Crucial Prayer Topics : Military & Veterans

Rick Perry is free to militarize his state's border with Mexico
OneNewsNow.com - July 23, 2014

The specific goal of the Second Amendment was to make it abundantly clear that every state has the right to organize a militarized force to protect the sovereign inviolability of its own borders – and that's exactly what Texas Governor Rick Perry is doing....[view article]

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The New Stealth Bomber Is Coming
Roll Call - July 2, 2014

The Air Force's top acquisition chief said Friday that the department is "days away" from seeking proposals from industry on the mostly classified new Long-Range Strike Bomber, one of its three top procurement priorities. Unless it isn't: "I'm learning in the Pentagon, ‘days away' can go on for a long time," William LaPlante joked....[view article]

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TB, swine flu assaulting border agents: Who's next?
WorldNetDaily - June 30, 2014

Border Patrol agents have long been at risk for violence from drug cartels and criminals. Just last week Tucson sector agents were fired upon by Mexican aircraft inside the U.S. border. But now there is a new, insidious threat to Border Patrol agents, families and communities from the crush of illegal immigrants at our southern border, which has become a gateway for disease entry....[view article]

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Ex-Bergdahl Roommate: White House Knew He Was a Traitor Before Swap
Newsmax.com - June 22, 2014

The former roommate of Bowe Bergdahl - the U.S. Army sergeant traded for five Taliban militants - says the government knew very well he was a traitor when they were making the controversial swap. "They have all the documentation on it. The administration knew he deserted, they knew he wasn't a hero,'' retired Army Spc. Cody Full told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV....[view article]

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NATO reports new Russian troop build-up near Ukraine
AFP - June 19, 2014

NATO on Thursday reported another build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine as its new president put in place key pieces of his pro-Western government and embraced an EU trade pact that has been bitterly fought by the Kremlin....[view article]

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U.S. captures Benghazi suspect in secret raid
The Washington Post - June 18, 2014

Ahmed Abu Khattala had returned home Sunday night after a day of militia skirmishes in Benghazi when U.S. military commandos swarmed his residence south of the waterfront city and took him captive, quickly moving him out of Libya to a U.S. warship....[view article]

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ISIS Militants Attack Iraq’s Largest Oil Refinery
Time - June 18, 2014

Fighters of the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have attacked the country's largest oil refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, officials said. The seige began late Tuesday night and continued into Wednesday morning....[view article]

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Russia christens new top-secret submarine
Washington Times - June 18, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a new weapon at his disposal: a top-secret nuclear submarine named Severodvinsk....[view article]

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Civil Unrest Studies
Washington Times - June 16, 2014

The Department of Defense has disbursed some funds to universities so that scientists might study the dynamics of civil unrest - and how the U.S. military might best respond....[view article]

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Gen. Jack Keane: An Islamic Caliphate is forming in Iraq before our very eyes
- June 13, 2014

This morning we are hearing that Iraq has asked the US for airstrikes, but they’ve been rebuffed by Obama:...[view article]

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Biden Once Called Iraq One of Obama's 'Great Achievements'
Weekly Standard - June 13, 2014

As Iraq falls apart, it's worth remembering Vice President Joe Biden hailing that country as one of President Obama's "great achievements" in a 2010 interview with then CNN host Larry King:...[view article]

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Christian Refugees Flood Out of Iraqi City
Christian Headlines - June 12, 2014

Bodies of Christian children and their parents litter the chaotic streets of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, as violent Muslim extremists have seized a terrorized city Iraqi Christians once considered their last safe refuge....[view article]

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Medieval Satanic Inspired Sharia Law Imposed on Millions in Nineveh Province
IBT: International Business Times - June 12, 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (Isis) has imposed a strict set of Sharia laws on the citizens of Nineveh province just days after capturing the provincial capital of Mosul....[view article]

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USA TODAY poll: Obama (NOT HAGEL) mishandled Bergdahl exchange
USA TODAY - June 12, 2014

Public opposition to the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has less to do with Bergdahl himself and more with how President Obama handled the transfer, according to a new USA TODAY/Pew Research Center poll....[view article]

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Pentagon: Iraqi rebels may have captured US military equipment
The Hill - June 12, 2014

The Pentagon Thursday said Islamic militants in Iraq might have captured U.S. equipment and vehicles as an al-Qaeda linked group advanced toward Baghdad....[view article]

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Obama Popularity Hits Low in Poll After Prisoner Exchange
Bloomberg - June 11, 2014

President Obama's favorability ratings hit the lowest point of his presidency in a Bloomberg National Poll, with just 44 percent of Americans saying they have positive feelings about him....[view article]

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Iraqis Flee Mosul as Militants Expand Control
The Washington Post - June 11, 2014

Iraqi authorities are determined to recapture the northern city of Mosul after most of it was overrun by al-Qaida-inspired militants, the provincial governor said Wednesday after he fled the city along with half a million other residents....[view article]

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Putin on notice: Two U.S. stealth bombers head to Europe for first time amid tension
Washington Times - June 11, 2014

Two U.S. B-2 Spirit stealth bombers are being deployed to Europe for the first time. The deployment of the advanced aircraft will be used for “short term deployment” at Fairford, a Royal Air Force base in England — just three hours from Russia....[view article]

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Hagel defends Bergdahl deal in House testimony
CNN - June 11, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returned to Congress on Wednesday to defend the deal that resulted in the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, saying the agreement to release five Afghan detainees was "fully consistent with U.S. law, our nation's interests and our military's core values."...[view article]

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U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
Yahoo News - June 11, 2014

Fighters for the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) took Mosul today, giving the militant group control of Iraq's second largest city and setting the country on a path toward chaos....[view article]

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White House says Hagel made final call on Bergdahl as criticism of Obama over prisoner swap mounts
Daily Mail News - June 10, 2014

Congress was upset to learn on Monday that 80 to 90 people in the Obama administration knew of the exchange - but that no Republicans or Democrats in the House were told....[view article]

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Ya’alon: Iran ‘number one threat’ to Israel
Times of Israel - June 10, 2014

Despite the breakdown of negotiations with the Palestinian Authority, Iran remains the number one threat to Israel, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Tuesday....[view article]

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U.S. Senate Passes by Unanimous Consent S 1044 the WWII Memorial Prayer Act
Christian Newswire - June 10, 2014

On this, the seventieth anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent S 1044 the WWII Memorial Prayer Act. The Ohio Christian Alliance would like to commend the bill's sponsors, Senator Rob Portman (OH) and Senator Mary Landrieu (LA), for their support of this historic legislation that will add FDR's D-Day Landing prayer to the WWII memorial in Washington D.C. This prayer will serve as a lasting...[view article]

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What Was D-Day?
Real Clear Politics - June 6, 2014

Seventy years ago this June 6, the Americans, British and Canadians stormed the beaches of Normandy in the largest amphibious invasion of Europe since the Persian king Xerxes invaded Greece in 480 B.C....[view article]

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Soldier: We Were Told To ‘Keep Quiet’ About Bergdahl Leaving Afghan Base
CBSNews.com - June 5, 2014

A soldier claims that he was told by his chain of command to not say anything about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walking off an Afghan base in 2009....[view article]

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Outraged by Bergdahl case, fellow soldiers break secrecy pledge to tell story
Examiner.com - June 5, 2014

One of the most striking elements of the Bowe Bergdahl affair is word that top Army officers were so anxious to keep the matter a secret that they directed Bergdahl's fellow soldiers to sign a pledge of silence about his 2009 decision to walk away from duty in Afghanistan. "Many of Bergdahl's fellow troops…signed nondisclosure agreements agreeing to never share any information about Bergdahl's disappearance and the efforts to recapture him," wrote CNN's ...[view article]

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Obama Vetoed Everyone On The Five Terrorists' Release
IBD - June 5, 2014

Eli Lake reports in the Daily Beast that "leaders of the U.S. intelligence community and military were opposed to freeing five senior Taliban commanders in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl" in 2011 and in 2012 when Obama first explored the idea....[view article]

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Bergdahl's team leader: Intercepted radio chatter said he sought talks with the Taliban
CNN - June 5, 2014

Within days of his disappearance, says Buetow, teams monitoring radio chatter and cell phone communications intercepted an alarming message: The American is in Yahya Khel (a village two miles away). He's looking for someone who speaks English so he can talk to the Taliban....[view article]

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Behind the Scenes of Bowe Bergdahl’s Release
Time - June 5, 2014

Asked whether the Taliban would be inspired by the exchange to kidnap others, a commander laughed. "Definitely."...[view article]

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Inside the Ring: Hagel to testify before House panel on Bergdahl prisoner exchange
Washington Times - June 5, 2014

The House Committee on Armed Services on Wednesday will question Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on why the Obama administration failed to obey a new law requiring the White House to notify Congress 30 days before releasing any Guantanamo Bay terrorists....[view article]

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As Google dreams of driverless cars, IDF deploys them
Times of Israel - June 5, 2014

Self driving vehicles are not new for the Israeli army, and a new generation of unmanned jeeps is set to debut...[view article]

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Video: 21st Century Warship (full documentary) HD
YouTube.com - June 5, 2014

The USS Freedom and USS Independence are the pioneering warships changing the face of battle on the sea with cutting edge design. Go inside the rigid testing that these ships must face to become part of the Navy. From a simulated high-speed attack to test the ships' guns and cannons to helicopter launches and technical failures, watch these ships attempt to achieve their mission objectives to ultimately be integrated into the U.S. Navy's Surface fleet....[view article]

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Lt. Col. Ralph Peters: Obama Thinks "Desertion is Like Skipping Class"
Family Security Matters - June 4, 2014

VIDEO REPORT...[view article]

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Rubio: Obama ‘Believes He’s Become A Monarch Or An Emperor’
The Daily Caller - June 4, 2014

Florida Senator Marco Rubio savaged President Obama for his failure to notify Congress about the release of five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as the law requires, claiming the president "believes somehow he's become a monarch or an emperor."...[view article]

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Obama's Bergdahl plan blows up in his face
OneNewsNow.com - June 3, 2014

Obama's motive for the urgent swap of deserter Bowe Bergdahl for the Taliban Dream Team is simple: he wanted desperately to get America's attention off the disastrous VA scandal. Boy, did he....[view article]

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Qatar allowing freed Taliban men to move freely in country
Reuters - June 3, 2014

Pathetic! Qatar has moved five Afghan Taliban prisoners freed in exchange for a U.S. soldier to a residential compound and will let them move freely in the country, a senior Gulf official said on Tuesday, a step likely to be scrutinized by Washington....[view article]

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David's Sling missile shield unlikely to be ready in 2015
YNet News - May 22, 2014

Government freezes funding to missile defense system's manufacturer Rafael as part of measures taken to reduce the defense budget....[view article]

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Israeli Air force chief lauds 400% firepower increase in 2 years
Times of India - May 22, 2014

Amir Eshel says planes can strike in 24 hours the same number of targets hit throughout 34-day Second Lebanon War in 2006....[view article]

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Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile
Business Standard - May 21, 2014

Russia today carried out a successful test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, news agencies reported citing the defence ministry, amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine....[view article]

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Warning shots fired at three North Korean ships crossing sea border
CNN - May 21, 2014

The South Korean Navy fired warning shots after three North Korean patrol boats crossed the maritime border at the Yellow Sea, an official with the South Korean Defense Ministry said....[view article]

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Congress Targets Russia’s ‘Satan’ Missile
- May 21, 2014

The latest showdown between the U.S. and Russia could go ballistic. Congress is looking to pressure a Ukrainian lab to end its maintenance of one of Moscow's fiercest missiles....[view article]

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China confronts U.S. envoy over cyber-spying accusations
Reuters - May 20, 2014

China summoned the U.S. ambassador after the United States accused five Chinese military officers of hacking into American companies to steal trade secrets, warning Washington it could take further action, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....[view article]

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Heritage: ENLIST Act 'conspicuous' by its absence in defense bill
OneNewsNow.com - May 20, 2014

Heritage Action reports the ENLIST Act is "conspicuously missing" as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act set for a vote this week in the U.S. House. "Once again we saw the conservative policy position carry the day ...," says Dan Holler....[view article]

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Large number of Chinese troops seen heading for China-Vietnam border
China Daily - May 19, 2014

A large number of People’s Liberation Army troops have reportedly been spotted heading towards the China-Vietnam border as tensions between the two countries continue to escalate, reports Hong Kong’s Sing Tao Daily. Sing Tao Daily is generally considered to be aligned to Chinese state media....[view article]

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France’s Sale of 2 Ships to Russians Is Ill-Advised, U.S. Warns
The New York Times - May 15, 2014

In a closed-door meeting in February 2010, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates urged his French counterpart not to proceed with the sale of two amphibious assault ships to Russia because it "would send the wrong message to Russia and to our allies in Central and East Europe."...[view article]

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Russia to ban US from using Space Station over Ukraine sanctions
Telegraph - May 15, 2014

In retaliation for imposing sanctions, Russia will also bar its rocket engines from launching US military satellites...[view article]

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Should We Be Building Warships For Russia?
- May 13, 2014

French President Francois Hollande says that for now, France intends to go through with a deal to build two warships for the Russian navy. The first of the Mistral-class assault vessels is supposed to be delivered in October....[view article]

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A 'nightmare becoming reality'? Iran unveils American drone replica.
Christian Science Monitor - May 13, 2014

Iran has unveiled its own copy of an American stealth drone it captured in late 2011, claiming to have cracked the "secrets" of the bat-wing craft and added weapons capabilities....[view article]

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The Israel Navy is quietly enhancing its capabilities for precision, long-range missiles
Jerusalem Post - May 13, 2014

A senior naval source tells Post planned upgrade is part of an overall strategic vision in which the navy plays a growing role in the IDF’s warfare capabilities....[view article]

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Iranian admiral says US aircraft carriers would be targeted in war
The Hill - May 6, 2014

Iran will target U.S. aircraft carriers based in the Persian Gulf if a war were to ever erupt between both countries, an Iranian naval chief warned Tuesday....[view article]

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China to conduct naval drills with Russia in East China Sea
Reuters - May 1, 2014

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Utah lawmaker moves to disarm BLM, IRS, says ‘They’re not paramilitary units’
Washington Times - April 30, 2014

"There are lots of people who are really concerned when the BLM shows up with its own SWAT team," he said, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. "They're regulatory agencies. They're not paramilitary units, and I think that concerns a lot of us."...[view article]

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Army Vet Helps Develop Life-Saving Device for Treating Battlefield Wounds
ABC News - April 29, 2014

Growing up in Erie, Penn., John Steinbaugh loved the outdoors, guns and hunting, he recalled, so becoming an infantryman seemed a natural fit. So, he joined the Army in 1987 as something to do out of high school. "The plan was to join the infantry, be there for 4 years, get out and go to college," Steinbaugh said....[view article]

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Canada deploys fighter jets for Eastern Europe patrols
AFP - April 29, 2014

Six Canadian CF-18 fighter jets left for Romania Tuesday to take part in increased NATO patrols over Eastern Europe amid rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine....[view article]

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Pentagon plans to replace flight crews with ‘full-time’ robots
Washington Times - April 23, 2014

The Pentagon’s research agency tasked with developing breakthrough technologies for national security has come up with a plan for dealing with shrinking budgets: robotic flight crews....[view article]

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RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK
SKY News - April 23, 2014

Two Russian planes are turned back as they approach Scotland, with jets from the Netherlands and Denmark also scrambled....[view article]

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US troops arrive in Poland for exercises across Eastern Europe amid Ukraine crisis
Fox News - April 23, 2014

U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland on Wednesday as part of a wave of U.S. troops heading to shore up America's Eastern European allies in the face of Russian meddling in Ukraine....[view article]

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NASA Breaks Most Contact With Russia
The New York Times - April 3, 2014

NASA said Wednesday that it was suspending most contacts with Russian space agency officials, underscoring just how rapidly the Russian-American relationship is deteriorating in the wake of the Kremlin’s annexation of Crimea and hinting at further ramifications that will go beyond previous rifts....[view article]

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The Navy’s Plan to Beam Down Energy From Orbiting Solar Panels
Earth Techling - April 3, 2014

For decades, the Pentagon has been the world’s largest oil consumer, and as global petroleum prices continue to rise, the military has been searching for feasible energy alternatives. Now they’re looking in space....[view article]

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NATO suspends cooperation with Russia over Ukraine crisis
Reuters - April 2, 2014

NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia on Tuesday in protest at its annexation of Crimea, and ordered military planners to draft measures to strengthen its defenses and reassure nervous Eastern European countries....[view article]

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We're Losing Our Military Edge Over China. Here's How to Get It Back.
National Interest - March 27, 2014

A flurry of recent statements by senior Defense Department officials has thrown a bright but cold light on a reality that Washington has yet to grapple with: that America's edge in military technology and the balance of military power in the Asia-Pacific writ large is under serious and growing pressure from China's military-modernization efforts....[view article]

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More evidence of religious hostility at Air Force Academy
OneNewsNow.com - March 27, 2014

It's clearly evident according to a Christian law group that a double standard presides over the U.S. Air Force Academy when it comes to religious liberty on campus....[view article]

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Ukraine's spy dolphins switch allegiance to Russia
Telegraph - March 26, 2014

Ukrainian Army dophins, which have been trained to plan bombs and kill frogmen, will be transferred to Russia...[view article]

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John Boehner aide: Harry Reid ‘unhinged’
POLITICO.com - March 25, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner's office fired back at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, saying comments he made blaming Republicans for the situation in Ukraine make him sound "completely unhinged."...[view article]

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Why are Iranian loons building giant mock-up of U.S. aircraft carrier?
CNN - March 25, 2014

Amid ongoing high-level diplomatic talks between the United States and Iran, it's a symbol of underlying mistrust....[view article]

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US Senate Advances Ukraine Aid, Russia Sanctions
VOA News - March 25, 2014

Hours after the world’s leading industrial powers moved to punish Russia for its annexation of Crimea, the U.S. Senate advanced a bill to provide economic aid to Ukraine and sanction Moscow. The Senate voted 78-17 to begin debate on the bill, which is expected to pass in coming days but would have to be reconciled with legislation in the House of Representatives....[view article]

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Nato warns of Russian army build-up on Ukraine border
BBC - March 24, 2014

Nato's military commander in Europe has issued a warning about the build-up of Russian forces on Ukraine's border. Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen Philip Breedlove said Nato was in particular concerned about the threat to Moldova's Trans-Dniester region. Russia said its forces east of Ukraine complied with international agreements....[view article]

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U.S. Navy SEALs Seize Rogue Libyan Oil Tanker
Reuters - March 17, 2014

U.S. special forces have seized a commercial tanker that fled with a cargo of oil from a Libyan port controlled by anti-government rebels, halting their attempt to sell petroleum on the global market....[view article]

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Pentagon boosting its push for underwater drones
USA TODAY - March 14, 2014

The Pentagon is proposing dramatic increases in spending for underwater pods to store drone submarines and a variety of other seaborne drones and surveillance technology, another example of the military's shift toward the Pacific, newly released budget documents show....[view article]

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With eye on Crimea, U.S. starts military drills on Russia's doorstep
Reuters - March 13, 2014

The United States will signal its resolve to protect its NATO allies near Russia's borders on Tuesday with the start of the first joint military training exercises in the region since the Kremlin intervened in Ukraine....[view article]

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China’s Got a Supergun
- March 6, 2014

China's got a high-tech new gun that combines a rifle and grenade launcher. The ZH-05 Objective Individual Combat Weapon fires "smart" explosives that can kill enemies hiding behind cover....[view article]

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North Korea Missiles Passed Near Chinese Passenger Jet
Wall Street Journal - March 5, 2014

North Korea defended on Wednesday its recent missile firings as "ordinary military practice," as South Korea said Tuesday's volley passed above a Chinese passenger jet's route just minutes ahead of the airliner....[view article]

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Revitalize American Seapower
- March 5, 2014

Failing to bolster the U.S. Navy in the face of 21st-century maritime threats could prove disastrous to the international order. ...[view article]

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13 were exposed to radiation at New Mexico plant
OneNewsNow.com - February 27, 2014

Employees who were working at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump when it started leaking didn't show signs of external contamination, but officials say biological samples show 13 workers suffered some exposure to radiation....[view article]

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Senior Navy source: Hezbollah probably has advanced missiles
Jerusalem Post - February 26, 2014

The Israel Navy assumes that Hezbollah has gotten hold of advanced Russian- made Yakhont antiship missiles, a senior navy source said on Tuesday....[view article]

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Increased domestic spending may be behind proposed military cuts, CBO report suggests
Fox News - February 26, 2014

As the Obama administration announces proposed sweeping defense cuts, a Congressional Budget Office report documents how increases in other areas of domestic spending may be forcing the White House to reduce money for the military....[view article]

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Navy plan falls short on promising religious expression, says former chaplain
OneNewsNow.com - February 25, 2014

A former U.S. Navy chaplain and Christian activist says there are a number of things missing from a newly released report on the Navy's plan for religious ministry....[view article]

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Hagel announces steep U.S. defense cuts in aircraft, ships, troops, weapons
Washington Free Beacon - February 25, 2014

Obama will sharply cut ships, aircraft, and troops as part of a major reduction of U.S. military forces that will face even steeper downsizing in 2016, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Monday....[view article]

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U.S. senator praises Congress for backtracking on vet cuts
OneNewsNow.com - February 25, 2014

A U.S. senator says he is pleased that both the Senate and the House have voted overwhelmingly to repeal military pension cuts approved last year....[view article]

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U.S. Air Force reveals ‘neighborhood watch' spy satellite program
Yahoo News - February 24, 2014

The United States plans to launch a pair of satellites to keep tabs on spacecraft from other countries orbiting 22,300 miles above the planet, as well as to track space debris, the head of Air Force Space Command said....[view article]

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Navy Official: China Training for ‘Short Sharp War’ with Japan
USNI News - February 19, 2014

China has long trained for an amphibious invasion of Taiwan during military exercises but has expanded its training to include a similar attack on Japanese holdings in the East China Sea, according the chief of intelligence of the U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLEET)....[view article]

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Talks on long-term Iran nuclear deal open in Vienna
BBC - February 18, 2014

Iran has begun formal talks with six world powers in Vienna to try to reach a comprehensive agreement to limit its controversial nuclear programme....[view article]

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Ohio National Guard Training Envisions Right-Wing Terrorism
Media Tracker - February 11, 2014

Documents from an Ohio National Guard (ONG) training drill conducted last January reveal the details of a mock disaster where Second Amendment supporters with "anti-government" opinions were portrayed as domestic terrorists....[view article]

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Silent death from above: Sudan steps up use of parachute bombs on people
Fox News - February 11, 2014

The people of war-torn Sudan learned long ago to take cover when planes roared overhead, but the latest tactic being used on them -- parachute bombs -- is raining silent death down on innocent villagers, say alarmed activists....[view article]

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New US Military Space Plane Aims for 2017 Liftoff
Space.com - February 11, 2014

The United States military is making progress toward developing a new unmanned space plane, which it aims to begin flight-testing in 2017....[view article]

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Iran says warships headed close to US borders
AP - Associated Press - February 10, 2014

Iranian warships dispatched to the Atlantic Ocean will travel close to U.S. maritime borders for the first time, a senior Iranian naval commander said Saturday....[view article]

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Is anything being done to protect U.S. power grid from 'catastrophic' EMP?
OneNewsNow.com - February 10, 2014

A national defense analyst and former Defense Department official says the U.S. remains unprepared for an attack that could take down the country's entire electrical grid....[view article]

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US blames China for rising tensions in South China Sea
Fiscal Times - February 10, 2014

The Obama administration has significantly sharpened its rhetoric about China's territorial claims in the South China Sea over the past week amid growing pressure from allies in the region for Washington to take a firmer line....[view article]

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Pentagon Drops Plan to Mothball USS George Washington Aircraft Carrier
Wall Street Journal - February 10, 2014

The Pentagon has dropped a plan to retire one of its nuclear-powered aircraft carriers after the White House intervened to head off a brewing political fight. The military had proposed an early retirement of the USS George Washington, reducing the U.S. carrier fleet to 10, as part of plan to deal with cost cuts imposed by Congress. That touched a nerve among a bipartisan group of lawmakers, who called on Defense Secretary......[view article]

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Number of Arab Christians Joining the IDF On the Rise
Arutz Sheva - February 10, 2014

84 Arab Christians joined the IDF in the last half of 2013 and the numbers are expected to rise....[view article]

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Iran can now build and deliver nukes, US intel reports
Times of Israel - January 31, 2014

Iran now has all the technical infrastructure to produce nuclear weapons should it make the political decision to do, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper wrote in a report to a Senate intelligence committee published Wednesday. However, he added, it could not break out to the bomb without being detected....[view article]

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Pentagon Concerned by China’s New High-Speed Missile
Washington Free Beacon - January 29, 2014

Hypersonic strike vehicle test is high-tech arms breakthrough that will be difficult for missile defenses to counter...[view article]

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India reportedly disappointed with stealth fighters from Moscow
Fox News - January 28, 2014

Despite initial high expectations, the Indian Air Force appears to be souring on a joint development deal with Russia for a new fifth-generation fighter jet, according to the Business Standard, a major Indian business publication. The Russian prototype is "unreliable, its radar inadequate, its stealth features badly engineered,” said Indian Air Force Deputy Air Marshall S Sukumar at a Jan. 15 meeting, according to minutes obtained by the Business Standard....[view article]

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US Army considers replacing thousands of troops with robots
Telegraph - January 22, 2014

The US Army is considering replacing thousands of soldiers with robots as it deals with sweeping troop cuts. A senior American officer has said he is considering shrinking the size of the Army's brigade combat teams by a quarter and replacing the lost troops with robots and remote-controlled vehicles....[view article]

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China Set to Seize South China Sea Island by Force
INFO Wars - January 13, 2014

Reports out of Chinese state media indicate that Beijing is set to invade an island in the South China Sea "illegally occupied" by US ally the Philippines, stoking concerns that the tension filled region could explode....[view article]

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China tests high-speed missile to beat U.S. defenses
- January 13, 2014

China's military last week conducted the first flight test of a new ultra-high speed missile vehicle aimed at delivering warheads through U.S. missile defenses, Pentagon officials said....[view article]

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Gates NPR Interview: Transcript
NPR.org - January 13, 2014

Transcript of former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' unedited interview with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep on Jan. 10....[view article]

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General: Strategic Military Satellites Vulnerable to Attack in Future Space War
Washington Free Beacon - January 9, 2014

U.S. strategic military satellites are vulnerable to attack in a future space war and the Pentagon is considering a major shift to smaller satellites in response, the commander of the Air Force Space Command said Tuesday....[view article]

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Robert Gates, former defense secretary, offers harsh critique of Obama’s leadership in ‘Duty’
The Washington Post - January 8, 2014

In a new memoir, former defense secretary Robert Gates unleashes harsh judgments about President Obama's leadership and his commitment to the Afghanistan war, writing that by early 2010 he had concluded the president "doesn't believe in his own strategy, and doesn't consider the war to be his. For him, it's all about getting out."...[view article]

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Iraqi Forces Battle Militants in Ramadi and Fallujah
The New York Times - January 6, 2014

Iraqi security forces and their tribal allies made gains in heavy fighting on Sunday in Ramadi, reclaiming parts of the city from Sunni militants aligned with Al Qaeda, security officials and tribal leaders said....[view article]

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American Generals: Israel Should Keep 'West Bank'
Israel Today - December 23, 2013

A historical document dragged back out into the light by Israel National News reveals that, unlike today, in the wake of the 1967 Six Day War, the American government was of the opinion that Israel should retain control of the "West Bank."...[view article]

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Assad drops heavy bomb on Aleppo elementary school
Jerusalem Post - December 18, 2013

At least 18 children, two of their teachers and over 100 civilians are dead after Syrian Air Force helicopters peppered Aleppo with barrel bombs over the last three days....[view article]

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Hacker Develops Super-Drone to Hack, Hijack Other Drones
Breitbart - December 4, 2013

The project is called SkyJack and runs "a combination of custom software and off-the-shelf applications that seek out wireless signals of nearby Parrot drones, hijack the wireless connections used to control them, and commandeer the victims' flight-control and camera systems."...[view article]

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U.S. deploys submarine-hunting jets to disputed air defence zone over East China Sea as tensions in volatile region mount
- December 2, 2013

America has deployed the first of six state-of-the-art submarine-hunting jets to the East China Sea as tensions between Japan and China over a group of disputed islands mounts....[view article]

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FSA Will Not Halt Fighting for Syrian Peace Conference
Reuters - November 26, 2013

The commander of the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) said on Tuesday his group would shun a planned peace conference in Switzerland in January and would pursue its fight to topple President Bashar al-Assad regardless....[view article]

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China-Japan rearmament is Keynesian stimulus, if it doesn't go horribly wrong
Telegraph - November 26, 2013

Asia is on the cusp of a full-blown arms race. The escalating clash between China and almost all its neighbours in the Pacific has reached a threshold. All other economic issues at this point are becoming secondary....[view article]

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Police getting leftover Iraq trucks
AP - Associated Press - November 25, 2013

Coming soon to your local sheriff: 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass that were once the U.S. answer to roadside bombs during the Iraq war....[view article]

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Syria's chemical weapons may be destroyed at sea
Reuters - November 21, 2013

Syria's chemical weapons could be processed and destroyed out at sea, say sources familiar with discussions at the international body in charge of eliminating the toxic arsenal....[view article]

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Air Force drops 'So Help Me God' from oaths
Fox News - November 20, 2013

The Air Force Academy has admitted they removed the phrase "so help me God" from three oaths in the 2012 edition of their official cadet handbook, Fox News has learned....[view article]

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Air Force Seeks Laser Weapons for Next Generation Fighters
USNI News - November 20, 2013

The U.S. Air Force has released a new request for a high-powered laser weapon that could be mounted on a next-generation air dominance fighter in the post-2030 era. "The emphasis of this effort is to identify potential laser systems that could be integrated into a platform that will provide air dominance in the 2030+ highly contested Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) environments," the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) said in a Request for Information document posted on FEDBIZOPPS last week....[view article]

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Russia to Deploy Long-Range Attack Drone by 2016
Washington Free Beacon - November 13, 2013

Russia is developing its first long-range drone aircraft capable of conducting ground attack missions, but lags behind other militaries in building unmanned aerial combat vehicles, according to U.S. officials....[view article]

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Obama fires another commander
- November 5, 2013

After multiple top generals described to WND what they regard as a full-scale "purge" of the U.S. military by the Obama administration, the commander of U.S. Army Garrison Japan was summarily relieved of duty and his civilian deputy reassigned, pending a "misconduct" investigation....[view article]

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Syria meets deadline to destroy chemical production facilities
- October 31, 2013

Syria has destroyed or rendered inoperable all of its declared chemical weapons production and mixing facilities, meeting a major deadline in an ambitious disarmament program, the international chemical weapons watchdog said Thursday....[view article]

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U.S. Sells Navy's First Super Carrier for One Penny
Weekly Standard - October 24, 2013

The U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA 59) was the first of the Navy's super carriers, built from the keel up with an angled deck, hurricane bow, steam catapults and all the other refinements and improvements on carriers designed and built for World War II, before the time of jets.  It was the ship that signaled the survival of naval aviation after a long, bitter, political fight to eliminate it from the nation's defenses and named for...[view article]

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Soon, Drones May Be Able to Make Lethal Decisions on Their Own
National Journal - October 8, 2013

Scientists, engineers and policymakers are all figuring out ways drones can be used better and more smartly, more precise and less damaging to civilians, with longer range and better staying power. One method under development is by increasing autonomy on the drone itself....[view article]

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Catholic priests in military face arrest for celebrating Mass
Fox News - October 5, 2013

The U.S. military has furloughed as many as 50 Catholic chaplains due to the partial suspension of government services, banning them from celebrating weekend Mass. At least one chaplain was told that if he engaged in any ministry activity, he would be subjected to disciplinary action. Obama showing his true colors....[view article]

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Air Force Ready to Spread Stealth Fighters Across the Pacific
Medium.com - September 30, 2013

New deployment method has F-22s and cargo planes speeding to remote airfields...[view article]

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No Game Changer, but a Great Complicator: China’s DF-21D ASBM
- September 30, 2013

Over the last several years, a fierce debate has roared anytime the words "carrier-killer" are dropped into any news blurb, blogpost, or scholarly essay. Yet, China's DF-21D, the world's first anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM), suffers from a case of mistaken identity in many respects....[view article]

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China bans several weapon-related North Korea exports
BBC - September 25, 2013

China says it has banned the export to North Korea of several weapon-related technologies which could be used in the development of nuclear weapons....[view article]

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Assyrian American National Coalition Opposes Military Strike Against Syria
- September 11, 2013

The Assyrian American National Coalition (AANC) has launched a petition against an American military strike in Syria. Citing the disastrous consequences for the Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) of Iraq since 2003, who have been subjected to a low-grade genocide and whose population has dropped from 1.4 million to 400,000, AANC calls on the U.S. Government to consider the effects of regime change on Assyrians and other Christians in Syria, given that the rebels are mostly Jihadists and...[view article]

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Obama Delays Syria Strike to Focus on a Russian Plan
The New York Times - September 11, 2013

President Obama, facing implacable opposition to a strike against Syria in Congress and throughout the country, said Tuesday that he would hold off on military action for now and pursue a Russian proposal for international monitors to take over and destroy Syria's arsenal of chemical weapons....[view article]

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Russia’s ‘carrier-killer’ Moskva enters Mediterranean
RT.com - September 11, 2013

Russia's Moskva missile cruiser, dubbed a "carrier-killer" by NATO, has passed through the Straits of Gibraltar and is now heading toward the eastern Mediterranean to assume command of the Russian naval force there....[view article]

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Russia 'to renew offer to supply S-300s to Iran'
France24.com - September 11, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin will offer to supply Iran S-300 air defence missile systems as well as build a second reactor at the Bushehr nuclear plant, the Kommersant business daily reported Wednesday....[view article]

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Chemical Warfare Brief
The Week - September 10, 2013

A Chemical Warfare Brief...[view article]

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Obama Presses Syria Gamble
Wall Street Journal - September 4, 2013

The White House raced on Monday to persuade Congress to authorize military action in Syria, after President Barack Obama, in one of the biggest gambles of his presidency, handed the volatile issue to lawmakers who have given him few recent legislative victories....[view article]

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US general says Syria action could be 'more substantial than thought'
Telegraph - September 3, 2013

A former US army chief has claimed that Barack Obama is eyeing intervention in Syria that would go beyond a mere deterrent against chemical weapons to damage the military capacity of the Assad regime....[view article]

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Military has concerns about Syria mission
CNN - September 3, 2013

When Congress is tasked with debating U.S. involvement in overseas conflicts, a common refrain from lawmakers is to follow the advice of military commanders. It has been repeated dozens of times, for instance, by Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, when discussing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....[view article]

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Post-ABC poll: Syria - 59% oppose
The Washington Post - September 3, 2013

Q: The United States says it has determined that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the civil war there. Given this, do you support or oppose the United States launching missile strikes against the Syrian government?...[view article]

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The Killing Machines
The Atlantic - August 29, 2013

Consider David. The shepherd lad steps up to face in single combat the Philistine giant Goliath. Armed with only a slender staff and a slingshot, he confronts a fearsome warrior clad in a brass helmet and chain mail, wielding a spear with a head as heavy as a sledge and a staff “like a weaver’s beam.” Goliath scorns the approaching youth: “Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves?” (1 Samuel 17)...[view article]

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Largest Rocket Ever Launched From Vandenberg AFB Makes Lift-Off
CBSNews.com - August 29, 2013

The largest rocket ever to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base had a successful lift-off Wednesday....[view article]

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Syria crisis: UN inspectors' convoy hit by sniper fire
CNN - August 26, 2013

Unidentified snipers have opened fire on a convoy of UN experts investigating suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria's capital, the UN has said....[view article]

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Russia backs UN probe of Syria attack
- August 23, 2013

Russia has said it told Syria to cooperate with UN experts investigating reports of a deadly chemical weapons attack that is believed to have killed hundreds, and called on rebels to allow access to the area....[view article]

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Syrian Rebels: '1,300 Killed In Gas Attack'
SKY News - August 21, 2013

The UN Security Council is meeting later to discuss the alleged attack, while weapons inspectors hold talks with the Assad regime....[view article]

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Navy Sees Fuel Cells Ready For Front Lines
- August 20, 2013

Fuel cells are not a renewable energy source, of course, although they can be tied to renewable energy. But even using fossil fuels their ability to produce electricity through an electrochemical process – instead of combustion – can make them flexible, relatively clean and efficient energy producers....[view article]

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Assad shown unharmed after Syria rebels report attack
Reuters - August 8, 2013

Syrian rebels said on Thursday they targeted President Bashar al-Assad's motorcade heading to a Damascus mosque to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, but state television showed him unharmed and the government denied he had been attacked....[view article]

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Japan unveils largest warship since World War II
AP - Associated Press - August 6, 2013

Japan on Tuesday unveiled its biggest warship since World War II, a huge flat-top destroyer that has raised eyebrows in China and elsewhere because it bears a strong resemblance to a conventional aircraft carrier....[view article]

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George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
Fox News - August 6, 2013

Former Honorable President George W. Bush underwent surgery on Tuesday to have a stent inserted after a blockage was discovered in an artery, his spokesman said....[view article]

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TrackingPoint's sensor-packed smart gun redefines the term 'point and shoot'
Tech Hive - July 31, 2013

Jason Schauble is on a mission to disrupt the firearms market with the same sensor technology that powers your smartphone. Using components similar to what you'd find inside common mobile devices, Schauble and his team are building a "smart rifle" that would empower even first-time shooters to hit a bull's-eye from 3100 yards away-farther than any confirmed shot with a small-arms weapon....[view article]

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Georgia Marine vet fights to fly American, Marine Corps flags
Fox News - July 31, 2013

A retired Georgia combat veteran is fighting a rule on outside decorations at his Atlanta-area retirement community that calls for him to remove either his American or U.S. Marine Corps flag....[view article]

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US launches 1st drone strike in Yemen in 7 weeks
- July 29, 2013

US drones launched the first strike in Yemen in 49 days, killing six "militants" in an attack today on a convoy in a southern town controlled by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula....[view article]

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The reality of Britain's relationship with the EU
Guardian - July 29, 2013

Identifying the strategy for securing any changes to the UK's relationship with the EU will be as important as determining what, if any, these changes should be (Report, 16 January). How one asks for things, after all, often determines what one gets. In this regard, the current strategy being touted looks hopelessly counter-productive. The premise is that, by threatening to veto treaty changes sought by other member states, the UK will have ...[view article]

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Congress to probe lethal SEAL crash
The Hill - July 24, 2013

Congress has launched an investigation of the helicopter crash that killed 30 Americans in Afghanistan, including members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 unit, The Hill has learned. [WATCH VIDEO]...[view article]

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The Navy’s Killer Drone Totally Has a Mind of Its Own
- July 23, 2013

A new era in aviation dawned when the U.S. Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System armed drone demonstrator completed its first-ever arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush off the Virginia coast Wednesday....[view article]

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Would the U.S. Still Lose the Naval War of 2015?
Real Clear Politics - July 2, 2013

Over the last few days I have begun the exhausting, yet wonderful process of moving. Considering the fact I have not moved in twelve years and I am relocating from a suburban single-family home to a small apartment urban setting in Washington D.C. I have some tough decisions to make on what to keep and what to trash....[view article]

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Iran importing missile-grade ore from Germany, France
Reuters - July 2, 2013

Exploiting a loophole in Western sanctions, Iran is importing a high grade of refined alumina ore from several European countries including Germany and France that Tehran could be using to make armor parts and missile components....[view article]

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Franklin Graham urges Obama to stay out of Syrian conflict
Christian Today - June 24, 2013

"Giving guns to the opposition will prolong the war; and unfortunately, the opposition is no better than the present government - in some ways it may even be worse," Graham wrote in the letter dated June 14. "Mr. President, I would strongly urge you to keep America out of the Syrian conflict. In my opinion, the best thing that we can do is to help bring both sides to the negotiating table."...[view article]

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Scrapping equipment key to Afghan drawdown
The Washington Post - June 20, 2013

Facing a tight withdrawal deadline and tough terrain, the U.S. military has destroyed more than 170 million pounds worth of vehicles and other military equipment as it rushes to wind down its role in the Afghanistan war by the end of 2014....[view article]

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US war games in Jordan send warning message to Assad
Worthy News - June 19, 2013

‘It is clear that the ground is being set for military intervention in Syria,’ says retired Jordanian colonel about biggest-ever regional joint drill...[view article]

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Israel will be first country to receive F-35 stealth jet fighter
Israel Hayom - June 19, 2013

State-of-the-art fighter aircraft, the first of which are scheduled to be delivered to Israel at the end of 2016, are also expected to be fitted with an Israeli "twist" • Israeli defense companies Elbit and Rafael make strong showing at Paris Air Show....[view article]

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UN says nearly 93,000 killed in Syrian conflict
My Way News - June 13, 2013

The United Nations' human rights office said Thursday that almost 93,000 people have been confirmed killed in the Syrian conflict, but the real number is likely to be far higher....[view article]

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Mali manual suggests al-Qaida has feared weapon
WTOP News - June 12, 2013

The 26-page document in Arabic, recovered by The Associated Press in a building that had been occupied by al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb in Timbuktu, strongly suggests the group now possesses the SA-7 surface-to-air missile, known to the Pentagon as the Grail, according to terrorism specialists....[view article]

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U.S. disrupts al-Qaeda’s online magazine
The Washington Post - June 12, 2013

U.S. intelligence operatives covertly sabotaged a prominent al-Qaeda online magazine last month in an apparent attempt to sow confusion among the group’s followers, according to officials....[view article]

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NAVY TO DROP ALL-CAPS COMMUNICATIONS
Wall Street Journal - June 12, 2013

THE U.S. NAVY WILL NO LONGER COMMUNICATE EXCLUSIVELY IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS, but use lowercase letters....[view article]

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Stealth motorcycle for special forces being tested
Fox News - June 11, 2013

As if the government wasn't sneaky enough already! Zero Motorcycles has created a stealth motorcycle for use by U.S. Special Operations Forces: The MMX....[view article]

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VIDEO: Rear Admiral William Lee Addresses Restrictive Regulations on Religious Liberty
Family Research Council - June 10, 2013

Pray for our military personel. Religious faith expressions are under attack. Urge Pentagon to scrub plan to court-martial Christians.Honor the chaplains....[view article]

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US to deploy Patriots, F-16s to Jordan
- June 5, 2013

The U.S. will send anti-missile batteries and fighter jets to Jordan at the kingdom's request to boost defense capabilities in the face of an attack from neighboring Syria, Jordanian officials said Wednesday....[view article]

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Congressman: Obama is letting China steal U.S. military secrets
Foreign Policy - June 4, 2013

A formerly obscure naval exercise involving China and the United States is coming under increased scrutiny ahead of President Barack Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday....[view article]

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Fort Hood victims upset; Islamic cult suspect can question them
My Way News - June 4, 2013

Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford says he will never forget locking eyes with the [Islamic cult] gunman who entered a Fort Hood building Nov. 5, 2009, and then unleashed a burst of gunfire into a crowd of soldiers preparing for deployment....[view article]

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Chemical weapons have likely been used in Syria, UN says
- June 4, 2013

A UN report on Syria said Tuesday there are "reasonable grounds" to believe that limited quantities of toxic chemicals have been used as weapons in at least four attacks in Syria's civil war, but said more evidence is needed to determine the precise chemical agents used or who used them.--CBC News...[view article]

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U.S. publishes details of missile base Israel wanted kept secret
McClatchy - June 4, 2013

Israel's military fumed Monday over the discovery that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests....[view article]

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Suspected US drone crashes in Somalia's Lower Shabelle
BBC - May 29, 2013

A suspected US drone has crashed in the southern Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, according to reports....[view article]

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Russia to give Syria anti-aircraft missiles
Guardian - May 28, 2013

As there are no UN sanctions against Libya, Russia can legally sell these missiles to the Syrian government. Sanctions on Syria have either been bilateral or EU sanctions, and therefore do not bind Russia....[view article]

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Obama, in a Shift, to Limit Targets of Drone Strikes
The New York Times - May 23, 2013

President Obama plans to open a new phase in the nation's long struggle with terrorism on Thursday by restricting the use of unmanned drone strikes that have been at the heart of his national security strategy and shifting control of them away from the C.I.A. to the military....[view article]

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GOP's Chambliss: Obama speech will be 'viewed by terrorists as victory'
The Hill - May 23, 2013

"We knew five years ago that closing Guantanamo was a bad idea and would not work," Chambliss said. "Yet, today’s speech sends the message to Guantanamo detainees that if they harass the dedicated military personnel there enough, we will give in and send them home, even to Yemen."...[view article]

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Report: Assad preparing missile strike against Tel Aviv in case attacked again
Haaretz.com - May 20, 2013

The Syrian army is deploying advanced surface-to-surface missiles aiming at Israel in the aftermath of the alleged Israeli strikes, The Sunday Times reports....[view article]

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U.S. preserves diplomatic, military options on Syria
Reuters - May 20, 2013

Obama said on Thursday he reserved the right to resort to both diplomatic and military options to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but insisted that U.S. action alone would not be enough to resolve the Syrian crisis....[view article]

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Navy to launch unmanned aircraft from carrier
AP - Associated Press - May 14, 2013

The Navy is preparing to launch an unmanned aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time....[view article]

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Watchdog says government has tried to silence him on Afghanistan
POLITICO.com - May 9, 2013

The watchdog who tracks the billions of taxpayer dollars spent to rebuild Afghanistan says government officials have tried to silence him because they think he's embarrassing the White House and Afghan President Hamid Karzai by pointing out the waste and fraud....[view article]

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Israeli strike on Syria targeted weapons shipment
Xfinity - May 6, 2013

Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border Sunday to shield against possible retaliation after carrying out two airstrikes in Syria over 48 hours — an unprecedented escalation of Israeli involvement in the Syrian civil war....[view article]

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Russian military again flies strategic bombers near Alaska
The Free Beacon - May 6, 2013

Russian strategic bombers conducted flights within the U.S. defense zone close to northern Alaska and the Aleutian Islands last week in Moscow's latest incident of nuclear saber rattling against the United States, according to defense and military officials....[view article]

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Benghazi Whistleblower: 'My Jaw Hit the Floor' as WH Blamed YouTube
Breitbart - May 6, 2013

In an appearance on Face the Nation this morning, Rep. Darrell Issa revealed several new pieces of information about the Obama administration's controversial description of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, casting doubt that the White House mischaracterized its cause by mere accident....[view article]

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Russia builds up, U.S. down
Washington Times - May 2, 2013

As the Obama administration prepares to launch a new round of strategic nuclear missile cuts, Russia’s strategic nuclear forces are undergoing a major modernization, according to U.S. officials....[view article]

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Obama: 'I'm Not Familiar' With Benghazi Whistleblowers Being Threatened
Weekly Standard - May 1, 2013

President Barack Obama said today at a press conference that he's "not familiar" with reports that Benghazi whistleblowers are being threatened: BUT......[view article]

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Pentagon Blocks Access to Southern Baptist Website
Fox News - April 25, 2013

The U.S. Military has blocked access to the Southern Baptist Convention's website on an unknown number of military bases because it contains "hostile content" - just weeks after an Army briefing labeled Evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics as examples of religious extremism, Fox News has learned....[view article]

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Reduced flying hours forces grounding of 17 USAF combat air squadrons
- April 10, 2013

The Air Force will begin grounding combat air squadrons Tuesday in response to forced spending cuts that have eliminated more than 44,000 flying hours through September, according to internal documents obtained by Air Force Times....[view article]

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The American Flu?
The Free Beacon - April 10, 2013

A Chinese Air Force officer on Saturday accused the U.S. government of creating the new strain of bird flu now afflicting parts of China as a biological warfare attack....[view article]

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North Korea: US 'ready to intercept up to three missiles'
- April 10, 2013

South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se confirmed today that North Korea has moved a mid-range Musudan ballistic missile to its east coast and Pyongyang is prepared to launch the missile "at any time."...[view article]

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UN panel: Libyan weapons spread at alarming rate
- April 10, 2013

Libyan weapons are spreading at "an alarming rate" to new territory in west Africa and the eastern Mediterranean including Syria and the Gaza Strip where they are fueling conflicts and increasing the arsenals of armed groups and terrorists, a U.N. panel said....[view article]

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Iraqi al Qaeda wing merges with Syrian counterpart
Reuters - April 10, 2013

Iraq's al Qaeda wing has united with a kindred Syrian group in the frontline of a struggle to oust President Bashar al-Assad, sharpening a dilemma for nations that back the revolt, but fear rising Islamist militancy....[view article]

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Navy Deploying Laser Weapon Prototype Near Iran
- April 9, 2013

The Navy is going to sea for the first time with a laser attack weapon that has been shown in tests to disable patrol boats and blind or destroy surveillance drones....[view article]

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Amid Pyongyang bluster, missile launch feared
CNN - April 4, 2013

Missile and launch components have been moved to the east coast of North Korea in the "last few days," a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the information told CNN Thursday....[view article]

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North Korea moves missile with 'considerable range' to east coast
LA Times - April 4, 2013

Hours after North Korea's military says it is ready to strike the U.S. with 'smaller' nuclear weapons, South Korean defense officials report Pyongyang has moved a missile to its east coast....[view article]

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Beijing rejects North’s envoy request
- April 4, 2013

Pyongyang has allegedly asked Beijing to send them an envoy in order to improve their soured relations, but Beijing turned it down, seen as a warning regarding the regime’s recent warmongering rhetoric....[view article]

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Electronic warfare: The ethereal future of battle
- April 4, 2013

The future of warfare is no longer about bullets and bombs, or dominating land, sea and air. Instead, tomorrow's victors will dominate the ether....[view article]

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South Korea cyberattacks this week hold lessons for U.S.
PC World - April 3, 2013

U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have simultaneously hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours. ...[view article]

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North Korea 'burning with hatred' for US after stealth bomber missions
Telegraph - March 28, 2013

North Korea claimed its people were "burning with hatred" for the US after Washington confirmed it had flown B-2 stealth bomber "deterrence" missions over South Korea....[view article]

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Defense Industry Pushes for 'Drone Zone' over Southern California
- March 25, 2013

Despite Americans' concerns about the domestic use of drones, California local agencies are reportedly moving forward with an application to declare a broad swath of Southern California a "drone zone" - an area to be used to test pilotless aircraft. The purpose: government stimulus....[view article]

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A 50-Point Swing Against Targeted Drone Killings of U.S. Citizens
- March 25, 2013

A year ago, as the presidential race was taking shape, The Washington Post's pollster asked voters whether they favored the use of drones to kill terrorists or terror suspects if they were "American citizens living in other countries." The net rating at the time was positive: 65 percent for, 26 percent against....[view article]

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North Korea threatens action over B-52 bomber flights
AFP - March 20, 2013

North Korea on Wednesday condemned training flights by nuclear-capable US B-52 bombers over the Korean peninsula as an "unpardonable provocation" and threatened military action if they continue....[view article]

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Nevada training explosion kills 7 NC unit Marines
AP - Associated Press - March 19, 2013

Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada, the Marine Corps said Tuesday....[view article]

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Syria rebels, regime blame each other for first alleged chemical weapons attack
CBSNews.com - March 19, 2013

The Syrian government accused rebels of firing a chemical weapon for the first time on Tuesday in the north of the country, killing at least 25 people in the war-torn Aleppo province. Rebels quickly denied the report and accused regime forces of firing a chemical weapon on a long-range missile....[view article]

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Climate Change Biggest Threat
Huffington Post - March 12, 2013

Despite renewed threats from nuclear North Korea, missile stockpiling in China and a standoff between China and Japan over a small string of islands, the head of the U.S. Navy's Pacific fleet has declared the greatest threat to long-term peace in the region is climate change....[view article]

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Navy Might Lose Its Technological Testing Ground — The Drug War
WIRED.com - March 11, 2013

Budget cuts have forced the Navy to cancel its deployments to Latin America supporting the drug war. And what happens in Latin America doesn’t stay in Latin America. The region is one of the Navy’s premier technological testing grounds, meaning what the U.S. doesn’t do south of the border today could limit what it can do around the globe tomorrow....[view article]

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North Korea says it will launch nuclear attack on America
The Sun - March 7, 2013

The provocative statement comes weeks after the country conducted underground nuclear tests which caused a massive earthquake....[view article]

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Iran's 'Plan B' for a nuclear bomb
- February 27, 2013

Iran is developing a second path to a nuclear weapons capability by operating a plant that could produce plutonium, satellite images show for the first time....[view article]

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China moves mobile missiles near coast amid tensions with Japan over islands
Washington Free Beacon - February 27, 2013

United States intelligence agencies recently detected China’s military shifting road-mobile ballistic missiles closer to its southern coast near the disputed Senkaku Islands amid growing tensions between Beijing and Japan over the islands dispute....[view article]

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Found! Iran's secret ballistic missile base
WorldNetDaily - February 21, 2013

WND has learned of the existence of a secret ballistic missile base in Iran’s Semnan Province to which the Islamic regime has moved missiles armed with microbial warheads....[view article]

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Secret U.S. military flights carried officials, equipment to N. Korea
- February 20, 2013

Senior U.S. administration officials held secret talks in North Korea on at least three occasions in 2011 and 2012, The Asahi Shimbun has learned....[view article]

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Report ties cyberattacks on U.S. computers to Chinese military
The Washington Post - February 20, 2013

A U.S. security firm has linked China's military to cyberattacks on more than 140 U.S. and other foreign corporations and entities, according to a report released Tuesday....[view article]

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Security group suspects Chinese military is behind hacking attacks
Reuters - February 19, 2013

A secretive Chinese military unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking....[view article]

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Like a Swarm of Lethal Bugs: The Most Terrifying Drone Video Yet
The Atlantic - February 19, 2013

Science writer John Horgan's feature on the many ways drones will be used in coming years is interesting throughout, and terrifying in the passage where he describes an effort to build micro-drones that are, as the U.S. Air Force describes them, "Unobtrusive, pervasive, and lethal."...[view article]

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Chinese Army Unit Is Seen as Tied to Hacking Against U.S.
The New York Times - February 19, 2013

n the outskirts of Shanghai, in a run-down neighborhood dominated by a 12-story white office tower, sits a People’s Liberation Army base for China’s growing corps of cyberwarriors....[view article]

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Pentagon urges delay in "devastating" $46 billion budget cuts
Reuters - February 14, 2013

The Pentagon's civilian and military leaders warned in dire terms on Tuesday that $46 billion in budget cuts due to go into effect in two weeks would erode the nation's ability to go to war and appealed to Congress to delay the reductions....[view article]

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North Korean Refugee: Government Preoccupied with Nuclear Tests
Christian Newswire - February 13, 2013

North Korea again defied world opinion and U.N. resolutions by conducting its third nuclear test today while threatening stronger steps if necessary in the future....[view article]

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All you need to know about North Korea
AEI - February 13, 2013

North Korea is yanking the world's chain yet again, sending all relevant parties hither and yon. As we contemplate what to do and the Kim clan perfects its ability to deliver its growing nuclear arsenal to targets in South Korea, Japan and the United States, we could do worse than turn to a rising star of Korea analysis...[view article]

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VIDEO: Cheney: Obama Wants To Do "Serious Damage To Our Military Capabilities"
CBSNews.com - February 13, 2013

"With respect to Chuck Hagel and - and Brennan, at Defense and C.I.A. - just in the last week, their performance in front of the committees that have to confirm them has been pretty poor...[view article]

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IDF sets up war room to battle hackers
YNet News - February 13, 2013

Amid 'significant rise' in cyber attacks on army systems, Computer Services Directorate sets up special war room to detect hacking attempts, launch counter attack...[view article]

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North Korea 'preparing for two nuclear tests'
Telegraph - February 5, 2013

Analysis of recent satellite images has shown new activity on the southern edge of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, while preparations at a second tunnel to the west were apparently completed earlier, a South Korean government source told the Chosun Ilbo newspaper....[view article]

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US draws up battle plan to stave off digital attack cyberstrikes
- February 5, 2013

Pre-emptive strikes will be launched under secret guidelines to protect computer systems...[view article]

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Charlottesville, VA Becomes First City in U.S. to Pass Resolution Against Drones
- February 5, 2013

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., passed what is believed to be the first anti-drone resolution in the country.  According to my notes, and verifiable soon on the City Council's website, the resolution reads:...[view article]

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- February 1, 2013

In wake of reported IAF attack on a military research center in Syria, Syrian ambassador to Lebanon says Damascus has option to respond as Iran threatens "serious consequences" for Tel Aviv; Hezbollah, Russia condemn strike....[view article]

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VIDEO: Senator to DefSec Nominee: Why Have the Iranians Endorsed You?
Weekly Standard - January 31, 2013

"It further said Israel is a cancerous tumor in the heart of the Islamic world. They further said Iran’s warriors are ready and willing to wipe Israel off the map. The question I’d like to ask you, and you can answer for the record if you’d like, why do you think the Iranian foreign ministry so strongly supports your nomination to be the Secretary of Defense?"...[view article]

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‘This Hagel hearing is a disaster’
- January 31, 2013

Distraught by his poor performance in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, liberals viciously turned on secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel on social media....[view article]

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'Israel hit target on Syria-Lebanon border'
YNet News - January 30, 2013

Foreign media claim IAF fighter jets conducted three separate aerial incursions into Lebanon's airspace overnight. US website says target was weapons convoy; IDF remains mum....[view article]

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Marines, Army shrinking force size under budgetary restraints
The Free Beacon - January 29, 2013

The United States Marine Corps is set to shed more than 20,000 active duty positions in the coming years and have already commenced a process meant to force some senior officers into an early retirement....[view article]

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US military to test lasers on warplanes in 2014
Fox News - January 29, 2013

Laser weapons small enough to fit aboard fighter jets could begin ground-based firing tests aimed at shooting down threats to U.S. military warplanes in 2014....[view article]

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Navy Will Get Lasers in 2 Years, Admiral Says
- January 29, 2013

Laser weapons capable of burning small boats or sending drones plunging from the sky as flaming wrecks could find a home aboard U.S. Navy ships in the next two years, an admiral says....[view article]

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National space shield's 'kill vehicle' successfully tested
Fox News - January 29, 2013

The Missile Defense Agency quietly tested a "kill vehicle" over the weekend, successfully showing that the nation's first line of defense can defend against the threat of ballistic missiles....[view article]

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UPDATE 1-Iran denies explosion at underground uranium facility
Reuters - January 29, 2013

Iran has denied media reports of a major explosion at one of its most sensitive uranium enrichment sites, describing them as Western propaganda designed to influence upcoming nuclear negotiations....[view article]

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The Sino–Japanese Standoff
National Review Online - January 28, 2013

It's been easy of late to get hyperbolic about the chance of conflict in East Asia. China appears to be the first serious military challenger America has had since the Soviet Union, and it is clearly beginning to throw its weight around in the waters of Asia....[view article]

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Panetta opens combat roles to women
- January 24, 2013

Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war....[view article]

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Investigators find State Department drew down Libya security as threats rose
Guardian - January 23, 2013

Congressional investigators have pieced together a series of decisions that led State Department officials to inexplicably draw down security in Libya last year even as threats and attacks against Western diplomats were rising in the violent, chaotic city of Benghazi where America’s ambassador was killed last Sept. 11....[view article]

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VIDEO: White House pushing out one of nation's top generals?
Fox News - January 23, 2013

The Most Honorable General Mattis: honesty not tolerated by the Obama club....[view article]

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Hillary Chokes Up
Weekly Standard - January 23, 2013

"For me, this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal," said Clinton, holding back tears. "I stood next to President Obama as the Marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at Andrews....[view article]

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Iron Man to Batman: The future of soldier suits
BBC - January 23, 2013

When the first Iron Man movie was released in 2008, defense companies rushed to capitalise on the sudden public interest in exoskeletons – armour-like suits that can provide superhuman powers – similar in theory to what Tony Stark wore....[view article]

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X-47B stealth drone targets new frontiers
BBC - January 23, 2013

The US Navy's cutting-edge robot fighter plane aims to be the first unmanned aerial vehicle to take-off and land at sea....[view article]

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Yury Dolgoruky Strategic Nuclear Submarine
RIANOVOSTI - January 23, 2013

New class of Russian submarine has been deployed as of December 2012....[view article]

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Security concerns grow over sale of US battery maker to Chinese company
Fox News - January 23, 2013

More than a decade of advanced American technology could be handed over to one of the country’s top economic rivals unless the government intervenes to stop the sale, lawmakers say....[view article]

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The Most Dangerous Sentence in Obama's Second Inaugural Address
Weekly Standard - January 23, 2013

First, our forebears were only able to "win the peace" because they first crushed our enemies in war. But under President Obama we're not committed to winning our wars. We're committed to ending them....[view article]

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Egypt to Receive F-16s
The Free Beacon - January 22, 2013

The State Department has refused to cancel or delay the delivery of several American-made F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, claiming that the arms deal serves America's "regional security interests," according to an official State Department document obtained by the Free Beacon....[view article]

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Now hiring: Drone jockeys
CNN - January 15, 2013

Charles Taylor did not set out to become a drone pilot. An avid fan of remote-controlled planes, Taylor didn't know much about unmanned aircraft outside the occasional news of military Predator strikes. But in August 2012 the University of North Dakota grad was among the first to receive a bachelor's degree tailored to unmanned-aircraft operations....[view article]

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Hagel and Defense
Jewish World Review - January 15, 2013

Biography isn't policy. President Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two purple hearts from a war many opposed and many more tried to avoid....[view article]

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Iran to reach 'key point' for atom bomb by mid-2014
- January 15, 2013

Islamic Republic could produce enough weapons-grade uranium for one or more nuclear bomb by mid-2014, US experts say, urging Obama to emphasize military option...[view article]

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Syria using rockets to spread cluster bombs
- January 15, 2013

Syria's regime has resorted to firing rockets containing cluster bombs, marking an expansion in its use of the banned munitions despite international condemnation, Human Rights Watch said on Monday....[view article]

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Rheinmetall demos laser that can shoot down drones
BBC - January 9, 2013

A laser weapons system that can shoot down two drones at a distance of over a mile has been demonstrated by Rheinmetall Defence....[view article]

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North Korean leader, in rare address, seeks end to confrontation with South
Reuters - January 2, 2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for an end to confrontation between the two Koreas, technically still at war in the absence of a peace treaty to end their 1950-53 conflict, in a surprise New Year's broadcast on state media....[view article]

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'Tsunami bomb' tested off New Zealand coast
Telegraph - January 2, 2013

The United States and New Zealand conducted secret tests of a "tsunami bomb" designed to destroy coastal cities by using underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves....[view article]

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Pressure builds to nix gift of tanks, F-16s to Egypt
Fox News - January 2, 2013

Later this month, the new government in Egypt is scheduled to begin taking delivery of 10 F-16 fighter jets and 200 Abrams tanks – courtesy of U.S. taxpayers....[view article]

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Right-wing conservatives concerned by Hagel
- December 21, 2012

  'Introduction to the Reading of Hagel' - William Kristol The Weekly Standard The Weekly Standard has obtained a fact sheet circulating widely on Capitol Hill. It details the record on a number of issues of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel, a leading candidate to be nominated by President Obama as the next Secretary of Defense: Introduction to the reading of Hagel Terrorism 1. In November 2001, Hagel was one of 11 Senators who refused to sign a letter requesting President Bush not meet with Yassir...[view article]

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Hagel a Dangerous Choice for Defense
Family Security Matters - December 21, 2012

The conventional wisdom is that President Obama dodged a politically perilous "bullet" when he declined to nominate Susan Rice as the next secretary of state. Had he done so, the president would have provided his critics a high-profile platform for exposing and critiquing his administration's conduct with respect to Benghazigate and the larger, dangerous practice of "engaging" Islamists, of which it was a particularly dismal example....[view article]

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NRA breaks silence about Connecticut shooting
WorldNetDaily - December 19, 2012

"The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters - and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown," the gun-rights group said today in a written statement....[view article]

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Russia acknowledges Assad is losing control and rebels might win in Syria
The Washington Post - December 13, 2012

Syria’s most powerful ally, Russia, said for the first time Thursday that President Bashar Assad is losing control of his country and the rebels might win the civil war, dramatically shifting the diplomatic landscape at a time of enormous momentum for the opposition....[view article]

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North Korea launches rocket , raising nuclear arms stakes
Reuters - December 12, 2012

North Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, boosting the credentials of its new leader and stepping up the threat the isolated and impoverished state poses to opponents....[view article]

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Syrian refugee numbers top 500,000: UNHCR
Reuters - December 11, 2012

More than half a million Syrian refugees are now registered or are waiting to in other Middle Eastern countries, with about 3,000 new people seeking refugee status and assistance daily, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....[view article]

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Al-Qaeda's Khaled bin Abdul Rahman 'killed by drone'
BBC - December 10, 2012

Sheikh Khaled bin Abdul Rahman, known as Abu Zaid al-Kuwaiti, died along with 10 others near Mir Ali in North Waziristan, local Taliban sources said....[view article]

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Pentagon's Plan X: how it could change cyberwarfare
Jewish World Review - December 10, 2012

The Pentagon has always been secretive about its desire and ability to carry out offensive cyberwarfare. Now, Plan X makes it clear that offensive cyberattacks will be in the Pentagon playbook...[view article]

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NKorea extending rocket launch period to Dec. 29
AP - Associated Press - December 10, 2012

North Korea on Monday extended the launch period for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until Dec. 29, citing technical problems....[view article]

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In suicide epidemic, military wrestles with prosecuting troops who attempt it
McClatchy - November 28, 2012

Marine Corps Pvt. Lazzaric T. Caldwell slit his wrists and spurred a legal debate that’s consuming the Pentagon, as well as the nation’s top military appeals court. Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/11/27/175710/in-suicide-epidemic-military-wrestles.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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Ban 'killer robots,' rights group urges
France24.com - November 20, 2012

Hollywood-style robots able to shoot people without permission from their human handlers are a real possibility and must be banned before governments start deploying them, Human Rights Watch warned Monday....[view article]

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Petraeus agrees to testify on Libya before congressional committees
Fox News - November 14, 2012

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify about the Libya terror attack before the House and Senate intelligence committees, Fox News has learned. ...[view article]

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ran unveils new missile systems on second day of drills
Reuters - November 13, 2012

Iran unveiled new missile and artillery systems on Tuesday, Iranian media reported, on the second day of large-scale military exercises which officials said were aimed at sending a warning to those threatening the Islamic Republic....[view article]

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Iran launches massive military exercise, state media reports
Reuters - November 12, 2012

Iran launched large-scale air defense drills in the country's eastern half on Monday, Iranian media reported, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over a military incident in the Gulf reported last week....[view article]

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Continued rocket fire from Gaza steps up pressure on Israel government to respond
Fox News - November 12, 2012

Gaza militants pummeled southern Israel with rockets for a third day in a row on Monday, increasing internal pressure on the Israeli government to retaliate....[view article]

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China submarines to soon carry nukes, draft U.S. report says
Reuters - November 8, 2012

China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, adding a new leg to its nuclear arsenal that should lead to arms-reduction talks, a draft report by a congressionally mandated U.S. commission says....[view article]

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Russian Attack Sub Skirts East Coast
The Free Beacon - November 6, 2012

A Russian nuclear-powered attack submarine cruised within 200 miles of the East Coast recently in the latest sign Russia is continuing to flex its naval and aerial power against the United States, defense officials said....[view article]

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Navy test-fires missiles from robot boats
Fox News - November 6, 2012

U.S. Navy ships face the growing threat of small boat swarms used by terrorists, pirates or enemy countries. New testing has shown off a possible counter that looks strangely similar except for the lack of human sailors — small robot boats armed with missiles....[view article]

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Fort Hood shooting victims sue government, accused shooter
Reuters - November 6, 2012

Families and victims of a mass shooting in 2009 at the Fort Hood military base in Texas filed a wrongful death suit on Monday against the U.S. government, the accused Moslem cult gunman and the estate of an alleged al Qaeda leader....[view article]

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Print Article Send a Tip by AWR Hawkins 4 Nov 2012 115 post a comment Amid last week's news that Colin Powell had endorsed Obama, attention turned to which members of the military, active and re
Breitbart - November 5, 2012

As of right now, "500 former military admirals and generals" are set to endorse Romney via a full page Washington Times ad on Monday. The ad will bear the caption: "We, the undersigned, proudly support Governor Mitt Romney as our nation's next President and Commander-in-Chief."...[view article]

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CBS Releases Unaired Footage Of Obama Refusing To Call Benghazi A Terror Attack
CBSNews.com - November 5, 2012

OBAMA: Well it’s too early to tell exactly how this came about, what group was involved, but obviously it was an attack on Americans. And we are going to be working with the Libyan government to make sure that we bring these folks to justice, one way or the other. CAUGHT! EXPOSED! BUSTED!...[view article]

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Petraeus and Panetta Speak—But Not Obama
Weekly Standard - November 2, 2012

Seven weeks later, the White House still hasn't explained what President Obama did and didn't do during the seven hours of the attack on Benghazi on September 11. And there's been no response from the White House to questions asked by senators or THE WEEKLY STANDARD or David Ignatius in the Washington Post. There is a lot to keep from the American voter. Very damaging information being withheld says many of the informed....[view article]

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Facebook censors Navy SEALs for claiming Obama denied them help
RT.com - November 1, 2012

Social media giant Facebook has removed a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC (SOS), which shed negative light on US President Obama for denying a request for military support in Benghazi before the deadly attack on the consulate....[view article]

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Sean Hannity on Benghazi Audio Tapes: “I've Heard They Are Very D...ing” (Video)
Gateway Pundit - October 31, 2012

Sean Hannity was debating liberal Juan Williams Tuesday on the Benghazi massacre. Hannity revealed this on the audio tapes of Tyrone Woods begging for air support on 9-11, "My sources tell me they're pretty damning, Juan. They're begging for help."...[view article]

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Iran has pictures of restricted Israeli areas: Iran MP
Reuters - October 29, 2012

Iran holds pictures of Israeli bases and other restricted areas obtained from a drone launched into Israeli airspace earlier this month, an Iranian lawmaker was quoted as saying on Monday....[view article]

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Ted Turner: I Think It's Good US Troops Are Commiting Suicide
Breitbart - October 25, 2012

Ted Turner says that that it is "good" that our troops commit suicide? Turner is known to be a strong Obama supporter....[view article]

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President Obama booed during Clemson game
- October 24, 2012

The president of Clemson University is chastising those who booed Obama during the college's Military Appreciation Day at last weekend's game....[view article]

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Syrian refugees face tough winter in Jordan camp
- October 24, 2012

UNICEF Ireland is warning that more than 30,000 Syrian refugees are facing a "hostile and unforgiving" winter living in tents in the Jordanian desert....[view article]

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Arms Flow to Syria May Be Behind Benghazi Cover-Up
Family Security Matters - October 22, 2012

The day after the big Obama-Romney debate, as media and politicians were engaging in the usual after-action assessment frenzy, some of the most important issues surrounding the September 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, remain unaddressed....[view article]

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Talks with Iran looming? Garbage, says military vet.
OneNewsNow.com - October 22, 2012

A 23-year military intelligence veteran is casting strong suspicion on weekend statements from Obama's re-election campaign that talks with Iran are imminent....[view article]

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Iran further expanding enrichment capacity - diplomats
Reuters - October 19, 2012

Iran is believed to be further increasing its uranium enrichment capacity at its Fordow plant buried deep underground, Western diplomats say, in another sign of Tehran defying international demands to curb its disputed nuclear programme....[view article]

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Panetta: US sends forces to Jordan
AP - Associated Press - October 10, 2012

The United States has sent military troops to the Jordan-Syria border to bolster that country's military capabilities in the event that violence escalates along its border with Syria, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday....[view article]

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Father of fallen Marine upset by Obama's pathetic letter
Houston.com - October 9, 2012

Man who lost a son to the war in Afghanistan is disappointed in the condolence letter he received from Obama....[view article]

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North Korea says its missiles can reach US
Guardian - October 9, 2012

More importantly for North Korea is the fact that the U.S. could make them a flattened, and glow in the dark island peninsula in twenty minutes or less....[view article]

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U.S. said to mull 'surgical strike' on Iran
YNet News - October 9, 2012

International relations expert David Rothkopf says US, Israel 'zeroing in' on military options; credible threat of pinpoint strike may prove to be a useful diplomatic tool....[view article]

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Is Pentagon being bullied by Islamists?
OneNewsNow.com - October 9, 2012

A law firm that defends and promotes Christian heritage and moral values says it has obtained the written evaluations of an 18-year veteran Army officer who is being disciplined for telling the truth about the Islamic cult....[view article]

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Turkey Assembly to Vote on Military Action Against Syria
Bloomberg - October 4, 2012

Turkey's parliament approved a motion allowing the government to order military action against Syria, after a shell fired across the border killed five Turks....[view article]

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US military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 after 11 years of war
AP - Associated Press - October 1, 2012

KABUL - U.S. military deaths in the Afghan war have reached 2,000, a cold reminder of the human cost of an 11-year-old conflict that now garners little public interest at home as the United States prepares to withdraw most of its combat forces by the end of 2014....[view article]

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Afghanistan: Bomber kills 14 including 3 US troops
AP - Associated Press - October 1, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives rammed his bike into a joint Afghan-American patrol on Monday morning in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people including three U.S. troops and their translator, officials said....[view article]

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Officials: Iranian Quds Force poses threat to U.S. homeland
Washington Times - September 19, 2012

Iran’s extremist militias and their proxies were behind a recent string of terror attacks against Israeli diplomatic targets around the globe and might seek to strike the United States, U.S. counterterrorism officials said Wednesday....[view article]

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Iran deploys Russian-made submarine in Gulf
AP - Associated Press - September 18, 2012

Tehran has deployed one of its Russian-made submarines in the Persian Gulf, just days after the United States and more than two dozen allies began naval exercises nearby, Iranian state television reported Tuesday....[view article]

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UK Joins Persian Gulf Naval War Games amid Iran-Israel Tensions
IBT: International Business Times - September 18, 2012

British warships have joined a major naval exercise in the Persian Gulf as tensions between Israel and Iran over Tehran's nuclear power programme increase....[view article]

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U.S. military suspends joint patrols with Afghans
CBSNews.com - September 18, 2012

The strategy for getting U.S. forces out of Afghanistan depends on training Afghan soldiers and police to protect the country themselves, but on Monday the U.S. military suspended most joint field operations with Afghan forces because so many Americans are being killed by the men they are training....[view article]

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Chinese General: Prepare for Combat
The Free Beacon - September 18, 2012

China's most powerful military leader, in an unusual public statement, last week ordered military forces to prepare for combat, as Chinese warships deployed to waters near disputed islands and anti-Japan protests throughout the country turned violent....[view article]

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Muslim Influence in Pentagon Prevails; Material on Radical Islam 'Purged,' Outstanding Army Officer 'Disciplined,' -- Thomas More Law Center Enters Case
OneNewsNow.com - September 18, 2012

In April 2012, LTC Dooley, a highly decorated combat veteran, was publically condemned by General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and relieved of his teaching assignment because of the righteous and truthful way Islam was portrayed in an elective course entitled, Perspectives on Islam and Islamic Radicalism....[view article]

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US and Iran may be at war in 2013, predicts former US envoy to Israel
Times of Israel - September 18, 2012

Martin Indyk: If a negotiated solution on Iran cannot be achieved in the next six months, ‘we’re going to have a military confrontation’...[view article]

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UN agency has new intelligence Iran worked on nuclear arms, diplomats say
The Star - September 12, 2012

The UN atomic agency has received new and significant intelligence over the past month that Iran has moved further toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon, diplomats tell The Associated Press....[view article]

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Russian ships displayed at DNC tribute to vets
Navy Times - September 12, 2012

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, a retired Navy four-star took the stage to pay tribute to veterans. Behind him, on a giant screen, the image of four hulking warships reinforced his patriotic message. Only prblem was - it was Russian navy ships!...[view article]

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Jerusalem Within New Iranian Missile's Range
Washington Free Beacon - September 11, 2012

Iran is set to unveil a "domestically produced" cruise missile capable of reaching Israel and being launched "from land, sea, and air," according to Iranian media reports....[view article]

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Army Wants Tiny Suicidal Drone to Kill From 6 Miles Away
WIRED.com - September 11, 2012

Killer drones just keep getting smaller. The Army wants to know how prepared its defense-industry partners are to build what it calls a "Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System." It's for when the Army needs someone dead from up to six miles away in 30 minutes or less....[view article]

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Defense firms confirm layoff warnings
POLITICO.com - September 11, 2012

Major defense contractors have confirmed they'll send tens of thousands of employee layoff warnings shortly before Election Day, according to correspondence released Monday by Arizona Sen. John McCain....[view article]

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Memos suggest US hid evidence of Soviet massacre during WWII
Fox News - September 11, 2012

The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who had only recently occupied the area....[view article]

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China Sends Patrol Ships to Islands Held by Japan
AP - Associated Press - September 11, 2012

A territorial flare-up between China and Japan intensified Tuesday as two Beijing-sent patrol ships arrived near disputed East China Sea islands in a show of anger over Tokyo's purchase of the largely barren outcroppings from their private owners....[view article]

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SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death Read more: SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death
Washington Times - August 29, 2012

A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him....[view article]

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Afghans turning on U.S. military trainers
OneNewsNow.com - August 29, 2012

A Pentagon advisor and military strategist believes the killings of U.S. service members at the hands of Afghan police present a serious problem for coalition forces trying to complete their mission there....[view article]

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Egypt's moves in Sinai alarm Israel
FT - Financial Times - August 23, 2012

Israel expressed concern on Wednesday over Egypt bolstering of its military presence in the Sinai desert in possible violation of the 1979 peace pact....[view article]

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Military judge asserts right to order Fort Hood shooting suspect forcibly shaved before trial
The Washington Post - August 22, 2012

A judge has the right to order an Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage to be forcibly shaved before his murder trial, military attorneys told an appeals court Wednesday....[view article]

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Top U.S. general's aircraft damaged by rockets in Afghanistan
Reuters - August 21, 2012

Insurgents fired two rockets at the main NATO airbase in Afghanistan, damaging an aircraft used by U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey, a NATO spokesman said on Tuesday. The general was not on board at the time....[view article]

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Pentagon Denies Reports of Russian Sub near U.S.
RIANOVOSTI - August 16, 2012

Pentagon denied on Thursday media reports that a Russian nuclear powered submarine cruised unnoticed for several weeks in the Gulf of Mexico near the shores of the United States....[view article]

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Navy tests ocean drones in RI's Narragansett Bay
Fox News - August 7, 2012

Just beneath the placid, sailboat-dotted surface of Narragansett Bay, torpedo-shaped vehicles spin and pivot to their own rhythm, carrying out missions programmed by their U.S. Navy masters....[view article]

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Maginnis: Pentagon becoming a political pawn for Obama
OneNewsNow.com - July 25, 2012

A retired Army officer and pro-family activist believes the Obama's recent decision to allow homosexual members of the military to march in uniform in a "gay pride" parade will adversely affect recruiting....[view article]

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Marine Corps creates law enforcement battalions
AP - Associated Press - July 23, 2012

The Marine Corps has created its first law enforcement battalions - a lean, specialized force of military police officers that it hopes can quickly deploy worldwide to help investigate crimes from terrorism to drug trafficking and train fledgling security forces in allied nations....[view article]

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Iran says can destroy U.S. bases "minutes after attack"
Reuters - July 4, 2012

Israel has hinted it may attack Iran if diplomacy fails to secure a halt to its disputed nuclear energy program. The United States also has mooted military action as a last-resort option but has frequently nudged the Israelis to give time for intensified economic sanctions to work against Iran....[view article]

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Russian nuclear bombers test U.S. air defenses in arctic war games during chilly Obama-Putin summit
- June 27, 2012

Russian strategic nuclear bombers threatened U.S. airspace near Alaska earlier this month and F-15 jets responded by intercepting the aircraft taking part in large-scale arctic war games, according to defense officials. Obama does not say anything to Putin about this....[view article]

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“FURIOUS TURKEY MOBILIZES TANKS, TROOPS TO SYRIAN BORDER”: Erdogan calls Assad “murderous”
Joel Rosenberg - June 27, 2012

"The Turkish military mobilized large numbers of reinforcements from its eastern provinces to the Syrian border on Tuesday, amid rising tension with Damascus, after the downing by Syria of a Turkish Air Force jet on Friday," reports the Times of Israel....[view article]

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Suicides No. 2 cause of death in military
- June 15, 2012

The most common way that U.S. servicemembers die outside of combat is by their own hand, according to an analysis released by the Pentagon on Wednesday....[view article]

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Panetta Warns of Cyber Pearl Harbor: 'The Capability to Paralyze This Country is There Now'
CNS News - June 14, 2012

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned a Senate panel today that America faces "the potential for another Pearl Harbor" launched by enemies who have the capability to wield a cyberattack that would "paralyze this country."...[view article]

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Israel encrypts UAVs as cyberwar widens
UPI - June 14, 2012

Israel's military is expected shortly to take delivery of an advanced model of the Skylark 1 unmanned aerial vehicle that will be equipped with electronic jammers that will block efforts to intercept surveillance data....[view article]

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Obama Not Scheduled to Commemorate D-Day
- June 6, 2012

Instead of scheduling a brief event to mark the 68th anniversary of America’s brutal landing on the shores of Normandy, Obama is already on his way to San Francisco, where he will hold two fundraisers before moving on to Beverly Hills to stage two more....[view article]

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FDR's D-Day Landing Prayer Act in Observance of the Anniversary is Read on the U.S. Senate Floor by Senators Rob Portman and Co-Sponsor Joseph Lieberman
Christian Newswire - June 6, 2012

Today, the D-Day Landing Prayer Act took center stage on the U.S. Senate floor as Senator Rob Portman and Senator Joseph Lieberman jointly read the bill (S. 3078) and FDR's entire prayer that he prayed with the nation the morning of the D-Day landing. Responding to the wishes of veterans and their families, Senator Portman introduced this legislation which will add FDR's D-Day Landing Prayer in its entirety to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., and urged his colleagues to...[view article]

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America's mysterious space plane to land after a YEAR in orbit
Mail Online - June 5, 2012

The U.S Air Force’s highly secret unmanned space plane will land in June - ending a year-long mission in orbit....[view article]

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UN chief calls for broad global talks on Syria crisis
BBC - June 5, 2012

The UN Human Rights Council has called for an investigation into the killing of more than 100 civilians at Houla, and condemned Syria for the massacre....[view article]

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The Event of Prayer
- June 4, 2012

About 2400 people from the Greater Austin area and even outside the Central Texas area filled the worship center of Great Hills Baptist Church a couple of weeks ago, to join in an evening of fellowship with God through praise and prayer. Led by Jim Cymbala, Pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York, it was a powerful time of worshipping God together in the unifying presence of the Holy Spirit....[view article]

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Cyber-attack concerns raised over Boeing 787 chip's 'back door'
Guardian - May 30, 2012

Two Cambridge experts have discovered a "back door" in a computer chip used in military systems and aircraft such as the Boeing 787 that could allow the chip to be taken over via the internet....[view article]

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Obama set to arm Italy's drones in milestone move
Reuters - May 30, 2012

Obama's administration appears set to notify the U.S. Congress of plans to arm a fleet of Italian MQ-9 Reaper drones, a step that may spur a wider spread of remotely piloted hunter-killer aircraft....[view article]

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US military warns Syria
Guardian - May 29, 2012

Top US general urges increased diplomatic pressure on Bashar al-Assad but warns military is prepared to act if necessary...[view article]

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Powerful "Flame" cyber weapon found in Iran
Reuters - May 29, 2012

Security experts said on Monday a highly sophisticated computer virus is infecting computers in Iran and other Middle East countries and may have been deployed at least five years ago to engage in state-sponsored cyber espionage....[view article]

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Pakistan official: US drone strike hits mosque; 10 killed
NBC News - May 24, 2012

A U.S. drone strike hit a village mosque in northwest Pakistan Thursday morning, killing at least 10 people, a Pakistani official and witnesses told NBC News....[view article]

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Atomic agency says Iran installed new centrifuges at nuclear site
Israel Hayom - May 24, 2012

IAEA report says 350 additional centrifuges were recently installed in the Fordo underground uranium enrichment facility • Iranians will be asked to explain why they are expanding enrichment capacity while attending nuclear talks in Baghdad....[view article]

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NKorea upgrading rocket launch site
AP - Associated Press - May 23, 2012

Satellite imagery shows North Korea is upgrading its old launch site in the secretive country's northeast to handle larger rockets, like space launch vehicles and intercontinental missiles, a U.S. institute claimed Tuesday....[view article]

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Obama administration inclined to sell armed drones to Turkey, leader says
Washington Times - May 23, 2012

Obama's administration is inclined to sell armed drones to Turkey but has to convince Congress first, Turkey's president told reporters after a meeting with the U.S. leader....[view article]

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Fort Hood Bomb Plot Suspect's Trial Begins
AP - Associated Press - May 23, 2012

A soldier accused of planning to bomb Fort Hood troops wore a mask in court for the first time Monday as jury selection began in his federal trial....[view article]

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Groups Concerned Over Arming Of Domestic Drones
CBSNews.com - May 23, 2012

With the use of domestic drones increasing, concern has not just come up over privacy issues, but also over the potential use of lethal force by the unmanned aircraft....[view article]

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US Senate mulls unprecedented aid to Israel
YNet News - May 23, 2012

Legislators aim to further expand security aid so as to improve Israel's capabilities vis-à-vis Iran, Defense News weekly reports...[view article]

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US drone kills suspected militants at Pakistani compound
Guardian - May 23, 2012

US drone strikes have complicated negotiations over the routes, which Pakistan closed six months ago in retaliation for US air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers along the Afghan border. Pakistan's parliament demanded the strikes stop after the attack, but the US refused....[view article]

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Russia tests new missile after NATO summit
AFP - May 23, 2012

Russia staged Wednesday the first successful test-launch of a new intercontinental missile designed to pierce the defence system now being deployed by NATO despite Moscow's fierce complaints....[view article]

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Plans to strike Iran ready, U.S. envoy to Israel says
Haaretz.com - May 17, 2012

Less than one week before the next round of Iran nuclear talks in Baghdad, U.S. envoy to Israel says the U.S. plan for an attack on Iran is ‘available and ready.'...[view article]

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China pushes North Korea to drop nuclear test plan: sources
Reuters - May 16, 2012

China has been quietly and gently pressuring North Korea to scrap plans for a third nuclear test, said two sources with knowledge of closed-door discussions between the countries, but there is no indication how the North will react....[view article]

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Why Conservatives Should Fund and Support a Strong National Defense
- May 16, 2012

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Heritage for the third annual Jesse Helms Lecture. We're grateful to the Helms Foundation for sponsoring this event and partnering with us on this series. Its purpose is to highlight America's founding principles, which Senator Helms promoted with vigor....[view article]

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EU carries out first airstrikes against Somali pirate targets
Fox News - May 15, 2012

The European Union says its naval force off the Somali coastline has carried out its first air strikes against pirate targets on shore....[view article]

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Carr: China concerned by Australia-US military ties
BBC - May 15, 2012

China has raised concerns over growing military ties between Australia and the US, Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr said as he visited Beijing....[view article]

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Israel aims to become region's undisputed naval power
Gulf News - May 15, 2012

Tel Aviv: With the acquisition this month of a sixth German-made submarine, Israel is seeking to position itself as the region's undisputed naval powerhouse....[view article]

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Nuclear Inspector Dies in Iran Crash
The New York Times - May 10, 2012

TEHRAN - A South Korean nuclear inspector on a mission for the United Nations was killed, and a Slovakian inspector was injured, when their car overturned on Tuesday near a nuclear site southwest of Tehran, semiofficial Iranian media reported....[view article]

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House panel votes to ban same-sex marriages on US military bases
Fox News - May 10, 2012

On the same day that President Barack Obama declared his support for same-sex marriage, the House Armed Services Committee backed measures prohibiting the practice on U.S. military bases....[view article]

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U.S. military snipers are changing warfare
USA TODAY - May 9, 2012

When Marine Sgt. Jonathan Charles' unit arrived in Afghanistan, the American troops faced an entrenched enemy that picked a fight with the Marines almost every time they stepped off base....[view article]

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At a Hearing, 9/11 Detainees Show Defiance
The New York Times - May 7, 2012

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed fingered his long, henna-dyed beard and stared down in silence on Saturday, pointedly ignoring a military commissions judge asking in vain whether the self-described architect of the Sept. 11 attacks understood what was being said and whether he was willing to be represented by his defense lawyers....[view article]

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Obama Would Have Blamed Navy Admiral William McRaven If Raid Failed
Washington Free Beacon - May 7, 2012

Obama would have blamed anyone, but himself for a failure on the Bibn Laden raid. A memo had been drafted to say that it was Navy Admiral William McRaven's fault....[view article]

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39 Months, 69 Percent of Afghan War Casualties
CNS News - May 2, 2012

Although Obama has only served 39 months in office, 69 percent of the U.S. military fatalities in the more than 10-year-old war in Afghanistan have occurred on his watch....[view article]

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US on Alert for Terrorists With Body Bombs on Planes
Newsmax.com - May 2, 2012

American and European authorities say they are on alert for al-Qaida terrorists who may try to blow up U.S.-bound aircraft with body bombs, ABC News reports....[view article]

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Israel Defense Force - IDF develops active missile-shield for helicopters
The Jerusalem Post - April 27, 2012

Amid concern that shoulder-to-air missiles will be fired in large numbers at IAF aircraft in future warfare, army initiates plans for protective shield for helicopters...[view article]

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Iran preparing for 'the Last Six Months'
WorldNetDaily - April 25, 2012

Despite the recent declaration by Iran that it does not want a nuclear bomb and statements by regime officials that they are willing to negotiate over the nuclear issue, indications from within Iran signal massive preparation for an all-out war as part of its destiny....[view article]

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N. Korean army vows to turn Seoul to ashes
AFP - April 23, 2012

North Korea's military Monday threatened "special actions" soon to turn parts of the South Korean capital to ashes, accusing Seoul's conservative government of defaming its leadership. Like father, like son...not much intelligence in that gene pool it appears....[view article]

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South Korea Places New Cruise Missile in Service
RIANOVOSTI - April 19, 2012

South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighboring North Korea, local news agency Yonhap said on Thursday quoting a general in the South Korean defense ministry....[view article]

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India test-fires 'China killer' missile capable of reaching Beijing, Europe
NBC News - April 19, 2012

India test-fired a nuclear-capable, long-range missile capable of reaching deep inside China and Europe Thursday, television stations showed, putting the emerging Asian power into an elite club of nations with intercontinental nuclear defense capabilities....[view article]

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Is China Playing a Double Game?
The Diplomat - April 19, 2012

Reports that a missile launcher originating from China may have been spotted in North Korea could have worrying implications for Beijing's foreign policy....[view article]

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Navy to send floating hospital to Asia
Washington Times - April 18, 2012

The Navy next month will send one of its two medical ships on a goodwill mission to Southeast Asia....[view article]

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After North Korea, India says it will test missile
Washington Times - April 18, 2012

First North Korea, now India. The government in New Delhi announced Tuesday that it will test a long-range, nuclear-capable missile this week....[view article]

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Maginnis: SS misbehavior intolerable
OneNewsNow.com - April 18, 2012

A national defense analyst believes the government should come down hard on anyone involved in the sex scandal that allegedly took place among Secret Service and military personnel during President Obama's recent visit to Colombia....[view article]

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Scientists Warn of Ethical Battle Concerning Military Mind Control
Jewish World Review - April 12, 2012

Advances in neuroscience are closer than ever to becoming a reality, but scientists are warning the military -- along with their peers -- that with great power comes great responsibility!...[view article]

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Defiant North Korea begins injecting fuel into rocket
Reuters - April 11, 2012

Impoverished North Korea rejected international protests over its planned long-range rocket launch and said on Wednesday that it was injecting fuel "as we speak", meaning it could blast off as early as Thursday....[view article]

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North Korea Threatens to 'Bury Enemies at Sea'
RIANOVOSTI - April 5, 2012

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened "to bury enemies at sea" if there are any attempts to hinder Pyongyang's long-range rocket launch, which is scheduled for April, the Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday....[view article]

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The real implications of the North Korean (and Iranian) missile launch
Haaretz.com - April 5, 2012

As North Korea prepares for its upcoming space-missile, satellite pictures of its launching pad reveal that its relationship to Iran is more similar than we think....[view article]

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Scientists build robot 'jellyfish' fueled by sea water
Washington Times - April 4, 2012

Scientists funded by the U.S. Navy have developed a robot "jellyfish" - a foot-long submarine that runs on seawater and could be used on spy missions....[view article]

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Pentagon activates missile shield for N. Korea launch
Washington Times - April 3, 2012

The Pentagon recently activated its global missile shield in anticipation of North Korea's launch of a long-range missile, according to defense officials....[view article]

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VIDEO: Military Sand Flea Robot that jumps 30 feet in the air!
- March 29, 2012

Military Sand Flea Robot that jumps 30 feet in the air!...[view article]

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Eisenhower Memorial evokes 'Marx, Engels, Lenin'
Washington Times - March 22, 2012

MARXIST - ENGELS - LENIN - The granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower is seeing red over a Washington proposal by renowned architect Frank Gehry to honor the late commander in chief. ...[view article]

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Paper: Marines down on Obama
Examiner.com - March 21, 2012

792 active-duty troops and mobilized reservists who responded to this year's Military Times Poll, 44 percent said that they disapprove of the way Obama is handling his job as commander in chief....[view article]

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Defiant North Korea says rocket launch to go ahead
Reuters - March 19, 2012

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday rejected criticism of its planned long-range missile launch which threatens to upset its only major benefactor, China, and put relations with the United States back in the freezer just as they seemed to be starting to thaw....[view article]

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Drones at Issue as U.S. Rebuilds Ties to Pakistan
The New York Times - March 19, 2012

Making up is never easy. But as Pakistan and the United States try to restart their troubled relationship after a year of spectacular crises, the difference could come down to drones...[view article]

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Vets angry over American flag featuring Obama
- March 15, 2012

Obama and stripes! - Tempers are flaring over a version of the American flag flying in Lake County. A veterans group says the flag is an outrage.Pathetic!...[view article]

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US seeks to ease concerns over F-35 delays, costs
Today's Zaman - March 15, 2012

The United States sought on Thursday to allay concerns over delays and escalating costs for its new F-35 fighter, telling its eight partner nations there would be no further delays in the rollout of the radar-evading aircraft....[view article]

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Difficult. Daring. Doable.
Israel Hayom - March 15, 2012

Never underestimate the capabilities of the IDF. It has achieved the impossible before • If it took Iran 20 years to get their nuclear program to where it is today, who is to say it can recover in a year? Yes, we can strike Iran. And yes, we can succeed....[view article]

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Stuxnet: Computer worm opens new era of warfare
CBSNews.com - March 15, 2012

The most pernicious computer virus ever known wasn't out to steal your money, identity, or passwords. So what was the intricate Stuxnet virus after? Its target appears to have been the centrifuges in a top secret Iranian nuclear facility. Stuxnet showed, for the first time, that a cyber attack could cause significant physical damage to a facility....[view article]

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Afraid of his troops - World notices: Soldiers asked to disarm during Leon Panetta speech
Telegraph - March 14, 2012

US soldiers were asked to disarm during a speech by Leon Panetta, the American defence secretary, in a sign of growing concern over spates of seemingly random violence in Afghanistan and their dislike for the current administration more to the truth....[view article]

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Internet Outage at Pentagon
Fox News - March 2, 2012

(FOX News) - The US military's Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on Thursday shut down access to the internet and blackberry service while work was being done to fix an unspecified problem....[view article]

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US Ship Arrives in North Korea to PrepareUS Ship Arrives in North Korea to Prepare for Hunt for War MIA
Newsmax.com - February 29, 2012

A U.S. military ship has arrived in North Korea to support the hunt for the remains of soldiers missing in action from the Korean War....[view article]

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Special operations forces to do more with less
Washington Times - February 29, 2012

Obama's increasing reliance on special operations forces with a stagnant budget has sparked concern among the elite units that they will be asked to do too much with too little....[view article]

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Raw Truth: When will America wise up?
OneNewsNow.com - February 28, 2012

When will America realize that the infidel by any name is still an infidel? We have poured trillions of dollars into Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Egypt, to say nothing of what is more precious than money -- the blood of the brave men and women of the United States military....[view article]

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US forces manning radar defense site in Turkey
Today's Zaman - February 27, 2012

American forces are now manning a new radar defense site in Turkey that could help defend Europe from a potential Iranian ballistic missile attack, the US Army's commander in Europe said Sunday....[view article]

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Atomic Agency Says Iran Is Making Fuel at Protected Site
The New York Times - February 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — International nuclear inspectors reported on Friday that Iran was moving more rapidly to produce nuclear fuel than many outsiders expected, at a deep underground site that Israel and the United States have said is better protected from attack than Iran’s older facilities. ...[view article]

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Hussein Obama expresses 'deep regret' over Koran burning
AFP - February 23, 2012

Hussein Obama sent Afghan President Hamid Karzai a letter of apology over the burning of copies of the Koran overseen by a US officer at a US military base, Karzai's office said Thursday. Many are offended by Hussein Obama's remarks because he is not telling the whole truth about why the cult books were burned in the first place....[view article]

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DIA director: China preparing for space warfare
- February 23, 2012

Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, disclosed new details of China's space weapons programs last week, including information regarding China's anti-satellite missiles and cyber warfare capabilities....[view article]

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US troops now in 4 African countries to fight LRA
AP - Associated Press - February 22, 2012

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A top military official says that U.S. troops are now deployed in four central African countries as part of U.S. efforts against a brutal rebel group called the Lord's Resistance Army....[view article]

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Iran takes another step
American Enterprise Institute - February 22, 2012

The prospect of Iran achieving nuclear breakout capability is becoming more imminent. Reports this past weekend indicate that Iran has built the infrastructure needed for operating more efficient and advanced centrifuges at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant....[view article]

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Iran: We can attack US targets worldwide
YNet News - February 8, 2012

Growing tensions in Gulf: America would be making serious mistake, akin to suicide, if it risked a military strike on Iran, Tehran's ambassador in Russia warns....[view article]

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Op-ed: Israel will bomb Iran's nuke sites earlier than predicted, with Western and Arab support
YNet News - February 8, 2012

We need a miracle to avert it. Both sides have been preparing for it for years. The two states are earmarking resources, holding drills, utilizing intelligence means, creating uncertainty, and publicly presenting positions that offer no way back. Israel and Iran are currently facing a growing cold war situation and are on an almost certain collision course. A war is coming....[view article]

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Israel: We will act to prevent Syria's chemical weapons from reaching Hezbollah
Telegraph - February 8, 2012

Israel's defence establishment has indicated it is prepared to take action should Syria's vast store of unconventional weapons fall into the hands of Hezbollah militants in Lebanon....[view article]

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Marines 'assault' US beaches in amphibious drill
AFP - February 7, 2012

With beach landings, 25 naval ships and an air assault, the United States and eight other countries are staging a major amphibious exercise on the US East Coast this week, fighting a fictional enemy that bears more than a passing resemblance to Iran....[view article]

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei tries hard -- very hard -- to delude the Iranian masses
Jewish World Review - February 7, 2012

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed that Iran would not "retreat" on its nuclear program, and warned that any military strike "will be 10 times more detrimental to the U.S." than to Iran....[view article]

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Forbes, 35 Members Ask Air Force to Reverse Decision to Remove “God” from Logo Due to Outside Pressure
Congressional Prayer Caucus - February 7, 2012

Washington, D.C. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, announced today that he has sent a letter to Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz expressing his concern over recent news that the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) changed its logo to remove a Latin reference to "God" after receiving complaints from the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers (MAAF). The bipartisan letter was cosigned by...[view article]

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Israel Vice PM: Military strike can hit all of Iran's nuclear facilities
Haaretz.com - February 2, 2012

Speaking at Herzliya Conference, Moshe Ya'alon calls the possibility of a nuclear Iran a 'nightmare to the free world,' says explosion at Iranian missile base targeted missile system that would have threatened the U.S....[view article]

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Russia, NATO May Hold Missile Defense Drills in March
RIANOVOSTI - February 2, 2012

Russia and NATO are planning to hold joint computer-simulated missile defense exercises in Germany in March, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said on Thursday....[view article]

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Syrian 'chemical, biological' weapons concern Israel
YNet News - February 2, 2012

IDF's planning division head says chemical, biological weapons still flowing into Syria, wonders 'what will be transferred to Hezbollah?'...[view article]

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Israel: Iran developing long-range missiles
CNN - February 2, 2012

Iran is developing a missile capable of delivering payloads up to 10,000 kilometers (6,200 miles) away, Israel's vice prime minister charged Thursday....[view article]

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Moslems Cult Members, Atheists Pressure Military to Remove Christian Speaker
Fox News - February 1, 2012

The U.S. Military Academy pressured a retired U.S. lieutenant general to withdraw from speaking at a West Point prayer breakfast after Moslem cult members and atheists complained, Fox News & Commentary has learned....[view article]

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Sandia Labs' Bullet Doesn't Miss
- February 1, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have invented a bullet that guides itself to the target....[view article]

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Congressional Actions to Honor Our WWII Veterans
Congressional Prayer Caucus - January 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement applauding the actions of the House of Representatives for passing his legislation, H.R. 2070 - the "World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2011." This legislation passed the full House with overwhelming bipartisan support by a vote of 386-26. Johnson, a 26 year veteran of the United States Air Force, serves on the House Natural Resources Committee where this bill originated. "Today, the House took a stand to...[view article]

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Britain, US and France send warships through Strait of Hormuz
Telegraph - January 23, 2012

Britain, America and France delivered a pointed signal to Iran, sending six warships led by a 100,000 ton aircraft carrier through the highly sensitive waters of the Strait of Hormuz....[view article]

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U.S. ambassador: Political situation in China “very, very delicate”
Foreign Policy - January 20, 2012

The Chinese people are increasingly frustrated with the Chinese Communist Party and the political situation in China is "very, very delicate," U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke said on Wednesday....[view article]

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Russia says strike on Iran would be 'catastrophe'
Times of India - January 18, 2012

MOSCOW: Russia on Wednesday warned that a military strike on Iran would be a "catastrophe" with the severest consequences which risked inflaming existing tensions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims....[view article]

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Turkey says Russian ship delivered 60 tons of 'dangerous cargo' to Syria
Today's Zaman - January 18, 2012

Turkey has confirmed that a Russian ship suspected of delivering munitions to Syria in violation of an EU arms embargo after an unscheduled stop in Greek Cyprus docked at Turkey's coast on Monday after offloading nearly 60 tons of what it called "dangerous cargo."...[view article]

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IDF holds first brigade-level parachute jump in 15 years
The Jerusalem Post - January 18, 2012

Skill viewed as critical ahead of future conflicts where fighting could be far from Israel; "We can't know what will happen in the changing Mideast," Paratroopers Brigade commander says....[view article]

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Report: Iran planning attacks on U.S. targets in Turkey
Haaretz.com - January 18, 2012

According to Turkish Zaman daily, a cell of the Quds Unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard is planning to attack U.S. embassy in Ankara....[view article]

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Iran Threatens U.S., Persian Gulf Cities with Missile Attacks
US News & World Report - January 18, 2012

Iran might pound Persian Gulf cities with ballistic missiles and use swift boats to attack American war ships in an attempt to dissuade a U.S. attack on its nuclear arms sites, a new report states....[view article]

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Navy readies for Chinese power grab on shipping
Washington Times - January 11, 2012

The Navy's top officer detailed Tuesday the strategy for making sure the South China Sea and Western Pacific remain open to international shipping, saying an emerging China might try to "limit access in the region."...[view article]

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U.S. eyeing Iran leader's Latin America trip
Washington Times - January 9, 2012

U.S. officials will closely watch the Iranian president's visit to Latin America this week, concerned that he is seeking to forge alliances amid growing international support for U.S.-led sanctions against Iran's nuclear program....[view article]

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Deployment of thousands of U.S. troops in Israel, a start of war against Iran?
- January 9, 2012

The Middle East roils in crisis as a U.S. aircraft carrier entered one of the world's most important choke point for oil shipments, the Strait of Hormuz, which Iran has threatened to close if the United States raises sanctions against the Islamic Republic. The deployment of thousands of U.S. troops in Israel has raised speculation of an imminent war....[view article]

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Former U.S. Army Soldier Charged With Trying to Provide Material Support to Terror Group Al-Shabaab
Fox News - January 9, 2012

According to court papers, Baxam secretly converted to Islam days before leaving the Army, one month ahead of completing his deployment in Korea. He returned to Maryland in July 2011 and reportedly sought to move to Somalia to join al Shabaab....[view article]

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Obama plans to cut tens of thousands of ground troops
Reuters - January 5, 2012

(Reuters) - Obama plans to cut tens of thousands of ground troops and invest more in air and sea power at a time of fiscal restraint, officials familiar with the plans said on Wednesday....[view article]

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US commander visits Israel to finalize missile drill
The Jerusalem Post - January 5, 2012

The drill, which is unprecedented in its size, will include the establishment of US command posts in Israel and IDF command posts at EUCOM headquarters in Germany - with the ultimate goal of establishing joint task forces in the event of a large-scale conflict in the Middle East....[view article]

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Boeing Will Lay Off More Than 2,100 Workers At Wichita Plant
CBSNews.com - January 5, 2012

WICHITA, Kan. (AP/CBS Seattle) - Faced with defense budget reductions, the Boeing Co. announced Wednesday it will close its defense plant in Wichita by the end of 2013, moving future aircraft maintenance, modification and support to its plant in San Antonio, Texas, and engineering work to Oklahoma City. Work on the Air Force refueling tanker will be performed in Puget Sound, Wash....[view article]

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New hope for family of only US soldier held by Taliban
NBC News - January 5, 2012

The family of the only U.S. soldier held by the Taliban expressed the hope he would be released "as soon as possible" following a possible deal to allow insurgents to open an office in Qatar....[view article]

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An accelerating covert war with Iran: Could it spiral into military action?
Jewish World Review - January 5, 2012

When a sophisticated American spy drone went missing a month ago and fell into the Iranian military's hands, what had been whispered speculation at the end of the Bush administration became an all-but-officially acknowledged conclusion: The United States, along with a few key allies, is involved in an accelerating covert war with Iran....[view article]

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Iran warns US carrier to stay out of Persian Gulf
NBC News - January 3, 2012

Iran will take action if a U.S. aircraft carrier which left the area because of Iranian naval exercises returns to the Gulf, the state news agency quoted army chief Ataollah Salehi as saying on Tuesday....[view article]

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Russia battles fire on nuclear submarine
Reuters - December 30, 2011

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia used helicopters and tugboats to battle a fire that engulfed a nuclear submarine docked at a shipyard on Thursday, but emergency officials said radiation levels were normal....[view article]

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Iran - WORLD Iran: U.S. in 'No Position' to Give Orders on Strait of Hormuz
Fox News - December 29, 2011

TEHRAN - A senior Iranian commander said Thursday that Washington was "in no position" to give orders to Iran when it comes to the Strait of Hormuz, as tensions continued to rise between the countries over the key oil transit channel....[view article]

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Official: Iran stands ready to expand defensive ties with Iraq
- December 29, 2011

(CNN) -- Iran is prepared to expand military and security cooperation with neighboring Iraq, a top Iranian military official said -- a week after U.S. forces pulled out of Iraq.Many analysts blame Obama for this failure to see the ties that the Shia tribes have with one another. The Sunni and Kurd would not be keen on this movement, but they may not have the muscle to stop the loons of the 12th Imam, especially in Southern Iraq....[view article]

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Iran warns of closing strategic Hormuz oil route
AP - Associated Press - December 28, 2011

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's navy chief warned Wednesday that his country can easily close the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the passageway through which a sixth of the world's oil flows....[view article]

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We need to talk about Kim
The Economist - December 28, 2011

Regime change in the worst country on earth should be planned for, not just hoped for...[view article]

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U.S. Relies on Central Asia After Pakistan Blocks Route
Moscow Times - December 21, 2011

WASHINGTON - The United States is increasingly relying on three transit routes snaking through Central Asia, Russia and the Caucasus to ship nonmilitary supplies and fuel into Afghanistan as the deteriorating relationship between Washington and Pakistan closes off border crossings, a Senate report says....[view article]

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Photo by: REUTERS Israel, Turkey strengthen air force cooperation
The Jerusalem Post - December 21, 2011

The Israel Air Force has reestablished a coordination mechanism with Turkey which works to prevent aerial misunderstandings and potential clashes over the Mediterranean Sea....[view article]

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Details Scarce About 'Baby Boy Successor' of North Korea Kim Jong Un
Fox News - December 20, 2011

A baby boy named the "great successor" to take control of North Korea in the wake of the death of Kim Jong Il, is a baby-faced twenty-something with virtually no public profile outside of his home country....[view article]

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Details Scarce About 'Baby Boy Successor' of North Korea Kim Jong Un
Fox News - December 20, 2011

A baby boy named the "great successor" to take control of North Korea in the wake of the death of Kim Jong Il, is a baby-faced twenty-something with virtually no public profile outside of his home country....[view article]

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White House handling of drone should raise questions
Koenig News Service - December 19, 2011

WASH--Dec 16--KIN--According to Iranian engineers, the American bat-wing RQ-170 Sentinel drone was captured by Iran through hacking its GPS system and landing it safely intact. Just how significant this event is will be played out as Iran ups the ante in its nuclear, technological, and military advances and as it ramps up its political rhetoric against Israel and the US....[view article]

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Air Force Deploys Newest Armed Stealth Drone to Afghanistan
Fox News - December 16, 2011

As the military scrambles to deal with a U.S. spy drone lost in Iran, it was revealed that the U.S. Air Force has bought a cutting edge, jet-powered stealth drone -- and plans its immediate deployment in Afghanistan....[view article]

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Israel announces new 'depth' command for long-range military operations
Haaretz.com - December 16, 2011

The Israel Defense Forces is forming a command to supervise "depth" operations, actions undertaken by the military far from Israel's borders, the army announced on Thursday....[view article]

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Exclusive: Iran hijacked US drone, says Iranian engineer
- December 15, 2011

Iran guided the CIA's "lost" stealth drone to an intact landing inside hostile territory by exploiting a navigational weakness long-known to the US military, according to an Iranian engineer now working on the captured drone's systems inside Iran....[view article]

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Black Widow Spiders Infest Navy Warship
CBSNews.com - December 14, 2011

BATH, Maine (AP) - A Navy shipbuilder in Maine says it had to fumigate a warehouse and part of a warship because a shipment of parts from the West Coast contained about two-dozen venomous black widow spiders....[view article]

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Panetta, in Afghanistan, says 'we're winning'
The Washington Post - December 14, 2011

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan - After 10 years of inconclusive war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta declared during a visit here Wednesday that "we're winning" - but his burst of optimism proved short-lived....[view article]

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U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl 'recaptured by the Taliban after three days on the run following daring escape'
Mail Online - December 12, 2011

A U.S. soldier held by the Taliban since 2009 has been recaptured after he went on the run for three days....[view article]

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Got to have more votes: Obama to slash National Guard force on U.S.-Mexico border
Washington Times - December 12, 2011

Blaming budget cuts, Hussein Obama early next year will cut the number of National Guard troops patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border by at least half, according to a congressman who was briefed on the plan....[view article]

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Did Iran blast target steel needed for nuke program?
YNet News - December 12, 2011

Iranians need maraging steel to produce new uranium enrichment centrifuges and exhaust systems for missile engines. Was explosion at steel factory connected to nuclear program?...[view article]

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Missile shield remarks forced measure, not electoral rhetoric - Medvedev
RIANOVOSTI - December 1, 2011

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday plans to put offensive weapon systems on Russia's borders to counter a planned European missile shield were not electoral rhetoric but a forced measure....[view article]

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Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US
AP - Associated Press - December 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Obama administration said Thursday. So where does Obama fall in this scenario when he advocates the killing of the unborn or the partial born?...[view article]

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US suspects NATO forces lured into deadly raid
AP - Associated Press - November 29, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - NATO forces may have been lured into attacking friendly Pakistani border posts in a calculated maneuver by the Taliban, according to preliminary U.S. military reports on the deadliest friendly fire incident with Pakistan since the Afghanistan war began....[view article]

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40,000 troops to leave Afghanistan by end of 2012
AP - Associated Press - November 29, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Drawdown plans announced by the U.S. and more than a dozen other nations will shrink the foreign military footprint in Afghanistan by 40,000 troops at the close of next year, leaving Afghan forces increasingly on the frontlines of the decade-long war....[view article]

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Green Energy Jobs Await Returning U.S. Veterans
Huffington Post - November 29, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ben Noland served in the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years, then spent 18 months looking for a job....[view article]

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Feds probing possible cyberattacks at Illinois, Texas utilities
Washington Times - November 21, 2011

Water utilities across the country are being urged to step up their cybersecurity in the wake of two incidents in which hackers gained access to computer systems that control pumps, pipes and reservoirs....[view article]

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Russia's military chief warns that heightened risks of conflict near borders may turn nuclear
The Washington Post - November 17, 2011

MOSCOW - Russia is facing a heightened risk of being drawn into conflicts at its borders that have the potential of turning nuclear, the nation's top military officer said Thursday....[view article]

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Pentagon Receives Massive Bunker-Busting Bombs, Denies Targeting Iran
Fox News - November 17, 2011

Pentagon officials are speaking publicly about the military's new 30,000-pound massive ordnance penetrator, or MOP, known now as the biggest "bunker-busting bomb" in the world....[view article]

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Veto threatened over detention provisions
The Washington Post - November 17, 2011

Obama Thursday threatened to veto the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act because of a series of provisions within the bill that mandate military custody for some terrorism suspects and prevent the administration from transferring detainees out of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This is not sennding a trust signal to the U.S. military and is one more incredible slap in the face of our military by an unconstitutional occupier in the White House.Type the intro here if you are linking to another...[view article]

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Pentagon: Offensive cyber attacks fair game
The Washington Post - November 15, 2011

The Pentagon has laid out its most explicit cyberwarfare policy to date, stating that if directed by the president, it will launch "offensive cyber operations" in response to hostile acts....[view article]

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard threatens US
YNet News - November 9, 2011

General Hajizadeh says 'if you kill any of us, we will kill dozens of you,' while Ahmadinejad claims Tehran does not need nuclear bomb to confront US. FM Salehi: If we wanted to develop nukes we would declare so openly. (But they are developing nuke warheads and they didn't openly declare it, because Iran is afraid of the consequences which will devastate their country.)...[view article]

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Chaplain Sues Navy for Punishing His Sermons, Prayers, and Whistleblower Speech to Obama
Christian Newswire - November 9, 2011

A new lawsuit was just filed (November 2011) for religious liberty against the U.S. Navy in DC Court of Claims, by former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt and attorney John Wells, and was just assigned to Judge Robert H. Hodges, Jr. in Washington....[view article]

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US is planning buildup in Gulf after Iraq exit
MSNBC - October 31, 2011

MacDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The U.S. military plans to bolster the American military presence in the Persian Gulf after it withdraws the remaining troops from Iraq this year, according to officials and diplomats. That repositioning could include new combat forces in Kuwait able to respond to a collapse of security in Iraq or a military confrontation with Iran....[view article]

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Boehner: No More Defense Cuts
AP - Associated Press - October 31, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top congressional Republicans, Democrats and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta are united in a single message to the special bipartisan committee looking for ways to cut the deficit: Leave military spending alone!...[view article]

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Military homos suing for marriage rights
OneNewsNow.com - October 27, 2011

BOSTON - A group of married "homo" current and former military personnel has sued the federal government, seeking equal recognition, benefits and the same support as married heterosexual couples....[view article]

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Hamas boosting anti-aircraft arsenal with looted Libyan missiles
Haaretz.com - October 27, 2011

Anti-aircraft missiles smuggled into Gaza at Iran's initiative, but fall of Muammar Gadhafi regime provided Hamas with higher quality missiles; rocket hits south Israel Wednesday night after period of relative calm....[view article]

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US's most powerful nuclear bomb being dismantled
AP - Associated Press - October 25, 2011

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The last of the nation's most powerful nuclear bombs, a weapon 600 hundred times stronger than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima is being disassembled nearly half a century after it was put into service at the height of the Cold War....[view article]

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Nat'l policies restricting religious speech revoked
OneNewsNow.com - October 24, 2011

Veterans at the Houston National Cemetery are celebrating a national victory for religious freedom and expression. Federal District Judge Lynn N. Hughes has signed a consent decree ordering the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to stop banning prayer and the word "God" at national cemeteries, to revoke national policies hostile to religion, and to reopen the chapel at the Houston National Cemetery....[view article]

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US warship visits Georgia despite Russia anger
AFP - October 17, 2011

TBILISI - A US warship arrived Monday in Georgia's Black Sea port of Batumi for exercises with the country's coast guard, the US embassy said, in the latest of a series of such calls which have angered Russia....[view article]

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Electromagnetic weapons
The Economist - October 17, 2011

Warfare is changing as weapons that destroy electronics, not people, are deployed on the field of battle...[view article]

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IDF forms elite unit to monitor unstable border with Egypt
Haaretz.com - October 17, 2011

Since its inception, the Rimon unit has not had a base of its own. That is, it has a base somewhere in the heart of the Negev where the officers and the commanders sleep when new fighters are doing their training at various Givati Brigade installations. But it does not have a permanent home nor is it clear whether it will ever have one....[view article]

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Romney Criticizes Obama at Military College and Cadets Cheer!
Weekly Standard - October 8, 2011

This morning, Mitt Romney used his foreign policy address at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina to criticize what he called the Obama's "feckless policies of the last three years." The cadets went wild with cheers!...[view article]

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No Homo Weddings at West Point's Catholic Chapel, Says Military Archdiocese
CNS News - October 4, 2011

(CNSNews.com) - Will same-sex marriage ceremonies be allowed at the Catholic Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point?...[view article]

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Slapping Congress in the Face: Pentagon telling chaplains to break the law
OneNewsNow.com - October 3, 2011

Lt. Col. Bob Maginnis (USA-Ret.), who now serves as senior fellow for national security at the Family Research Council (FRC), tells OneNewsNow that the Pentagon's decision on Friday to allow military chaplains to perform same-sex "wedding" ceremonies -- whether on or off military installations -- tells those officials to violate the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as between one man and one woman....[view article]

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Obama Underfire for Weakening Manned Space Flight
Breitbart - October 3, 2011

"We will have no American access to, and return from, low Earth orbit and the International Space Station for an unpredictable length of time in the future," Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon, warned lawmakers at a recent hearing....[view article]

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Fragile U.S.-Pakistan Relations On Downward Spiral
NPR.org - September 26, 2011

The fragile and troubled relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan is on a deep, downward spiral. Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said last week that Pakistan's intelligence agency had a role in several high-profile attacks in Afghanistan, including the attack earlier this month on the U.S. embassy in Kabul....[view article]

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Wanted: 'Courageous' leader to reinstate DADT
OneNewsNow.com - September 22, 2011

A Pentagon advisor and national defense analyst sees plenty of reasons why the ban on open homosexual military service should be an issue in next year's elections. Number one, it is a sin (Romans 1)....[view article]

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Soros turns up in Obama's LightSquared imbroglio
Examiner.com - September 22, 2011

As Republican lawmakers begin to dig into the White House's cozy relationship with a startup wireless company and the wealthy Democratic donor who owns it, a new character has appeared on the story's edges: liberal superdonor, conservative bete noire and controversial investor George Soros....[view article]

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U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say
The Washington Post - September 21, 2011

The Obama administration is assembling a constellation of secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of a newly aggressive campaign to attack al-Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, U.S. officials said....[view article]

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Nuclear terrorism may rise from Libyan, Syrian fallout
The Jerusalem Post - September 21, 2011

Iran is directly involved in activities related to the design and testing of nuclear weapons, head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Shaul Chorev, warned on Tuesday in a speech at the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna....[view article]

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Some chaplains wary of DADT repeal
AP - Associated Press - September 19, 2011

FAYETTEVILLE, NC - A retired Army chaplain who now endorses military chaplains says they're worried that their religious freedom may be restricted when the ban on openly homosexual service ends Tuesday....[view article]

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Obama agrees to sell arms to Taiwan
Washington Times - September 19, 2011

The U.S. has decided to sell a new arms package to Taiwan that will likely include weapons and equipment to upgrade the island’s F-16 jets....[view article]

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Secret Cold War Spy Satellite Program Declassified, Finally Revealed
Fox News - September 19, 2011

CHANTILLY, Va. - Twenty-five years after their top-secret, Cold War-era missions ended, two clandestine American satellite programs were declassified Saturday (Sept. 17) with the unveiling of three of the United States' most closely guarded assets: the KH-7 GAMBIT, the KH-8 GAMBIT 3 and the KH-9 HEXAGON spy satellites....[view article]

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NASA Unveils Giant New Rocket Design
Fox News - September 14, 2011

NASA announced the design for its next-generation rocket Wednesday morning, a potentially $35 billion vehicle called the Space Launch System (SLS) that the space agency believes can replace the space shuttle and power the future of American space flight....[view article]

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NATO 'welcomes' Romania agreement to host U.S. interceptors
RIANOVOSTI - September 14, 2011

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has welcomed Romania's agreement to host missile interceptors as part of a new U.S. missile defense shield for Europe....[view article]

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Iran tests new smart bombs
YNet News - September 14, 2011

Tehran's mass air force drill peaks as IRIAF tests fighter jets' new anti-missile systems, guided smart bombs said to have range of 40km...[view article]

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Call to arms over Pentagon budget accelerates
The Washington Post - September 8, 2011

With Congress back in town, the full-scale defense of the Pentagon's budget is in full swing, with Republican lawmakers - and even, way off in Texas, former defense secretary Robert Gates - warning that the military shouldn't be forced to make cuts beyond the $400 billion in savings planned over the next 12 years. Obama must be held accountable to the safety of our service men and women....[view article]

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In new audio, Gaddafi denies rumor he fled Libya
YNet News - September 8, 2011

VIDEO - From hiding, Muammar Gaddafi denied rumors he fled Libya, vowed never to leave the land of his ancestors and exhorted followers to keep fighting, according to an audio message broadcast Thursday on a loyalist TV channel....[view article]

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Israeli official: Gates-Netanyahu tensions led to serious 2-month crisis with U.S.
Haaretz.com - September 8, 2011

Gates tells Obama Netanyahu 'not only ungrateful, but also endangering his country by refusing to grapple with Israel's growing isolation and with the demographic challenges it faces if it keeps control of the West Bank.'...[view article]

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After winning key right, gays press for more from military
Washington Times - September 6, 2011

An underground group of gay personnel says it has won permission from at least two military branches to let it distribute its pink magazine, Outserve, on bases....[view article]

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Article: Space Junk Problem Is More Threatening Than Ever, Report Warns
Space.com - September 1, 2011

There is so much junk in space that collisions could start to increase exponentially, leading to a continuously growing pile of rubble in orbit, a new report warns....[view article]

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Congressmen call for cemetery director to call it quits
OneNewsNow.com - September 1, 2011

A Christian law firm is requesting that the director of the Houston National Cemetery be removed from her position for her continued restriction of religious expression at the burial site....[view article]

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Israel's 'Iron Dome' missile defense system hits 85% of targets
Washington Times - August 31, 2011

Israel's cutting-edge missile defense called Iron Dome scored an 85 percent success rate in knocking out rockets launched against Israel's southern cities in recent clashes with Gaza....[view article]

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Iron Dome is not enough to protect Israeli citizens
Haaretz.com - August 31, 2011

While Iron Dome can effectively defend small militarily important targets, it does not provide the protection that our civilian population in the south, and maybe tomorrow in the north, is entitled to....[view article]

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Russia, China to take part in Paris talks on Libya
RIANOVOSTI - August 31, 2011

China and Russia will send its envoys to the international conference of "friends of Libya," which will take place in Paris on September 1, the Chinese Foreign Ministry and Russian presidential envoy to Africa said on Wednesday....[view article]

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New Gay Military Magazine Headed for Base Newsstands
Fox News - August 31, 2011

With the official repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" less than a month away, members of the military can expect to see a new homo-themed magazine available at military exchange stores on Sept. 20, the same day the repeal goes into effect....[view article]

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August: Deadliest month for U.S. in Afghanistan
Army Times - August 30, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan - August has become the deadliest month for U.S. troops in the nearly 10-year-old war in Afghanistan, where international forces have started to go home and let Afghan forces take charge of securing their country....[view article]

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China expanding its nuclear stockpile
Washington Times - August 29, 2011

China is expanding its nuclear forces with a new multiwarhead mobile missile and keeps its strategic stockpiles in deep underground bunkers, the Pentagon disclosed in its annual report to Congress on the Chinese military....[view article]

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Did U.S. forces mistakenly kill an Afghan journalist?
The Washington Post - August 29, 2011

In late July, a reporter for the BBC was at a television station in southern Afghanistan when it was attacked by suicide bombers. The reporter, Omaid Khpulwak, was killed....[view article]

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Nuclear experts warn of Libya "dirty bomb" material
Reuters - August 24, 2011

(Reuters) - A research center near Tripoli has stocks of nuclear material that could be used to make a "dirty bomb," a former senior U.N. inspector said on Wednesday, warning of possible looting during turmoil in Libya....[view article]

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US Fears Gadhafi Could Unleash Chemical, Nuclear WMD on Rebels, NATO Read more on Newsmax.com: US Fears Gadhafi Could Unleash Chemical, Nuclear WMD on Rebels, NATO Important: Do You Support Pres. Oba
AP - Associated Press - August 24, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - No one can be sure who controls the Libyan government's weapons stockpiles, a stew of deadly chemicals, raw nuclear material and some 30,000 shoulder-fired rockets that officials fear could fall into terrorists' hands in the chaos of Moammar Gadhafi's downfall or afterward....[view article]

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Report: Military to chaplains -- resign or conform to homo pressure
OneNewsNow.com - August 24, 2011

A coalition of chaplains and other service members is urging members of Congress to stand up for religious freedom in the wake of the appeal of the ban on homo military service....[view article]

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Pentagon report: China closer to matching modern militaries
Washington Times - August 24, 2011

China's military buildup has made impressive gains that pushed the Communist Party-controlled People's Liberation Army closer to matching modern militaries, according to the Pentagon's annual report to Congress made public Wednesday....[view article]

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Air Force discharging sergeant who doubts Obama, but speaks the truth
AP - Associated Press - August 18, 2011

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Air Force said Wednesday it is discharging a real hero who refused to report to duty in Germany because Hussein Obama's citizenship cannot be proved and is greatly questioned by thousands of true citizens - therefore he is not a legitimate Commander-in-Chief. A questionable forged document on the White House site only adds to the truth of what this Air Force hero contends....[view article]

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Disability system leaves troops in 'vast unknown'
AP - Associated Press - August 18, 2011

WASHINGTON- Staff Sgt. Nicholas Lanier has entered what he calls the "vast unknown." A combat veteran and father to four daughters, he can't remain in the military because of a serious back injury earned in Iraq....[view article]

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It took a decade, but the Taliban will no longer receive American money to use against US troops
Jewish World Review - August 18, 2011

KABUL- (TCSM) After nearly a decade of war in Afghanistan, the US military has taken steps to restructure its transport and supply contract so American money is no longer indirectly diverted to the insurgency....[view article]

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SpaceX to fly to Int'l Space Station in November
AP - Associated Press - August 16, 2011

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) -- SpaceX's next mission is to the International Space Station. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based private rocket maker said Monday its Dragon capsule will launch on Nov. 30 on a cargo test run to the orbiting outpost. SpaceX said the launch will be followed by a station docking more than a week later....[view article]

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Pakistan lets China see US helicopter
FT - Financial Times - August 15, 2011

Pakistan allowed Chinese military engineers to photograph and take samples from the top-secret stealth helicopter that US special forces left behind when they killed Osama bin Laden, the Financial Times has learnt....[view article]

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New flood of migrants flees Libya as Gadhafi promises 'martyr blood'
Deutsche Welle - August 15, 2011

Ten new boats full of North African migrants have arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa. Most have come from Libya, where rebel fighters and Gadhafi's forces continue their battle for control of the country....[view article]

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Pentagon Considering Scrapping Traditional Pensions in its Proposed Retirement Program Overhaul
Fox News - August 15, 2011

A Pentagon task force is proposing the largest overhaul of the military retirement system in 50 years that will do away with a traditional pension system, opting instead for a 401(k)-style contribution program....[view article]

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US releases CIA documents on Bay of Pigs invasion
AP - Associated Press - August 15, 2011

Newly declassified documents show a CIA operative accidentally fired on friendly pilots during the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba....[view article]

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White House photo sparks protest
AP - Associated Press - August 11, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House photographer was allowed to take and widely distribute a photo from the ceremony Tuesday for the return of the remains of 30 American troops killed in a weekend helicopter crash in Afghanistan despite the Pentagon's claim that any public depiction of the scene would violate the wishes of bereaved families....[view article]

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Family of SEAL killed in Afghanistan cites his faith
AP - Associated Press - August 10, 2011

MCLEAN, VA - The widow of one of 30 U.S. troops killed Saturday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan says her husband loved Jesus Christ and loved his country....[view article]

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Pentagon Air Force Suspends Christian-Themed Ethics Training Program Over Bible Passages
Fox News - August 4, 2011

The Air Force has suspended a course that was taught by chaplains for more than 20 years because the material included Bible passages....[view article]

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Why I Fled Syria's Army
- August 4, 2011

After fleeing with his family from Syria in fear of his life, a former officer in Bashar al-Assad's military tells of manipulation and brutality in the ongoing crackdown....[view article]

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How Turkey's military upheaval will affect NATO
Jewish World Review - August 3, 2011

The resignations of top military brass, along with the detention of scores of officers, have sparked fears that the capability of the agency's second-largest army is being eroded...[view article]

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Look Inside the Control Center of the Retired Shuttle 360 View
- August 3, 2011

A 360 degree view of the space shuttle. You will need Flash enabled....[view article]

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Russia, U.S., Canada to hold second air force anti-terror exercise
RIANOVOSTI - August 1, 2011

The Russian Air Force and NORAD, the U.S. and Canadian joint air defense command will hold a second round of anti-terrorism exercises on August 8-11, the Commander in Chief of the Eastern military district, Igor Muginov said on Monday....[view article]

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Marines Show Off Stealth F-35 Jet
Fox News - August 1, 2011

Marines show-off the Stealth F35 Jet for the first time in public....[view article]

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AWOL Moslem Cult Soldier Arrested Over Concerns of Second Alleged Plot to Attack Fort Hood
Fox News - July 28, 2011

Pvt. Nasser Jason Abdo, an AWOL Moslem cult soldier from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, was arrested by the Killeen Police Department near Fort Hood and remains in custody there. Authorities, however, will not say if Abdo is the one who raised security concerns....[view article]

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Group wants military recruiters to target homos after repeal of ban
Washington Times - July 28, 2011

An underground military homo group wants military recruiters to reach out to the homosexual community in the same way they target blacks, Latinos and women....[view article]

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China tells US to halt spy plane flights: report
AFP - July 27, 2011

China has demanded that the United States stop spy plane flights near the Chinese coast, saying they have "severely harmed" trust between the two countries, state-run media reported Wednesday....[view article]

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China refitting aircraft carrier body for research, training
- July 27, 2011

BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that the country is refitting an imported aircraft carrier body for the purposes of scientific research and training. "China is making use of an old aircraft carrier platform for scientific research, experiment and training," said Geng Yansheng, a ministry spokesman, at a regular press conference....[view article]

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Mexican judge finds 14-year-old U.S. citizen guilty of beheadings
CNN - July 27, 2011

(CNN) -- A 14-year-old American citizen has been found guilty in a Mexican court of torturing and beheading at least four people and kidnapping three others....[view article]

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Texas Lawmaker Calls for Congressional Probe Into Ban of Christian Prayers at Military Funerals
Fox News - July 27, 2011

A Texas lawmaker is calling for a congressional investigation of the Houston National Cemetery after he went undercover and determined that cemetery officials are still preventing Christian prayers at the funerals of military veterans....[view article]

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Boeing, BAE to Build 'Laser Machine Gun'
Fox News - July 27, 2011

Like peanut butter and chocolate, the U.S. Navy thinks machine guns and lasers are two great tastes that taste great together. They hope the combination of old school lead with new school "pew" will better protect their ships from attack by smaller boats....[view article]

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Congressmen call for resignation of Houston National Cemetery director
- July 27, 2011

HOUSTON - At least two members of Congress have called for the termination of the director of Houston National Cemetery amid allegations of religious censorship....[view article]

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Kerry spokesman stripped of Silver Star
American Thinker - July 26, 2011

John F. Kerry almost became president running on the basis of his alleged heroism in Vietnam. Thanks to the efforts of a group of truth-tellers, the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth, the serious holes in the fantasy narrative propounded by the Kerry campaign came to the attention of enough Americans that John Kerry was not the first faux-Irish President of the United States....[view article]

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NATO warns Turkey against buying Chinese, Russian air defense systems
- July 26, 2011

Ankara would have to operate without NATO's intelligence information on incoming ballistic missiles if it chooses to buy Chinese or Russian systems for its national air and missile defense program, officials of the Western alliance have warned Turkey....[view article]

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Obama ends gays in military ban
Washington Times - July 25, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama has formally repealed the ban on gays serving openly in the military. [Remember this next year during the 2012 elections.]...[view article]

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Report: China building electromagnetic pulse weapons for use against U.S. carriers
Washington Times - July 25, 2011

China's military is developing electromagnetic pulse weapons that Beijing plans to use against U.S. aircraft carriers in any future conflict over Taiwan, according to an intelligence report made public on Thursday....[view article]

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San Diego V.A. Regional Office Allegedly 'Alters' Doctors Reports to 'Deny' Vets Claims
- July 21, 2011

For years Veterans websites such as "VAWatchdog.org" have alleged that the Veterans Affairs (V.A.) Regional Offices (R.O.) have intentionally used locally "contracted out" Medical Doctors to medically evaluate Veterans for the sole purpose of secretly "altering" these Doctors' final reports in order to "deny" their service connected injury claims....[view article]

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U.S. drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says
The Washington Post - June 30, 2011

A U.S. drone aircraft fired on two leaders of a militant Somali organization tied to al-Qaeda, apparently wounding them, a senior U.S. military official familiar with the operation said Wednesday....[view article]

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Russia: Iran Bushehr nuke plant likely running by August
The Jerusalem Post - June 30, 2011

MOSCOW - Iran's Russian-built nuclear power plant is likely to become fully operational in early August, Russian news agencies quoted a senior diplomat as saying on Monday....[view article]

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PM: Iron Dome system crucial to peace with Palestinians
The Jerusalem Post - June 30, 2011

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is starting to prepare for US help in purchasing additional Iron Dome anti-missile batteries, bringing the issue up on Wednesday during a meeting with three key Democratic congressmen....[view article]

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New plan to defeat al-Qaida: 'Surgical' strikes, not costly wars
NBC News - June 30, 2011

WASHINGTON - The United States will push ahead with more targeted drone strikes and special operations raids and fewer costly land battles like Iraq and Afghanistan in the continuing war against al-Qaida, according to a new national counterterrorism strategy unveiled Wednesday....[view article]

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Cost of US wars since 9/11? At least $3.7 trillion, study finds
NBC News - June 30, 2011

Obama cited cost as a reason to bring troops home from Afghanistan, he referred to a $1 trillion price tag for America's wars. In actuality, Obama seeks reelection and wants some positive press, but is it positive in light of what his generals on the ground say? For the hope of a vote, will he will imperil the lives of our forces?...[view article]

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Houston Veterans Claim Censorship of Prayers, Including Ban on 'God' and 'Jesus'
Fox News - June 30, 2011

Veterans in Houston say the Department of Veterans Affairs is consistently censoring their prayers by banning them from saying the words "God" and "Jesus" during funeral services at Houston National Cemetery....[view article]

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Russian military test-fires new missile
YNet News - June 29, 2011

Russia's navy successfully test-fired an advanced ballistic missile from a new-generation nuclear submarine Tuesday following a string of failed tests that dimmed the deployment of Moscow's most expensive post-Soviet military project....[view article]

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Homosexual military service support a sham
OneNewsNow.com - June 29, 2011

A conservative military watchdog says a previously undisclosed investigation by the Department of Defense inspector general strongly suggests the Pentagon's alleged "study" of homosexuals in the military in 2010 was a publicly funded, "pre-scripted" production....[view article]

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Raytheon Plans Microwave Warhead to Fry Air Defenses
WIRED.com - June 20, 2011

It's five years from now, and the next Moammar Gadhafi starts massacring his people. The United Nations approves another no-fly zone. The U.S. starts enforces it with another round of missile attacks on the dictator's air defenses. Only these don't blow them off the face of the earth - they fry them instead....[view article]

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CORRUPTION: Obama Defends Continuing U.S. Role in Libya Operation Without Congressional Authorization
The New York Times - June 16, 2011

WASHINGTON - Obama pushed hard against Congress over the deepening air war in Libya, asserted Wednesday that he had the authority [which is a lie and will be challenged by Congressional members] to continue the military campaign without Congressional approval because American involvement fell short of full-blown hostilities....[view article]

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China, Allies Back Russia on U.S. Missile Shield
Moscow Times - June 16, 2011

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Russia won the backing of China and other members of a regional security body in criticizing U.S. plans for a missile shield, saying Wednesday that it could undermine global security....[view article]

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Lawmakers sue to end U.S. role in Libya fight
Washington Times - June 16, 2011

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers went to court Wednesday to try to stop Obama's troop deployment to Libya, saying it violates the law, but the White House submitted a report to Congress arguing that it is adhering to the War Powers Resolution because it is not actually engaged in "hostilities."...[view article]

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China military paper urges steps against U.S. cyber war threat
Reuters - June 16, 2011

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must boost its cyber-warfare strength to counter a Pentagon push, the country's top military newspaper said on Thursday after weeks of friction over accusations that Beijing may have launched a string of Internet hacking attacks....[view article]

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Boehner gives Obama Friday deadline on Libya
Washington Times - June 15, 2011

Stepping up a simmering constitutional conflict, House Speaker John A. Boehner warned Obama on Tuesday that unless he gets authorization from Congress for his military deployment in Libya, he will be in violation of the War Powers Resolution....[view article]

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Bin Laden informants arrested
UPI - June 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Five Pakistanis have been arrested by their country's spy agency for providing information that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden, U.S. officials said....[view article]

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U.S. House members sue Obama over Libya
UPI - June 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said Wednesday they are suing Obama for approving allegedly illegal military action in Libya....[view article]

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U.S. Drone Strikes Kill at Least 10 Militants in Pakistan
Fox News - June 15, 2011

DERA ISMAIL KHAN - U.S. unmanned aircraft fired missiles at a militant compound and a vehicle Wednesday in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 10 alleged insurgents, intelligence officials said....[view article]

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Is the Panetta Scandal the Next Alger Hiss Case?
Christian Newswire - June 14, 2011

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Researchers Trevor Loudon and Cliff Kincaid are warning the Senate to examine CIA Director Leon Panetta's anti-defense record, associations with identified communists, and support for the Marxist Institute for Policy Studies before voting on his nomination as Secretary of Defense. A vote could come as early as Tuesday in the Senate Armed Services Committee....[view article]

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Gates Says NATO Alliance Faces 'Dim' Future
NPR.org - June 13, 2011

America's military alliance with Europe - the cornerstone of U.S. security policy for six decades - faces a "dim if not dismal future," U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday in a blunt valedictory address....[view article]

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U.S. Is Intensifying a Secret Campaign of Yemen Airstrikes
The New York Times - June 9, 2011

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has intensified the American covert war in Yemen, exploiting a growing power vacuum in the country to strike at militant suspects with armed drones and fighter jets, according to American officials....[view article]

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Iran Says It Will Lift Output of Uranium
Wall Street Journal - June 9, 2011

VIENNA  -  Iran announced it would enrich nuclear fuel at an underground facility whose function had been secret until 2009, boosting its production of enriched uranium in spite of U.N. sanctions over its refusal to halt the enrichment program....[view article]

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North Korea reportedly test-fires missiles
CNN - June 8, 2011

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- North Korea test-fired a short-range missile off its western coast in the middle of last week, according to Yonhap News Agency....[view article]

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No more national anthem at pacifist Indiana college
NBC News - June 7, 2011

Goshen - A small northern Indiana college has decided to stop playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at sporting events after starting to do so for the first time last year. We hope that this college enjoys the freedoms that this country's citizens have paid in order for them to have that choice....[view article]

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Analysis: Could a cyber war turn into a real one for the U.S.?
Reuters - June 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is warning that a cyber attack -- presumably if it is devastating enough -- could result in real-world military retaliation....[view article]

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Northrop Grumman May Have Been Hit by Cyberattack, Source says
Fox News - June 1, 2011

Top military contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. may have been hit by a cyber assault, the latest in a string of alarming attacks against military suppliers, a source within the company told FoxNews.com....[view article]

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Beck: Obama Ignoring Congress?
Fox News - June 1, 2011

GLENN BECK, HOST: Well, this administration knows how to celebrate our troops and honor our Constitution. The War Powers Resolution -- this is the law that is supposed to keep the president's power in check. It's a 60-day deadline. He can send our troops out some place, but he has to get congressional approval for military action within 60 days. That was 11 days ago....[view article]

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US Pentagon to treat cyber-attacks as 'acts of war'
BBC - June 1, 2011

The US is set to publish plans that will categorise cyber-attacks as acts of war, the Pentagon says. In future, a real American born president could consider economic sanctions, cyber-retaliation or a military strike if key US computer systems were attacked, officials have said recently....[view article]

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U.S. military needs flexibility due to poor predictions, Gates says
CNN - May 26, 2011

With just weeks before he bids farewell to Washington, Defense Secretary Robert Gates Tuesday fired off a final barrage in the budget battles, saying keeping quiet would be "managerial cowardice."...[view article]

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Obama Cuts as Blow to U.S. Military
Washington Times - May 26, 2011

Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, who cut major weapons programs during 4½ years at the Pentagon, is warning against "hollowing out" the U.S. military through unwise spending cuts planned by the Marxist leaning Obama administration....[view article]

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Roadside bomb kills 7 US troops in Afghan south
MSNBC - May 26, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan - Seven U.S. troops were killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Thursday in the worst single incident involving foreign troops in a month....[view article]

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Gamers Target U.S. Troops in Chinese Military 'Shooter'
WIRED.com - May 18, 2011

China's latest stealth fighter might be cloned from the debris of a shot-down U.S. Air Force F-117. Chinese naval warplanes are reverse-engineered Soviet designs, as is its navy's only aircraft carrier....[view article]

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CIA flew stealth drones into Pakistan to monitor bin Laden house
The Washington Post - May 18, 2011

The CIA employed sophisticated new stealth drone aircraft to fly dozens of secret missions deep into Pakistani airspace and monitor the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed, current and former U.S. officials said....[view article]

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Endeavour blasts off Monday
USA TODAY - May 16, 2011

CAPE CANAVERAL - The space shuttle Endeavour took off Monday morning on its final launch from Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A....[view article]

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US drone attacks kill nine in NWA
- May 16, 2011

MIRANSHAH: Two US drone strikes targeting a militant compound and a vehicle in Pakistan's lawless tribal district of North Waziristan killed at least nine people on Monday, officials said....[view article]

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Officials: Bin Laden eyed small cities as targets
AP - Associated Press - May 12, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - Though hunted and in hiding, Osama bin Laden remained the driving force behind every recent al-Qaida terror plot, U.S. officials say, citing his private journal and other documents recovered in last week's raid....[view article]

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VIDEO: Shariamerica: Islam, Obama, and the Establishment Clause
YouTube.com - May 12, 2011

This video speaks for itself....[view article]

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Navy halts move to allow homo unions by chaplains
AP - Associated Press - May 11, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from more than five dozen House lawmakers, the Navy late Tuesday abruptly reversed its decision that would have allowed chaplains to perform same-sex unions if the Pentagon decides to recognize openly gay military service later this year....[view article]

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NASA Considers Lasers To Battle Space Junk
CBSNews.com - May 11, 2011

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS 5) - "Space junk" or debris has become an increasing threat to commercial satellites along with spacecraft and the International Space Station. Now NASA scientists may have a new option for reducing debris....[view article]

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Retired general warns of 'rush' to end 'don't ask'
Washington Times - May 11, 2011

The newly retired commander of Army forces in the Pacific says Obama's "rush to repeal" the ban on openly homo men and women serving in the military "is moving way too fast" and risks damaging the armed forces' fighting ability....[view article]

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Pakistan's U.S. funding on the line
OneNewsNow.com - May 11, 2011

The U.S. government provides billions of dollars in aid to Pakistan, but Congress is re-evaluating the extent of its support, as Pakistani officials claim they didn't know about Osama bin Laden's secret compound....[view article]

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Israel 'to invest $1 bn' in Iron Dome missile system
Breitbart - May 9, 2011

Israel plans to invest $1 billion in the development and production of batteries for its Iron Dome rocket interception system, a top Israeli defence official said in an interview published Monday....[view article]

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Pakistani Media Reportedly Outs CIA Chief
Fox News - May 9, 2011

The U.S. is investigating why Pakistani media broadcast the name of a man they said is the CIA's Islamabad station chief and if it was an attempt to out the agent following the killing of Osama bin Laden....[view article]

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US says it wants access to bin Laden widows
NBC News - May 9, 2011

ISLAMABAD - The United States wants access to Osama bin Laden's three widows and any intelligence material its commandos left behind at the al-Qaida leader's compound, a top American official said in comments broadcast Sunday that could add a fresh sticking point in already frayed ties with Pakistan....[view article]

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Pakistan Vows to Attack Any Future US Raid
Newsmax.com - May 9, 2011

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has warned the United States against further incursions into his country following the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, saying that future strikes would be met with "full force."...[view article]

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U.S. issues warning, violence grows across Afghanistan
Reuters - May 9, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. officials in Kabul said on Monday the movements of staff in parts of Afghanistan's volatile south were being restricted, warning of more attacks after a two-day siege came to a bloody end and insurgents killed at least 11 people in other attacks....[view article]

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Pakistan warns America not to stage any more raids
AP - Associated Press - May 5, 2011

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan warned America Thursday of "disastrous consequences" if it carries out any more unauthorized raids against suspected terrorists like the one that killed Osama bin Laden....[view article]

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US troops took away 'Osama's son'
Dawn.com - May 5, 2011

ISLAMABAD,  Osama bin Laden's teenage daughter witnessed her father's death in the compound in Abbottabad according to an ISI official....[view article]

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Republicans note harsh interrogation helped bin Laden operation
Washington Times - May 4, 2011

Rep. Peter T. King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said initial clues to bin Laden's location can be traced to the waterboarding of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and the interrogations of Abu Faraj al-Libbi, the former No. 3 al Qaeda leader captured in 2005....[view article]

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Al-Qaida's New Battle Hardened, Difficult Leader
Jewish World Review - May 4, 2011

In the wake of Osama bin Laden's demise, his likely successor is his longtime deputy and collaborator, Egyptian jihadist Ayman al-Zawahiri....[view article]

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Bin Laden's Death and the Implications for Jihadism
Jewish World Review - May 4, 2011

Obama appeared in a hastily arranged televised address the night of May 1, 2011, to inform the world that U.S. counterterrorism forces had located and killed Osama bin Laden....[view article]

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Obama: I won't release bin Laden death photos
CBSNews.com - May 4, 2011

In an interview with Steve Kroft for this Sunday's "60 Minutes" conducted today, Obama said he won't release post-mortem images of Osama bin Laden taken to prove his death. But I will show our military's embarrasing photos to the world without any hesitation....[view article]

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FLASH BACK: U.S. lifts photo ban on military coffins
The New York Times - May 4, 2011

WASHINGTON - In a reversal of an 18-year-old military policy the news media will now be allowed to photograph the flag-draped coffins of America's war dead. Compare this Obama policy to his "Moslem brother" Osama bin Laden and withholding of his photos because he wants to be sensitive....[view article]

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White House modifies Osama bin Laden account
POLITICO.com - May 3, 2011

During a background, off-camera briefing for television reporters later Monday, a senior White House official said bin Laden was not armed when he was killed, apparently by the U.S. raid team....[view article]

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Bin Laden Death Will Not Boost Obama: Expert
NBC News - May 3, 2011

The euphoric scenes that met the death of Osama Bin Laden will not boost Obama's re-election hopes, according to Alastair Newton, a political analyst at Nomura in London. The Honorable President George W. Bush gets the credit by most Americans....[view article]

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Osama bin Laden raid yields trove of computer data
POLITICO.com - May 3, 2011

The assault force of Navy SEALs snatched a trove of computer drives and disks during their weekend raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, yielding what a U.S. official called "the mother lode of intelligence."...[view article]

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US team's mission was to kill bin Laden, not capture
Reuters - May 3, 2011

The U.S. special forces team that hunted down Osama bin Laden was under orders to kill the al Qaeda mastermind, not capture him, a U.S. national security official told Reuters....[view article]

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PM Netanyahu's Statement Regarding the Termination of Osama bin Laden
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs - May 3, 2011

I want to congratulate America's soldiers, and its intelligence personnel for a truly outstanding achievement. It took ten years to track Osama bin Laden down. It took ten years to bring a measure of justice to his victims....[view article]

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Targeted Killing Vindicated
Hudson New York - May 3, 2011

The decision to target and kill Osama Bin Laden is being applauded by all decent people. Approval to capture or kill this mass-murdering terrorist leader was given by Obama and the Most Honorable President George W. Bush. It was the right decision, both morally and legally....[view article]

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CIA Chief Breaks Silence: U.S. Ruled Out Involving Pakistan in bin Laden Raid Early On
Time - May 3, 2011

In his first interview since commanding the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, CIA Chief Leon Panetta tells TIME that U.S. officials feared that Pakistan could have undermined the operation by leaking word to its targets....[view article]

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U.S. team's mission was to kill bin Laden, not capture
Reuters - May 2, 2011

The U.S. special forces team that hunted down Osama bin Laden was under orders to kill the al Qaeda mastermind, not capture him, a U.S. national security official told Reuters....[view article]

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Bin Laden killing prompts Arab anger, relief
Reuters - May 2, 2011

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some Arabs mourned him as a holy warrior and martyr, while others saw him as a "pillar of evil" whose deadly attacks on the United States unleashed a backlash against Muslims across the world....[view article]

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VIDEO: Osama Bin Laden Dead: The Fight Ahead
Fox News - May 2, 2011

Richard Clarke details the strategy behind taking out world's most wanted man....[view article]

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Heat on Pakistan as bin Laden killed near capital
Reuters - May 2, 2011

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan declared the killing of Osama bin Laden a "major setback" to global terrorism, but it will inevitably come under pressure to explain how the al Qaeda leader was holed up in a mansion near a military facility....[view article]

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Osama bin Laden killed by U.S. forces
NBC News - May 2, 2011

The terrorist leader was killed at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, after a firefight, President Barack Obama said Sunday....[view article]

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Thank You President George W. Bush and Seal Team 6
- May 2, 2011

It was the fortitude of President George W. Bush to see to it that we finally got to Osama Bin Laden. Thank you President Bush for giving us the determination to see this goal through to the end. It is also to the credit of our outstanding Navy Seal Team 6 for staying the course until he was found and made him pay the price in full for his deeds of destruction. A job well done!...[view article]

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U.S. Forces Unsure Bin Laden Was There Until Face to Face
Bloomberg - May 2, 2011

The U.S. special operations forces who killed Osama bin Laden didn't know for sure he was in a fortified villa near Islamabad until they swooped in and came face to face with the world's most wanted terrorist....[view article]

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Bush supporters celebrate bin Laden's death
AP - Associated Press - May 2, 2011

DALLAS - Supporters left American flags and patriotic red, white and blue balloons outside the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush in the hours after President Barack Obama announced a U.S.-led mission had killed Osama bin Laden....[view article]

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Getting Osama bin Laden: How the mission went down
POLITICO.com - May 2, 2011

The helicopter carrying Navy SEALs malfunctioned as it approached Osama bin Laden's compound at about 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday, stalling as it hovered. The pilot set it down gently inside the walls, then couldn't get it going again....[view article]

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The secret team that killed bin Laden
National Journal - May 2, 2011

From Ghazi Air Base in Pakistan, the modified MH-60 helicopters made their way to the garrison suburb of Abbottabad, about 30 miles from the center of Islamabad. Aboard were Navy SEALs, flown across the border from Afghanistan, along with tactical signals, intelligence collectors, and navigators using highly classified hyperspectral imagers....[view article]

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Mohammed says he beheaded U.S. reporter despite warnings
LA Times - April 27, 2011

Chilling portraits of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind, and other Guantanamo detainees emerge in the latest release of classified material from WikiLeaks....[view article]

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Second computer worm 'hits Iran'
Breitbart - April 25, 2011

Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country, a military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday without specifying the target....[view article]

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NATO jets strike inside Gaddafi compound
The Jerusalem Post - April 25, 2011

A NATO air strike flattened a building inside Muammar Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziyah compound early on Monday, in what a press official from Gaddafi's government said was an attempt on the Libyan leader's life....[view article]

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Taliban Break More Than 480 Out of Afghan Prison
Fox News - April 25, 2011

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Taliban militants tunneled more than 480 inmates out the main prison in southern Afghanistan overnight, whisking them through a 1,000-foot-long underground passage they had dug over months, officials and insurgents said Monday....[view article]

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Fighting terror in Sudan
YNet News - April 21, 2011

The government of Sudan recently accused Israel of incinerating a car with a Hellfire missile near the coastal town of Port Sudan along the Red Sea....[view article]

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Iran army general: Attacking us would be suicidal
Haaretz.com - April 20, 2011

Semi-official Iran Fars News Agency quotes Iranian Brig. Gen. Reza Pourdastan as saying aggression against Iran is impossible; general boasts that Iran's military is stronger than ever....[view article]

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Navy hopes lasers will put the heat on pirates
- April 14, 2011

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A ship-based laser tested by the Navy's research arm could put the heat on Somali pirates....[view article]

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President & Lady Bush Still Care!
- April 14, 2011

There's a group of ladies in the Dallas area who make and stuff neck pillows for soldiers coming through DFW airport. They go to the airport and meet the incoming planes every week and greet the soldiers coming back for a few weeks R&R, give them a pillow, tell them they pray for them, and thank them for their service....[view article]

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Libyan government forces launch rockets on Misrata
The Jerusalem Post - April 14, 2011

BEIRUT - Libyan government forces struck the coastal city of Misrata with dozens of Grad rockets on Thursday, killing eight people, a rebel spokesman said....[view article]

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Iran nuclear program moving forward 'without challenges'
The Jerusalem Post - April 14, 2011

Iran's nuclear program is moving ahead without any significant challenges from Western powers, a defense analyst warned on Thursday....[view article]

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Libyan rebel chief with U.S. ties feels abandoned
Jewish World Review - April 13, 2011

Khalifa Hifter thought he'd be America's man in Libya. He'd spent the last 24 years living under what he calls U.S. government protection in suburban northern Virginia. Before he returned to Libya last month, State Department and CIA officials sought him out for meetings. He delivered to them wish lists of weapons and vehicles to bolster the fight against Moammar Gadhafi....[view article]

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Afghanistan: US servicemen killed in first drone 'friendly fire' incident
Telegraph - April 13, 2011

A drone missile strike killed a US Marine and a Navy medic last week by mistake, in what appeared to be the first instance US troops had been killed in a "friendly fire" incident involving an unmanned aircraft....[view article]

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China blocks coastal waters, enlarges military
Washington Times - April 13, 2011

China's "troubling" military buildup coincides with new efforts by Beijing to block the Navy from international waters near its coasts and field new missiles, submarines and cyberweapons, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific told Congress on Tuesday....[view article]

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Houston passed over for retiring space shuttle
- April 13, 2011

HOUSTON - Texas leaders accused NASA on Tuesday of allowing politics to dictate which sites across the country received retiring space shuttles, and some clamored for a congressional investigation into how decision-makers could have passed over Houston's Johnson Space Center and its "Mission Control."...[view article]

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U.S. Officials Insist Drones, Covert Operations in Pakistan to Continue Despite Recent Chill Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/04/12/officials-insist-operations-pakistan-continue-despit
Fox News - April 13, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Talks between CIA Director Leon Panetta and his Pakistani counterpart did not include an "ultimatum session" for the United States to limit its operations inside the terrorist-laden Afghan neighbor, U.S. officials said after a closed-door meeting Monday in Washington, D.C....[view article]

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Pakistan Tells U.S. to Halt Drones
Wall Street Journal - April 12, 2011

Pakistan has privately demanded the Central Intelligence Agency suspend drone strikes against militants on its territory, one of the U.S.'s most effective weapons against al Qaeda and Taliban leaders, officials said....[view article]

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Marine Corps makes aviation history with intercontinental Osprey flight
U.S. Marine Corps - April 12, 2011

Six Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 returned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit after a trek from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, to Souda Bay, Greece, with the assistance of a pair of KC-130J Hercules from 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) who provided transport and aerial refueling support....[view article]

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Pentagon Having Second Thoughts On Iraq Withdrawal
Huffington Post - April 12, 2011

WASHINGTON - Eight months shy of its deadline for pulling the last American soldier from Iraq and closing the door on an 8-year war, the Pentagon is having second thoughts....[view article]

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NBC's Brokaw: Saudis 'So Unhappy' With Obama They Sent Emissaries to China, Russia Seeking Enhanced Ties
NBC News - April 7, 2011

(CNSNews.com) - Reporting from Baghdad, Iraq yesterday, NBC's Tom Brokaw said the Saudi Arabian monarchy is "so unhappy with the Obama administration for the way it pushed out President Mubarak of Egypt" that it has sent senior officials to the Peoples' Republic of China and Russia to seek expanded business opportunities with those countries....[view article]

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West braces for Gadhafi's terror counterpunch
WorldNetDaily - April 7, 2011

Experts watching developments in Libya fear that embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi could resort to acts of terror like the Lockerbie bombing to retaliate against the West, according to a report from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin....[view article]

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China: Family Planning Official Stabs Man to Death
Christian Newswire - April 7, 2011

On March 21, 2011, Family Planning Officials entered the home of Xu Shuaishuai to seize his sister for a forced sterilization. Unable to find her, they beat Xu's father. When Xu defended his father, one of the Family Planning Officials stabbed him twice in the heart with a long knife. Xu died on the way to the hospital....[view article]

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U.S., Russia reach final stages of Afghan helicopter deal
RIANOVOSTI - April 6, 2011

Russia and the United States have agreed on the conditions of a $367-million deal for the supply of Russian helicopters to Afghanistan and will sign the document soon, the Kommersant daily reported on Wednesday citing military officials....[view article]

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Gates to discuss Arab upheaval with Saudi king
Fox News - April 6, 2011

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in the Saudi capital Wednesday for talks with King Abdullah on coping with the political upheaval sweeping the Arab world, blunting Iranian efforts to exploit the unrest, and upgrading the kingdom's defenses against Iranian missiles....[view article]

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Israel's Requirements for Defensible Borders In a Rapidly Changing Middle East
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs - April 6, 2011

Israel is entering an extremely dangerous period in the year ahead. It is not facing an imminent military attack, but rather is confronting a new diplomatic assault that could well strip it of the territorial defenses in the West Bank that have provided for its security for over forty years....[view article]

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General David Petraeus tipped to take over CIA
Telegraph - April 5, 2011

It wouldn't be unusual for a military officer to take over at Langley but Petraeus - known to some as King David - has no specialist intelligence background, though he's certainly spent plenty of time as an intelligence consumer....[view article]

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First Responders, NYPD Conduct 'Dirty Bomb' Drill In NYC
CBSNews.com - April 5, 2011

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A week-long series of terror drills involving dozens of agencies and first responders begins Tuesday in the Big Apple. The focus will be on one of the great concerns of the post-9/11 era: nuclear terrorism....[view article]

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60% of U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan Have Occurred Since Obama Occupied the WH in 2009
CNS News - April 5, 2011

(CNSNews.com) - At least 858 U.S. soldiers have died in the Afghanistan war since Obama occupied the office in the White House January 2009. That equals 60 percent of the 1,427 American soldiers killed so far in the 10-year war in that country....[view article]

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Space junk threatening space station, 3 residents
AP - Associated Press - April 5, 2011

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A small piece of space junk is drifting dangerously close to the International Space Station....[view article]

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Republicans ask for troops to remain at border
Washington Times - April 4, 2011

Stepping up the immigration enforcement bidding war, House Republicans last week asked Obama to extend the deployment of 1,200 National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexico border past June 30, when their mission is slated to end....[view article]

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Special Report: How Libya is a showcase in the new arms race
Reuters - April 4, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) - The photograph shows a French Rafale warplane at the Mitiga air base outside Tripoli. A small crowd of men, women and children mill around the fighter, its tail fin lit up by the North African sun....[view article]

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US to try 9/11 accused at Guantanamo
AFP - April 4, 2011

WASHINGTON (AFP) - In a major about-face by the Obama administration, 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators are to be tried by a military tribunal at Guantanamo rather than a civilian court in New York, a US official said Monday....[view article]

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Algerian Security Official Says Al Qaeda Using Libyan Conflict to Acquire Weapons
Fox News - April 4, 2011

DEVELOPING: Al Qaeda is using the ongoing Libyan conflict to acquire weapons, including shoulder-fired missiles, an Algerian security official told Reuters on Monday....[view article]

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9/11 Suspects to Face Military Trials at Guantanamo
Wall Street Journal - April 4, 2011

WASHINGTON—Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other alleged plotters held in connection with the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks will face military trials at Guantanamo Bay, the Justice Department said, officially reversing previous plans for civilian trials in New York City....[view article]

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Fighting al Qaeda by aiding al Qaeda? Say What?
Koenig News Service - March 30, 2011

WASH--Mar 29--KIN--Against the backdrop of the Shiite leadership in Iran saying the coming of the Islamic Messiah and the end of the world is near, Obama addressed the American people in an effort to justify his war in Libya....[view article]

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Qaddafi Forces, Rebels Fight for Key Libyan Strongholds
Fox News - March 28, 2011

BIN JAWWAD, Libya - Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi now have control of part of Misrata, the third largest city, a rebel spokesman told Reuters Monday....[view article]

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Iranian Video Says the Mahdi is 'Near'
CBN News - March 28, 2011

New evidence has emerged that the Iranian government sees the current unrest in the Middle East as a signal that the fictional Mahdi--or Islamic messiah (anti-Christ type character)--is about to appear....[view article]

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Israel ready to react with 'great force': Netanyahu
AFP - March 25, 2011

CAESAREA, Israel - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Friday that Israel is ready to act with "great force" in response to a spate of rocket fire by Gaza militants and a deadly bus bombing in Jerusalem....[view article]

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Israel may deploy Iron Dome soon
The Jerusalem Post - March 25, 2011

Some defense officials warn of ramifications of deploying system without ability to protect all of cities under missile fire....[view article]

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Libya: British Navy running short of Tomahawk missiles
Telegraph - March 23, 2011

The Navy could run out of Tomahawk missiles after a fifth of the Navy stockpile has been used against Libya, sources disclosed yesterday....[view article]

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Border agents catch 13 illegal immigrants all wearing marine uniforms 'embroidered with the name Perez'
Mail Online - March 23, 2011

Border Patrol agents have caught 13 illegal immigrants wearing U.S. Marine uniforms at a checkpoint near San Diego. The immigrants were in a van that was stopped along Interstate 8 on March 14....[view article]

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Vicente Fox: Mexico at 'War,' Obama's Approach a Failure
Newsmax.com - March 23, 2011

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox says his nation is at "war" with drug cartels, and he offered sharp criticism of the Obama administration for failing to assist its beleaguered neighbor....[view article]

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Libya: US fighter jet crash lands in field near Benghazi
Telegraph - March 22, 2011

The two crew members on the F-15E fighter jet both ejected, suffering minor injuries. One was quickly picked up by a US military helicopter. The other is said to be "safe" after being rescued by Libyan rebels....[view article]

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U.S. Jet Crashes in Libya, Pace of Strikes to Slow
Wall Street Journal - March 22, 2011

The pace of U.S. and allied airstrikes in Libya should slow in the next few days, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday, as the coalition experienced its first setback after a U.S. jet crashed in northeast Libya and two pilots safely ejected....[view article]

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Turkey discovers weapons in Iran plane
YNet News - March 22, 2011

Weapons were found on an Iranian cargo plane forced to land in southeast Turkey on Saturday, Turkish media reported Tuesday. According to reports, the arms plane left Tehran with military ammunition for Syria. Several crates containing weapons and ammunition were removed from the aircraft....[view article]

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Bolivian President Evo Morales has called for US President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize
SKY News - March 22, 2011

'Two years ago we heard that Obama had won the Nobel Peace Prize, but is he defending peace in the world now, or isn't he instead fomenting violence?' Morales told reporters, days after Obama ordered the bombing of Libya military targets as part of an UN-approved effort to protect civilians....[view article]

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Who's in charge? NATO members squabble over who leads Libyan bombings...and they can't even agree whether to assassinate Gaddafi
Mail Online - March 22, 2011

U.K. government officials said killing the Libyan leader would be legal if it prevented civilian deaths as laid out in a U.N. resolution. But U.S. defence secretary Robert Gates hit back at the suggestion, saying it would be 'unwise' to target the Libyan leader and that the bombing campaign should stick to the 'U.N. mandate'....[view article]

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Costs of Libya Operation Already Piling Up
National Journal - March 22, 2011

With U.N. coalition forces bombarding Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi from the sea and air, the United States' part in the operation could ultimately hit several billion dollars -- and require the Pentagon to request emergency funding from Congress to pay for it....[view article]

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U.S. military considers mandatory evacuations in Yokosuka, Japan
CNN - March 22, 2011

Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. military is considering the mandatory evacuation of thousands of American troops and their families in Japan out of concern over rising radiation levels, a senior defense official tells CNN....[view article]

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America's descent into strategic dementia with Obama leading the way
Jewish World Review - March 22, 2011

The US's new war against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is the latest sign of its steady regional decline. In media interviews over the weekend, US military chief Adm. Michael Mullen was hard-pressed to explain either the goal of the military strikes in Libya or their strategic rationale....[view article]

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Specter of Rebel Rout Helps Shift U.S. Policy on Libya
The New York Times - March 17, 2011

WASHINGTON - The prospect of a deadly siege of the rebel stronghold in Benghazi, Libya, has produced a striking shift in tone from the Obama administration, which is now pushing for the United Nations to authorize aerial bombing of Libyan tanks and heavy artillery to try to halt the advance of forces loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi....[view article]

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Iran sends first 'life capsule' into orbit
AP - Associated Press - March 17, 2011

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran says it has sent the country's first space capsule that is able to sustain life into orbit as a test for a future mission that may carry a live animal....[view article]

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Egypt shelled trucks bringing arms from Sudan-source
Reuters - March 16, 2011

CAIRO,  (Reuters) - Egypt's army shelled at least six vehicles trying to smuggle weapons into the country from Sudan last week, security sources told Reuters on Monday....[view article]

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Radioactive contamination found on 17 U.S. Navy crewmembers in Japan
New York Daily News - March 14, 2011

Seventeen U.S. Navy crew members have been contaminated with low-levels of radiation during disaster relief missions in Japan, military officials said Monday....[view article]

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Officials: U.S. missile strike kills 3 in Pakistan
AP - Associated Press - March 14, 2011

MIR ALI, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani intelligence officials say an American missile attack has killed three militants traveling in a vehicle close to the Afghan border....[view article]

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Moslem Cult Suicide bomber kills at least 33 in Afghanistan
MSNBC - March 14, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber posing as an army volunteer struck an Afghan army recruitment center in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday, killing at least 33 people, Afghan officials said....[view article]

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VIDEO: China Has Surprise War Ship Off Libyan Coast
- March 14, 2011

China is using the crisis in Libya to showcase its new naval might. CNN's Fareed Zakaria reports. First time China has displayed military might in Mediterranean Sea!...[view article]

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Syria "can't be allowed" to block nuclear probe -US
Reuters - March 10, 2011

VIENNA, March 9 (Reuters) - The United States warned Syria on Wednesday it "can't be allowed" to stonewall a U.N. watchdog investigation into a desert site where covert atomic activity may have taken place before it was destroyed by Israel in 2007....[view article]

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Rebel leader calls for 'immediate action' on no-fly zone
CNN - March 10, 2011

Benghazi, Libya (CNN) -- The head of the interim government in eastern Libya pleaded Wednesday for the international community to move quickly to impose a no-fly zone over Libya, declaring that any delay would result in more casualties....[view article]

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Pakistan acknowledges U.S. drone strikes targeting militants
CNN - March 10, 2011

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- For the first time, the Pakistani military has publicly acknowledged that U.S. drones are targeting militants on Pakistani soil....[view article]

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CHINA: Asat Missile Defense
Washington Times - March 10, 2011

China used a top-secret SC-19 anti-satellite (ASAT) missile in a test last year against a target missile as part of a missile-defense system that remains shrouded in secrecy. The ASAT missile was fired against a new medium-range missile and details were disclosed in a State Department cable made public recently by WikiLeaks that included an outline of a diplomatic protest note to Beijing about both Chinese weapons programs....[view article]

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North Korea Nears Completion of Electromagnetic Pulse Bomb
ABC News - March 9, 2011

North Korea appears to be protesting the joint U.S. and South Korean military maneuvers by jamming Global Positioning Devices in the south, which is a nuisance for cell phone and computers users -- but is a hint of the looming menace for the military....[view article]

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Space Shuttle Discovery Lands on Earth After Final Voyage
Space.com - March 9, 2011

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The space shuttle Discovery has returned to Earth from its final mission, never to soar in orbit again....[view article]

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Islam emerges as key issue for GOP
CNN - March 9, 2011

Khan, a Moslem, has chafed at recent remarks about Islam from potential Republican presidential contenders like Sarah Palin, who has called on "peaceful Moslems" to oppose a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero, and Newt Gingrich, who has called for a federal ban on Sharia, or Islamic law....[view article]

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East-West military gap rapidly shrinking-report
Reuters - March 8, 2011

LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - Western cuts and swiftly rising defence spending in emerging economies are redrawing the global strategic map, a leading think-tank said on Tuesday, with the danger of conflicts between states also rising....[view article]

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China maybe build two aircraft carriers priced $ 2,000,000,000
- March 8, 2011

China is expected to announce on Friday a new year's defense budget, which the outside world to understand China's military wants to build the scale of China's military expansion has led to nervousness among other countries. China's ambitious military modernization and the growing defense spending to the region and Washington has sounded the alarm....[view article]

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Iran trying to buy nuclear missile parts: Norway
Reuters - March 8, 2011

(Reuters) - Iran has been trying without success to obtain Norwegian missile technology for possible use in delivering nuclear weapons, Norway's security chief said on Monday....[view article]

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Libya unrest: UK diplomatic team released by rebels
BBC - March 8, 2011

A British diplomatic team, including six soldiers believed to be SAS, have been freed two days after being detained in eastern Libya....[view article]

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'IDF will remain on Jordan River in any future agreement'
The Jerusalem Post - March 8, 2011

In Jordan Valley, PM says "this is Israel's line of defense"; stresses need for security border; military keeps terrorists at bay....[view article]

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Libya: SAS ready to seize Col Gaddafi's stores of mustard gas
Telegraph - March 3, 2011

British special forces are poised to seize caches of mustard gas and other potential chemical weapons being stored by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime in the Libyan desert....[view article]

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ISRAEL: A Trophy to be proud of
The Jerusalem Post - March 3, 2011

Tank defense system could radically alter the balance of power on both the Lebanese and Gaza fronts....[view article]

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Air Force's X-37B Space Plane Launching on Secret Mission Friday
Space.com - March 3, 2011

The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane is poised to launch on its second mission Friday (March 4), though what exactly it will be doing once it leaves the ground remains a mystery....[view article]

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IDF armor-defense system foils attack on tank for first time
Haaretz.com - March 2, 2011

The Israel Defense Forces Armored Corps successfully operated its new armor-defense system for the first time on Tuesday, defending a tank from an antitank missile attack on the Gaza border....[view article]

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Rebels fight Gadhafi forces over Libyan oil port
My Way News - March 2, 2011

BREGA, Libya (AP) - Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi battled government opponents for control of a key oil installation and an airstrip Wednesday on the Mediterranean coast in a counter-offensive against the rebel-held eastern half of the country....[view article]

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U.S. faces bloody war if enters Libya: Gaddafi
Reuters - March 2, 2011

(Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi said on Wednesday that Libyans would die in thousands if the United States or other foreign powers enter Libya, and he was ready to discuss constitutional and legal changes without violence....[view article]

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Robot Hummingbird Spy Drone Flies for Eight Minutes, Spies on Bad Guys
Fox News - March 2, 2011

Pentagon researchers have taken robots for a science fiction spin, building a robotic hummingbird that's ideal for covert surveillance....[view article]

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Shooting at Germany Airport Kills 2 U.S. Airmen
The New York Times - March 2, 2011

BERLIN - Two United States airmen were killed and two injured on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on an American military bus at the Frankfurt airport, according to American military officials in Europe....[view article]

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Russian army to receive advanced weaponry in 2011
- February 28, 2011

The Russian Ground Forces will start receiving a number of advanced weapons in 2011, including modernized S-300V4 air defense missile systems, the Defense Ministry said on Monday....[view article]

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South Korean war games prompt threats from North Korea
Guardian - February 28, 2011

South Korean and US troops have begun annual military drills that North Korea has warned could trigger a nuclear war on the divided peninsula....[view article]

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Arrow 2 missile defense system successfully tested
The Jerusalem Post - February 22, 2011

Missile defense system tried out off the coast of California destroying target simulating an Iranian ballistic missile....[view article]

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Iran naval ships enter Suez Canal, says Egyptian official
Haaretz.com - February 22, 2011

Israel says it takes a 'grave view' of the ships' passage - the first Iranian naval vessels to go through the canal since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution....[view article]

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The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan
Wall Street Journal - February 22, 2011

Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled to Jordan this month for talks with King Abdullah II, just days after the monarch swore in a new government and promised to implement economic reforms. Admiral Mullen appeared to be in the region to reassure the jittery kingdom that the U.S. has its back....[view article]

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Al-Qaida figure believed killed in US drone strike
Fox News - February 22, 2011

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - An Iraqi al-Qaida operative was believed to be one of 15 militants killed in two U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan's tribal belt along the Afghan border Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said....[view article]

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Iran denies cancellation: Warships to cross Suez Canal
The Jerusalem Post - February 17, 2011

Report by Iranian TV denies claims that ships had withdrawn their applications to transit into the Mediterranean; Lieberman calls planned transit a "provocation."...[view article]

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Russia to start building new S-500 air defense missiles by 2014
RIANOVOSTI - February 17, 2011

Russia will start serial production of its next-generation S-500 missile system in 2014, an aerospace defense chief said on Thursday....[view article]

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Scientists build the world's first anti-laser
BBC - February 17, 2011

Physicists have built the world's first device that can cancel out a laser beam - a so-called anti-laser....[view article]

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Terror camp trainer pleads guilty to conspiring with al-Qaida at Guantanamo
Jewish World Review - February 16, 2011

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba - (MCT) A Sudanese man accused of training a generation of terrorists ahead of the 9/11 attacks pleaded guilty Tuesday to supporting terror and conspiring with al-Qaida....[view article]

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Rumsfeld Warns of Iran, N. Korea Electromagnetic Pulse Attack
Newsmax.com - February 14, 2011

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's new memoir, "Known and Unknown," sets the record straight on Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction and warns of impending dangers from countries such as Iran and North Korea....[view article]

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U.S. Reassures Poles on Russia Missile Defense Role
The Moscow Times - February 14, 2011

WARSAW — A senior U.S. arms control negotiator said Friday that she had reassured Poland and the Baltic nations that plans to involve Russia in developing European missile defense would not compromise their security....[view article]

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Russia, NATO 'on verge of breakthrough'
RIANOVOSTI - February 14, 2011

Russia and NATO are about to achieve a new quality of relations, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said on Monday....[view article]

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Malware Aimed at Iran Hit Five Sites, Report Says
The New York Times - February 14, 2011

The Stuxnet software worm repeatedly sought to infect five industrial facilities in Iran over a 10-month period, a new report says, in what could be a clue into how it might have infected the Iranian uranium enrichment complex at Natanz....[view article]

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Army Chief Ashkenazi: Prepare for all-out war
YNet News - February 8, 2011

In his final days on the job, Chief of Staff Ashkenazi warns about growing radicalization in region; given recent changes across Middle East, Israel must prepare for a battle in several theaters, he says....[view article]

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'National Security Payload' Launched From Calif. Base
AP - Associated Press - February 7, 2011

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A rocket carrying a national security payload was successfully launched Sunday from a base on California's central coast, Air Force officials said....[view article]

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AFR Listeners Fund Over 4,000 BibleSticks for the Troops
Christian Newswire - February 7, 2011

ALBUQUERQUE, Feb. 7, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In an overwhelming display of support for America's men and women in uniform, American Family Radio (AFR) listeners responded to the network's Military Appreciation Week (Jan. 24-28) by donating in excess of $100,000....[view article]

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Munich conference to discuss Russia-NATO missile defense network
RIANOVOSTI - February 7, 2011

The creation of a joint Russia-NATO missile defense network will be a key issue on the agenda of the upcoming global security conference in Munich, a German diplomat said on Monday....[view article]

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Evangelical chaplains may face ultimatum
OneNewsNow.com - February 2, 2011

Gordon James Klingenschmitt is a former Navy chaplain who was forced out of the service in 2007 for praying in Jesus' name. He says the Obama Pentagon wants to purge evangelical, Bible-preaching chaplains from the service by giving them an ultimatum -- "reconcile" with homosexual sin, or quit....[view article]

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WikiLeaks: al-Qaeda 'is planning a dirty bomb'
Telegraph - February 2, 2011

Al-Qaeda is actively tring to secure nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists to build a radioactive "dirty" bomb, according to leaked diplomatic documents....[view article]

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Liam Fox: Iran could have nuclear weapons next year
Telegraph - February 1, 2011

The West should assume the Islamic Republic will be nuclear-armed by 2012 and "act in accordance" with that timetable, the Defence Secretary has said....[view article]

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Report: Pakistan Doubles Nuclear Arsenal
Fox News - January 31, 2011

Pakistan has doubled its nuclear weapons stockpile over the past several years, increasing its arsenal to more than 100 deployed weapons, according to a published report....[view article]

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Trump: Mideast Explosion Could Destroy OPEC, Lower Oil Prices
Newsmax.com - January 31, 2011

Donald Trump takes aim at America's "horrible" trade agreements, declares that the Middle East is going to explode, warns about "catastrophic" oil prices, and charges that Obama's Afghanistan policy is "dangerous and stupid."...[view article]

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Iran to showcase new rockets, satellites: report
AFP - January 31, 2011

Iran said on Sunday it will showcase what it called a new range of rockets and satellites during annual celebrations marking the 32nd anniversary of the Islamic revolution....[view article]

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Cairo regime change could make IDF boost forces
The Jerusalem Post - January 31, 2011

Israel concerned new gov't in Egypt would allow arms flow to Gaza, cut military dialogue; Muslim Brotherhood previously threatens peace treaty....[view article]

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If Brotherhood takes over, IDF will face formidable enemy
The Jerusalem Post - January 31, 2011

If the Muslim Brotherhood grabs the reins in the massive Arab country, Israel will face an enemy with one of the largest and strongest militaries around, built on some of the most advanced American-made platforms....[view article]

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Cairo: Anger starting to focus on Israel, US
The Jerusalem Post - January 31, 2011

CAIRO - Saturday's optimism on the streets of Cairo for imminent political change gave way to anger on Sunday, as thousands of demonstrators became increasingly frustrated with the lack of response from major world leaders, especially the US....[view article]

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Russia's upper house unanimously OKs New START
Fox News - January 26, 2011

MOSCOW - Russia's upper house of parliament unanimously ratified the New START nuclear arms pact with the United States on Wednesday, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to "reset" ties with Moscow....[view article]

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China's new stealth fighter may use US technology
Fox News - January 24, 2011

BRUSSELS - Chinese officials recently unveiled a new, high-tech stealth fighter that could pose a significant threat to American air superiority - and some of its technology, it turns out, may well have come from the U.S. itself....[view article]

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Suspected US Drone Strikes Kills 6 in NW Pakistan
VOA News - January 24, 2011

Pakistani officials say two suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed six suspected militants in the northwestern part of the country....[view article]

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Christian Leaders Urge US Senate to Take Actions to Prevent Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program
Christian Newswire - January 24, 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian Leaders for a Nuclear Free Iran, a coalition of religious and civic leaders sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging members to enact tough sanctions against the Iranian regime that will intensify pressure on its leaders to halt their drive to build nuclear weapons....[view article]

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US warns Palestinians over Security Council resolution
AFP - January 20, 2011

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Palestinian envoys on Wednesday stepped up lobbying for a Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement building but the United States spoke out strongly against the initiative....[view article]

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South Korea accepts North's proposal on top military talks
RIANOVOSTI - January 20, 2011

South Korea has accepted the North's proposal to hold high-level military talks, Yonhap news agency said on Thursday....[view article]

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Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion?
C-Fam - January 20, 2011

NEW YORK, January 20 (C-FAM) Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion? A just-announced UN commission will decide. The new commission is supposed to "make transparent" funds slated for the UN Secretary General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, announced last September at a UN summit....[view article]

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Military Modernization Efforts Spur Further Middle East Defense Growth
Defense-Aerospace.com - January 19, 2011

NEWTOWN, Conn. --- The Middle East defense spending binge is set to grow further in coming years as Gulf Arab nations embark on military modernization programs. In its annual Middle East market analysis, Forecast International expects defense investment across the region to expand by 14 percent over the next five years....[view article]

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NASA Shows Off Planes of the Future
Fox News - January 18, 2011

In late 2010, NASA awarded contracts to three teams - Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, The Boeing Company - to study advanced concept designs for aircraft that could take to the skies in the year 2025....[view article]

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Is China's rise overrated?
CNN - January 18, 2011

Washington (CNN) -- Chinese president Hu Jintao arrives in Washington this week at a time of American pessimism. A recent Pew poll finds that 47% of Americans regard China as the world's pre-eminent economic power. Only 31% rate the United States as No. 1, even though its economy, at today's exchange rates, is almost triple the size of China's....[view article]

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Missiles off target in major Taiwan drill
Breitbart - January 18, 2011

Taiwan held a major missile drill Tuesday just days after rival China unveiled an aircraft that uses stealth technology, but several misses spoiled the exercise. Before an audience that included President Ma Ying-jeou, five out of 19 missiles failed to hit their targets at the Chiupeng military base in the island's south. A sixth found its target, but did not explode....[view article]

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Russia to deliver 22 Mi-171 helicopters to Iraq
RIANOVOSTI - January 13, 2011

IRKUTSK, March 31 (RIA Novosti) - Russia is to supply Iraq with 22 Mi-171 Hip transport helicopters, a spokesman for the Helicopters of Russia holding said on Tuesday....[view article]

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N. Korea seen as drawing bead on both Seoul, U.S.
Washington Times - January 13, 2011

SEOUL | Their Soviet-style uniforms and goose-stepping parades through Pyongyang may make the Korean People's Army (KPA) appear outmoded, but defense experts warn that the North Korean military is a strategic threat and will soon be equipped to target the U.S. mainland....[view article]

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Israel reconsiders deployment of rocket protection system near Gaza border
Haaretz.com - January 13, 2011

In light of harsh criticism from the Israeli public, Israel's defense establishment has announced that it may reconsider its policy regarding the Iron Dome missile defense system, created by Israel to counter rockets from Gaza. A final decision regarding whether the Israel Defense Forces will station two batteries in the Negev will be made public in the near future....[view article]

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S. Korea, Japan Improve Military Ties in Face of North Korean Threat
VOA News - January 13, 2011

South Korea and Japan have held their first talks on creating unprecedented agreements to share military intelligence and equipment....[view article]

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Koreans in UAE to train elite forces
PRESS TV - January 12, 2011

Over 100 South Korean special forces have been dispatched to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the monarchy's request for Seoul's assistance in security matters....[view article]

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IDF commander warns Tel Aviv will be target in next war
Haaretz.com - January 12, 2011

IDF Home Front Command officer also says that Israel's preparedness to deal with incoming missiles has improved....[view article]

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Chinese Stealth Fighter Makes First Test Flight
AP - Associated Press - January 11, 2011

BEIJING -- China's radar-eluding stealth fighter made its first-known test flight Tuesday, marking dramatic progress in the country's efforts to develop cutting-edge military technologies....[view article]

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Gates: North Korea will pose direct threat to US
AP - Associated Press - January 11, 2011

BEIJING - North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles poses a direct threat to the United States, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday, a blunt assessment of the risk posed by an erratic dictatorship that considers the U.S. its foremost enemy....[view article]

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Russian lower house set to ratify new START treaty on Jan. 25
RIANOVOSTI - January 11, 2011

Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma, will give the new arms reduction deal with the United States a third and final reading on January 25, house speaker Boris Gryzlov said on Tuesday....[view article]

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We Still Know Too Little about Tehran's Nuclear Activities'
Spiegel Online - January 11, 2011

A possible nuclear program in Iran, atomic weapons in North Korea and instability in Pakistan: It is not an easy time to be head of the International Atomic Energy Agency. SPIEGEL spoke with new IAEA head Yukiya Amano about the challenges he faces and the dangers eminating from Tehran....[view article]

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US concerned over China's rapid development of new weapons
Guardian - January 10, 2011

Defence secretary says Beijing, whose arms development is outpacing US intelligence estimates, could 'put some of our capabilities at risk'...[view article]

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China's stealth jet coming on, Gates confirms
Washington Times - January 10, 2011

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates confirmed Sunday that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated China's progress in developing a new stealth jet fighter....[view article]

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16 Potential 2011 Wars
Foreign Policy - January 10, 2011

Across the globe today, you'll find almost three dozen raging conflicts, from the valleys of Afghanistan to the jungles of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the streets of Kashmir. But what are the next crises that might erupt in 2011? Here are a few worrisome spots that make our list....[view article]

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North Korea proposes talks with South, Seoul put forward conditions
RIANOVOSTI - January 10, 2011

North Korea proposed South in an official letter to hold talks between the countries, while Seoul put forward its own conditions for the talks the Yonhap news agency reported citing a government source as saying....[view article]

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China Takes Hard Line With U.S. on Taiwan
Wall Street Journal - January 10, 2011

BEIJING-China rebuffed a U.S. proposal for a clear timetable of strategic defense talks on the first day of a long-delayed visit to Beijing by Robert Gates, the U.S. defense secretary, and indicated that Taiwan remains the single biggest obstacle to improving the world's most important bilateral relationship....[view article]

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China stealth plane still 'years away', says Pentagon
BBC - January 6, 2011

The US is downplaying pictures which appear to show a working prototype of a Chinese stealth aircraft, invisible to radar....[view article]

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Seoul rejects North Korea talks offer
RIANOVOSTI - January 6, 2011

South Korea dismissed on Thursday an offer from the North of talks to ease rising tensions as "propaganda."...[view article]

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Is China closer than thought to matching U.S. fighter jet prowess?
CNN - January 6, 2011

(CNN) -- Images believed to be of China's next generation of military air power have been buzzing around the internet, but Pentagon officials are insisting it does not mean China has matched American air capabilities....[view article]

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Milestone As Brit-Trained Recruit Joins ANP
SKY News - January 6, 2011

The 2,000th police officer has graduated from a British-run training centre in Afghanistan's Helmand Province....[view article]

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Why Obama's bid to prevent loose nukes is moving so slowly
Jewish World Review - December 29, 2010

JewishWorldReview.com | (TCSM) One of the greatest threats facing the United States is the possibility that a terrorist organization could steal a nuclear warhead or other dangerous materials from poorly-secured stockpiles throughout the world and use it to build a device that could harm millions....[view article]

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U.S. Army Waiting List Near Record Levels With High Unemployment, GI Bill
- December 29, 2010

Young Americans looking to join the armed forces may have to wait to serve. The combination of lower recruitment target numbers, a weak economy and the implementation of the GI bill has made waiting lists, officially known as the Delayed Entry Pool, longer than they have been in recent years....[view article]

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China has carrier-killer missile, U.S. admiral says
Washington Times - December 28, 2010

China's military is deploying a new anti-ship ballistic missile that can sink U.S. aircraft carriers, a weapon that specialists say gives Beijing new power-projection capabilities that will affect U.S. support for its Pacific allies....[view article]

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Fighting back against sodomized military
OneNewsNow.com - December 28, 2010

A national defense analyst and Pentagon advisor says the new Congress can take a number of actions to blunt the impact of the new law that allows homosexuals to openly display their lifestyle in the U.S. military....[view article]

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Maginnis: U.S. no better than Sodom and Gomorrah
OneNewsNow.com - December 28, 2010

With Obama's signing of the bill to repeal the 1993 law that bans homosexuals from military service, a national defense analyst and Pentagon advisor believes the U.S. military will be weaker....[view article]

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U.S. Drones Strike Pakistani Terrorist Havens
Politics Daily - December 27, 2010

U.S. robot drones fired missiles Monday at a compound and several vehicles deep in Taliban-controlled territory inside Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal agency (along the border with Afghanistan), according to reports from the region....[view article]

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Kremlin hails Senate's approval of nuclear treaty
Fox News - December 23, 2010

MOSCOW - President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to ratify a landmark U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control treaty, but Russian legislators said they need to study a resolution accompanying the document before following suit....[view article]

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Iran Recruiting Nuclear Scientists for Weapons Program
Telegraph - December 23, 2010

Iran is operating a worldwide recruitment network for nuclear scientists to lure them to the country to work on its nuclear weapons programme, officials have told the Daily Telegraph....[view article]

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GOP senators vote to clear New START pact hurdle
Washington Times - December 22, 2010

The Senate voted Tuesday to limit debate on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), paving the way for final ratification of the arms-control pact as key Republicans defied their party leadership and announced support for the accord....[view article]

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SBA List Claims Pro-Life Grassroots Victory in Passage of Defense Bill Without Pro-Abortion Amendment
Christian Newswire - December 22, 2010

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) celebrated the passage of a Department of Defense Authorization Bill without the pro-abortion Burris Amendment which would have allowed for elective abortions to be performed on taxpayer-funded domestic and international military bases. SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said:...[view article]

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New Start: US Senate approves Russia nuclear treaty
BBC - December 22, 2010

US senators have voted to ratify a much-delayed nuclear arms treaty that will pave the way for new cuts in American and Russian nuclear arsenals....[view article]

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NATO Denies U.S. Military Pushing to Expand Raids in Pakistan
Fox News - December 21, 2010

The covert U.S. campaign of drone attacks on terror suspects in Pakistan is one of the worst kept secrets in international diplomacy. Now, U.S. military leaders reportedly are asking for an even greater presence in the country....[view article]

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UPDATE 1-U.S. missile-defense test fails over Pacific
Reuters - December 16, 2010

WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - A test of the sole U.S. defense against long-range ballistic missiles failed on Wednesday, the second failure in a row involving the system managed by Boeing Co (BA.N), the Defense Department said....[view article]

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Photo by: Ariel Jerozolimski IAF jets intercept unidentified object near Dimona reactor
The Jerusalem Connection - December 16, 2010

IDF sources say unmanned object had an engine, was flying in closed airspace in Dead Sea area; shots fired after Air Force considers possible damage; army looking into incident....[view article]

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U.S. allocates $205 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-rocket system
Haaretz.com - December 16, 2010

Funds come atop another $200 million designated for joint U.S.-Israel anti-missile projects, David's Sling and Arrow....[view article]

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U.S. and Russia find some common ground on the Koreas
RIANOVOSTI - December 16, 2010

On Wednesday night, South Korea's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Wi Sung-lac departed from Moscow after talks at the Russian Foreign Ministry, two days after North Korean Foreign Minister Park Ui Chun had been there. These visits might look like the usual and often useless routine that always precedes the latest round of six-party talks on the North Korean nuclear program. But there are a few meaningful differences this time....[view article]

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Drone kills white al-Qaeda pair in Pakistan mountains
Telegraph - December 16, 2010

A pair of white British Muslim converts who joined al-Qaeda have been killed in a drone attack in a mountainous region of Pakistan, according to reports....[view article]

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Navy Sets World Record With Incredible, Sci-Fi Weapon
Fox News - December 10, 2010

A theoretical dream for decades, the railgun is unlike any other weapon used in warfare. And it's quite real too, as the U.S. Navy has proven in a record-setting test today in Dahlgren, VA....[view article]

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Homegrown hate crimes against our troops
OneNewsNow.com - December 10, 2010

The Fort Hood massacre has faded from view. The Little Rock Army recruiting station ambush barely registered on the national radar screen. And the arrest this week of a Baltimore-area bomb plotter, intent on blowing up a military center and murdering our troops in the name of Allah, was met with a collective shrug. It's pointless to rally citizens around "never forget" when their heads are in the sand....[view article]

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Ahmadinejad sets nuclear red lines for January talks
Reuters - December 9, 2010

(Reuters) - Iran is prepared to discuss a possible nuclear fuel swap at talks that resume next month, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday, but he ruled out any slowdown of its atomic program....[view article]

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Md. bomb plot suspect knew about Oregon sting
AP - Associated Press - December 9, 2010

BALTIMORE - A 21-year-old man charged with trying to blow up a military recruiting center briefly hesitated when he heard about a federal sting operation that nabbed an alleged terrorist in Oregon last month but decided to keep going with his plan, authorities said....[view article]

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Donnelly: Repeal of military ban unlikely
OneNewsNow.com - December 9, 2010

A conservative military watchdog is pleased this session of Congress was unable to repeal the law that bans homosexuals from legally serving in the military, despite a full-court press from Obama and Democratic leaders....[view article]

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Top Chinese leader meets North Korea's Kim
AP - Associated Press - December 9, 2010

BEIJING - A top Chinese leader has met with North Korea's Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang amid the continuing military crisis on the Korean peninsula....[view article]

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Beijing's Build-up and New START
National Review Online - December 9, 2010

While there has been lots of discussion of the U.S.-Russia Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) over the past few months, one very important consideration continues to receive insufficient attention: China's robust nuclear-force modernization program....[view article]

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YOU DECIDE: VIDEO - Disarmed & Dangerous: Stop the New START Treaty
YouTube.com - December 9, 2010

START Treaty insights to consider....[view article]

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Mullen: Don't Like 'Don't Ask?' Don't Serve!
Family Research Council - December 8, 2010

Agree with us or get out! That was the stunning message from Adm. Mike Mullen at today's emotional Senate hearing over "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." In round one of a two-day discussion over the Pentagon's report, it was clear from the outset that the President's social agenda is more important to the military's political appointees than any concern for the well-being of our troops, their mission and our nation's security....[view article]

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Report: Taliban Video Shows Captured US Soldier
AOL News - December 8, 2010

(Dec. 8) -- A new video containing footage of the only American soldier held captive by the Taliban for almost 18 months has been released on the Internet....[view article]

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'Programming error' caused Russian rocket failure
AFP - December 7, 2010

MOSCOW (AFP) - A programming error may have caused a rocket carrying three Russian navigation satellites to fail to reach orbit, a Russian space agency source told the RIA Novosti news agency on Monday....[view article]

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North Korea warned of 'severe consequences' for further attacks
CNN - December 7, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her South Korean and Japanese counterparts jointly condemned North Korea on Monday for recent attacks and nuclear arms proliferation that the three diplomats said threaten stability and peace in the Korean peninsula and, more broadly, the Far East....[view article]

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Unmanned US spacecraft returns after 7-month trip
AP - Associated Press - December 3, 2010

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force's secrecy-shrouded X-37B unmanned spaceplane returned to Earth early Friday after more than seven months in orbit on a classified mission, officials said....[view article]

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U.S. Sees Greater N. Korea Nuclear Threat
Wall Street Journal - December 3, 2010

VIENNA-The Obama administration told the United Nations nuclear watchdog that North Korea likely has built more than one uranium-enrichment facility, significantly raising the proliferation threat posed by the secretive communist state....[view article]

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South Korea vows air strikes if North attacks
BBC - December 3, 2010

South Korea's defence minister-designate has promised a tougher response, including air strikes, if North Korea attacks again....[view article]

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X-37B US miltary spaceplane returns to Earth
BBC - December 3, 2010

"I don't know how this could be called weaponisation of space. It's just an updated version of the space shuttle type of activities in space," he said. "We, the Air Force, have a suite of military missions in space and this new vehicle could potentially help us do those missions better."...[view article]

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Pentagon survey: Spinning a yarn
OneNewsNow.com - December 3, 2010

A pro-family leader and former Marine agrees with Senator John McCain that a new Pentagon study on homosexuals serving in the military is flawed and shouldn't be used to leverage a repeal of the 1993 law which bans those individuals from serving....[view article]

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Army, Marine chiefs cast doubt on gay service
AP - Associated Press - December 3, 2010

WASHINGTON- The top uniformed officers of the Army and the Marines say letting gays serve openly in the military at a time of war would be divisive and difficult, sharply challenging a new Pentagon study that calculates the risk as low....[view article]

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Military Chiefs Cast Doubt on Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Fox News - December 3, 2010

The chiefs of the Army, Marines and Air Force warned Friday that implementing a repeal of the policy banning gays from serving openly in the military would be more difficult than a Pentagon study has suggested, challenging the assessments of other top military officials in the administration. [Who was Mullen speaking for - himself?]...[view article]

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Is Wrecking the Finest Military In the World the Price We'll Pay for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'?
Fox News - December 3, 2010

Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Hideki Tojo tried and failed. Mao Zedong, Nikita Khrushchev and Ho Chi Minh couldn’t do it. But Obama may well succeed where others could not. If he has his way, he will demolish the finest force for good in the history of mankind – the U.S. Armed Forces. And he wants to make it all happen before the end of the year....[view article]

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WikiLeaks: China May Be Fed Up With North Korea
AOL News - December 3, 2010

TAIPEI, Taiwan (Dec. 3) -- U.S. State Department cables made public by WikiLeaks appear to confirm what many suspected: China is just as fed up with North Korea as the U.S. and other countries, despite its reluctance to speak out publicly....[view article]

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Army investigating 8 sets of remains buried in single gravesite at Arlington
The Washington Post - December 3, 2010

The Army has launched the first criminal investigation into the misplacement of remains at Arlington National Cemetery after discovering the cremated remains of eight people dumped in a single grave site there....[view article]

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Zip it! Military slams door on mystery missile questions ...
WorldNetDaily - December 2, 2010

The Department of Defense is slamming the door on questions about the mysterious contrail filmed Nov. 8 by a KCBS television crew near Los Angeles after questions were raised about a warning from the National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency that there could be missiles fired in that area at that time....[view article]

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U.S. and S. Korea Plan More Military Exercises
Fox News - December 1, 2010

The U.S. and South Korea are planning more joint military exercises as early as this month, South Korea's military said Wednesday, as the two sides wrapped up four days of war maneuvers aimed at North Korea after a deadly attack....[view article]

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The TRUTH: U.S. Combat Troops Resist 'Don't Ask' Repeal
Fox News - December 1, 2010

Nearly 60 percent of those in the Marine Corps and in Army combat units said they thought repealing the law would hurt their units' ability to fight on the battlefield.  ...[view article]

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Wikileaks: Pakistan rejects US fears on nuclear arms
BBC - December 1, 2010

Pakistan has dismissed fears expressed in US diplomatic cables, released by whistle-blower website Wikileaks, that its nuclear material could fall into the hands of terrorists....[view article]

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WikiLeaks cables highlight Arab contempt for Iran
LA Times - December 1, 2010

Cairo - The Middle East has been suspicious of Iran for years, but the recent disclosure of diplomatic cables highlights the contempt that has spurred Arab countries to strengthen their defenses, including Saudi Arabia's $60-billion deal with the United States to buy missiles and F-15 fighter jets....[view article]

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U.S. fears Iran has long-range missile, but Russia calls it a 'myth'
CNN - December 1, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- The United States believes that North Korea is supplying Iran with long-range missiles, suggesting Iran has strike capabilities are stronger than discussed in public, according to one of the leaked U.S. diplomatic cables released Sunday....[view article]

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WikiLeaks: Pakistan quietly approved drone attacks, U.S. special units
CNN - December 1, 2010

(CNN) -- On the record, Pakistan has persistently criticized the United States' use of unmanned drones to attack militant hideouts in its mountainous border region....[view article]

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Russia Positions Warheads Near NATO Allies, Fueling U.S. Concern
Fox News - November 30, 2010

The U.S. believes Russia has moved short-range tactical nuclear warheads to facilities near North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies as recently as this spring, U.S. officials say, adding to questions in Congress about Russian compliance with long-standing pledges ahead of a possible vote on a new arms-control treaty....[view article]

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Leaks: China knows less about NKorea than thought
AP - Associated Press - November 30, 2010

BEIJING - China knows less about and has less influence over its close ally North Korea than is usually presumed and is likely to eventually accept a reunified peninsula under South Korean rule, according to U.S. diplomatic files leaked to the WikiLeaks website....[view article]

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Medvedev sees arms race if missile shield not agreed
BBC - November 30, 2010

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said a new arms race could begin in the next decade if Nato and Moscow fail to agree on a joint missile shield....[view article]

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US military unveils 'smart gun'
BBC - November 30, 2010

A new gun the US military hopes will help take on the Taliban has been unveiled. Called the XM-25 it has been described by the US Army as a 'game changer'....[view article]

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Bolton: Military strike only way to stop Iran nukes
The Jerusalem Post - November 30, 2010

In interview with 'Post,' former US ambassador to UN during the Bush administration says he is mulling GOP presidential run to reassert strong American foreign policy; "This is a very weak administration," he contends....[view article]

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China Warns U.S. as Korea Tensions Rise
Wall Street Journal - November 27, 2010

DANDONG, China-Beijing on Friday lodged its first official protest of a joint U.S.-South Korean military exercise planned for Sunday, even as the aircraft carrier USS George Washington steamed toward the region....[view article]

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U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier for Joint Exercises With South Korea After Deadly Attack
Fox News - November 24, 2010

A U.S. aircraft carrier strike group set off for Korean waters Wednesday after President Obama pledged America would stand "shoulder to shoulder" with South Korea and stage joint military exercises in response to what the White House branded a provocative, outrageous attack by North Korea on its neighbor....[view article]

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Hoekstra: Obama Must Get Tough with North Korea, Iran
Newsmax.com - November 24, 2010

Rep. Pete Hoekstra, the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, says the United States needs to treat North Korea like the "rogue nation that it is" or risk a nuclear arms race in the region....[view article]

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Iran's nuclear program reportedly struggling
The Washington Post - November 23, 2010

Iran's nuclear program has experienced serious problems, including unexplained fluctuations in the performance of the thousands of centrifuges enriching uranium, leading to a rare but temporary shutdown, international inspectors are expected to reveal Tuesday....[view article]

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North Korea Fires Rockets at Island
Wall Street Journal - November 23, 2010

SEOUL-North Korea fired artillery rockets at a South Korean island near a disputed western maritime border Tuesday, in a clash that killed two South Korean marines and set numerous buildings on fire....[view article]

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North Korea Nuclear Find Raises Fear on Tehran
Wall Street Journal - November 23, 2010

WASHINGTON-North Korea's apparent upgrade to its nuclear-fuel production capabilities is raising fears among lawmakers and proliferation experts about Pyongyang's potential role in supplying Iran and others with the sophisticated machinery....[view article]

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North Korean Attack: How Will China React?
Wall Street Journal - November 23, 2010

China's response to news of the North Korean firing of dozens of rounds of artillery at a South Korean island has been cautious so far, with a foreign ministry spokesman saying Tuesday that Beijing had "noticed the reports" and was "concerned about the issue."...[view article]

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Traveler Anger Builds Over Scans, Pat Downs
Fox News - November 23, 2010

WASHINGTON -- The busiest U.S. air travel day looms at midweek with Americans voicing outrage over new, personally invasive security searches and threatening airport protests that could snarl the system....[view article]

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N Korea Warns Of More Attacks After Clashes
- November 23, 2010

North Korea has warned it will continue to launch attacks if the South violates its disputed sea border and blamed Seoul for starting major clashes that killed two soldiers. South Korea said around 200 North Korean artillery shells hit one of its islands, prompting Seoul to return fire....[view article]

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World Edgy on Korea, Russia Sees 'Colossal Danger'
NBC News - November 23, 2010

Among North Korea's neighbors, Russia said it saw a "colossal danger" of an escalation in fighting on the Korean peninsula and China said it was imperative to resume six-party talks aimed at ending the north's nuclear weapons program....[view article]

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Air Force Launches Massive, Secret Spy Satellite
CBSNews.com - November 23, 2010

A powerful Delta 4 rocket roared to life and climbed away from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sunday evening on a high-priority mission to boost a National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite into orbit....[view article]

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Reid to Push Another Vote on Military Gay Ban
Fox News - November 19, 2010

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate's top Democrat said Wednesday that he will call for a vote later this month on legislation that would allow gays to serve openly in the military....[view article]

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Satellite appears to show NKorea nuke building
AP - Associated Press - November 19, 2010

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - New satellite images show construction under way at North Korea's main Yongbyon atomic complex, apparent proof that Pyongyang is making good on its pledge to build a light-water nuclear reactor, according to a private American security institute....[view article]

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At NATO summit, Obama's ride is talk of the town
Christian Science Monitor - November 19, 2010

Some heads of state are zipping around Lisbon, host city of the NATO summit, in no-emission electric vehicles. Security dictates that Obama travel in the no-efficiency 'Beast,' a vehicle that fascinates the local press....[view article]

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China's New Drones Raise Eyebrows
Wall Street Journal - November 19, 2010

ZHUHAI, China-China is ramping up production of unmanned aerial vehicles in an apparent bid to catch up with the U.S. and Israel in developing technology that is considered the future of military aviation....[view article]

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Report: U.S. Sends Battle Tanks to Afghanistan
Fox News - November 19, 2010

In a move signaling a major escalation in the offensive against the Taliban, the U.S. military reportedly is deploying heavily armored battle tanks to Afghanistan for the first time in the nine-year war....[view article]

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Air Force Warns Troops: Don't 'Check In' to Wars
Fox News - November 18, 2010

WASHINGTON -- The Air Force is warning its troops to be careful when using Facebook and other popular networking sites because some new features could show the enemy exactly where U.S. forces are located in war zones....[view article]

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America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back
Fox News - November 18, 2010

"I never thought that we'd be in this paramilitary type of engagement. It's a war on the border," said Captain Stacy Holland with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Holland leads a fleet of 16 state-of-the-art helicopters that make up the aviation assets used by the Texas DPS to fight Mexican drug cartels....[view article]

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Iran says tests own model of Russian S-300 missile
Reuters - November 18, 2010

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has successfully tested its own version of a missile system that Russia declined to supply amid concerns Tehran might be seeking nuclear weapons, a military official was quoted as saying on Thursday....[view article]

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Officials Hopeful Pilot Survived Alaska Fighter Jet Crash
Fox News - November 18, 2010

RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Officials are hopeful that the pilot of an F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet is still alive after rescuers found the wreckage of the aircraft in Alaska....[view article]

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New sanctions led by U.S. are causing divisions within the Iranian leadership, Gates says
The Washington Post - November 17, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, reiterating his long-standing opposition to a military attack on Iran, said Tuesday that new sanctions led by the Obama administration are causing divisions within the Iranian leadership....[view article]

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Army colonel recommends trial in Moslem Fort Hood rampage
AP - Associated Press - November 17, 2010

DALLAS (AP) - A military official is recommending that an Army psychiatrist stand trial and face the death penalty for last year's fatal shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a defense attorney said Wednesday....[view article]

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Karzai Call to Cut Troops Frustrates Petraeus
AP - Associated Press - November 16, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, was frustrated by the Afghan president's blunt call for a reduced military footprint in the country -- a remark that threatens to undermine efforts to maintain international support for the war at this week's NATO summit....[view article]

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China sends patrol vessel to disputed waters
Breitbart - November 16, 2010

China has sent a helicopter-equipped fisheries vessel to patrol the disputed East China Sea, state media reported Tuesday, just as the two sides appeared to be cooling sharp tensions over the area....[view article]

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Internet Traffic from U.S. Government Websites Was Reportedly Routed Via Chinese Servers
Fox News - November 16, 2010

Nearly 15 percent of the world's Internet traffic -- including data from the Pentagon, the office of Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and other U.S. government websites -- was briefly redirected through computer servers in China last April, according to a congressional commission report obtained by the Washington Times....[view article]

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NATO To Offer Russia Access To US Satellite Data
AFP - November 12, 2010

AFP - NATO will offer Russia access to some US military satellite data in exchange for its participation in a missile shield project for continental Europe, a Moscow newspaper reported Friday....[view article]

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Supreme Court Allows Gay Military Ban
AOL News - November 12, 2010

WASHINGTON (Nov. 12) -- The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military to remain in place while a federal appeals court considers the issue....[view article]

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Security Council Gets North Korea Nuke Report
Fox News - November 11, 2010

UNITED NATIONS -- A report by U.N. experts saying North Korea is exporting banned nuclear and missile technology to Iran, Syria and Myanmar has been sent to the Security Council after China dropped its objections, U.N. diplomats said Wednesday....[view article]

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Eleven - By Randy Forbes
- November 11, 2010

    Veterans Day traces its origin to the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 when fighting between the Allied nations and Germany ceased with an armistice. The following year, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day as Armistice Day, saying “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with...[view article]

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U.S. military helping Mexican troops battle drug cartels
The Washington Post - November 10, 2010

The U.S. military has begun to work closely with Mexico's armed forces, sharing information and training soldiers in an expanding effort to help that country battle its violent drug cartels, according to U.S. and Mexican officials....[view article]

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Gates: US open to request from Iraq to stay
AP - Associated Press - November 9, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The United States is open to the idea of keeping troops in Iraq past a deadline to leave next year if Iraq asks for it, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday. "We'll stand by," Gates said. "We're ready to have that discussion if and when they want to raise it with us."...[view article]

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Mystery Missile Launch Seen off Calif. Coast
CBSNews.com - November 9, 2010

(CBS) A mysterious missile launch off the southern California coast was caught by CBS affiliate KCBS's cameras Monday night, and officials are staying tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile....[view article]

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Fort Hood Still Healing 1 Year After "Moslem" Shooting Rampage
Fox News - November 5, 2010

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 6-foot-tall block of granite is etched with 13 names, each a victim in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood one year ago....[view article]

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Military ready for war in cyberspace
Reuters - November 4, 2010

(Reuters) - The military's new Cyber Command, responsible for shielding 15,000 military computer networks from intruders, has become fully operational, the Defense Department said on Wednesday....[view article]

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Federal Court Extends Hold on Ruling Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Fox News - November 2, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Monday indefinitely extended its freeze on a judge's order halting enforcement of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, heightening pressure on the Obama administration to persuade the U.S. Senate to repeal the law before a new Congress is sworn in....[view article]

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North Carolina City Votes to Allow Christian Flag to Fly Again
Fox News - November 2, 2010

City officials in King, a small North Carolina community, have voted to allow a Christian flag to fly at a veterans memorial after an earlier decision to remove it amid concerns of an expensive First Amendment lawsuit....[view article]

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Obama Waiving Penalties for Use of Child Soldiers
Fox News - October 29, 2010

WASHINGTON -- In a move criticized by human rights organizations, the Obama administration has decided to exempt Yemen and three other countries that use child soldiers from U.S. penalties under the 2008 Child Soldiers Prevention Act....[view article]

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Gorbachev: Victory in Afghanistan Is 'Impossible'
AOL News - October 27, 2010

(Oct. 27) -- Mikhail Gorbachev, who pulled Soviet troops out of Afghanistan more than 20 years ago after a bloody decadelong war there, says victory in Afghanistan is "impossible," and that America is risking another Vietnam if it doesn't withdraw its own troops soon....[view article]

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Iran loads fuel into the Bushehr nuclear reactor
BBC - October 26, 2010

Iran has begun loading fuel into the core of its first nuclear power plant, state television has reported....[view article]

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US Arms Sale to Saudis Sends 'Message' to Iran
AOL News - October 22, 2010

The U.S. is authorizing the sale of more than $60 billion in fighter jets, attack helicopters and other materiel to Saudi Arabia, one of the largest arms deals ever and a package that includes a tacit "message" to Iran....[view article]

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Freeze granted on lifting military ban
OneNewsNow.com - October 22, 2010

A conservative military watchdog wonders what will prevent federal judges from imposing their personal will in other areas of the armed forces if one judge is permitted to force the military to allow homosexuals in the ranks....[view article]

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General: Clinton Lost 'The Biscuit' -- Nuclear Codes
AOL News - October 22, 2010

(Oct. 22) -- President Bill Clinton's administration lost track of "the Biscuit," special codes that allow the president to launch a nuclear attack, according to retired Gen. Hugh Shelton....[view article]

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Boeing's Airborne Laser Defense Fails the Test
Fox News - October 22, 2010

A converted Boeing 747 equipped with a powerful laser failed to shoot down a mock enemy ballistic missile, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said on Thursday, the system's second botched flight test in a row....[view article]

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Federal Appeals Court Allows Military to Keep Ban on Gays for Now
Fox News - October 21, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily granted the U.S. government's request for a freeze on a judge's order requiring the military to allow openly gay troops....[view article]

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Plan for an Arab Silicon Valley Sparks Fears of CPU Shortages and Security Risks
Fox News - October 21, 2010

A chip company's plan to open a manufacturing plant in Abu Dhabi has experts worried about the supply of essential computer processors. Should a war or even a serious political disagreement arise, they say, a foreign power could stop or corrupt the flow of computer chips from its plants to the U.S....[view article]

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Iran's N. Fuel Stockpile Stands at 30kg
- October 21, 2010

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced on Wednesday that the country has, thus far, produced almost 30kg of 20-percent-enriched uranium to supply fuel to the Tehran research reactor....[view article]

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More details to emerge as Fort Hood testimony unfolds
CNN - October 20, 2010

Fort Hood, Texas (CNN) -- Testimony was scheduled to continue Wednesday in the military hearing of the accused Fort Hood shooter, a day after witnesses gave vivid details of the fleeting moments when people rushed to save the wounded at the Texas military base....[view article]

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Taliban Influence Grows in North
Wall Street Journal - October 19, 2010

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan—The Taliban's influence in northern Afghanistan has expanded in recent months from a few hotspots to much of the region, as insurgents respond to the U.S.-led coalition's surge in the south by seizing new ground in areas once considered secure....[view article]

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Al Qaeda Remains Top Threat, U.K. Officials Say
Wall Street Journal - October 19, 2010

After almost a decade of war on terror, al Qaeda hasn't "diminished" as an international threat, but the nature of the threat has changed, senior British security officials said Monday....[view article]

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US, Israel agree Iran prime threat to Mideast
AP - Associated Press - October 19, 2010

WASHINGTON - The United States and Israel on Monday said Iran is among the "greatest challenges" to stability in the Middle East and reaffirmed their commitment to preventing the country from developing nuclear weapons....[view article]

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Thousands Infected with Parasitic Disease in Afghanistan
AP - Associated Press - October 15, 2010

An outbreak of a tropical disease caused by sand fly bites that leaves disfiguring skin sores has hit Afghanistan, with tens of thousands of people infected, health officials said Friday. Cutaneous leishmanisis is a parasitic disease transmitted by the female phlebotomine sand fly -- an insect only 2-3 millimeters long that requires the blood of humans or animals so its eggs can develop. Treatable with medication and not life-threatening, cutaneous leishmanisis can leave severe scars on the bodies of victims....[view article]

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Arlington: Dignity Denied
WTOP News - October 14, 2010

ARLINGTON, Va. - Tim Langowski was working for Lane Construction at Arlington National Cemetery clearing away brush and debris with a bulldozer when he found something odd....[view article]

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18 Iran Guards Killed by Blast at Their Base
The New York Times - October 14, 2010

TEHRAN - An explosion on Tuesday at an Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps base in a remote area of southwestern Iran killed 18 members of the powerful military organization and wounded 14 more, Iranian state news media reported on Wednesday....[view article]

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U.S. Alarmed by Harsh Tone of China's Military
The New York Times - October 12, 2010

BEIJING - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met his Chinese counterpart, Liang Guanglie, in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the two militaries suspended talks with each other last winter, calling for the two countries to prevent "mistrust, miscalculations and mistakes."...[view article]

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Obama Warned: GOP prods Justice on military vote
POLITICO.com - October 12, 2010

David Norcross, chairman of the Republican National Lawyers Association, said in a statement: "The MOVE Act was passed last year to ensure that these brave men and women would have a voice in this fall's elections. It's unacceptable that any state would fail to meet that obligation. The Obama administration must act swiftly to guarantee that every service member receives his or her ballot in time to vote."...[view article]

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Has the Air Force Landed Its Secret Space Plane?
Fox News - October 12, 2010

Whatever happened to the X-37B? An unmanned vehicle with unknown intent, the X-37B has been orbiting the Earth for 173 days since its launch on April 22. Since its launch, the spaceship has captured the imagination of skywatchers, military experts and conspiracy theorists worldwide....[view article]

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Clinton Appointed Pink Loving Judge: Orders military to stop enforcing 'don't ask, don't tell'
CNN - October 12, 2010

(CNN) -- A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. military to stop enforcing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, effectively ending the ban on openly gay troops....[view article]

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N. Korea Confirm Kim Jong Un to Succeed Father
Fox News - October 8, 2010

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- A top North Korean official has made the first public confirmation that the son of leader Kim Jong Il will succeed his father and become the third generation of his family to lead the nation....[view article]

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Cyber strike on Iran a godsend
OneNewsNow.com - October 8, 2010

A retired Army chaplain and Middle East expert is thanking the party responsible for the computer worm that has perhaps set Iran's nuclear program back for months....[view article]

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Chinese missile test
Washington Times - October 7, 2010

China recently conducted a long-range missile flight test that remains shrouded in secrecy. The Sept. 25 test highlights what China military specialists say is the growing threat posed by Beijing's development of long- and short-range ballistic and cruise missiles, and its new missile defense interceptors....[view article]

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Revolutionary Guards, Iranian flags capture S. Lebanon for Ahmadinejad visit
DEBKA - October 7, 2010

US diplomat Fred Hof is due in Beirut Thursday, Oct. 7, to try and get Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Lebanon cancelled. debkafile's sources say he is too late. With six days to go, Beirut and South Lebanon up to the Israeli border are Ahmadinejad-land, taken over by an estimated 2,500 airlifted Revolutionary Guardsmen and covered in Iranian flags....[view article]

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Going Cyber Against Nuke Program
Newsweek - October 7, 2010

In recent months there's been a lot of speculation about a possible military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. Now it appears the attack has come in an unexpected form: Stuxnet, a computer worm that can take over industrial systems and was found in Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant....[view article]

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Russian experts flee Iran's dragnet for cyber worm smugglers
DEBKA - October 5, 2010

DEBKA intelligence sources report from Iran that dozens of Russian nuclear engineers, technicians and contractors are hurriedly departing Iran for home since local intelligence authorities began rounding up their compatriots as suspects of planting the Stuxnet malworm into their nuclear program....[view article]

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Security and Defense: 'The air force of the ground forces'
The Jerusalem Post - October 2, 2010

The Artillery Corps is gunning for a key role in any future conflict by becoming a force that relies much more on precision-strike capabilities....[view article]

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Intel: Strikes continue amid border tension
AOL News - October 2, 2010

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -Two suspected American missile strikes killed 12 alleged militants in a northwestern Pakistan tribal region Saturday, intelligence officials said, a sign the U.S. is unwilling to stop using the unpopular tactic despite heightened tensions between the two countries over recent border incursions by NATO....[view article]

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Senior Al Qaeda Commander Killed in Airstrike, NATO Confirms
AP - Associated Press - September 29, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan -- NATO said Wednesday it has confirmed that a senior Al Qaeda commander who led attacks along the Pakistan border and several other militants were killed in an air strike over the weekend in eastern Afghanistan....[view article]

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VIDEO: God Given Wisdom - New Protective Shield Weapon in Israel!
- September 27, 2010

New shield technology for tank protection unveiled by Israel! "Blessed are you, O Israel; Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD, Who is the shield of your help And the sword of your majesty! So your enemies will cringe before you, And you will tread upon their high places. Deuteronomy 33:29    ...[view article]

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International Space Station undocking delayed
BBC - September 24, 2010

The two Russians and one American had been due to return to Earth when computers signalled a technical problem with the hermetic seals....[view article]

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GOP's 'Pledge to America' lays out a governing agenda
CNN - September 23, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- House Republican leaders will unveil a 21-page "Pledge to America" on Thursday that presents a "governing agenda" for what Republicans would do if they win control of Congress in November....[view article]

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Premier: China will not yield to U.S. pressure
CNN - September 23, 2010

(CNN) -- China will not bend to economic pressure from U.S. lawmakers, even as it further opens its markets to the world, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday night in New York....[view article]

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Bob Woodward book details Obama battles with advisers over exit plan for Afghan war
The Washington Post - September 23, 2010

Obama urgently looked for a way out of the war in Afghanistan last year, repeatedly pressing his top military advisers for an exit plan that they never gave him, according to secret meeting notes and documents cited in a new book by journalist Bob Woodward....[view article]

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China tells U.S. to keep out of South China Sea dispute
Reuters - September 22, 2010

(Reuters) - China told the United States not to interfere in a regional dispute over claims to the South China Sea, saying it would only complicate the matter....[view article]

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Report: 9 Americans Killed in Afghan Chopper Crash
Fox News - September 21, 2010

DEVELOPING: Media reports, some citing a Western military source, say American service members are among the nine killed Tuesday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan. One report says all nine were Americans....[view article]

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Air Force to base advanced drones on Guam; planes to assist intelligence gathering near Asia
AP - Associated Press - September 17, 2010

Pacific Air Forces Cmdr. Gen. Gary North said Thursday that the Global Hawk drone will help the Air Force gather intelligence and conduct surveillance and reconnaissance....[view article]

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U.S. Fights Order to Release Guantanamo Detainee
AP - Associated Press - September 17, 2010

WASHINGTON -- The United States is asking an appeals court to throw out a judge's order to release a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of recruiting Sept. 11 hijackers who says he confessed during abusive interrogation....[view article]

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Russia to supply Syria with cruise missiles
AFP - September 17, 2010

MOSCOW - Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov confirmed in Washington that Russia would supply Syria with P-800 Yakhont cruise missiles, Russian news agencies reported Friday....[view article]

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China's military worrisome; U.S. military reassuring
CNN - September 11, 2010

Tokyo, Japan (CNN) -- China's military puts the scare into Japan, and the U.S. is a key to keeping peace in the region, Japan's Defense Ministry said in a white paper Friday....[view article]

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US Marines take back pirate-held ship off Somalia
AP - Associated Press - September 9, 2010

MANAMA, Bahrain - The U.S. Navy says Marine commandos have reclaimed control of a pirate-held vessel off the Somalia coast and taken nine prisoners....[view article]

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US drone strike kills six in Pakistan
AFP - September 9, 2010

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (AFP) - A US drone attack Thursday killed six militants in Pakistan -- the fourth strike in 24 hours -- officials said, amid an upsurge in violence across the country....[view article]

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U.S. Marines Retake Ship From Pirates
Wall Street Journal - September 9, 2010

DUBAI-U.S. Marines early Thursday boarded and seized control of a German-owned commercial vessel that had been commandeered by pirates, in what appeared to be the first American-led military boarding of its kind amid a recent surge of attacks in the Gulf of Aden and along the east coast of Africa....[view article]

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National Preparedness Month Gets Support with Free Books, Guides, Downloads to Help Citizens with Readiness
Christian Newswire - September 8, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- September has been designated National Preparedness Month by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. www.SurvivorMall.com is supporting this effort by providing free e-books, reports, booklets and more on how to perform first aid, prepare temporary shelters, build bomb shelters, defend against terrorism, shield against nuclear fallout, survive earthquakes, storms, floods, and dozens of other potentially catastrophic situations....[view article]

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Petraeus: Burning Quran Endangers Americans
NPR.org - September 8, 2010

A small, Florida-based church's plan to burn copies of the Quran on Saturday has triggered outrage in the Muslim world and a warning from the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan that it could generate a deadly backlash against Americans....[view article]

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Test of Missile-Blasting Laser Weapon Fizzles
AOL News - September 8, 2010

(Sept. 7) -- A much-anticipated test of a laser cannon deployed on a Boeing jumbo jet failed to blow up a target meant to mimic a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile....[view article]

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US expects to spend big in Afghanistan for years
AP - Associated Press - September 7, 2010

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government's financial commitment to Afghanistan is likely to linger and reach into the billions long after it pulls combat troops from the country, newly disclosed spending estimates show....[view article]

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Iran on brink of nuclear weapon, warns watchdog
Telegraph - September 7, 2010

A report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iranian nuclear scientists had made at least 22 kilograms of enriched uranium at least 20 per cent purity, a technical hurdle that is the hardest to overcome on the way to weapons-grade uranium....[view article]

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U.N. report says Iran is stockpiling enriched uranium
The Washington Post - September 7, 2010

Iran is steadily stockpiling enriched uranium, even in the face of toughened international sanctions, according to a U.N. inspection report that raises new concerns about the ability to monitor parts of the nation's nuclear program that could be used to make a bomb....[view article]

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Greatest Republican advantages on terrorism, immigration, federal spending
Gallup.com - September 1, 2010

PRINCETON, NJ -- A new USA Today/Gallup poll finds Americans saying the Republicans in Congress would do a better job than the Democrats in Congress of handling seven of nine key election issues. The parties are essentially tied on healthcare, with the environment being the lone Democratic strength....[view article]

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Mayor of Violent Mexican Border State Assassinated
Fox News - August 30, 2010

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico -- Gunmen killed the mayor of a town in the drug-plagued Mexican border state of Tamaulipas on Sunday in a region where suspected cartel hitmen recently massacred 72 migrants, the government said....[view article]

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7 US troops killed in latest Afghanistan fighting
My Way News - August 30, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Seven U.S. troops have died in weekend attacks in Afghanistan's embattled southern and eastern regions, while officials found the bodies Sunday of five kidnapped campaign aides working for a female candidate in the western province of Herat....[view article]

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Hamas' large-scale terror plot sets off high Israel, Palestinian alerts
DEBKA - August 29, 2010

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 25, 2010 -- The belligerent speech delivered by Hamas' Damascus-based political leader Khaled Meshaal Tuesday, Aug. 24 only confirmed the information reaching Israel and the Palestinian Authority intelligence services that the extremist Palestinian group is set for large-scale terror attacks against Israeli and Palestinian West Bank targets. debkafile's intelligence and counter-terror sources report Hamas is setting its sights on torpedoing the direct Israel-Palestinian negotiations Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas are to launch...[view article]

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LEBANESE SOLDIERS patrol in Kafr Kila, across the border from Metulla, on Wednesday. Photo by: Associated Press 'Israel ready to destroy Lebanese Army in four hours'
The Jerusalem Post - August 27, 2010

Report: Lebanese paper claims US envoy told LAF chief that if border incident occurred again IDF would enact plan to destroy Lebanese military within four hours....[view article]

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Troops still deploying to Mideast from BIA
Bangor Daily News - August 26, 2010

BANGOR, Maine - As the nation watches troops being withdrawn from the Middle East, few perhaps are aware that another wave of soldiers is being deployed....[view article]

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Iran: Who's Afraid of Ahmadinejad's New Drone?
Time - August 26, 2010

Iran's weapons-development efforts have long had a wisp of The Wizard of Oz about them - in other words, don't look behind the curtain. In the movie, of course, it was Toto who tugged back the curtain to show the lever-pulling wiz was a fraud. But it was Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad himself who stood proudly on the stage at Tehran's Malek-Ashtar University of Technology as a sky-blue curtain rose to unveil Iran's first armed drone. It also showed...[view article]

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BORDER CLASH NEARLY SPARKS NEW MIDEAST WAR
- August 24, 2010

By David Dolan Israel was almost plunged into a major war in early August when Lebanese Army troops opened fire on Israeli soldiers along their shared Northern Galilee border, not far from the tense Golan Heights. One long-serving IDF reserve officer was instantly killed and another soldier severely wounded during the unprovoked attack. Subsequent press reports said Defense Minister Ehud Barak was on the verge of responding by launching a large military operation against Lebanon, which...[view article]

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Venezuela defends controversial flights to Iran and Syria
CNN - August 24, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- Venezuela's ambassador to the United States is defending his country's controversial airline service to the capitals of Syria and Iran -- both countries that are designated by the U.S. as state sponsors of terrorism....[view article]

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China on 'natural progression' toward space
OneNewsNow.com - August 23, 2010

A national defense analyst and Pentagon advisor isn't surprised about communist China's plans to build their own space station....[view article]

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At Least 150 Women Raped in Weekend Raid in Congo
The New York Times - August 23, 2010

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo - A mob of Rwandan rebels gang-raped at least 150 women last month during a weekend raid on a community of villages in eastern Congo, United Nations and other humanitarian officials said Sunday....[view article]

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Iran successfully tests new missile
The Jerusalem Post - August 20, 2010

Iran's defense minister says military forces have successfully test-fired a missile with enhanced guidance systems to hit ground targets. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi did not say when or where the test was carried out. But Vahidi's comments come a day before the startup operations at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran and could raise Western fears about another advance in Iran's missile arsenal, which already can target Israel and other parts of the region....[view article]

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Worst-Case Scenarios: Possible Strike Plans for Iran Involve Risky Options
Fox News - August 20, 2010

At some point, military leaders in the United States and in Israel will have to decide: Which is more dangerous -- an Iran capable of launching a nuclear weapon? Or an Iran that just got hit with tons of artillery and is out for revenge?...[view article]

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Last US Combat Brigade Pulls Out of Iraq
AOL News - August 19, 2010

KHABARI CROSSING, Kuwait (Aug. 18) -- As their convoy reached the barbed wire at the border crossing out of Iraq on Wednesday, the soldiers whooped and cheered. Then they scrambled out of their stifling hot armored vehicles, unfurled an American flag and posed for group photos....[view article]

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Survey shows support for maintaining military ban
OneNewsNow.com - August 18, 2010

A coalition of conservative activists who support the ban on homosexuals serving in the military has released the findings on a new poll of likely voters who prefer retention over repeal of that 1993 law....[view article]

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China tests space station module to launch in 2011
AP - Associated Press - August 18, 2010

BEIJING - China has finished the first module of a planned space station and is testing its electronics and other systems before launching it into orbit next year....[view article]

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Iran's secret pipeline into the U.S.
WTOP News - August 18, 2010

WASHINGTON - Iran Air 744 is a bimonthly flight that originates in Tehran and flies directly to Caracas with periodic stops in Beirut and Damascus. The maiden flight was Feb. 2, 2007....[view article]

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Israel and Greece seek to expand military ties
Reuters - August 18, 2010

(Reuters) - Israeli and Greek leaders discussed expanding military ties on Tuesday including sharing military know-how and holding joint war games, officials said....[view article]

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Pentagon Sounds Alarm at China's Military Buildup
Fox News - August 17, 2010

WASHINGTON-The Pentagon voiced alarm over China's military buildup, saying it was expanding its advantage over Taiwan and investing heavily in ballistic and cruise missile capabilities that could one day pose a challenge to U.S. dominance in the western Pacific....[view article]

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U.S., Israel Build Military Cooperation
Wall Street Journal - August 17, 2010

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Israel has '8 days' to hit Iran nuclear site: Bolton
AFP - August 17, 2010

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Israel has "eight days" to launch a military strike against Iran's Bushehr nuclear facility and stop Tehran from acquiring a functioning atomic plant, a former US envoy to the UN has said....[view article]

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Petraeus: No Guarantee of Afghanistan Drawdown in July 2011
Fox News - August 16, 2010

Gen. David Petraeus will not say whether U.S. troops will begin to pull out of Afghanistan next summer as President Obama pledged last year, saying any drawdown will be conditions based....[view article]

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Petraeus Calls Afghan Strategy 'Sound' but Says Progress Takes Time
Politics Daily - August 16, 2010

Gen. David Petraeus said Sunday that U.S. strategy was "fundamentally sound" and that progress was being made in the war, but he cautioned that "to win overall" was "going to be a long-term proposition."...[view article]

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Iran says it will make up for the cutoff of U.S. aid to Lebanon
Los Angeles Times - August 12, 2010

The promise comes the day after disclosures that Reps. Berman and Lowey decided to freeze the money because of concerns that it might be buying arms that could be turned against Israel....[view article]

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Israel: Under the Sea
- August 11, 2010

The soldiers of the little-known Underwater Missions Unit dive to the depths of the sea fixing vessels, recovering remnants of accidents and patrolling Israel's coasts....[view article]

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The Point of No Return
Atlantic Monthly - August 11, 2010

For the Obama administration, the prospect of a nuclearized Iran is dismal to contemplate- it would create major new national-security challenges and crush the president's dream of ending nuclear proliferation. But the view from Jerusalem is still more dire: a nuclearized Iran represents, among other things, a threat to Israel's very existence. In the gap between Washington's and Jerusalem's views of Iran lies the question: who, if anyone, will stop Iran before it goes nuclear, and how? As Washington and...[view article]

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US Defence Secretary Gates proposes defence cuts
BBC - August 10, 2010

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has recommended axeing one of the ten major US military commands in a major reallocation of defence spending....[view article]

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US engineer sold military secrets to China
BBC - August 10, 2010

A jury in Hawaii has convicted a former US engineer of selling military secrets to China. Noshir Gowadia, who helped design the propulsion system for the B-2 bomber, was found guilty on multiple counts - including conspiracy and money laundering....[view article]

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Iran Claims It's Digging Graves for U.S. Troops in Case of Attack
Fox News - August 10, 2010

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has dug mass graves in which to bury U.S. troops in case of any American attack on the country, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday, warning that a military strike would spark an "extensive war" in the region....[view article]

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CIA whisked detainees from Gitmo
AP - Associated Press - August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON -Four of the nation's most highly valued terrorist prisoners were secretly moved to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2003, years earlier than has been disclosed, then whisked back into overseas prisons before the Supreme Court could give them access to lawyers, The Associated Press has learned....[view article]

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U.S. Considers Push for U.N. Action in Syria
Wall Street Journal - August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON-The Obama administration is considering pressing the United Nations to pursue a "special inspection" of alleged Syrian nuclear sites, a senior U.S. official said Thursday, a move that could leave Damascus facing a Security Council reprimand if it doesn't comply....[view article]

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Congress may pull Lebanon military aid
The Jerusalem Post - August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON - Some members of Congress are threatening to reassess US aid to the Lebanese military following its border clash with Israel on Tuesday. "To start shooting as they did - one person killed, one seriously injured - is a very serious move by the Lebanese army," said Florida Rep. Ron Klein, who sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, in response to a question from The Jerusalem Post....[view article]

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Military abortuaries a possibility
OneNewsNow.com - August 6, 2010

More than 200 military physicians are protesting a Senate bill amendment that would use U.S. military medical facilities as abortion clinics....[view article]

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The cost of Kagan's confirmation
OneNewsNow.com - August 6, 2010

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, making her the fourth female to serve on the nation's highest court. The 50-year-old Harvard Law School graduate is scheduled to be sworn in Saturday (August 7). While Kagan's confirmation isn't a surprise for most, the possible backlash some lawmakers may face as a result of their vote could be....[view article]

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Ahmadinejad says Iran building three-stage rocket
Breitbart - August 5, 2010

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Iran is working on a three-stage rocket to carry a satellite 1,000 kilometres (more than 600 miles) into space, Fars news agency reported on Thursday....[view article]

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AP Exclusive: Iran defiant in nuclear documents
AP - Associated Press - August 5, 2010

VIENNA - As Iran and world powers prepare for new nuclear talks, letters by Tehran's envoys to top international officials and shared with The Associated Press suggest major progress is unlikely, with Tehran combative and unlikely to offer any concessions....[view article]

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Gallup Poll: Obama Drops to new low - 41%
USA TODAY - August 4, 2010

WASHINGTON - Only 41% of those surveyed Tuesday through Sunday approved of the way Obama is handling his job, his lowest rating in the USA TODAY/Gallup Poll since he took office in January 2009. In Gallup's separate daily tracking poll, his approval was at 45% Monday....[view article]

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July is deadliest month of Afghanistan war for US
BBC - July 31, 2010

American forces have experienced their deadliest month in the nine-year-old Afghan war, with 66 US service members killed in July. The death toll crept up again on Friday as three more American soldiers died - two from a roadside bomb - in the south of the country, Nato confirmed....[view article]

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Hearing to address mismanagement at Arlington Cemetery
CNN - July 29, 2010

(CNN) -- A senate subcommittee hearing is scheduled Thursday to examine the mismanagement of Arlington Cemetery, one of the nation's most hallowed burial places for its war dead....[view article]

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NASA Does Muslim Outreach
Jewish World Review - July 29, 2010

It's not really surprising that President Obama told NASA administrator Charles Bolden that his highest priority should be "to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science ... and math and engineering." It fits with so much that we already knew about the president....[view article]

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NATO confirms death of 1 of 2 sailors missing in Afghanistan, relative of Colorado legislator
Fox News - July 28, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - One of two U.S. sailors missing in Afghanistan since last week - a 30-year-old father of two - has been confirmed dead and his body recovered, a NATO spokesman said Tuesday....[view article]

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WikiLeaks' postings a serious issue
OneNewsNow.com - July 27, 2010

A senior Army strategist and Pentagon advisor says the recent release of sensitive information on the Afghanistan war by an online "whistleblower" is a very serious matter and could result in serious harm to U.S. troops....[view article]

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U.S., S. Korea Drop Anti-Sub Bombs in Drills
Fox News - July 27, 2010

ABOARD THE USS CURTIS WILBUR -- U.S. and South Korean naval ships fired artillery and dropped anti-submarine bombs off South Korea's east coast Tuesday, the third day of high-profile military maneuvers intended to warn North Korea against any aggression....[view article]

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UN, North Korea meet again to discuss sinking of South Korean ship
CNN - July 23, 2010

(CNN) -- The second round of talks between North Korea and the U.S.-led U.N. Command on the peninsula ended Friday....[view article]

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N. Korea Threatens 'Physical Response' to U.S. Drills; Clinton Blasts 'Belligerent' Acts
Fox News - July 23, 2010

HANOI, Vietnam -- North Korea on Friday threatened the United States and South Korea with a "physical response" to planned weekend naval exercises as tensions with the communist nation rose in the aftermath of the sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on the North....[view article]

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Israel plans to have anti-missile system operational in 4 months
CNN - July 21, 2010

Jerusalem (CNN) -- Israel's anti-missile system, the Iron Dome, will become operational within four months, the Israeli Defense Ministry said Monday....[view article]

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New Laser Weapon Blasts Spy Drones Out of the Sky
AOL News - July 20, 2010

(July 19) -- A U.S. defense company wants to take drone wars to a new level with a laser weapon capable of shooting down unmanned aircraft....[view article]

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Navy Weighs Ship's Design, Along With Its Own Future
Wall Street Journal - July 12, 2010

WASHINGTON—This summer, the Navy expects to choose between two competing designs for the Littoral Combat Ship, a fast, shore-hugging warship that will take on 21st century missions like chasing pirates and intercepting drug smugglers....[view article]

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U.N. condemns sinking of South Korean warship
CNN - July 9, 2010

The United Nations formally condemned Friday the sinking of a South Korean warship in March but made no mention of North Korea, which has been found culpable in the attack....[view article]

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Friday 7/09/10 News Video Find, view and share videos about news and entertainment from around the Web. See Videos » Suicide bombers kill 62, wound 111 in Pakistan
AOL News - July 9, 2010

KHAR, Pakistan -A pair of suicide bombers struck outside a government office Friday in a tribal region where the army has fought the Taliban, killing 62 people and wounding 111 in one of the deadliest attacks in Pakistan this year....[view article]

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US throws three billion dollars at Afghan bombs
Breitbart - July 8, 2010

The United States is set to deliver three billion dollars worth of equipment to Afghanistan aimed at countering Taliban-made crude bombs used in the war, a US official said Thursday....[view article]

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U.A.E. diplomat mulls hit on Iran's nukes
Washington Times - July 7, 2010

ASPEN, Colo. | The United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United States said Tuesday that the benefits of bombing Iran's nuclear program outweigh the short-term costs such an attack would impose....[view article]

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Analysis: US officials cite synergy of terrorists with 'expanding desire to kill Americans'
Fox News - July 5, 2010

U.S. officials boast that al-Qaida has never been weaker, its upper ranks decimated because of the stepped-up drone attacks in Pakistan and special operations raids in Afghanistan. At the same time, they warn, in seeming contradiction: An even greater number of well-trained terrorists are setting their sights on the United States....[view article]

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21 dead after shootout near border in Mexico
CNN - July 2, 2010

(CNN) -- A shootout near the U.S.-Mexico border between rival groups with ties to organized crime left 21 people dead Thursday, Mexican police officials said....[view article]

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Petraeus: Progress in Afghanistan, but Tough Times Ahead
VOA News - June 29, 2010

The U.S. Army General who President Barack Obama wants to send to lead American and coalition forces in Afghanistan told members of the Senate on Tuesday that there are already signs of success from the new strategy and troop surge the president announced in December. General David Petraeus told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the effort to establish security and develop Afghanistan's government and security forces will continue to be difficult, but he said he believes it can...[view article]

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Suspected US Missile Strike Kills 10 in Pakistan
VOA News - June 29, 2010

Pakistani security officials say a suspected U.S. missile strike has killed at least 10 militants, including a suspected al-Qaida operative, in the country's northwest....[view article]

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Petraeus and Obama's Uncertain Trumpet
Wall Street Journal - June 28, 2010

The chroniclers tell us that Lyndon Johnson never took to the Vietnam War. He prosecuted it, it became his war, but it was, in LBJ's language, a "bitch of a war." He fought it with a premonition that it could wreck his Great Society programs....[view article]

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EXCLUSIVE: AWOL Afghans Found ... on Facebook
Fox News - June 25, 2010

At least 11 of the 17 members of the Afghan military who went AWOL from an Air Force base in Texas and are considered deserters by their nation have turned up in the exact place you'd expect to find them in the year 2010....[view article]

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IDF braces for Iran & Lebanon ships
The Jerusalem Post - June 25, 2010

The IDF is gearing up for the possible arrival next week of two flotillas of Gaza aid ships - from Iran and Lebanon. IDF sources said that the navy would intercept the ships and would operate under the assumption that hostile elements could be aboard....[view article]

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What Afghanistan lawmakers want General Petraeus to do
Christian Science Monitor - June 25, 2010

As Gen. David Petraeus prepares to take command of the Afghanistan war, the call from Taliban hot spots Marjah and Kandahar is coming in loud and clear: Do something different, and do it fast....[view article]

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Grisly Attack on Civilians Reported in Southern Afghanistan
VOA News - June 25, 2010

Afghan police say they have found the mutilated bodies of 11 civilians in a field in the southern part of the country....[view article]

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New US General Prepares to Take Lead in Afghanistan
VOA News - June 24, 2010

The general picked by U.S. President Barack Obama to lead the war effort in Afghanistan is winning praise from both American lawmakers and Afghan officials....[view article]

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Deadliest Month for International Troops in Afghanistan
VOA News - June 24, 2010

June has become the deadliest month for international troops in Afghanistan since the conflict began....[view article]

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Gates advocated keeping McChrystal, source says
CNN - June 24, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates backed keeping Gen. Stanley McChrystal on the job because he was vital to the war effort in Afghanistan, but Gates was overruled, a senior Pentagon official told CNN's Barbara Starr....[view article]

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U.S. indirectly paying Afghan warlords as part of security contract
The Washington Post - June 22, 2010

The U.S. military is funding a massive protection racket in Afghanistan, indirectly paying tens of millions of dollars to warlords, corrupt public officials and the Taliban to ensure safe passage of its supply convoys throughout the country, according to congressional investigators....[view article]

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U.S. 'secret war' expands globally as Special Operations forces take larger role
The Washington Post - June 7, 2010

Beneath its commitment to soft-spoken diplomacy and beyond the combat zones of Afghanistan and Iraq, the Obama administration has significantly expanded a largely secret U.S. war against al-Qaeda and other radical groups, according to senior military and administration officials....[view article]

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US troops in Afghanistan mark Memorial Day
TownHall.com - May 31, 2010

U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan remembered friends and colleagues Monday in solemn Memorial Day ceremonies to commemorate all of their nation's war dead....[view article]

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Sen. Levin Was Key To 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Deal
NPR.org - May 29, 2010

As the House on Friday passed a 2011 defense authorization bill that includes repeal of the law barring openly gay Americans from serving in the armed forces, rights advocates and the White House launched aggressive efforts to get a similar measure passed this summer in the Senate....[view article]

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ADF to Congress: Imposing homosexual agenda on military will create legal, religious liberty chaos
ADF News - May 29, 2010

WASHINGTON - Alliance Defense Fund attorneys, working with the Family Research Council, sent letters to all 535 members of the U.S. Congress Wednesday, advising them regarding the legal and religious freedom implications associated with the proposed repeal of the military's standing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. The information provided to Congress included legal analysis by ADF of the religious freedom threat posed to both chaplains and service members....[view article]

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House votes to end 'don't ask, don't tell' policy
The Washington Post - May 28, 2010

The House voted Thursday night to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," the controversial policy barring openly gay men and lesbians from serving in the military....[view article]

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Battle for Kandahar, Heart of Afghanistan's Taliban Country
ABC News - May 26, 2010

Since arriving in Afghanistan one year ago, Gen. Stanley McChrystal and his staff have had their eye on one prize above all others: the southern province of Kandahar , the ancient fault line between civilizations where the Soviet Union lost its final battles, the Afghan Taliban was born, and where the group first reemerged after the U.S. invasion....[view article]

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Clinton Says World Must Respond to Sinking of S. Korean Warship
VOA News - May 26, 2010

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the world has a duty to respond to the sinking of a South Korean warship that has been blamed on North Korea....[view article]

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U.S. Orders Covert Military Action in Mideast
Fox News - May 25, 2010

Gen. David Petraeus, the head of U.S. Central Command, is said to have signed a directive authorizing Special Operations troops to conduct surveillance missions in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Somalia....[view article]

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Israel Holds Defense Drill as Lebanon PM Visits US
ifapray.org - May 24, 2010

Lebanon's prime minister is visiting Washington as Islamic militants in Lebanon appear to be preparing for an offensive against Israel in the near future....[view article]

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Clinton Condemns Attack on S. Korean Warship
The New York Times - May 21, 2010

TOKYO - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton harshly condemned North Korea on Friday for a deadly torpedo attack on a South Korean Navy warship last March, and promised to marshal an international response in the coming week with Japan, China and other countries....[view article]

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Shuttle survey stalled as NASA watches space junk
My Way News - May 16, 2010

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronauts on space shuttle Atlantis are struggling with a camera-pointing problem as they speed toward the International Space Station. The astronauts were supposed to start surveying their ship Saturday morning for any signs of damage from launch debris. But they could not move the laser sensors and TV camera on the end of the 100-foot inspection boom....[view article]

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U.S. Releasing Nuclear Data on Its Arsenal
The New York Times - May 3, 2010

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Monday will release long-classified statistics about the total size of America's nuclear arsenal, part of an effort to make the case that the country is honoring its treaty commitments to shrink its inventory of weapons significantly, senior administration officials said Sunday....[view article]

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Nuclear Posturing, Obama-Style
TownHall.com - April 9, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Nuclear doctrine consists of thinking the unthinkable. It involves making threats and promising retaliation that is cruel and destructive beyond imagining. But it has its purpose: to prevent war in the first place....[view article]

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U.S. Navy Captures Pirates After Exchanging Fire
Wall Street Journal - April 1, 2010

NAIROBI, Kenya-Somali pirates fired at a U.S. Navy warship on Thursday, in one of the more brazen attacks of armed men in skiffs who prey upon vessels plying the sea lanes of the Indian Ocean....[view article]

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Pentagon puts pressure on Karzai over corruption
The Washington Post - March 29, 2010

KABUL (Reuters) - The Pentagon's top military officer followed his commander-in-chief to Kabul on Monday to keep pressure on President Hamid Karzai over corruption, which he said could ruin the war's new strategy....[view article]

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Blackwater Conspiracy Theory Thrives in Pakistan
AOL News - February 12, 2010

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Feb. 12) -- Pakistan's religious parties have pumped up their campaign to discredit U.S. strategy in Pakistan by accusing Washington of using the notorious mercenaries of Blackwater to secretly invade the country....[view article]

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U.S. successfully tests airborne laser on missile
Reuters - February 12, 2010

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. high-powered airborne laser weapon shot down a ballistic missile in the first successful test of a futuristic directed energy weapon, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said on Friday....[view article]

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Largest-ever federal payroll to hit 2.15 million
Washington Times - February 2, 2010

The era of big government has returned with a vengeance, in the form of the largest federal work force in modern history. The Obama administration says the government will grow to 2.15 million employees this year, topping 2 million for the first time since President Clinton declared that "the era of big government is over" and joined forces with a Republican-led Congress in the 1990s to pare back the federal work force....[view article]

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US Military Ramps Up Haiti Aid by Sea and Air
AOL News - January 15, 2010

WASHINGTON (Jan. 14) -- As deaths mount after Haiti's earthquake, the U.S. military is scrambling to get supplies and equipment to a country that has seen its already frail infrastructure devastated. In a sign of the growing scope and importance of the humanitarian mission, the Pentagon has tapped a three-star general to head a task force devoted to Haiti relief. Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url...[view article]

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Obama wants record $708 billion for wars next year
OneNewsNow.com - January 13, 2010

WASHINGTON- Obama will ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on top of a record $708 billion for the Defense Department next year, The Associated Press has learned- request that could be an especially hard sell to some of the administration's Democratic allies....[view article]

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Medicalizing Mass Murder
TownHall.com - November 13, 2009

WASHINGTON -- What a surprise -- that someone who shouts "Allahu Akbar" (the "God is great" jihadist battle cry) as he is shooting up a room of American soldiers might have Islamist motives. It certainly was a surprise to the mainstream media, which spent the weekend after the Fort Hood massacre downplaying Nidal Hasan's religious beliefs....[view article]

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E. Pluribus Diversity?
TownHall.com - November 12, 2009

Government and military officials have issued statements since last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas that have nothing to do with the reality of what occurred, what is occurring and what our enemies would still like to have occur all over the United States. Listening to them leads to the conclusion that these people were handed talking points because they are all saying pretty much the same thing; that we shouldn't jump to conclusions, stereotype or give in to...[view article]

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Obama said to want revised Afghanistan options
TownHall.com - November 12, 2009

President Barack Obama rejected the Afghanistan war options before him and asked for revisions, his defense secretary said Thursday, after the U.S. ambassador in Kabul argued that a significant U.S. troop increase would only prop up a weak, corruption-tainted government....[view article]

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Blind Diversity Equals Death
TownHall.com - November 11, 2009

The violence at Fort Hood, President Obama told mourners on Tuesday, was "incomprehensible." The "twisted logic that led to the tragedy," he reiterated, may be "too hard to comprehend." If the Bush administration suffered a systemic failure of imagination on homeland security, the Obama administration is suffering a willful failure of comprehension....[view article]

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Army shooter's mosque run by Muslim Mafia
WorldNetDaily - November 9, 2009

The suspected Fort Hood terrorist's former mosque in Maryland is controlled by the radical Muslim Brotherhood, a Saudi-funded worldwide jihadist movement which controls many of the mosques in America....[view article]

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AOL News - November 7, 2009

FORT HOOD, Texas -An Army psychiatrist who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood was so conflicted over what to tell fellow soldiers about fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan that a local Islamic leader was deeply troubled by it, the leader said Saturday....[view article]

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Obama to meet with Joint Chiefs on Afghanistan
CNN - October 30, 2009

Washington (CNN) -- President Obama is scheduled to meet with the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Friday as part of his reassessment of the military strategy in Afghanistan, a White House spokesman said Tuesday....[view article]

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Afghanistan Increases Polling Stations for Election
VOA News - October 29, 2009

Afghan election officials say they plan to increase the number of voting stations for next week's presidential runoff election, despite concerns that could lead to more fraud than in the first vote....[view article]

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Behind the scenes in Obama's war council debate
CNN - October 26, 2009

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- There's an air of mystery hanging over President Obama's war council, which meets in secrecy yet again this week to discuss a new strategy for Afghanistan in the highly secure White House Situation Room....[view article]

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