Category Archives: Governments, Military & Geopolitics

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Switzerland consolidates military cooperation with Israel

Switzerland and Israel want to strengthen their military cooperation. The President Ueli Maurer and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak have agreed in a Memorandum of Understanding. The World Economic Forum (WEF)…

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Islamofascism in Egypt

Washington engineered Mubarak’s ouster. He fell from grace. He became more liability than asset. For years, State Department and Pentagon officials wanted him out. He opposed Bush’s 2003 Iraq war…

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World War III Has Begun – It`s the First Asymmetric War Long Awaited by Pentagon Think Tanks

The Pentagon has already declared World War III and President Barack Obama and the Congress never even carried out their constitutional duties to approve the use of American military power…

Foreign Policy

US Trained Mali Rebels, Commander Visited US

General Ham, New AFRICOM Commander Cites Mali Failure This week, General Ham admitted US complicity in training the rebel groups in Mali.  He also suggested changes which would improve America’s…

An Egyptian protester waves his national flag as he gestures towards riot police during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 28, 2013 (AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed)

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Egypt Army chief warns of ‘collapse of state’ as troops deployed to ‘protect’ Suez Canal

Egyptian Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah Sissi has warned that the failure to resolve the political crisis currently gripping Egypt could ultimately lead to the “collapse of the state.” Sissi…

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Syria: Iran, Saudis beef up rival militias

Bitter rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia seem to be stepping up involvement in Syria’s civil war by forming new paramilitary forces to aid their allies or pushing in fighters from…

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India Presses Israel on Joint Missile Project

The Indian government has asked Israel to speed up development of its joint medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) project, which has faced technical snags since its inception in 2009. MRSAM topped…

CBS News

US agrees to refuel French warplanes on Mali mission

The United States has agreed to refuel French fighter jets waging war against Islamist militants in Mali, officials have said, after weighing the decision for more than two weeks. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told…

The Guardian

Israel Deploys Missiles as Netanyahu Sees Syria Collapse

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel must prepare for the threat of a chemical attack from Syria as the army deployed its new Iron Dome anti- missile system near…

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U.S. defense now linked to India?

Defense analysts in the United States say the wisest strategic move to pursue in Asia is to grow closer ties to India, because that would provide a check on Chinese…

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Pentagon laying off 46,000 employees

The Pentagon has begun laying off 46,000 contract and temporary civilian employees in an effort to cut back on military spending, the No. 2 Pentagon official said on Friday. Full…

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Fully Armed Chinese Z-10 Helicopter With Extra Fuel Tanks On ‘Combat Status’

Alert 5 posts Chinese military hardware pictures straight from the ground, but they can lack context as PLA troops or brave civilians snap photos of classified military manuevers and post to Weibo…

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Energy Industry Doesn’t Understand Algeria Attack

The attack on BP-operated Amenas gas facilities in the Algerian Sahara was a spectacular lesson for the energy industry: No amount of high-tech security is invulnerable to Sahelian militants. Billions will…

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Syria Calls on its Refugees to Come Back, Pledges Aid

The Syrian Interior Ministry called on all citizens, who fled the country amid the ongoing bloody conflict, to come back and pledged to help with formalizing documents. “All Syrian citizens,…

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Paramilitary Force Assembled by Syria with Iranian Help

  President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has put together a new paramilitary force of men and women, some trained by key ally Iran, to fight what is now becoming a guerrilla…