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CIA will not halt operations in Pakistan: official

The Central Intelligence Agency has no plans to suspend "operations" in Pakistan against terror suspects despite objections from leaders in Islamabad, a US official...

Aircraft Attack al Qaeda Haven in Somalia

, WASHINGTON: Air Force AC-130 gunships struck al Qaeda targets in Somalia Jan. 8, news sources reported last night.    The operation allegedly hit al...

Bush Digging in Heels on Iraq Course Change: Analysts

, Just weeks after pledging a new approach in the Iraq war in the wake of his party

US concerned over China military build-up, Taiwan: admiral

Agence France-Presse, BEIJING (AFP): The top commander of the US Pacific Fleet raised concern Tuesday over China's military build-up and urged Beijing to clarify...

US military not welcome in Pakistan: Army

Agence France-Presse, ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani military reacted angrily Sunday to reports that US President George W. Bush is considering covert military operations in the...

"Agreement" on Transfer of U.S. Military Base Concluded under Coercion

KCNA, Pyongyang, October 25 (KCNA) -- It was brought to light that the United States illegally concluded the "Agreement on the Transfer of the...

France to Overhaul Military, May Rejoin NATO

Voice of America News, PARIS: French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced a major overhaul of the country's defense to better meet new threats like terrorism....

Taiwan says capable of strike against China

Taiwan said for the first time publicly that it is capable of launching missiles at China, as the government on Thursday unveiled a major...

German Military Gets A Personnel Boost

The German army is about to get bigger. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday that she was scrapping the old 185,000...

DSCA Releases FY2010 US Military Sales Figures

WASHINGTON: US military sales overseen by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) topped $30 billion for the third consecutive year. Total sales for fiscal...