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Missile Shield Plans Cause Rift Between US, Europe and Russia

Missile Shield Plans Cause Rift Between US, Europe and Russia

The leaders of the United States and Poland have met in Washington in a bid to disperse the new clouds which have settled over relations between those nations involved in planning a protective missile shield in Europe. Poland’s President Bronislaw […]


The PAK-FA Threat

The PAK-FA Threat

In response to an article published earlier about the threat that the PAK-FA presents to US air superiority as well as that of US allies, the PAK-FA hardly presents a short-mid term credible threat. The article attacks the closure of […]


France ready to transfer warship technology to Russia: PM

France ready to transfer warship technology to Russia: PM

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on a visit to Moscow on Thursday that France was ready to transfer military technology if it won a tender to supply Russia with Mistral warships. “There is no question about the technology transfer, […]


Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia on Thursday warned Poland against hosting US F-16 fighter jets, possibly from 2013, saying it would work to counter the move. Poland’s Defence Minister Bogdan Klich announced last month that his country would accept a US proposal to host […]


NATO has plans to protect Baltics from Russia: WikiLeaks

NATO has plans to protect Baltics from Russia: WikiLeaks

London: Military alliance NATO has drawn up plans to defend the Baltic states against Russian threats, US diplomatic cables released Tuesday by WikiLeaks showed. An existing defence plan covering Poland was extended to include Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania after they […]


What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

Russia’s development of the PAK FA fifth-generation stealth fighter could challenge American air supremacy, especially if Russia sells the PAK FA to its usual buyers of military equipment. In the U.S., closure of the F-22 production line has severely limited […]


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 […]


Tempers rise over WikiLeaks revelations

Tempers rise over WikiLeaks revelations

WASHINGTON: The United States faced a storm of anger from foreign governments who were scrutinized in leaked cables as President Barack Obama named an expert to prevent it from happening again. Under pressure, Amazon booted activist website WikiLeaks from its […]


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 […]


 
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