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February 26, 2013
MISSILE DEFENSE
Israel tests new Arrow missile interceptor
Jerusalem (AFP) Feb 25, 2013
Israel said on Monday it carried a successful test of the latest generation Arrow missile system, the Arrow 3, that can intercept missiles from Iran, taking a further step in bolstering its defence plans. The defence ministry said the flight test was conducted by Israel's Missile Defense Organisation and US Missile Defence Agency officials. "This is the first flight test of the Arrow 3 interceptor and was conducted at an Israeli test range over the Mediterranean Sea," the ministry said. The ... read more
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NUKEWARS

World powers have 'good offer' for Iran nuclear talks
World powers will present Iran with an updated and "good" offer at talks this week on its nuclear programme, an EU official said Monday, although hopes for a breakthrough were slim. ... more
THE STANS

Karzai's demand takes US military by surprise
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's demand for US special forces to leave a key province came as a surprise to American commanders, who had no advance warning of the order, officials said Monday. ... more
CYBER WARS

Calls mount for US action against Chinese hack attacks
Calls mounted Sunday for stiffer US action against Beijing for cyber spying and massive theft of US industrial secrets, allegedly by the Chinese military. ... more
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MILPLEX

China takes aim at extravagance in military spending
China's military has introduced new rules to combat "extravagance and waste" in spending, state media said Sunday, as the country's new leaders stress austerity to fight official corruption. ... more


TERROR WARS

UN experts probe Iran-linked arms ship in Yemen
UN experts in Yemen on Sunday investigated an Iran-linked arms shipment which authorities intercepted in January, the official Saba news agency reported. ... more
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Thai Muslim insurgents launch attacks
Muslim insurgents in Thailand's troubled southern Muslim provinces launched a series of similarly timed reprisal attacks. ... more
TAIWAN NEWS

Taiwan's former vice president to meet new China leader
A Taiwan politician known for making a landmark 2005 visit to China flew to Beijing Sunday to meet China's Communist Party chief Xi Jinping in the highest level cross-strait meeting since Xi took office, officials said. ... more
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MISSILE NEWS

Syria missile strikes in Aleppo leave 58 dead: NGO
Three surface-to-surface missiles fired by Syrian regime forces in the northern city of Aleppo have left 58 people dead, among them 36 children, a watchdog said on Sunday, updating an earlier toll. ... more
THE STANS

US special forces told to leave key Afghan province
Afghanistan's president has ordered US special forces to leave a strategic province as he seeks tighter control over Afghan militia, exacerbating tensions before the 2014 withdrawal of NATO troops. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

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Syria regime denies firing Scud missiles at rebels: report
The Syrian regime has denied firing Scud missiles at armed rebels, including in Aleppo where a watchdog says 58 people were killed when missiles hit the northern city, a Russian broadcaster quoted a Syrian minister as saying on Monday. ... more
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West Bank fury over prison 'torture death'
The Israeli-occupied West Bank seethed with fury Monday as a Palestinian who allegedly died under torture in an Israeli prison was buried. The tensions heightened fears of a third violent Palestinian uprising and harming flickering hopes long-stalled peace talks might resume. ... more
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Two Obama cabinet nominees face key votes Tuesday
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Mali Islamists have 'destructive power' of army: colonel
Islamists in northern Mali have the "destructive power" of an army, a top Malian colonel said Sunday, while showcasing weapons seized in Gao since French-led forces retook the city last month. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel tests Arrow but funding cuts loom
Israel successfully carried out the first flight test of its high-altitude Arrow-3 missile interceptor Monday, a major step forward in shielding the Jewish state from ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear or chemical warheads. ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

US radar to boost missile defence in Japan
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SUPERPOWERS

Commentary: Geopolitical conundrum
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China slams Japan's Abe over interview comments
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