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Sunday , November 18 2018

Why Didn't Washington Dissolve NATO After Collapse of USSR?

NATO has expanded dramatically after the collapse of its primary rivals, the USSR and the Warsaw Treaty Organization, Canadian Professor Michael Jabara Carley notes, posing the question whether NATO was founded as a defensive or an offensive alliance. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a military alliance aimed against the …

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India and Israel: Strengthening the Bonds

India operates Israel’s formidable Spyder Missile System What on earth, one might legitimately wonder, could India have in common with Israel? Wildly at variance in size (India’s population tops 1.25 billion; Israel’s struggles to reach 8 million), they are at least both alumni of Britain’s one-time imperial college, each with …

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Deploying NSG instead of Army was a Mistake: Experts

by Josy Joseph Thousands of troops were stationed near the airbase, but precious time was lost by sending National Security Guard commandos all the way from Delhi Army and security circles are bewildered and angry over the way the government kept the Army from the Pathankot terror hunt, especially in …

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Revealed: Russia's Lethal Su-34 Fullback Goes Global

by Dave Majumdar  Russia is on the verge of securing its first export order for the Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback bomber. Algeria is likely to become the first of many new customers for the new long-range strike aircraft. Moscow has powerful long-range interdiction aircraft used to great effect during its air …

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What’s Next for the World Economy?

The Chinese and U.S. Economies are Changing—but it’s too soon to call it a ‘new normal.’ by Samuel Rines While markets are having a shaky start to 2016, the chatter of commentators proclaiming the ‘new normal’ at which the global economy has supposedly arrived has been steady. It is true …

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South Korea Spy Agency Believes Bomb was Atomic

SEOUL: A South Korean lawmaker says the country’s spy agency told him in a private briefing that Pyongyang may not have conducted a hydrogen bomb test given the relatively small size of the seismic wave reported. Lawmaker Lee Cheol Woo says the National Intelligence Service told him that an estimated …

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India Deeply Concerned Over North Korean Nuclear Test

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup NEW DELHI: Reacting strongly to reports of North Korea conducting a nuclear test, India today said it was a matter of “deep concern” and stressed its worry over proliferation links between North East Asia and its neighbourhood, an apparent reference to Pakistan. India also …

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