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  1. Letters: Missile defense criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    David Ignatius makes a strong case for why an imperfect agreement with Iran is still better than the status quo . But with so much uncertainty still in the air and Iran's history of violating these agreements, America and Israel still must invest in our missile defense systems even if an agreement is reached.

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  2. Israel asks Congress for more missile defense fundsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Israel has asked Congress to add more than $300 million to the Obama administration's budget request for its missile defense programs. The request for an extra $317 million came in February, Bloomberg reported .

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  3. ANKARA: Turkey's prolonged missile issueRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Groong

    Today's Zaman February 28, 2015 Saturday Turkey's prolonged missile issue GOKHAN - Turkey's prolonged missile issueThe prolonged issue of buying a new missile defense system has revealed that Turkey is lost when it comes to foreign policy.As many know, Turkey has declared its intention to buy a missile system from China, and that has upset NATO considerably. It is basic knowledge that NATO will not accept the integration of a Chinese system into its structure.

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  4. Kerry: U.S. entitled to benefit of doubt on Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and committee ranking member Rep. Eliot L. Engel , speak while a protester stands before a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill February 25, 2015. AFP/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal.

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  5. 5 Things You Need to Know About the U.S.-Israel Relationship Under President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The White House

    Since Israel's founding in 1948, the United States has stood firmly as its closest ally in the Middle East. The first country to recognize Israel, the United States has forged a deep and unshakable bond with Israel through a multifaceted relationship that reflects the depth and breadth of the ties between our people and the values that we share.

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  6. Defense/SecurityExpert: Missile Defense Drill Wasn't a Total FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    It was reported last Tuesday that last year's missile tests for the developing Arrow 2 and Arrow 3 anti-missile systems had been misreported as successes, when in fact they had both failed . The two systems will be used to combat missile threats from the likes of Iran against rockets that have not left the Earth's atmosphere in Arrow 2's case, and will neutralize missiles before they reenter the atmosphere in the case of Arrow 3. But to say that the tests "failed" is a misunderstanding accounting to Uzi Rubin, the founder and director of the Arrow Defense Program and researcher at the Begin Sedat Center for Strategic Studies.

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  7. Kerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. Kerry said in an interview broadcast before he left for more talks in Switzerland with Iran's foreign minister that Netanyahu was welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the administration did not want the event "turned into some great political football." 1 comment

  8. Israeli Prime Minister set to address U.S. CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. Kerry said in an interview broadcast before he left for more talks in Switzerland with Iran's foreign minister that Netanyahu was welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the administration did not want the event "turned into some great political football."

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  9. Carly Fiorina sees Vladimir Putin as a major threatRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Carly Fiorina is one of the more interesting potential Republican presidential candidates, as illustrated by her performance at CPAC . First, in a Thursday speech, she ripped into Hillary Clinton , discrediting the former secretary of state as the first woman president in waiting.

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  10. UN silence on a mortal threat to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Yet again, Iran is instigating violence and instability in the Middle East. Although it has been nine years since the Israel-Hezbollah war, the recent altercations between Israel and Iranian client Hezbollah show tensions can escalate at any time.

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  11. Israel asks US for additional $300mn for missile defense - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Israel reportedly bypassed the White House and asked the US Congress for an extra $317 million to be added to President Barack Obama's budget for the next fiscal year in order to fund Israeli missile defense programs, Bloomberg reported. The requested funds would be in addition to the $158 million already proposed by the Pentagon for Israel's security needs for the fiscal year that will begin on October 1. The new allocation will allegedly finance the 'David's Sling' and 'Arrow-3' programs - designed to intercept medium- to long-range missiles - as well as provide an anti-ballistic missile system.

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  12. Department of Defense Briefing by Vice Adm. Syring on the Fiscal Year ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | U.S. Department of Defense

    STAFF: The director of the Missile Defense Agency, he's going to speak for a short period of time, and then he'll take some questions afterward. So if you could please wait until the end of his remarks before asking questions, and if you could identify yourself , affiliate .

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  13. 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Baltimore Sun

    Within minutes of meeting Frank Underwood, Petrov tells him that he rejects his proposal for peace in the Jordan Valley. Oh, this is going to be a long visit.

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  14. Amid political tensions, Israel reportedly lobbies US for military fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ynetnews

    Israeli officials have reportedly asked the US Congress for $300 million for two missile-defense programs, in addition to over $3 billion the US gives Israel annually. The request, first reported by Bloomberg, comes at a time of heightened political tensions between Washington and Jerusalem ahead of a controversial visit by Prime Minister Netanyahu which will see him address Congress on a looming nuclear deal with Iran, despite anger by Democrats and the White House for failure to coordinate the event, orchestrated by the Republican leadership.

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  15. Israel asks US for extra missile defense funds, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jerusalem Post

    Reported request calls for additional $317m. to the $158m. already proposed by the Pentagon for American's budget plan for fiscal 2016, according to Bloomberg.

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  16. Michigan In Running for $3 Billion Missile Defense SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    The Pentagon is considering locations in Michigan, Ohio and a couple of other states for its new ground-based interceptor ballistic missile defense mission. Two high-ranking members of Michigan's congressional delegation are making a bipartisan appeal to the Pentagon to choose Battle Creek for a new $3 billion missile defense site .

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  17. Israel said to seek additional $300 million from US for missile defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of Israel

    Israeli soldiers patrol near an Iron Dome defense system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, in the Golan Heights, on January 20, 2015. Israeli officials have reportedly asked the US Congress to add more than $300 million for the country's missile defense programs in the fiscal year beginning October 1. The extra funds would be added to the $158 million proposed by the Pentagon in US President Barack Obama's budget request and would be earmarked for production of the joint defense systems David's Sling and Arrow III.

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  18. Explaining Netanyahu's Washington VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Real Clear Politics

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress on March 3. The speech, orchestrated by Netanyahu and Speaker of the House John Boehner, is part of a last-ditch effort to undermine a potential framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program expected in late March. It also comes two weeks before Israel's March 17 elections.

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  19. China confirms new hypersonic glide vehicle test-flight ( Ahad Nil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    China confirmed conducting a test flight of a new hypersonic missile delivery vehicle capable of delivering nuclear warheads with record breaking speeds. The move is purely scientific and not targeted at any country, said the Defense Ministry.

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  20. China's hypersonic strike vehicle 'in 3d test flight' ( Ahad Nil CNN Ireporter from Sylhet,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    China has reportedly conducted a third flight test for its new ultra-high speed strike vehicle - capable of travelling at up to eight times the speed of sound, in what experts suspect is part of the development of its strategic nuclear program. The test flight, monitored by US intelligence services this week, was the third in a series of tests of the Wu-14 hypersonic glide vehicle-a high-accuracy, high speed projectile, reports the Washington Free Beacon.

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