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14 min ago | Politico

Senate blocks aid to Israel

In the end, the Senate couldn't even agree to deliver emergency aid to one of the United States' closest allies.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, John Cornyn, Tom Coburn

4 hrs ago | News Max

Border Bill Failure Also Stalls 'Iron Dome' Funding in Senate

The failure of the U.S. Senate's border security funding bill on Thursday also delayed at least until September $225 million in funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system.

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8 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Congress races to finish VA, highway bills

Prospects were considerably brighter for bipartisan measures to improve veterans' health care, prevent a cutoff in highway construction aid and send Israel additional money for its missile defense system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, John Boehner, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

14 hrs ago | Republican Journal

Conservative to the core - Americans should deplore shameful treatment of close ally

As individuals and as a nation, our word should be our bond. But over the last few years, America's word has become increasingly hollow and without substance.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

20 hrs ago | The China Post

Japan, S. Korea strain hurting their security: US

Strained relations between American allies Japan and South Korea are hurting military cooperation, including on missile defense, despite the common threat they face from North Korea, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, North Korea,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

American Society for Quality

Iron Dome Makers Got Hacked, Says Cybersecurity Firm

Three companies that helped build Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system were hacked two years ago, according to a cybersecurity firm.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Beverages, CocaCola

Thegatewaynews.com

Public meeting set to review environmental impact of missile defense system on Ravenna

The Missile Defense Agency and Ohio National Guard will host a public forum Aug. 5 to discuss the scope of the Environmental Impact Statement for a potential Continental U.S. Interceptor Site at Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center.

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The Republic

Congress cooperates - and fights - as recess nears

Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Kansas City, MO, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

Congress cooperates – and fights – as recess nears

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, as lawmakers prepare to move on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat

Bangor Daily News

Feds schedule Maine hearings on impact of possible missile defense site

The Department of Defense is asking for public input as its Missile Defense Agency prepares economic impact statements for U.S. locations being considered for potential missile defense sites, including one in Maine.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, US Military, US Navy, Rangeley, ME, Weather

Russia Taday

Russia: US claims on nuclear missiles treaty unsubstantiated, we have questions too

Moscow has slammed Washington's allegations that Russia breached the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, calling the claims unsubstantiated.

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Japan Herald

US Japan SKorea strains hurting their security

South Korea are hurting military cooperation, including on missile defense, despite the common threat they face from North Korea, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Tuesday.Adm.

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RedState

Alison Grimes: boy, I just love that Iron Dome underground defense system

Look, I'm not telling you to love Mitch McConnell; but this was a really stupid thing for Alison Grimes to say .

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Related Topix: US News

Ynetnews

Six IDF soldiers injured by mortar fire inside Gaza; Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Jerusalem

Code Red sirens sound in Gush Etzion and parts of the West Bank, as Gaza militants fire rockets and mortars on Israel and IDF soldiers.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

News from America, 6:12 AMCongress Scrambling to Approve Iron Dome Boost

Democratic and Republican members of Congress are scrambling to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess but the House and Senate are at odds over process, according to The Associated Press .

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Instapundit.com

I'M Sure Obama and Hagel are All Over this: a New Arms Race In...

I'M SURE OBAMA AND HAGEL ARE ALL OVER THIS: A New Arms Race In Space. "In the age of communications and information technology, the safety of satellites is crucial.

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InsideHalton.com

DND considers anti-missile defence system

The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Manufacturing, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

WFLA-AM Tampa

Mark plays audio from Ronald Reagan in 1983

On Friday's Mark Levin Show: Mark plays audio from Ronald Reagan in 1983 regarding the missile defense system against the Soviet Union, the arming of Israel so they could protect themselves, and the so-called, "Star Wars" system.

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Memeorandum

Hackers Plundered Israeli Defense Firms that Built 'Iron...

Hackers Plundered Israeli Defense Firms that Built 'Iron Dome' Missile Defense System - Three Israeli defense contractors responsible for building the "Iron Dome" missile shield currently protecting Israel from a barrage of rocket attacks were compromised by hackers and robbed of huge quantities

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

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