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China warns against missile defense systems

China warns against missile defense systems

Geneva: China’s foreign minister warned on Wednesday that there was a “looming danger” of an arms race in outer space, as he urged countries not to deploy missile defence systems that could undermine global security. “The practice of seeking absolute […]


Global Security: Afghanistan and Pakistan Report

Global Security: Afghanistan and Pakistan Report

The UK Government should re-focus its wide-ranging objectives in Afghanistan and concentrate its limited resources on one priority, namely security, says the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee in its report, published today, into the global security concerns related to Afghanistan and […]


US Marines renew ban on Twitter, Facebook

US Marines renew ban on Twitter, Facebook

WASHINGTON: The US Marine Corps on Tuesday renewed a ban on Twitter and other social networking sites as the Pentagon weighed a similar prohibition over cybersecurity concerns. The Marines had already banned the use of social media on military networks […]


US military reviews use of social networks

US military reviews use of social networks

Washington: The US Defense Department said on Thursday it is reviewing the use of Facebook and other social media amid concern the sites pose a cyber security risk for sensitive military networks. The announcement comes after the Pentagon had overcome […]


US government lacks tech talent for cyber defense: study

US government lacks tech talent for cyber defense: study

San Francisco: Bureaucracy and a shortage of employees with technology prowess have left the US government without the talent it needs to defend against cyber attacks, a study warned Wednesday. “The results of this research are troubling and, in many […]


US, India Expand Partnership with Defense, Nuclear Deals

US, India Expand Partnership with Defense, Nuclear Deals

The United States and India have expanded their emerging partnership with agreements that could clear the way for large-scale Indian purchases of U.S. nuclear and military technology. The accords were announced as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton capped a five-day […]


China maintains security grip on Urumqi

China maintains security grip on Urumqi

URUMQI, China: Riot police and soldiers kept a strong presence in China’s Urumqi city after days of unrest as taxis returned to the streets and some businesses re-opened in tentative signs of normality. But the capital of China’s restive Xinjiang […]


SKorea probes cyber attacks, NKorea reportedly a suspect

SKorea probes cyber attacks, NKorea reportedly a suspect

Seoul: South Korean security agencies Wednesday probed a widespread cyber attack that shut down US and South Korean official websites, as a report said North Korea or its sympathisers were suspects. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said it had launched […]


EADS wins Saudi border security deal

EADS wins Saudi border security deal

Riyadh: European aerospace and defence contractor EADS has signed a contract with Saudi Arabia to build a high-tech security fence on 9,000 kilometers (5,600 miles) of the country’s border, the company said on Wednesday. In a long-awaited deal, EADS Defence […]


 
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