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Iran parades 30 2,000 km range missiles

Iran parades 30 2,000 km range missiles

Iran paraded 30 missiles with a nominal range of 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) Sunday, the first time it had displayed so many with the theoretical capacity to hit Israeli targets. Iran displayed 12 Sejil and 18 Ghadr missiles at the […]


Putin to offer Iran ‘arms, nuclear deal’ at summit

Putin to offer Iran ‘arms, nuclear deal’ at summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Iran’s new president for the first time this week, reportedly armed with an offer to supply missile systems and build a second nuclear power reactor that is likely to gladden Tehran and trouble the United […]


US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks: report

US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks: report

The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would respond with chemical weapons, Foreign Policy magazine reported Monday. Citing declassified CIA documents and interviews with former […]


New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

Iran has developed a second rocket-launching facility which will likely be used to test ballistic missiles, a London-based defence analysis group said Thursday. IHS Jane’s said it had pinpointed the site outside the city of Shahrud, around 350 kilometres (220 […]


Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: report

Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: report

President Vladimir Putin is to visit Iran in August to try to restart talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear drive, a Russian newspaper reported Wednesday. Putin’s visit is planned for mid-August, shortly after Iran’s moderate new president Hassan Rowhani takes office […]


US general lays out military options in Syria

US general lays out military options in Syria

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders. In a non-classified letter made public Monday, chairman of the […]


The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Burke Chair is issuing a fully updated version of the second volume in a new series of reports on the Gulf Military Balance. The new volume is called The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions. […]


IHS Reveals Saudi Arabia’s Undisclosed Missile Site

IHS Reveals Saudi Arabia’s Undisclosed Missile Site

Analysis reveals a newly identified surface-to-surface missile base deep in the Saudi desert, capable of targeting Israel and Iran, according to IHS Inc. (IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics. As fears of a nuclear-armed Iran continue to […]


Iran nuclear push, flashpoints role has West in a bind

Iran nuclear push, flashpoints role has West in a bind

Iran’s role in flashpoints like Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan is proving a headache for the West as it tries to normalise ties with Tehran without a trade-off on its contested nuclear drive. As the Islamic republic prepares for presidential […]


 
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