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  • Russia bolstering naval presence amid expected Syria airstrikes

    Russia bolstering naval presence amid expected Syria airstrikes
    Russia has deployed two powerful warships to the Mediterranean Sea to augment its normal naval presence amid rising expectations of Western airstrikes on its ally, Syria. A senior Russian naval officer denied Thursday that the dispatch of an anti-...
  • U.S. deploys fifth warship near Syria

    U.S. deploys fifth warship near Syria
    WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is moving a fifth warship armed with cruise missiles to the eastern Mediterranean Sea, giving the U.S. more firepower for a possible attack on Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons, a defense official said. The...
  • Military Attack On Syria Is Either Serious, Or It Is Not

    Having leaked to the world, and thus to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a detailed briefing of the coming U.S. air attack on Syria — 1) the source (offshore warships and perhaps a bomber or two), 2) the weapon (cruise missiles), 3) the duration...
  • For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria

    For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria
    WASHINGTON — The White House faces the strong possibility of a defeat over Syria that could seriously damage the president for the rest of his tenure, a peril the administration will battle this week as members of Congress return to work and open...
  • Now's not the time to cut missile defense

    Recent satellite imagery suggests that North Korea has greatly expanded its uranium enrichment capabilities. The nation just promised to launch more long-range rockets "soon." And, reportedly, labs in Pyongyang are hard at work developing nuclear-armed...
  • 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...
  • Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria

    Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday defended the country’s weapons sales to Syria, saying the country is primarily providing defense systems that are in line with international treaties. Responding to news reports that Russia has sent advanced...
  • 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...
  • Lockheed gets $449M in cruise-missile deals

    Lockheed gets $449M in cruise-missile deals
    Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles unit has received two new contracts worth a combined $449 million to produce next-generation stealth cruise missiles for the U.S. Air Force, the company said Thursday. The latest deals for the advanced cruise...
  • Two officers at nuclear missile site targeted in drug investigation

    Two officers at nuclear missile site targeted in drug investigation
    WASHINGTON — Two Air Force officers overseeing nuclear-armed missiles at a Montana air base are being investigated for involvement in illegal drugs, the latest in a string of misconduct cases involving officers who look after the nation's atomic...
  • Raytheon says CEO will step down in March and names replacement

    Raytheon says CEO will step down in March and names replacement
    Defense contractor Raytheon Co. announced Chief Executive William H. Swanson will step down in March and will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Thomas A. Kennedy. Swanson, who turns 65 in February, has served as the company’s CEO since 2003....