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Missile defense

Asia's arms race – look whose interest is being served
As mutual distrust drives the growing military buildup in the Asia-Pacific region, bigger powers like the US will use this regional competition to settle scores with its most formidable Asian irritants - North Korea and China.

29.04.2015 13:32

Why NATO is terrified of Russia
The twin-pronged attack - oil price war/raid on the ruble – aimed at destroying the Russian economy and place it into a form of Western natural resource vassalage has failed.

29.04.2015 14:48

​Israel had ‘right to defend itself’ in Gaza war, says Cameron
UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Israel had a right to defend itself when it initiated Operation Protective Edge in Gaza last summer.

28.04.2015 14:31

Crisis, what crisis? -The al-Qaeda takeover of Syria
This weekend it was reported that al-Qaeda affiliated rebels were “almost completely in control” of the last major government held city in the Idlib province in northern Syria.

27.04.2015 15:32

Did a Chinese-Russian-Iranian coalition opposing NATO debut in Moscow?
The Moscow Conference on International Security in April was used as a venue to give notice to the US and NATO that other world powers will not let it do as it pleases.

23.04.2015 15:29

​Scrap ‘irrelevant’ Trident nukes, Scottish trade unionists say
The UK’s Trident nuclear deterrent has been branded “irrelevant” by the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), which says the weapon system no longer fulfills the needs of Britain’s security forces and faces a marked fall in public support.

22.04.2015 11:09

US can ‘penetrate’ S-300 air defenses in Iran if necessary – Obama
However good Russia’s S-300 air defense system is, when supplied to Iran the US will be capable of dealing with it, President Barack Obama said in an interview to MSNBC. He mentioned the Pentagon’s incredible budget compared to Iran’s as proof.

22.04.2015 05:48

Poland to purchase US Patriot missiles, Airbus helicopters
Poland has approved the purchase of US Patriot missiles, the country’s defense ministry confirmed on Tuesday. Warsaw also said it will buy helicopters from the European firm Airbus, which will cost the country $8.6 billion.

21.04.2015 20:54

Obama downplays Russia S-300 supply to Iran, ‘jaws drop’ in Israel
US President Barack Obama has admitted he was “surprised” that Moscow held back resumption of S-300 supplies to Iran for so long. Some Israeli officials are reportedly saying the prospect of derailing the Iran nuclear talks is now zero.

18.04.2015 07:15

Russia’s bilateral ties with Iran: S-300 issue
Russia’s decision to lift restrictions on delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran is legal, reasonable and will contribute to regional and global stability.

18.04.2015 11:43

S-300 in Iran ‘no threat to Israel’: Putin briefs Netanyahu on defensive weapons concept
Following Russia’s decision to lift a ban on supplying S-300 missile systems to Iran, the Israeli PM has called President Putin to express his “grave concerns” – and received a detailed explanation of defensive weapons and the logic behind Moscow’s move.

14.04.2015 23:14

UK opposes international ban on ‘killer robots’
The UK is opposing an international ban on so-called “killer robots” at a United Nations conference in Geneva this week, which will examine the future of lethal autonomous weapons systems (Laws).

14.04.2015 12:44