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Obama’s Hagel test

Obama’s Hagel test By Alan Hart. (Alan Hart) By all accounts President Obama wants to nominate Chuck Hagel, the former two-term Republican senator from Nebraska to replace Leon Panetta at the Pentagon as Secretary of Defense, but a coalition led … Continue reading

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Syria refers Terrorism to U.N. Security Council.

Syria refers Terrorism to U.N. Security Council. SANA – nsnbc. On Thursday the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry addressed two identical letters to the President of the Security Council and the UN Secretary General Ban Kyi-moon. The letters contained evidence … Continue reading

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The Diaoyu Dao; Taiwan between a Rock and a Hard Place.

The Diaoyu Dao; Taiwan between a Rock and a Hard Place. By Christof Lehmann -The Chinese – Japanese raw over the Diaoyu or Senkaku islands is overshadowing Taiwan´s territorial claims over the rocky islands, 120 nautical miles from its coast, … Continue reading

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One more radar to strengthen the system

One more radar to strengthen the system Leon Panetta, the head of the Pentagon, announced that Japan and the US signed an agreement to deploy the second element of the American missile defense system on the Japanese territory. Washington and … Continue reading

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