Latest Military & Defense News Updates

Bitter Iraqi vents anger by killing U.S. troops

, Every day, he tries to kill American soldiers. Sometimes, from a hideout in the rattling reeds and bulrushes of the fertile Euphrates valley, 28-year-old Mohammed and a small group of fellow guerrilla fighters launch rocket-propelled grenades at passing American […]

Brazil meets bidders in fighter jet tender

, BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil's Air Force met Thursday with five groups competing to sell Brazil fighter jets worth up to $700 million, restarting a tender which was suspended early this year. In a brief statement, the Air Force […]

Mideast and the lesson of history

, Following the suicide bombing in Israel

US Opposes Syria


''Israel's Foray into Syria …. "

, Israel's attack Sunday on Syria represents a sharp change in policy by Tel Aviv. Failing to pacify its Palestinian population, the Sharon government is running out of options in how to respond to Palestinian violence. No matter how many […]

Israel Is Losing

, I talked recently with an American who had just returned from more than 20 years in Israel. We did not talk for the record, so I will withhold his name and what he does for a living. But I […]

FBI sent money to Hamas

, While President Bill Clinton was trying to broker an elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the FBI was secretly funneling money to suspected Hamas figures to see if the militant group would use it for terrorist attacks, according to […]

Russian Analysts Weigh Nuclear-Defense Reform Urgings

, Defense analysts here had mixed reactions to two announcements Oct. 2 that clearly were aimed at NATO expansion: a warning from the Russian Defense Ministry that Russia will have to make radical changes in its defense reform plans, including […]

India, U.S. Begin Naval Exercise in Arabian Sea

, The maneuvers, code-named Malabar 2003, are the largest naval exercise between India and the United States since the countries resumed joint military training last year.

Ratio of armour to infantry #forum #military2 days ago