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Pakistan backs quick agreement on NATO supplies

Pakistan backs quick agreement on NATO supplies

Pakistan said Wednesday it had ordered officials to finalize an agreement as quickly as possible on lifting a six-month blockade on overland NATO supplies into war-torn Afghanistan. Islamabad has stopped short of announcing when the transit lines will reopen, but […]


Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia does not exclude preemptive use of weapons against [NATO] missile defense systems in Europe but only as a last resort, the Russian General Staff said on Thursday at a missile defense conference in Moscow. “The placement of new strike […]


Russia Repeats Iskander Deployment Threat

Russia Repeats Iskander Deployment Threat

Moscow reiterated on Tuesday it may deploy Iskander theater ballistic missiles in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad that will be capable of effectively engaging elements of the U.S. missile defense system in Poland. The missile defense system in Poland does […]


NATO invites Pakistan to key summit

NATO invites Pakistan to key summit

Pakistan welcomed a NATO invitation Tuesday to attend key talks on the future of Afghanistan in Chicago next week but remained non-committal on ending a nearly six-month blockade on supply routes. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen telephoned President Asif […]


Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

The United States will announce at next week’s NATO summit in Chicago that the new missile defense system in Europe has reached interim operational capability, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for Europe said. “We will announce the interim operational capability […]


Pakistan signals end to blockade of NATO supplies

Pakistan signals end to blockade of NATO supplies

Top Pakistani leaders will on Tuesday discuss ending a blockade of foreign military supply routes into Afghanistan and repairing US relations, signalling a rapprochement ahead of a NATO summit. Islamabad shut its Afghan border to NATO supplies after US air […]


NATO Summit to Focus on Afghanistan, Missile Defense

NATO Summit to Focus on Afghanistan, Missile Defense

Afghanistan will top the agenda items at the upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago as coalition members consider an agreement on a long-term strategic partnership that promotes security and stability there, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe reported. “What I am […]


Famous FN MAG Machine Gun Goes Polymer

FN MAG Machine Gun. Photo by: FN Herstal

The 7.62x51mm NATO caliber FN MAG – designed, developed, manufactured and marketed by Belgium-based small arms manufacturer FN Herstal – comes now standard with a polymer buttstock. This change in the standard configuration results from current trends showing increasing market […]


NATO a step closer to getting out of Afghan war

NATO a step closer to getting out of Afghan war

NATO took a step closer to getting out of the Afghan war on Sunday as the Kabul government announced local forces would take over control of security in a large new slice of the country. In the third phase of […]


 
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