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Russia Says It Will Retaliate If U.S. Stations Weapons On Its Borders

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

* Pentagon proposed pre-positioning equipment in eastern Europe * Plan is "most aggressive step" since Cold War: Russian official ...

Biden: Drug Legalization Policy Won't Change

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that Mexico's three main presidential candidates share a vision of continued close cooperatio...

Overkill: Future Weapons, Future Wars, and the New Arms Race

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

Amid talk of a new arms race, Americans should know more about what billions of their tax dollars are paying for. It's likely that DARPA projects will simply lead to needless expenditures on weapons designed for wars the U.S. won't fight.

U.S. Testing Pain Ray In Afghanistan

Wired | Noah Shachtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. mission in Afghanistan centers around swaying local to its side. And there's no better persuasion tool than an invisible pain ray that makes ...

How Iran Gets U.S. Weapons Technology

McClatchy | Warren P. Strobel | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The shadow war between the U.S. and Iran was briefly visible this week at an extradition hearing in a Paris courtroom, where an Iranian ...

U.S. Accuses Pakistan Of Illegally Modifying American-Made Missiles

nytimes.com | 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 ...

US European Missile Defense System: Alternatives Being Considered

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A senior Defense Department official said Thursday that the United States is considering options for European missile defense other...

Goodwill From Russia: Kremiln Agrees To Allow US Weapon Shipments To Afghanistan

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia said Friday it will allow the United States to ship weapons across its territory to Afghanistan, a long-sought move that bolster...

U.S. Weapons May Be Falling Into Taliban Hands

New York Times | C. J. CHIVERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Insurgents in Afghanistan, fighting from some of the poorest and most remote regions on earth, have managed for years to maintai...