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Russia to increase missiles unless shield agreed: Putin

Russia to increase missiles unless shield agreed: Putin

Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Moscow will build up its “striking forces” including nuclear weapons to ensure security if a joint decision on missile defence fails. Putin’s remarks came shortly after President Dmitry Medvedev warned in his annual […]


Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Washington: Russia moved tactical nuclear warheads to within miles of its borders with NATO countries as recently as late spring, complicating US ties with Moscow, a report said Tuesday, as Congress mulled a new arms control treaty. The Wall Street […]


Impact of Defense Cuts on Europe’s Big Four

Impact of Defense Cuts on Europe’s Big Four

BRUSSELS: EDA hosted today the public presentation of the Report “Restructuring Europe’s Armed Forces in Times of Austerity: A Dialog on Challenges and Opportunities for Government and Industry”, the result of a project developed by the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik […]


Russia Proposes Divided Anti-Missile Defense System

Russia Proposes Divided Anti-Missile Defense System

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed to NATO leaders a joint missile defense system that divides military protection of Europe between the former Cold War rivals. Russian newspapers quote officials as saying the plan entails equally dividing anti-missile defense responsibilities […]


Allied Leaders Agree on NATO Missile Defence System

Allied Leaders Agree on NATO Missile Defence System

NATO’s leaders decided to develop a Missile Defence capability to protect NATO’s populations and territories in Europe against ballistic missile attacks. The Alliance’s Heads of State and Government stated that they see this as a core element of NATO’s collective […]


Europe tests amphibious military capacity in Senegal

Europe tests amphibious military capacity in Senegal

Dakar: Three European countries and Senegal on Monday began a military exercise testing Europe’s amphibious warfare capacity to resolve various crises in the world, military officials said. “This exercise is the first organised by the European Amphibious Initiative (IAE). Its […]


UK–France Summit 2010: Declaration on Defence and Security

UK–France Summit 2010: Declaration on Defence and Security

A new programme of defence co-operation between the UK and France has been announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy today, Tuesday 2 November 2010. The programme is to be delivered through an overarching Defence […]


Turkey faces tough call on NATO missile shield

Turkey faces tough call on NATO missile shield

Ankara: Turkey’s Islamist-rooted government faces making a difficult decision that pits maintaining good relations with its neighbours against joining a NATO missile shield directed against Iran. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sought in recent years to boost Turkey’s ties […]


US presses allies on missile shield

US presses allies on missile shield

BRUSSELS: The United States urged NATO allies to invest in a missile shield and avoid harmful budget cuts at a meeting of defence and foreign ministers clouded by the war in Afghanistan. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence […]


 
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