Putin: Why Not Price Oil in Euros?

Moscow Times, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday Russia could switch its trade in oil from dollars to euros, a move that could have far-reaching...

A Shi'ite warning to America

Asia Times, NAJAF, Iraq - Ammar Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, white-turbaned, with horn-rimmed glasses, is polished, soft-spoken, as he sits on a cushion in a...

So, was it worth it?

The Guardian, Tariq Ali and Mike O'Brien discuss the aftermath of the war in Afghanistan, which began two years ago this week.Dear MikeIt was...

Israel extends nuclear weapons capability

LA Times, Israel has modified American-supplied cruise missiles to carry nuclear warheads on three of its submarines, giving the Middle East's only nuclear power...

India's plan to buy Israeli radar bolsters military

FT, New Delhi yesterday agreed to buy the Israeli-made Phalcon early warning radar system, a move that will bolster India's conventional military superiority over...

Israel kills six in tank attack on Gaza camp

Independent, At keast six Palestinians, including two children aged eight and 12, were killed by Israeli forces yesterday in the biggest military operation in...

US aircraft maker ruled out by Singapore

FT, Singapore yesterday sent a clear signal to Lockheed Martin that it was not prepared to tie itself to one supplier of fighter aircraft...

SA and Swedes sign R100m arms contract

The Mercury, Linkoping - Saab, the Swedish aircraft maker, announced that it was placing further manufacturing orders worth R100-million with South African arms maker,...

Why Sharon is dangerous

Haaretz, Why? Because he doesn't even try to keep hispromise of peace, and has made his promise ofsecurity worthless. Because he is a bloodyadventurer...

Singapore short-lists Dassault, Boeing, Eurofighter for fighter jet deal

MCN International / Eurofighter.com, Singapore has short-listed three aircraft makers to bid for the supply of fighter aircraft to the Republic's air force.The three...