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American voters lose faith in Bush's foreign policy

, A week of unrelenting bad news for President George Bush was capped yesterday by a new poll showing that Americans are losing faith in his ability to handle foreign policy crises – something the White House had expected to […]

A land ruled by chaos

, In the centre of the rollicking Iraqi border town of Safwan, where dusty small boys dodge cars and lorries – and the odd slap from overheated adults – to offer tins of Pepsi for sale and Kuwaiti mobile phones […]

Israel: A Failing Experiment

, Israel's First Minister of Education, Professor Ben-Zion Dinur (1954), said it most sharply; “In our country there is room only for the Jews. We shall say to the Arabs: Get out! If they don't agree, if they resist, we […]

Israel for closer defense with Turkey

, ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 3 (UPI) — Israel hopes to bolster defense ties with Turkey during the IDEF-2003 military exhibition that opened Tuesday in Ankara, says a report. The report by Middle East Newsline said more than a dozen Israeli […]

Pakistan resumes missile tests

Pakistan resumes missile tests

, ISLAMABAD — Pakistan shot off a surface-to-surface, nuclear-capable rocket yesterday in its first test in months, but it denied the launch had anything to do with stalled peace talks with India. The army announced the early-morning launch of the […]

EU looking to defence harmony by 2010

, Europe's defence ministers yesterday backed ambitious plans to have their armed forces capable of working together by 2010. The radical plans would apply to resources, doctrines and equipment. The initiative is part of a strategy aimed at creating defence […]

EU nears compromise on defence integration

, The European Union appears to moving closer to an agreement on military integration. But after the first of two days of talks by EU defence ministers in Rome, the idea of setting up an EU military headquarters, completely independent […]

Blow to BAE as warships don't come in

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China markets new anti-tank missile

, ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 3 (UPI) — China is marketing a new anti-tank guided missile in Iran, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, says Middle East Newsline. The new HJ-73 anti-tank guided weapon is meant to penetrate […]

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