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  • Carrier group returns after 7-month deployment

    Carrier group returns after 7-month deployment
    SAN DIEGO -- The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group returned to San Diego Monday morning following a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific and Middle East. The Nimitz-class carrier USS John C. Stennis, which is homeported in Bremerton, Wash.,...
  • Man admits exporting missile components to Iran

    An Iranian man today pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to trying to illegally export missile parts and other equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. law, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office said today. Authorities say Davoud Baniameri in...
  • North Korea Refuses to Halt Launch Plan, Despite Obama's Warnings

    North Korea Refuses to Halt Launch Plan, Despite Obama's Warnings
    North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move. The North "will not give up the satellite launch for peaceful purposes, which is a...
  • Oops: Obama caught on open mic with Russian leader; GOP slams comment

    Oops: Obama caught on open mic with Russian leader; GOP slams comment
    In a private conversation made public by a live microphone, President Obama appeared to be putting off diplomatic talks with Russian leaders about a controversial missile defense system in Eastern Europe until after the November election, prompting...
  • Japan says it will shoot down North Korea rocket over territory

    Japan says it will shoot down North Korea rocket over territory
    Japan will shoot down any part of the long-range rocket that North Korea plans to launch next month that enters its territory, the Japanese defense minister, Naoki Tanaka, said Friday. Speaking at a news conference, Tanaka said he had issued the official...
  • The right's fraudulent fears

    The right's fraudulent fears
    Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. They need him to lose so their...
  • Obama's flexibility doctrine revealed

    Obama's flexibility doctrine revealed
    "On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility." Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
  • N. Korea Rocket Breaks Up, U.N. Security Council to Meet

    N. Korea Rocket Breaks Up, U.N. Security Council to Meet
    PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea. The launch drew condemnation from United...
  • Israel tests missile as Iran attack rumors grow

    Israel tests missile as Iran attack rumors grow
    Israel test-fired a missile from a military base on Wednesday, two days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of the "direct and heavy threat" posed by Iran's nuclear program. The noon launch near Tel Aviv, which had not been announced in...
  • Alvin R. Eaton, missile systems pioneer, dead at 91

    Alvin R. Eaton, missile systems pioneer, dead at 91
    Alvin Ralph Eaton, a pioneer in modern guided missile systems and the longest-serving employee at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, died of cancer Oct. 20. He was 91 and lived in Clarksville. Mr. Eaton's 66-year career coincided with —...
  • Wrong course for Navy weapons research

    Wrong course for Navy weapons research
    A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...