The Club-K: A Deadly “Pandora’s Box” of Cruise Missiles

Russia’s military-industrial complex is offering an ominous weapons system in the international arms market called the Club-K cruise missile system. It consists of a quadruple launcher for Club cruise missiles hidden inside an innocuous-looking cargo container that serves as cover for the missiles’ Transporter-Erector-Launcher (TEL) and the control cabin, where two operators would handle the […]

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Russia-China Joint Statement Discloses Opposition to US Policy

After attending the summit of the Shanghai cooperation organization in Kazakhstan Russian president Dmitry Medvedev and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jin Tao flew to Moscow where they worked on a mammoth gas sale agreement from Russia to China guaranteed to provide the Chinese with energy security and Russia with hefty profits. The haggling over price […]

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Why aren’t we working with Japan and India?

By Michael Green and Daniel Twining Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in India for a strategic dialogue that will focus on how China’s ascendance is transforming Asia. At her next stop, Indonesia, she is to hold trilateral consultations — U.S.-Japan-Korea and U.S.-Japan-Australia — on the margins of a broader regional forum. The Obama administration […]

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Report: US Kills Al-Qaeda’s Military Leader

After eliminating Osama bin Laden, the United States scored another major victory in the war on global jihad Friday with the targeting killing of Muhommad Ilyas Kashmiri. Kashmiri, one of al-Qaida’s most active leaders and billed as a possible successor to Bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. drone attack in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal […]

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Don’t Do it Again, Pakistan Army Warns USA Against Additional Military Action in Pakistan

(CNSNews.com) – Breaking his silence on Sunday’s U.S. Navy SEAL operation against Osama bin Laden, Pakistan army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kayani has warned the United States not to contemplate a similar mission in the future. Pakistan also wants the U.S. to reduce the strength of U.S. military personnel inside the country “to the minimum essential,” […]

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White-house Intelligence Breakdown

No matter how things shake out in Egypt, one thing has become depressingly clear: Something is very wrong with the American intelligence services. First it was CIA Director Leon Panetta, telling a House committee there was a “strong likelihood” that Mubarak would step down Thursday night — an erroneous prediction that, the CIA later admitted, […]

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South Asia Thankfully Left Out of U.S.-China Joint Statement

Compared to the U.S.–China joint statement in 2009, this year’s joint statement issued at the summit between Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao contains no mention of improving U.S.–China “communication, dialogue, and cooperation on issues related to South Asia.” India objected strenuously to the language in the 2009 joint statement, and the U.S. has apparently […]

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Are Visas for India’s High Tech Companies Congress’ New Cash Cow?

Republicans and Democrats can always agree on spending more money. Their default position is usually not to cover costs.  But if they must, there’s one sure-fire political no-brainer: make foreigners pay.  After all, they can’t vote.  Next year, as Congress begins to take a closer – perhaps serious – look at the budget deficit, foreigners […]

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