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The Iraq tragedy: It's too late for the UN to help much

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Islam no bar to economic growth, says US study

Financial Times, There is no evidence that Islam restricts economic growth, according to new research that casts doubt on the widely-held belief that Muslim societies are intrinsically less conducive to capitalism than those dominated by other religions. The study, by […]


China's 'Peaceful Rise' overshadowing US influence in Asia?

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Anti-war parents of American soldiers brave hostility at home to see the real story in Iraq

Independent Digital , It must be strange to be Anthony Lopercio of the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division. The 23-year-old private has been dispatched to Fallujah to stand in the front line on what is, for any American, one of […]


Bout of Violence Rattles Afghans

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The losing battle for Iraqi hearts and minds

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Details of US Military Aid to Uganda Revealed

Kampala , Details of the United States military support to Uganda are out. But the assistance does not include spy signals or field military operations. “The US resumed a small military assistance programme with the Government of Uganda in September […]


U.S. Navy Contracts Indra for a Harrier Simulator for 8M

Indra, The US Navy has contracted Indra, through its American subsidiary Indra Systems, for the development of a new simulator of the vertical take-off and landing aircraft the Harrier AV-8B+ for pilot training, the contract amounting to almost 8 million […]


4 Nations Pursue JPO to Manage Harrier II Fleet

Boeing Co, ST. LOUIS — During the final delivery ceremony, celebrating the success of the Boeing Harrier II production program here today, the United States, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom pledged to pursue a joint initiative to mutually advance […]


 
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