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  • Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants

    Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants
    Thousands of young Iraqi Shiite Muslims volunteered for military service Saturday and an American aircraft carrier headed toward the Persian Gulf in efforts to counter the blitz attack by Sunni militants sweeping through Iraq's northern provinces. The...
  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • Troubled missile defense system successfully intercepts target in test

    Troubled missile defense system successfully intercepts target in test
    The nation’s trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead launched from the Marshall Islands. Word of the successful...
  • Two jets from West Coast-based aircraft carrier crash in western Pacific

    The Navy has safely recovered one pilot and is searching for the second after two F/A-18 Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson crashed Friday in the western Pacific Ocean, the Navy said. The jets are from Carrier Air Wing 17 and assigned...
  • Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing

    Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing
    Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
  • Should jetliners be equipped with anti-missile systems?

    Should jetliners be equipped with anti-missile systems?
    In the wake of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine, Americans have grown fearful that terrorists may shoot down a commercial plane with a ground-to-air missile. A new survey found that 47% of Americans who were questioned said they...
  • Paul Greenberg: The anatomy of terror

    The on-again, off-again war in Gaza and Israel is on again, with a massive barrage of rockets fired at whatever targets Hamas can hope to reach in the Jewish state -- Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, anything and everything in between. The Israelis then strike back...
  • Officials present radar blimp plans for Aberdeen Proving Ground

    The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away. Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...
  • White House adds to Iran sanctions blacklist

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration added 17 foreign companies and individuals to a federal blacklist Thursday for allegedly helping Iran evade economic sanctions, a move intended both to maintain pressure on Tehran during upcoming nuclear...
  • Engaging with North Korea

     Engaging with North Korea
    Pyongyang, North Korea — I became British ambassador to North Korea a year ago, and since then I have seen firsthand the nature of the regime. Its human rights record is appalling; it continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs...
  • North Korea missile launches follow months of threats [Timeline]

    North Korea missile launches follow months of threats [Timeline]
    BEIJING -- North Korea's latest missile launch comes after months of fiery rhetoric directed against South Korea, Japan and the United States, including threats of an imminent nuclear war. The provocations eased with the conclusion of annual joint...