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US Arms Industry Profits from Aid Funds to Egypt

US Arms Industry Profits from Aid Funds to Egypt

The EU has put on hold arms shipments to Egypt, while the US continues to support the Egyptian military. Defense contractors in the US stand to profit. It seemed to be a difficult answer for Barack Obama. The US president […]


Extensive Naval Re-Armament Programs Spur Global Military Naval Market

Extensive Naval Re-Armament Programs Spur Global Military Naval Market

The implementation of extensive naval re-armament programmes, particularly in the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Russia, has been a key growth factor for global military vessels and support in service (SIS) market. The market development has also been supported by the […]


Israel ready to tackle nuclear Iran ‘alone’: Netanyahu

Israel ready to tackle nuclear Iran ‘alone’: Netanyahu

Israel is ready to act alone to stop Iran making a nuclear bomb, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, in a warning against rushing into deals with Tehran’s new leaders. “Israel will not allow Iran to get nuclear weapons. If […]


Israel challenged by Iran charm offensive: analysts

Israel challenged by Iran charm offensive: analysts

As Iran’s new president reaches out to the West with a message of moderation, Israel’s hawkish approach on Tehran’s nuclear program looks likely to come under pressure, experts say. President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday emphasized the peaceful nature of the […]


Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike – Putin

Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike – Putin

“Will we be helping Syria? We will”, Vladimir Putin said at a press conference following the G20 summit in St. Petersburg on Friday. The US and other countries will put themselves outside the law if they launch a military operation […]


UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

British military officers will join the Prime Minister for talks later, to discuss the UK’s response to last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria. The National Security Council, which also includes the Defence Secretary and intelligence chiefs, will meet at […]


Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warned the United States on Sunday against repeating past mistakes, saying that any unilateral military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East. The Russian Foreign […]


UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Security Council members are seeking “clarity” on opposition claims that Syrian troops used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus, Argentina’s UN envoy, the council president, said Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s office said earlier he was “shocked” […]


As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

There are still some ways in which newspapers capture the moment better than blogs or social media. One such way is their ability to display the full extent of global chaos, a topic so diverse and variegated that it is […]


 
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