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Kurds, divided, face new future

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Smouldering rebellion against Saudi rule threatens to set country ablaze

The Independent, The tiny city of Sakaka, the capital of Saudi Arabia's remote al-Jouf province that borders Iraq, may seem an unlikely setting for the beginning of a popular, violent revolution against the ruling Saud family. But you do not […]


Europeans are not cowards. It's that we know war.

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Talks on upgrading Russian MiG-29 fighters on the way

, Talks with Russia on the upgrade of Slovakia


U.S. Plans To Add Military Bases in Eastern Europe: Powell

AFP, The United States plans to set up some military bases in former Warsaw Pact countries in eastern Europe, but this move is not aimed against Russia, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Jan. 27 during a visit to […]


Nigeria seeks North Korean missile technology: official

AFP, LAGOS: Nigeria is in talks with North Korea's isolated regime about acquiring advanced missile technology for the west African country's armed forces, a senior official told AFP on Wednesday. Nigeria's Vice President Atiku Abubakar met his North Korean counterpart […]


Comanche Helicopter Development: 21 Years, $12.2 Billion, and Counting

Project On Government Oversight , Today the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) announced an update on the RAH-66 Comanche Helicopter


Russia/India: Both Sides Happy as Defense Deal is Signed

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Moscow and New Delhi today signed a $1.6 billion deal finalizing India's purchase of a refurbished Russian aircraft carrier, fighter jets, and helicopters. Observers say it's a sweet agreement for both sides, allowing Russia to bolster […]


Israel Unveils New Air-Defense System

Rafael , HAIFA, Israel — Rafael Armament Development Authority will be exhibiting many of its Full-Spectrum Solutions at the DEFEXPO Exhibition in Pragate, Maidan – New Delhi, India.   Air Defense Systems, Homeland Security, Urban Warfare, Helicopter Modernization and Naval Systems […]


 
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