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Asia Times

The detention in Thailand of a cargo plane transporting weapons and the arrest of its crew remain shrouded in mystery. The destination of the weapons and identity of their buyers is uncertain. American officials and analysts believe however,

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Since April, a steady string of reports have detailed sightings of a mysterious, unidentified UAV prowling the skies above Kandahar. Grainy, Loch-Ness-Monster-like photos revealed a flying-wing-type aircraft with stealth features. Now, the French

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Russian Times

A prototype track-mounted combat platform tailored to use Russian weapons has been unveiled at an arms show in Moscow. Producers say it beats the similar American bot widely used in Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns.

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Reuters

President Barack Obama has no plans to join a global treaty banning landmines because a policy review found the United States could not meet its security commitments without them, the State Department said on Tuesday. "This administration undertoo

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Reuters

The United States has offered to add Israeli systems and munitions to a new [taxpayer subsidized] U.S.-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet and deliver it to Israel by 2015, provided a deal is sealed in coming months. Lockheed Martin Corp, maker of th

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by Dahr Jamail and Sarah Lazare - www.globalresear

As the Obama administration debates whether to send tens of thousands of extra troops to Afghanistan, an already overstretched military is increasingly struggling to meet its deployment numbers. Surprisingly, one place it seems to be targeting is mil

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Reuters

Bank of America, Citigroup, JP Morgan, Barclays and Goldman Sachs have funded cluster bomb-makers to the tune of $5 billion in the past two years despite an international accord to ban the weapons. The banks loaned money to companies whose products i

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AP

Trumpeting a victory against careless spending, President Barack Obama on signed a defense bill that kills some costly weapons projects and expands war efforts. In a major civil rights change, the law also makes it a federal hate crime to assault peo

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