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US F-22s in UAE imperil regional security: Iran

US F-22s in UAE imperil regional security: Iran

The United States’ deployment of cutting-edge F-22 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates “will endanger the region’s security,” Iran warned on Tuesday. “We do not in any way approve the presence of foreign forces in the region. We advise […]


EADS Cassidian Sets Up Cybersecurity Unit

EADS Cassidian Sets Up Cybersecurity Unit

EADS Cassidian are to create a new dedicated business, Cassidian CyberSecurity, entirely devoted to addressing the fast-growing cyber security market across Europe and Middle East, with an initial focus on Germany, the United Kingdom and France. By gathering together all […]


Cyber warriors: Cadets shine in NSA competition

Cyber warriors: Cadets shine in NSA competition

Air Force cadet cyber warriors swept the virtual floor with the competition in the 12th annual Cyber Defense Exercise here April 16-20. The Cyber Defense Exercise is a network security competition during which service academy cadets and Defense Department post-graduate […]


US Assessing Military Assistance to Yemen

US Assessing Military Assistance to Yemen

Defense officials are assessing what U.S. national security role they are called upon to perform in Yemen, a department spokesman said today. Navy Capt. John Kirby told Pentagon reporters the Defense Department had suspended military assistance activities in Yemen because […]


Hackers hit Philippines websites amid China dispute

Hackers hit Philippines websites amid China dispute

Philippine government websites are under heavy attack from hackers, apparently from China, amid a tense territorial dispute between the two countries in the South China Sea, officials said Thursday. While some Philippine hackers have reportedly launched retaliatory attacks, the government […]


Iran ‘mobilizing’ for cyberwar with West: experts

Iran ‘mobilizing’ for cyberwar with West: experts

Iran is busy acquiring the technical know-how to launch a potentially crippling cyber-attack on the United States and its allies, experts told a congressional hearing on Thursday, urging the US to step up its defensive measures. “Over the past three […]


China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


Turkey Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

Turkey Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

Turkey continues to face security challenges both at home and abroad; a trend which looks set to persist throughout 2012. Turkish security forces are continuing their armed campaign to bring the armed rebellion by the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) to […]


NATO Seeks Funding for Afghan Security Forces

NATO Seeks Funding for Afghan Security Forces

Afghanistan needs further funding for its police and army if it is to secure the peace after international troops pull out in 2014. But many potential donors are concerned about Afghanistan’s track record on corruption. Everybody wants to help, but […]


 
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