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Inside the resistance

The Guardian , The suicide bomber who yesterday attacked the US-frequented Baghdad Hotel was the fourth member of the Iraqi resistance to kill themselves for the cause. The bombing came only three days after last week's suicide attack on a […]

Moving the process beyond mere words

, A LEADER of an Arab country wanted to bring over a tent and two camels should he attend the OIC summit in Putrajaya.  He was unwilling to give up camel milk even for two mornings. So he is probably […]

China Asks EU to Restore Arms Sales Cut

AP, BEIJING (AP)–China asked the European Union on Monday to end a ban on arms sales to Beijing imposed after the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown and predicted prosperous times ahead as their relationship flourishes. The Chinese government's comments came […]

Belarus, Russia holding joint military exercise

Interfax, Baranovichi. (Interfax-West) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko arrived on Saturday on the site of a current Belarussian-Russian military exercise. “The exercise is purely defensive in character. None of the goals and tasks that have been set are aggressive in […]

Four nations spark WMD worries [Part 2]

GANNETT NEWS SERVICE / The Olympian, [Part 1] Programs in Mideast, Asia viewed as potential weapon sources for terrorism WASHINGTON — The regime-ending mistakes of Saddam Hussein were not lost on the mullahs of Iran. Instead of pursuing banned weapons […]

Lockheed Martin Wins $812M Deal For Sea-Based Missile Defense

Lockheed Martin Wins $812M Deal For Sea-Based Missile Defense

Spacedaily, Moorestown – Oct 13, 2003The U.S. Navy was awarded Friday an $812.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin for the continued development of the Missile Defense Agency's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin is responsible […]

BAE to expand Saudi defence work

The Telegraph, BAE Systems appears set to expand its controversial defence contract with the Saudi Arabian government, as strong world oil prices swell defence spending in the Middle East. BAE could win new business as early as next year through […]

UNITAS naval exercise in South Atlantic

MercoPress, Beginning this week navies from several South American countries, Spain and United States will be participating in the annual Unitas exercise that deploys surface vessels, submarines and air support in the South Atlantic. The regional countries participating in the […]

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