance for Africa: A Better Solution

The Heritage Foundation, The United States is facing increasing international pressure to play a more prominent role on the world's most troubled continent. The continuing civil wars in Liberia and the Congo, the specter of tyranny and man-made famine in […]

Pakistan military jet crashes, no casualties reported


Why is China putting a man in space? For military reasons

Hindustan Times, Why is China putting a man in space? There are solid military reasons to conquer space. Zhang Houying, a space application specialist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said in February that Shenzhou spacecraft carry equipment for military […]

Russia's progress in military reform remains slow: UK think tank

, LONDON, Oct. 15 (Xinhuanet) — Russia's progress in military reform remains slow and is complicating Russian President Vladimir Putin's policy of modernization and integration with the West, a British think tank chief said on Wednesday. No radical steps are […]

2 military jets crash; pilots safe

AP, CHARLESTON, S.C. – Two military jet fighters crashed off South Carolina on Wednesday, and their pilots were rescued and brought safely back to land, authorities said. The pilots were in good condition, said Capt. Don Caetano, public-affairs officer for […]

Pakistan tests missile amid fears of Israeli-Indian strike

Jerusalem Post, A jittery Pakistan on Tuesday test-fired a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead amid increasing fears that Israel and India will stage a joint preemptive strike against Islamabad's nuclear assets. The Pakistani military said that the surface-to-surface […]

N. Korea alludes to nuclear weapons test


NATO reform hampered by defence policy discord: IISS report

AFP, LONDON : With key European powers split over Iraq, NATO must resolve differences on defence policy between its 19 members if reforms are going to work, the leading IISS security think tank said. “French and German opposition to US-led […]

Taiwan Navy Embarrassed After Missing Target Again

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