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  • Our fruitless quest for missile defense

    Our fruitless quest for missile defense
    Foreign policy is often a form of theater, with elaborate rituals and pretenses that no one takes too literally. But rarely have the gimmicks of stagecraft been as obvious as in the latest standoff between North Korea and the United States. Lately, even...
  • Bright Minds: Danielle Hilliard, air and missile defense

    Bright Minds: Danielle Hilliard, air and missile defense
    “The combat system is the brain that helps you fire ‘the bullet,’ which is actually an extremely complex missile,” Danielle Hilliard says of her highly technical job in air and missile defense. She uses simple visual images to...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
  • Sequestration puts U.S. at risk

    Sequestration puts U.S. at risk
    One of the reasons Congress seems reluctant to stop budget sequestration ("The sequester stand-off," Feb. 7) is that few realize the real consequences of indiscriminately slashing spending in blind, indiscriminate fashion –– particularly for...
  • 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...
  • Obama writes U.S. Congress from Chile: FYI, we attacked Libya on Saturday, but it was 'discrete'

     
    Full text: Democrat Obama says ongoing attacks are necessary to avoid a Kadafi slaughter of his own people....
  • On defense again, Obama claims 'important progress' in Libya war

     
    Democrat uses weekly address to repeat explanations for launching the hostilities....
  • Navy tests laser gun by zapping motorboat off California coast

     
    The U.S. Navy fired a laser raygun mounted on a warship, zapping – and setting fire to -- an empty motor boat as it bobbed in the Pacific Ocean....
  • Woodland Hills man pleads guilty to trying to ship missile components to Iran

     
    An Iranian man living in Woodland Hills has pleaded guilty to attempting to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran. Davoud Baniameri, 38, pleaded guilty in federal court in Illinois to one count......
  • Iran revises death toll in military base explosion to 17

     
    An explosion Saturday at a missile base for Iran’s elite Republican Guard killed at least 17 soldiers and shook buildings west of Tehran. Authorities downplayed any hint of international sabotage aimed at Iran’s nuclear program....
  • Accidental explosion at Iran military base kills at least 27

     
    An explosion at a base for Iran’s Republican Guard killed at least 27 soldiers and shook buildings west of Tehran. Authorities downplayed any hint of international sabotage aimed at Iran’s nuclear program....