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With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict.
Across his remarkably successful presidency, Ronald Reagan repeatedly made the link between the U.S. economy and U.S. international security and defense.
The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a rocket over Ashkelon. Anoter rocket exploded in an open area near the city.
While the 1962 Cuban missile crisis is widely regarded as the nearest the world has come to nuclear war, historians and military analysts believe we were even closer to the brink in late 1983.
Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the other day about the difference between Israel and Hamas: "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles."
Here are a few important points about Iron Dome and missile defense in general for Americans to consider.
Germany's two largest airlines say they are not yet resuming flights to Israel even though the European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport.
U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Co reported a 13 percent rise in second-quarter profit, helped by cost cutting and favorable pension adjustments, and maintained its full-year forecast.
Wreckage of a Malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, July 17, 2014.
Bay Area Jews who recently have returned from Israel - or are still there - say they have never been more in awe of the Jewish state.
As a fully integrated asset in the MEADS network, the radar tracked air objects and supplied a common integrated air picture of the area around Pratica di Mare.
Russia voiced concern on Thursday over a U.S. proposal to station elements of a missile defense shield in South Korea, saying the move could provoke an arms race in the region.
Thursday, July 24, the 17th day of the IDF's Gaza operation, Israeli ministers were discussing a possible "humanitarian ceasefire" in IDF-Hamas hostilities, which could last up to five days.
Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the other day about the difference between Israel and Hamas: "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles."
Rebel commander Aleksandr Khodakovsky of the so-called Vostok Battalion speaks during a previous interview in Donetsk on July 8. In an exclusive interview with Reuters news agency, pro-Russian separatist commander Aleksandr Khodakovsky has admitted the separatists had the type of antiaircraft missiles Washington says were used to shoot down a ... (more)
The U.S. Navy's next-generation air and ballistic missile defense radar from Raytheon has successfully completed critical design reviews.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 03:31 am
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