Nuclear Issues: Words and Deeds (II) By Andrei Akulov

16 January 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Russia enhances nuclear potential

On January 3 Defense Ministry spokesman said the Russian military plans to test around 70 types of rocket and missile weaponry at a major testing site this year. According to Colonel Igor Yegorov, the Ministry’s spokesman, the testing program at the Kapustin Yar range in southern Russia will include about 300 launches of rockets, missiles, and aerial drones as part of more than 180 R&D projects.

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Information Clearing House 11 September 2013: Russia’s Vladimir Putin Orders Missile Defense Shipment to Iran

11 September 2013  — Information Clearing House

A Plea for Caution From Russia

What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria

 By Vladimir V. Putin

 We must stop using the language of force and return to the path of civilized diplomatic and political settlement.

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No Wonder China is Nervous as Obama Pivots By William Engdahl

22 November 2012 — William Engdahl

The US Military Posture Change

china1Part I: China a Military Threat?
To read the mainstream Western media, one would conclude that China has become an economic giant now intent on flexing its military muscle and making a massive arms buildup to do so. China’s designated new President, Xi Jinping, has just won both the top Communist party post from predecessor Hu Jintao as well as the head of the powerful Central Military Commission, giving Xi a full takeover of party and armed forces.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 29 January – 4 February 2012

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Iran against West: Air Defense Chance of Success

04.02.2012 | 00:00 | Dmitri TYMCHUK
There are two possible options on the table in case Israel and the West attack Iran. One envisages a missile strike launched by Tel Aviv followed by an adequate Iranian response. Then Nato steps in playing its favorite role of a “peacekeeper”. The other presupposes a clash between the US 5th operational Fleet and Iranian Navy in the Hormuz Strait. In both cases it’s missiles and aircraft that will strike Iran. It means air defense will bare brunt of the burden repelling the attack…
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Israel Cannot Wage a War against Iran without a “Green Light” from the US By Michel Chossudovsky

23 December 2011 — Global Research

Preparing for a Confrontation with Iran: Beefing Up Israel’s Missile Defense

Turning point in the Structure of Israel’s Air Defense System
In late December 2008, coinciding with the onslaught of Israel’s “Operation Cast Lead” directed against Gaza, the Pentagon dispatched some 100 military personnel to Israel from US European Command (EUCOM) to assist Israel in setting up a new sophisticated X-band early warning radar system as part of a  new and integrated air defense system. (See defense.gov/news/, December 30, 2011). The project had been approved by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in September 2008.

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Israel Cannot Wage a War against Iran without a "Green Light" from the US By Michel Chossudovsky

23 December 2011 — Global Research

Preparing for a Confrontation with Iran: Beefing Up Israel’s Missile Defense

Turning point in the Structure of Israel’s Air Defense System
In late December 2008, coinciding with the onslaught of Israel’s “Operation Cast Lead” directed against Gaza, the Pentagon dispatched some 100 military personnel to Israel from US European Command (EUCOM) to assist Israel in setting up a new sophisticated X-band early warning radar system as part of a  new and integrated air defense system. (See defense.gov/news/, December 30, 2011). The project had been approved by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in September 2008.

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Why Moscow does not Trust Washington on Missile Defense By F. William Engdahl

2 December 2011 — Global Research

Most in the civilized world are blissfully unaware that we are marching ineluctably towards an increasingly likely pre-emptive nuclear war. No, it’s not at all about Iran and Israel. It’s about the decision of Washington and the Pentagon to push Moscow up against the wall with what is euphemistically called Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD).

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