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January 02, 2013
NUKEWARS
Iran blasts Obama for Latin America law
Tehran (AFP) Jan 1, 2013
Iran on Tuesday blasted US President Barack Obama for enacting a law aimed at countering Tehran's alleged influence in Latin America, saying it was an overt intervention in the region. "It is an overt intervention in Latin American affairs... that shows they are not familiar with new world relations," Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told reporters. The United States, he said, "still lives in the Cold War era and considers Latin America as its back yard". "We recommend t ... read more
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IRAQ WARS

Iraqi town caught in middle of territory row
Butcher Sherzad Saleh stands outside his shop in Tuz Khurmatu holding a dead chicken. He has more pressing concerns than a high-level dispute over territory. ... more
NUKEWARS

Military issues cloud Korean singer Rain's love life
South Korean pop icon Rain has come under fire after reports revealing his relationship with a top TV actress suggested he might be flouting the terms of his compulsory military service. ... more
NUKEWARS

S. Korea activists release anti-North leaflets
South Korean activists launched balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border Tuesday as North Korea joined a global party by greeting the New Year with fireworks. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

Attacks down but Iraq in 'low-level war'
Violence in Iraq dropped in 2012, data released Tuesday showed, but insurgents proved they were still capable of mounting waves of attacks and a watchdog warned the country was still in a "low-level war". ... more


SUPERPOWERS

New York Times says reporter forced to leave China
A New York Times reporter has been forced to leave China, two months after the newspaper carried a critical report on the wealth of the family of Premier Wen Jiabao. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Syria ushers in New Year with more violence
Syrians woke up to air strikes near Damascus on New Year's Day and the closure of Aleppo airport after repeated rebel attacks, casting doubts on efforts to end the 21-month conflict. ... more
WAR REPORT

Hamas could oust Abbas from W.Bank: Netanyahu
The militant Islamic Hamas could wrest the West Bank from the western-backed rule of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, just as it did in the Gaza Strip in 2007, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday. ... more
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THE STANS

Afghans say prisoner releases offer peace hopes
Afghan peace negotiators on Tuesday welcomed the release of eight Taliban prisoners who had been held in Pakistan, hailing the move as a significant boost to efforts to end 11 years of war. ... more
UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems Israel Ministry of Defense Approximately $315 Million
Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded various contracts by the Israel Ministry of Defense ("IMOD"), in a number of fields of activity for a total value of approximately $315 million. The new con ... more
IRAQ WARS

Iraq PM offers prisoner release as demos continue
Iraqi premier Nuri al-Maliki looked to head off protests in Sunni areas of the country on Tuesday with a prisoner release even as he threatened to use state resources to "intervene" to end the rallies. ... more
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A World of Troubles: 2013
The new year isn't beginning well. The arc of instability now runs all along the Asia-Pacific coastline from Japan through the Indian Ocean and up the Persian Gulf and Red Sea into the Mediterranean. ... more
MILPLEX

US military braces for sweeping budget cuts
The Pentagon is bracing for deep spending cuts that will affect every facet of the US military if lawmakers fail to agree a deal to avert dramatic budget reductions, officials said Monday. ... more
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UAV NEWS

What a UAV Can Do With Depth Perception
When a person reaches out to place an object in just the right place, their mind makes a series of judgments requiring vision, stability and careful movement. Trying to do the same thing robotically ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity
Fiber optic cables provide the core backbone for military and civilian networks, enabling Internet, phone, video and other data to move at super-high speeds with virtually no degradation over long d ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Can You Program a Radio to Dominate the Spectrum?
Radios are used for a wide range of tasks, from the most mundane to the most critical of communications, from garage door openers to military operations. As the use of wireless technology proliferat ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
NATO to deploy Patriots in Turkey over next few weeks

U.S. seeks double Israel missile funding

NATO chief denounces Iran's allegations on Patriots


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Iran develops new missile launcher

Thatcher 'warned France to cut off Exocets in Falklands war'

Raytheon awarded $254.6 million for Tomahawk missile


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Japan mulls US spy drones for marine surveillance: report

Elbit Systems Israel Ministry of Defense Approximately $315 Million

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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
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China opens its version of GPS to public

FLOATING STEEL

First Borey Class Nuclear Sub to Join Russian Navy on Sunday
Russia's first Borey class ballistic missile nuclear submarine, the Yury Dolgoruky, will be officially put into service with the Russian Navy on Sunday, the designer of the sub said. "The hois ... more
AEROSPACE

Russian Air Force Gets First Six Su-35S Fighter Jets
The Sukhoi aircraft maker delivered on Friday the first six Su-35S fighter jets to the Russian Air Force, the company said. The acceptance documents were signed by Defense Ministry officials a ... more
FLOATING STEEL

India Receives Second Russia-Built Stealth Missile Frigate
The second of three stealth frigates that Russia builds for India at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad arrived at the port of Mumbai, an Indian Defense Ministry source sa ... more
FLOATING STEEL

Iran navy launches 6-day massive exercises
Iranian Navy launched a 6-day massive drill in its southern waters on Friday, local satellite Press TV reported. The naval drills, dubbed Velayat 91, or Guardianship 91, are being carried out in the ... more
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MISSILE NEWS

Iran develops new missile launcher

IRAQ WARS

Iraq demands end to 'illegitimate' demos

AEROSPACE

Taiwan upgrades dozens of fighter jets

WAR REPORT

Peres says Israel would talk to Hamas if it seeks peace

THE STANS

Pakistan releases four more Taliban prisoners

IRAQ WARS

23 killed in wave of Iraq attacks

MILPLEX

Arabian monarchies to set up joint military command

THE STANS

NATO, US hail latest Afghan security handover

UAV NEWS

Japan mulls US spy drones for marine surveillance: report

SUPERPOWERS

Chinese say country still not 'world power': poll

China adds destroyers to marine surveillance: report

Three China ships in waters around disputed islands: Japan

Russia designs new types of intercontinental missiles

Russia to triple state defense order by 2015

India gets 4 Russian carrier-based fighters

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Russia sends landing ships to Syria: report

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Israel must complete peace deal with Abbas: Peres

11 children killed in Syria bombardments: watchdog

Missing Georgian soldier shot dead: Afghan official

Obama signs law against Iran's influence in Latin America

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China activists break security cordon around Liu Xia

Russia testing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's medicine

Scuffles erupt at Hong Kong pro-government march

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