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Report to Congress Outlines Iranian Threats

Report to Congress Outlines Iranian Threats

WASHINGTON: Iran may be capable of striking the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile by 2015, according to a Defense Department report submitted to Congress yesterday. The unclassified analysis outlines near-term and longer-term threats posed by Iran, including Iran’s […]


Gates Proposes Revamp of Export System

Gates Proposes Revamp of Export System

WASHINGTON: The United States must totally revamp the Cold War-era export control system, because as currently configured, it actually harms national security, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. Gates told members of Business Executives for National Security that […]


Admiral Urges Arming of Vessels to Combat Piracy

Admiral Urges Arming of Vessels to Combat Piracy

WASHINGTON: A top Navy commander suggested yesterday that commercial vessels should arm themselves when traveling through pirate-infested waters off the Somali coast. Navy Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. naval forces in Europe and Africa and of NATO’s Allied […]


Britain Sends Frigate to South Atlantic

Britain Sends Frigate to South Atlantic

The Royal Navy frigate HMS Portland has set sail for a seven-month deployment to the South Atlantic this week. Devonport-based HMS Portland will take over from HMS York, a Type 42 destroyer, which has been on routine patrol in the […]


Cell Phones That Protect Against Deadly Chemicals

Cell Phones That Protect Against Deadly Chemicals

Washington DC: Do you carry a cell phone? Today, chances are it’s called a “smartphone” and it came with a three-to-five megapixel lens built-in-not to mention an MP3 player, GPS or even a bar code scanner. This ‘Swiss-Army-knife’ trend represents […]


Pakistan hits back at nuclear concerns

Pakistan hits back at nuclear concerns

Washington: Pakistan’s prime minister on Monday defended his country as a responsible nuclear power, shooting down concerns at a major security summit that extremists could seize loose weapons. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who controls the Islamic world’s only declared […]


World nuclear summit confronts ‘growing’ threat

World nuclear summit confronts ‘growing’ threat

WASHINGTON: Ukraine renounced its bomb-grade uranium on Monday in a boost for President Barack Obama’s summit on securing the world’s nuclear materials, as a US official warned of the “growing” risk of nuclear terrorism. Obama called the 47-nation summit in […]


Cadets, students ‘CANVAS’ networks in hacking challenge

Cadets, students ‘CANVAS’ networks in hacking challenge

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY: Seventy college and high school students hunted down design and implementation weaknesses for a fictional social networking site during the 2010 Computer and Network Vulnerability Assessment Scenario April 2, here. College students from Colorado State University, […]


Canadian researchers uncover China-based online spy network

Canadian researchers uncover China-based online spy network

Ottawa: A China-based network stole Indian military secrets, hacked the Dalai Lama’s office and computers around the world in an elaborate cyber espionage scheme, Canadian researchers said Tuesday. Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab said they documented a […]


 
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