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US Missiles

Drone Strike Kill 16 Militants In Pakistan

AP | HUSSAIN AFZAL | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

PARACHINAR, Pakistan — U.S. drones fired four missiles at a compound of a Pakistani militant commander in a northwestern tribal region on Thursd...

4 Suspected Pakistani Militants Killed By U.S. Missiles

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. drone has fired two missiles at a vehicle in northwest Pakistan, killing four suspected milit...

Russia Angered By US Missile Defense Plan

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia has serious concerns about U.S. plans to deploy missile interceptors in Romania, the Foreign Ministry said Friday. The statemen...

U.S. Speeding Up Missile Defenses in Persian Gulf

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration edges toward imposing tougher sanctions on Iran, it has begun upgrading its approach to defending its P...

Poles, Czechs: US Missile Defense Shift A Betrayal

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poles and Czechs voiced deep concern Friday at President Barack Obama's decision to scrap a Bush-era missile defense shield pla...

U.S. Accuses Pakistan Of Illegally Modifying American-Made Missiles | ERIC SCHMITT and DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United States has accused Pakistan of illegally modifying American-made missiles to expand its capability to strike land targets, a ...

South Waziristan: Suspected US Drones Kill At Least 45 In Pakistan

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Suspected U.S. unmanned aircraft launched two attacks against militants loyal to the head of the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, kil...

North Korea Threatens To Launch Ballistic Missile Test

New York Times | Choe Sang-Hun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

North Korea threatened on Monday to test what its neighbors believe is a ballistic missile capable of reaching United States territory, even as Hillar...

GBU-39: Israel Uses New US-Supplied Smart Bomb To Attack Hamas

Jerusalem Post | YAAKOV KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israel Air Force used a new bunker-buster missile that it received recently from the United States in strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza St...

Pakistan: Suspected US Missiles Kill 8

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Suspected U.S. missile strikes killed eight people Monday in northwest Pakistan, where al-Qaida and Taliban leaders...

Afghanistan: US Missile Strike Kills 37 Civilians

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters held a wedding party captive and fired on U.S. forces in an attack designed to draw U.S. airstrikes on civ...

Russia Threatens US Missiles In Europe, Report

AP | MIKE ECKEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MOSCOW — The commander of Russia's strategic missile forces has repeated warnings that Russian ballistic rockets could be aimed at U.S. missile ...

Czech Mate

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The Czech people and Congress have already blocked Bush's rush to deploy an anti-missile technology that does not work against a threat that does not exist.