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Saudis Had No Intel On Iranian Oil Strikes; Mossad, Bibi Brief Defense Cabinet

Posted by Arie Egozi on


Israeli sources said the Saudis had no clue something might happen. “It seems that the Americans were also in the dark, which is very worrying. A greater cause for worry, is if Washington knew and did not share the data in time with the Saudis” one source said.

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Army Tests Dispersed THAAD; Beginning Of Modular Missile Defense?

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The potential threat from Chinese batteries will only grow as Beijing continues to militarize small islands outside of its territorial waters, claiming them as their own.

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US, Poland Ready Major Troop Announcement at White House; MoD Watches F-35s

Posted by Paul McLeary on


As the Polish president visits the White House this week, Polish officials are touring US air bases to check out the F-35.

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Israel Edges To NATO As Turkey Pivots To Russia

Posted by Arie Egozi on


For a while, Turkey and Israel were the unexpected couple, the increasingly Muslim state buying the Jewish state’s weapons and Israel offering Turkey a potentially strategic gas and oil pipeline. Today, Israel is reaching out to NATO and Turkish-Israeli relations are increasingly tense.

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Nukes Or Conventional Weapons? Buy The Ones We Use

Posted by Lacie Heeley on


As the House and Senate gear up for votes in the coming days to fund the Defense Department, lawmakers are set to support a bow wave of costly nuclear weapons programs increasingly at odds with the needs of U.S. troops and the future threats that dominate their agenda. Notably for a president who famously championed… Keep reading →

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A New Approach for U.S. Missile Defense?

Posted by Philip Coyle on


Phil Coyle knows missile defense. He was director of Operational Test and Evaluation from 1994 through January 2001, during the darkest days of THAAD and when missile defense was a religious issue for both Republicans and Democrats. Thank goodness we had Coyle around to actually bring facts to the roiling debate then. Does Coyle think… Keep reading →

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Army Missile Defense Stretched Thin: Readiness, Crisis Response At Risk

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


ARLINGTON: There’s no peace dividend in missile defense. While most types of Army units don’t deploy to Iraq or Afghanistan anymore, some scarce specialties are in increasing demand worldwide, such as special operators, division staffs, and missile defense forces like the famous Patriot. As long-range missile threats increase from Iran and North Korea, China and Russia,… Keep reading →

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GOP’s War On Terror 2.0: More Drones, More Missiles, More Boots On Ground

Posted by David Axe on


President Barack Obama says he wants to end the 12-year-old war on terror. Not so fast, said Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and Armed Services Committee member. Not only does Graham warn against declaring victory over al Qaeda, he wants more drones, more deployed missile defenses and more U.S. troops on the ground… Keep reading →

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US, Turkey Have ‘Never Been So Close’; Amb. Tan Lauds Patriot, F-35

Posted by Otto Kreisher on


Despite international perceptions that the Turkey’s Islamic-oriented government has turned its back on its American ally, Ankara’s ambassador to the United States insists that “the relationship has never been so close.” “That doesn’t mean that we don’t have any disagreements,” Ambassador Namik Tan told reporters this morning. “Turkey is, of course, an independent state.” But… Keep reading →

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