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Operating from Range to Defeat Iran’s Anti-Access and Area-Denial Threats

Operating from Range to Defeat Iran’s Anti-Access and Area-Denial Threats

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the U.S. military has been able to project power overseas with few serious challenges to its freedom of action. This “golden era” for U.S. power projection may be rapidly drawing to a close. […]


China’s Wen defends oil trade with Iran

China’s Wen defends oil trade with Iran

Premier Wen Jiabao has defended China’s vast oil trade with Iran as legitimate while stressing the Beijing government’s opposition to Tehran acquiring nuclear weapons. “China has normal trading relations with Iran, but will not bargain away its principles. We support […]


Israel Says Decision on Iran Attack ‘Far Off’

Israel Says Decision on Iran Attack ‘Far Off’

America’s top general is heading to Israel amid rising tension with Iran over its nuclear program. But Israel is toning down speculation about military action. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says a decision by his country on whether to attack […]


Cyberspat Erupts As Iran-Azerbaijan Relations Become Increasingly Strained

Cyberspat Erupts As Iran-Azerbaijan Relations Become Increasingly Strained

BAKU: Iranian-Azerbaijani tensions — which have been escalating for weeks — have apparently erupted into a cyberskirmish that has affected dozens of websites in both countries. Meanwhile, a meeting between Azerbaijani, Iranian, and Turkish foreign ministers scheduled for January 17 […]


Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone a major military defence exercise scheduled for spring, a senior security official said Sunday, amid rising regional tension over Iran’s nuclear programme. “Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone […]


Navy to Maintain Focus on Middle East, Strait of Hormuz

Navy to Maintain Focus on Middle East, Strait of Hormuz

The Navy will remain focused on the Middle East, particularly the strategic Strait of Hormuz, while ensuring its sailors operating there are remain properly equipped for the mission, the chief of naval operations said yesterday. Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert […]


China says war over Iran will bring disaster

China says war over Iran will bring disaster

A top Chinese diplomat said Tuesday war over the Iranian nuclear issue would bring disaster to the world economy and urged all nations involved to exercise restraint and prevent hostilities. The remarks by Chen Xiaodong, a top Chinese diplomat on […]


Nuclear scientist killed in Tehran car blast: media

Nuclear scientist killed in Tehran car blast: media

An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed and two people injured when a magnetic bomb attached to a car by a duo on a motorbike exploded outside a Tehran university on Wednesday, Iranian news agencies said. The person killed was identified […]


727th EACS Takes Control of Air Defense of the Arabian Gulf

727th EACS Takes Control of Air Defense of the Arabian Gulf

The 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron changed missions Dec. 30 as it supported the end of Operation New Dawn and began supporting the air defense of the Arabian Gulf. The timing of the transition allowed for a full-circle moment for […]


 
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