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From triumph has sprung murderous fiasco. Ignoring Iraqis comes with a terrible price

Independent Digital , Six months after US tanks roared triumphantly into the centre of Baghdad and the statue of Saddam Hussein was famously toppled, the US has turned military victory into political defeat in Iraq. The US might have expected […]

''Deployment of Necessity: Turkey's Military Involvement in Iraq''

PINR, Turkey's decision to send troops to Iraq highlights Ankara's need to control the political and economic future of its southern neighbor. Cemil Cicek, a spokesman for the Turkish government, bluntly explained Ankara's decision: “The country most affected by what […]

Northrop Grumman Working with U.S. Navy on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Schedule Change

Northrop Grumman Working with U.S. Navy on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Schedule Change

Northrop Grumman Corp. , Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) said today that it is working closely with the U.S. Navy to address the implications of the Navy's decision, announced earlier today, to delay by one year the planned Refueling and Complex […]

Malaysia teams up with Russia to produce local aerospace experts

UTUSAN MELAYU , KOTA BHARU Oct 9 – Malaysia is currently working with Russia to produce local experts in the field of aerospace with the view to enable them to design and build their own ships in the years to […]

Russia Hopes To Complete Aircraft Carrier Deal Before Indian PM Visit

, Russia hopes to complete the negotiations for selling India the 44,500-metric ton aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov ahead of a visit by Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee in November. Press Trust of India quoted a Russian embassy military attach

Israel's WMDs and the West's Double Standard

The Palestine Chronicle, A highly distinguished and carefully selected team of American scientists just concluded a thorough and consequential mission in Iraq. The declared objective was finding Iraq's arsenals of weapons of mass destruction. But hidden within such a declaration, […]

Syria calls sanctions measure work of "ultra-extremists"

Associated Press/AFP, (Damascus, Syria-AP) — Syria is criticizing what it says is the work of extremists in Washington. Syria's official media today criticized a bill approved by the House International Relations Committee. If enacted, the measure would give the president […]

Report: Leftist leaders to Jordan to sign 'Swiss Agreement'

JPOST, A group of leftist leaders travelled to Jordan on Thursday evening to sign a peace agreement they have been negotiating with Palestinians, YNet reported. Among them are Yossi Beilin, Avram Burg and Amram Mitzna. The group is expected to […]

A binational Israel-Palestine, NEW YORK – We can ask, “Who killed the road map for peace between Israelis and Palestinians?” Or we can start thinking through the implications of the fact that it is dead. Either way, the Palestinian bombing Saturday that […]

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