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Oil on the flames of civilizational war


US Foreign Policy: a Monstrous Mess, US Intelligence Policy: Also a Monstrous Mess I want to tell you right at the start what my strongest belief is about the present U.S. position in the world. It's this. The United States of America is today in […]

Radical plan for Middle East

The Guardian, A radical Middle East peace initiative drafted by teams of unofficial Israeli and Palestinian negotiators won significant international support yesterday as more than 300 dignitaries gathered in Geneva to promote the plan. The ceremony coincided with the launch […]

Doubt on US claim of dead fighters

The Times, The absence of dead Iraqi fighters after US troops reported killing at least 54 guerillas in a fierce battle in the town of Samarra raised serious questions about the military claims yesterday. Only eight bodies, mostly civilians including […]

India finalizes aircraft carrier deal

PTI, New Delhi: India on Tuesday struck a deal with Russia for acquisition of the much talked-about 44,500 tonne aircraft carrier “Admiral Gorshkov” at a cost of Rs 3,000 crores, ending months of protracted negotiations. Announcing this, Navac chief Admiral […]

NATO seeks to strengthen links with former Soviet republics

AP, Brussels, Belgium

North Korea approves Moscow defense build-up

AFP, SEOUL (AFP) Dec 02, 2003-North Korea said Tuesday plans to beef up Russia's military would benefit world peace and act as a check on a hegemonic United States. Last month President Vladimir Putin said Russia would boost its nuclear […]

New boost for Saab anti-ship missile

New boost for Saab anti-ship missile

Saab, Saab Bofors Dynamics has been awarded 10 million Euros by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and the Finnish Naval Headquarters for the acquisition of improved boost rocket motors for the RBS15 anti-ship missile system. More Military Pictures The motors […]

Feuding Afghan warlords hand over weapons

AP, GONDI VOLGA, Afghanistan (AP) – Feuding warlords in northern Afghanistan handed over tanks and cannons to the fledgling national army Tuesday in a move greeted by war-weary residents as a chance for peace after more than two decades of […]

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