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December 11, 2012
UAV NEWS
Mystery Air Force space plane launched
Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Dec 11, 2012
A secret U.S. Air Force space plane has been launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on its third classified mission, officials said. The unmanned X-37B orbital vehicle, which resembles a mini space shuttle, was launched atop an Atlas V rocket Wednesday at 1:03 EST, Universe Today reported. As wit previous missions, the Air Force has declined to discuss any details of the spacecraft's equipment or what the goal of the current mission may be. United Launch Alliance, in charge of th ... read more
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SUPERPOWERS

US seen as 'first among equals' in 2030: intel report
The United States will likely be the "first among equals" in 2030 in an increasingly chaotic world where China is the top economy and demand soars for resources, a US intelligence report said Monday. ... more
NUKEWARS

N. Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report
North Korea's heavily-criticised long range rocket launch looked set for a lengthy delay Tuesday, with reports that the entire rocket had been removed from the launch pad for repair. ... more
WAR REPORT

Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report
NATO's deployment of Patriot missiles on Turkey's restive border with Syria is a prelude to military intervention in the country to help "terrorist groups," a pro-regime newspaper reported on Tuesday. ... more
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MISSILE NEWS

Tehran denies Iranian missile experts in North Korea
Iran on Tuesday denied a South Korean report that its missile experts were in North Korea offering technical assistance for the planned launch of a long-range rocket. ... more


WAR REPORT

US military to keep 'strong' role in Mideast: Panetta
The US military will retain a "strong presence" in the Middle East despite a strategic shift to Asia, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said on Tuesday during a visit to Kuwait. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Israeli forces raid offices of West Bank NGOs
Israeli forces raided the West Bank offices of three Palestinian non-governmental organisations overnight, confiscating computers and other material, one of them said on Tuesday. ... more
MILPLEX

More F-16s for Egypt fuels arms debate
The U.S. decision to send Egypt 20 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets as the new Islamic president in Cairo is making dictatorial moves will fuel growing criticism in the United States and Europe of arming regimes that shun democracy. ... more
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Israel, US in abortive missile defence test

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NUKEWARS

Canada announces new sanctions against Iran
Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced more sanctions against Iran Tuesday, ramping up pressure on Tehran to scrap its nuclear program. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

India minister: we must accept China in our backyard
India's foreign minister has said New Delhi must accept China's growing presence in its own backyard as Beijing steps up its investments and diplomatic efforts in South Asia. ... more
NUKEWARS

Iran says ready for IAEA talks on issues of 'concern'
Iran is ready to discuss issues of "concern" about its disputed nuclear programme with UN atomic watchdog experts during their planned visit to Tehran this week, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday. ... more
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NUKEWARS

World powers watching closely Iran-IAEA talks
World powers keen to re-start diplomatic efforts to resolve the Iranian nuclear crisis will be closely watching a UN atomic agency trip to Tehran on Thursday for any indications of a change in mood. ... more
MILPLEX

Brazil's Rousseff grounds fighter choice until economy takes off
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday tied the decision on a fighter jet in a deal worth billions of dollars to the country's economy picking up. ... more
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Zimbabwe, Zambia get $275mn for urgent Kariba Dam repair

Human DNA shows traces of ancient battle between primate and pathogen

Melting Arctic ice, rising temps seen as planet warms

Heavy snow hits northern Japan

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NUKEWARS

N. Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report
North Korea has removed a long-range rocket from its launch pad for repair, South Korean media reported Tuesday, a day after Pyongyang extended the widely-criticised mission's launch window. ... more
THE STANS

Pakistani Taliban threaten politicians
Pakistani Taliban said they will target additional political gatherings after a blast in a parking lot in the Khyber area near Peshawar injured seven people. ... more
NUKEWARS

Limited options to punish N. Korea rocket launch
With North Korea seemingly intent on going ahead with its planned rocket launch, the international community must decide how it can punish a country that has proved largely impervious to past sanctions. ... more
NUKEWARS
Russia shuts down Azerbaijan radar station: Baku

Turkey assures Russia Patriot missiles for defence: diplomat

Japan authorises N. Korea rocket interception


NUKEWARS
Tehran denies Iranian missile experts in North Korea

Iran to observe North Korea missile test

Severodvinsk submarine launches first cruise missile at ground targets


NUKEWARS
Mystery Air Force space plane launched

US drone strike kills at least three in Pakistan

Iran tells US to 'recount' drones


NUKEWARS
US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System

General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Astrium to provide military X-band satcoms to six UK Royal Navy vessels

NUKEWARS

World powers watching closely Iran-IAEA talks
World powers keen to re-start diplomatic efforts to resolve he Iranian nuclear crisis will be closely watching a UN atomic agency trip to Tehran on Thursday for any indications of a change in mood. ... more
WAR REPORT

Fears of Syria chemical arms founded but use unlikely
Fears that the Syrian regime could resort to using its arsenal of chemical weapons against rebels are well-founded, Western officials say, but experts at a security forum said Damascus is unlikely to unleash these arms. ... more
CYBER WARS

Saudis and allies build cyberwar defenses
Saudi Arabia's state giant Aramco says it's the target of a cyberwar campaign to cripple the world's largest oil exporter, as Persian Gulf states drive to erect defenses against attacks like the one that knocked out 30,000 Aramco computers recently. ... more
NUKEWARS

Iranian experts at N. Korea's rocket site: report
A group of Iranian missile experts are in North Korea offering technical assistance with a planned long-range rocket launch condemned by the international community, a report said Monday. ... more
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TERROR WARS

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MILTECH

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SUPERPOWERS

Brazil's Rousseff to make first official France visit

SUPERPOWERS

Philippines eyes greater US military presence

MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia shuts down Azerbaijan radar station: Baku

SUPERPOWERS

EU says Nobel will spur reforms to keep Europe at peace

THE STANS

Iraqi Kurdistan president visits forces in Kirkuk

NUKEWARS

Iran poll likely to bolster feared general

WAR REPORT

EU 'deeply dismayed' by Israeli settlements

Palestinians weigh new peace talks bid

Turkey assures Russia Patriot missiles for defence: diplomat

Taliban to attend Paris conference on Afghanistan

US report faults Pakistan over Afghan war

Swiss to get Swedish jets cheaper than Swedes: report

Sham II: New fighting machine of Syria rebels

Air Force Space Command's roots traced back to the 1940s

USAF Hopes Bulk Rocket Purchase Will Save Billions

US drone strike kills at least three in Pakistan

Qatar urges Arab peace offer review, brands Quartet failure

EU feted with Nobel in eurosceptic Norway

Syria troops battle rebels around Damascus

US air strike kills Qaeda leader: websites

Canada reconsidering F-35 fighter purchase: reports

More than 63,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq: UN

US agency chief seeks to ease airplane electronics ban

Iran condemns US nuclear test

Iran to observe North Korea missile test

Iran warships dock in Sudan

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