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US Army Africa focuses on long-term threat reduction

US Army Africa focuses on long-term threat reduction

WASHINGTON: Since the thwarted terrorist attack against Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on Christmas Day, news reports detailed the possibilities of security threats from Africa. Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett III, commander of U.S. Army Africa, spoke to that topic and […]


Two ex-Blackwater staff charged with Afghan murders

Two ex-Blackwater staff charged with Afghan murders

WASHINGTON: Two former Blackwater employees have been charged with the murder of two Afghans in Kabul last year and could face the death penalty, the Justice Department said. Justin Cannon, 27, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Christopher Drotleff, 29, of […]


Warning on Yemen unrest as US updates terror blacklist

Warning on Yemen unrest as US updates terror blacklist

WASHINGTON: As western powers closed their embassies in Sanaa and Washington overhauled its terror watch and “no-fly” blacklists, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that unrest in Yemen threatens global stability. “The instability in Yemen is a threat to […]


New command marks milestone in Iraq

New command marks milestone in Iraq

On New Year’s Day 2010, more than 112,000 American troops deployed to Iraq were in theater during yet another landmark in the evolution of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the merger of five major command groups into one single headquarters command, U.S. […]


US, Russia begin talks on cyberspace security: report

US, Russia begin talks on cyberspace security: report

Washington: The United States has begun talks with Russia and a UN arms control committee about strengthening Internet security and limiting military use of cyberspace, The New York Times reported Saturday. Citing officials familiar with the talks, the newspaper said […]


Afghanistan, Iran dominate at new security forum

Afghanistan, Iran dominate at new security forum

Halifax, Canada: International political and military officials agreed no exit strategy should be set for troops in Afghanistan, while the United States urged Iran to engage the West at a new security forum that wrapped up Sunday. “We would prefer […]


Rise of the cyber wingman

Rise of the cyber wingman

WASHINGTON: Every day, malicious code, worms, botnets and hooks attack Air Force computers hardware, software and the Internet. They infiltrate classified information and compromise national security. In response, Air Force officials are stepping up their mission to defend cyberspace. Mission […]


Northrop Highlights Global Security Capabilities at the Dubai Airshow 2009

Northrop Highlights Global Security Capabilities at the Dubai Airshow 2009

LONDON: Northrop Grumman Corporation is participating in the Dubai Airshow 2009 where it will highlight its global security capabilities and programs, including its world leading expertise in airborne early warning and control systems, fire control radars and infrared countermeasures. The […]


Pakistan rejects report questioning nuclear weapons’ safety

Pakistan rejects report questioning nuclear weapons’ safety

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday angrily rejected a media report that raised fears of a militant takeover of the Taliban-hit nation’s nuclear weapons and suggested that the US had a hand in protecting the arsenal. In the latest issue of The […]


 
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