Russia Does Not Dismiss the Use Nuclear Weapons in Preventive Strike

, On the threshold of his 51st birthday, Vladimir Putin has apparently decided to remind the West of his existence. At any rate, foreign...

Keppel Says Unit in Final Stages of Talks for U.S. Contract

, Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp. said Oct. 7 its U.S. subsidiary, Amfels, is nearing the end of talks to secure a potentially lucrative defense...

Taiwan To Reduce Troops, Bring in Advanced Weapons

, Taiwan will slash its military manpower by 80,000 troops by 2011, while continuing its arms build-up against rival China, Defense Minister Tang Yao-ming...

Raytheon To Design Miniature, Anti-Jam GPS Navigator Capability

, El Segundo - Oct 08, 2003Raytheon Company was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop a miniaturized Global...

ST PETERSBURG DEMONSTRATES ITS ACHIEVEMENTS IN DEFENSE INDUSTRY AT EXHIBITION IN LEBANON

, BEIRUT, October 8 (RIA Novosti correspondent Igor Popov) - The first regional exhibition and presentation of Russian innovation projects - "300th Anniversary of...

Israelis question logic of attack on Syria

, JERUSALEM (AFP) Oct 07, 2003Israeli politicians and commentators questioned Tuesday the logic of the weekend air strike on Syria in the wake of...

Afghanistan: The forgotten war

, WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two years ago, when U.S. bombers attacked Afghanistan, President Bush spoke boldly of toppling the Taliban and replacing its radical...

Turks vote to send troops, but Iraq says they're not welcome

, The Turkish Parliament voted by a large margin Tuesday to approve the dispatch of peacekeepers to Iraq, in a major victory for U.S....

A war short on substance, long on form

, KARACHI - As the months and the years drag on, and the United States is no closer to bringing order to Afghanistan, desperate...

Bush stance on Syria hit shows neocons still hold sway

, The neo-conservatives in and around the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush may be on the defensive, but Washington's reaction to the...