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Even as U.S. officials condemn North Korea’s efforts to build a long-range nuclear ballistic missile, they are also considering cuts to the two capabilities that protect us from such an attack: our missile defenses and nuclear deterrent. The...
One of the reasons Congress seems reluctant to stop budget sequestration ("The sequester stand-off," Feb. 7) is that few realize the real consequences of indiscriminately slashing spending in blind, indiscriminate fashion –– particularly for...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.BEIRUT — U.S. officials are not exactly welcoming Iran’s revelation this week that the Islamic Republic has sent a monkey into space and brought the creature back to Earth safely. The report by Iranian media recalled for many the early...
The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. will send two batteries of Patriot missiles and 400 troops to Turkey as part of a NATO force meant to protect Turkish territory from potential Syrian missile attack, the Pentagon said Friday. Defense...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, NATO, Wars and Interventions, Weaponry
As news broke of North Korea's successful launch of a long-range rocket on Wednesday, alarm bells went off around the world. The technology used to send a satellite into orbit or fire a missile carrying a warhead are basically the same, raising fears that...
WASHINGTON — President Franklin Roosevelt was truly astonished when told by a reporter that Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, architect of the Pearl Harbor attack, had been shot down by U.S. planes over a Pacific island after Americans decrypted Yamamoto&...
BEIRUT -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton indicated Wednesday that Washington is as concerned about Syria’s chemical weapons falling into the hands of Syrian rebels as it is about the possibility that Syrian President Bashar Assad may...
Tags: Israel, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, NATO, Weaponry
While many have persuasively argued that the fiscal cliff defense cuts would hurt innovation and slow our economic recovery, few offer concrete examples of how these catastrophic cuts would endanger our national security. Iran's drive to acquire nuclear...
The Navy announced the award a Connecticut shipyard a $2 billion award to research and develop the next class of ballistic missile submarines late Friday. Groton, Conn.,-based General Dynamics Electric Boat will lead the Ohio-class replacement...
'Dr. No' Has Suave Hero, Lots of Girls. That was the headline on the May 24, 1963 Chicago Tribune review of the first James Bond picture. The headline had truth on its side, to be sure. The anonymous reviewer, filing under the coy, long-standing...
World NowDefense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
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