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US to take back seat in changing world order

US to take back seat in changing world order

A series of political transitions led by the Arab Spring uprisings are shifting the balance of world power with the United States set to play a less dominant role, a leading think-tank argued Thursday. The International Institute for Strategic Studies […]


For US Navy, Asia is crucial priority: admiral

For US Navy, Asia is crucial priority: admiral

The US Navy views the Asia-Pacific region as a top strategic priority even as it faces possible budget cuts that could curtail other global missions, the naval chief said Wednesday. With China’s clout rising and its military might expanding, President […]


NATO Appears On Course for New Strategic Concept

NATO Appears On Course for New Strategic Concept

NATO members look beyond the alliance’s current problems to plot its future course. The organization’s present model, established in 1999, was crafted before al Qaeda, cyber warfare and piracy posed security threats. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization could be on […]


Russia outwitted US strategic defenses with missile test

Russia outwitted US strategic defenses with missile test

MOSCOW: The United States was unable to detect the presence of Russian strategic submarines in the Arctic before they test-launched two ballistic missiles, a Russian intelligence source said on Wednesday. Russia carried out test launches of two Sineva intercontinental ballistic […]


Defense Strategic Reform Program: Delivering Force 2030

Defense Strategic Reform Program: Delivering Force 2030

As part of the 2009 Defence White Paper, the Government committed to fundamental and extensive reform of Defence business to improve accountability, planning and productivity in the organisation. The Secretary of Defence, Mr Nick Warner, and the Chief of Defence […]


Russia missile arsenal 80 percent new by 2016: General

Russia missile arsenal 80 percent new by 2016: General

MOSCOW: New rockets will by 2016 account for at least 80 percent of the strategic missile forces in Russia as it replaces its Soviet-era arsenal with new nuclear-capable missiles, the military said Friday. “Plans for the development of the Russian […]


Transforming the US Strategic Posture and Nuclear Weapons

Transforming the US Strategic Posture and Nuclear Weapons

WASHINGTON, DC: As President Barack Obama returns from his European tour where he announced negotiations with Russia for a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and made a historic speech on the U.S. role in moving towards a “a world without […]


 
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