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  1. Korea 'Caught in Tug-of-War Between U.S., China'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    U.S. officials are worried that Korea and China are getting too close, but the high-wire diplomacy required of Seoul also offers opportunities, the Wall Street Journal said Wednesday. An article on the front page headlined "South Korea Looks to Propser in China While Staying Close to U.S.," it says Seoul is now "into a diplomatic balancing act" between the U.S. and China.


  2. 2/3 Of Global Military Conflicts Instigated By U.S. - Russian...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | International Business Times

    's deputy Defense Minister, has described the United States as the lone antagonist in the chaos the world is experiencing right now. He said two-thirds of all global conflicts have been instigated by the U.S. under the pretext of democracy.


  3. On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... 1980s. Another newly declassified CIA report deals with U.S. President Ronald Reagan's proposed Strategic Defense Initiative - a far more elaborate precursor to the National Missile Defense program being promotedby current President George W. Bush. ...


  4. US responsible for two-thirds of all military conflicts - Russia's top brassRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    More than 40 ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations travel in formation in the Pacific Ocean during the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise in this U.S. Navy photo taken July 25, 2014. US interference in the internal affairs of countries around the world has brought neither peace, nor democracy, said Russia's Deputy Defense Minister.


  5. THAAD deployment is none of China's businessRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    THAAD deployment is none of China's business . NOVEMBER 28, 2014 03:00. . China's ambassador to Korea told Korean National Assembly members on November 25 that if the U.S. deploys Terminal High Altitude Area Defense in Korea, it would have a negative impact on Korea-China relations.


  6. Ar's 15th Anniversary15 Years in 15 MinutesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2010 | American Reporter

    It looks like President Barack Obama is going to follow up his biggest domestic policy achievement - health care reform - with his biggest foreign policy achievement - a new strategic nuclear arms reduction treaty and new U.S. policies regarding the use of nuclear weapons. The treaty that Mr. Obama and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev signed in Prague on April 8 is not just the first significant arms control treaty between the United States and Russia since the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or START, was signed by President George H.W. Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev.


  7. LETTER: Iran threat calls for missile defense systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Robert Lee's otherwise compelling op-ed on the sorry state of nuclear disarmament negotiations with Iran , missed one essential point: what should the U.S. do if these negotiations do in fact produce an unacceptably weak agreement? Part of this answer is, and can only be, the full funding of the GMD missile defense program; it's our only real defense against a missile launched at the U.S. homeland by Iran. After nine successful live-fire tests, the GMD has persuasively shown its effectiveness and ability to destroy enemy missiles outside of Earth's atmosphere.


  8. Iron Dome: Perspectives From IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Heritage Foundation

    The Iron Dome has provided Israel with necessary defense in response to short-range rocket and mortar threats, particularly those fired by Hamas. The Iron Dome's performance has proven it to be a successful air defense system, with some reports citing a 90 percent interception rate.


  9. Surge in US armored vehicles next to Russian bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Russia Taday

    U.S. soldiers deployed in Latvia perform during a drill at Adazi military base October 14, 2014 American armored vehicles sent to Poland and the Baltic States for military drills are to remain for the constant training of local troops and rotation of US forces. More fighting vehicles will be "pre-positioned" at US military bases in Germany. 1 comment

  10. China's envoy opposes possible THAAD deployment in S. Korea: lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    China's top diplomat to Seoul said Wednesday he is opposed to the possible U.S. deployment of an advanced missile-defense system in South Korea as it would hurt Sino-Korean ties, a lawmaker said. The United States has said it is considering deploying a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery, an integral part of its MD system, to South Korea, citing evolving threats from North Korea.


  11. Brookes: Hagel's exit won't save O's weak foreign policyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Boston Herald

    OK, so maybe at least one head had to roll - in this case that of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel - after the murderous mid-term elections which partly reflected Team Obama's sloppy steering of the ship of state in international waters. But the inconvenient truth about all of this delicious D.C. drama is that swapping out one Pentagon pasha for another won't fix President Obama's floundering foreign and national security program.


  12. Ghost Town Soldier Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    Josef Stalin, when asked in 1935 whether he could do anything with Russian Catholics to help win favor with the pope against the increasing Nazi threat, famously responded: "How many divisions has he got?" Almost 80 years later, his successor, Vladimir Putin , busy with his aggression in Ukraine and listening to the outcry from European leaders, faces the same question. Unfortunately for Ukraine and for the United States, Europe today is much like the pope was in 1935, with little military power, and what there is doesn't work very well.


  13. China, North Korea criticize US over Ferguson situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Stars and Stripes

    North Korea and China criticized the United States' human rights record after a grand jury decided not to press charges against a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo. While China veiled its criticism Tuesday, North Korea, which is believed to run a vast network of concentration camps housing political prisoners, called the U.S. a "graveyard of human rights."


  14. Mechanical Engineering Discipline LeadRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Engineering Times

    Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial custom ers worldwide-as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies.


  15. France to send armoured unit to Poland for exercisesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Reuters

    France said on Tuesday it was planning to send an armoured military unit to Poland for exercises designed to strengthen the NATO alliance's eastern flank in apparent response to tensions over a pro-Russian uprising in Ukraine. The manoeuvres, following bilateral UK-Polish field training exercises this month involving 1,300 British soldiers, come at a time also of increased NATO concern over Russian air force forrays around the coast of nordic countries.


  16. Raytheon's Redstone Arsenal missile facility celebrates 100th SM-6, second anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Alabama Live

    An SM-6 missile is loaded into a specialized container at Redstone Arsenal's Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility for delivery to the U.S. Navy. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- It's been two years since Raytheon opened its missile testing and integration facility inside the gates of Redstone Arsenal.


  17. Collected Department Releases: Promoting Space Security and SustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | State Department

    Thank you for that kind introduction, and thanks to the International Institute of Strategic Studies for having me back here today to discuss an issue of vital interest: ensuring the long-term sustainability, stability, safety, and security of the space environment. For decades, we have been inspired by humanity's space endeavors and reaped the benefits of the use and exploration of outer space.


  18. USFK chief concerned by N.K. asymmetric threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Korea Herald

    U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti on Tuesday expressed concern over North Korea's development of asymmetric military capabilities, noting that Pyongyang was making "progress."


  19. Top Missile Defense Expert Honors Missile Defenders In South KoreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 |

    At Osan Air Base in the Republic of Korea, on November 21st, MDAA hosted the Third Annual Peninsula Missile Defenders of the Year Award Ceremony. The event paid tribute to the men and women of the Republic of Korea and U.S. Armed Forces who operate the air and missile defense systems on the Korean Peninsula.


  20. Israel's moral high groundRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Times-Tribune

    Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof knocking.