Obituries for Europe are a little premature

THE OBSERVER, Leaders may be sounding the populist trumpet, but the collective ideal is now getting impetus from new members The EU is a...

The former Soviet Union seeks a revival

Stratfor.com, THE states that once comprised the Soviet Union continue to decline on all levels: Temporary economic successes cannot halt a downslide that began...

Things Getting Better? Visit Baghdad Airport

The Independent, BAGHDAD, 19 October 2003

Malaysia to acquire shoulder-launched missiles despite US security concerns

AFP, Malaysia will proceed with its plan to acquire surface-to-air shoulder-launched missiles as part of its military modernisation programme, a senior minister said Monday,...

Strategic investment strengthens EADS presence in China

, . EADS to take a stake in AviChina for up to E 30 million. AviChina and EADS sign a Strategic Cooperation AgreementEADS, the...

Nukes, subs, and (not so) black ops

Asia Times, In its October 11-12 weekend editions, the Los Angeles Times - with much fanfare - carried a 16-month old story: that Israel...

North Korea Test-Fires Anti-Ship Missile

AP, SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-fired an anti-ship missile off its east coast Monday as part of its annual military exercise, South...

Pak goes shopping in China

Times of India, NEW DELHI: Pakistan may soon acquire Chinese made 'AWACS killer' to counter the Indo-Israel Phalcon Airborne Early Warning Systems, defence experts...

Thales seeks British help to win French aircraft carrier project

AFP, The French electronics group Thales is hoping for British help to win a contract to build France's second aircraft carrier.The race is already...

Bush gets UN vote, but no troops or money

SMH, President George Bush left the United States for Asia and Australia yesterday, with a United Nations Security Council resolution on Iraq in his...