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Carter Promotes Pentagon Procurement Efficiency

WASHINGTON: The Defense Department must become more efficient in providing the military capabilities the nation needs, a senior Pentagon official said here yesterday. At a...

Ex-Soviet states to set up joint regional air defense networks

ASTRAKHAN: Several members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are involved in creating three joint regional air defense structures as part of the...

US-Russia ties now fragile

United Press International, MOSCOW: Paradoxically, while Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart, President George W. Bush are very friendly to each other,...

Tunisia, Germany sign military cooperation Treaty

Arabnews, An official source said that Tunis and Germany signed yesterday an agreement on military cooperation aimed at contributing to "establishing peace and security...

Asians invite India, Mongolia, Pakistan to join ASEM

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Asian leaders invited India, Mongolia and Pakistan to join future gatherings of ASEM, the only forum dedicated to dialogue between Europe and...

Pentagon sees US war cost in Iraq rising

, WASHINGTON: The steadily rising Iraq war price tag will reach about $8.4 billion a month this year, Pentagon spokesmen said on Thursday, as...

Chairman Explains Joint Operational Access Concept in Blog

The nation’s top military officer wrote in a blog post yesterday about a new Defense Department concept to assure U.S. forces entry and sustained...

Pakistan army courts sentence nine militants to death

Pakistan military courts have sentenced nine men to death for terrorism-related offenses or attacks on minority Shiites, the army said Friday. Pakistan has hanged more...

France OKs Temporary Redeployment of Forces in Afghanistan

, France, which is pulling its special forces soldiers out of Afghanistan, said Dec. 18 it would temporarily redeploy its remaining troops anywhere in...

Pakistan plans to double defence exports

Daily Times, LONDON: Pakistan plans to double its defence exports in the near future, leading defence weekly Jane