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  1. US promising help to keep Iran in check in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gazette

    The Obama administration is greeting King Salman of Saudi Arabia with assurances that a nuclear deal with Iran also comes with the necessary resources to help check its regional ambitions. The king is making his first visit to the White House since ascending the throne in January.


  2. The veiled cause of Abe's legislative predicamentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    As demonstrated by the most recent mass demonstration in front of the Diet, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now faces vehement opposition from pacifist elements to the raft of security-related bills introduced by his Cabinet. The hard-core component consists of postwar baby boomers who experienced first-hand the impact of the U.S.-led Occupation involving demilitarization, democratization and pacifist education.


  3. Obama To Reassure Saudi King Amid Concerns Over Iran Nuclear DealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    President Obama meets Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Riyadh in January. The president is hosting King Salman at the White House today.


  4. 4 Defense Stocks To Buy On Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    It was recently announced that President Obama had secured enough votes to Veto any potential opposition to the Iran Nuclear Deal. Further, yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry sent a letter to Congress stating that Israel and America's Gulf allies would be "taken care of."


  5. Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    In this Jan. 27, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama meets Saudi Arabian King Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In this Jan. 27, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama meets Saudi Arabian King Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  6. Orbital ATK Receives 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award at ConferenceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Utah Business

    Orbital ATK, Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, received a 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems at their annual Supplier Excellence Conference. The top-rated, 5-Star honor was awarded to Orbital ATK's Aerospace Structures Division facility in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, for its ability to maintain 100 percent on-time delivery, 100 percent quality assurance and sustainable continuous improvement processes over the course of 12 consecutive months.


  7. Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over IranRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Saudi King Salman will meet with US President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to strengthen relations after a period of tensions. The visit is the king's first to the United States since ascending to the throne in January, and comes after the United States agreed to a nuclear deal with Iran in July, raising Gulf Arab fears that the lifting of sanctions on Iran would enable it to pursue destabilizing policies in the Middle East.


  8. Netanyahu vows to continue fight against Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    President Barack Obama's enlistment of sufficient support in Congress to push forward the nuclear deal with Iran has dealt a final blow to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign in Washington against the accord. Yet the prime minister is giving no sign that he is about to change course or halt his public criticism of the accord, which sets curbs on Iran's nuclear program but that Netanyahu warns still would allow Iran to retain the means to build a nuclear bomb.


  9. Fort Custer in 'very, very strong position' to land missile defense site, Stabenow saysRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    BATTLE CREEK, MI -- Fort Custer near Battle Creek appears to be heading the short list to locate a $3 billion missile defense system to safeguard the eastern United States, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and U.S. Rep. Fred Upton said...


  10. Netanyahu defends Iran deal fight after Obama secures supportRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Thursday his high-profile campaign to defeat the Iran nuclear deal after US President Barack Obama secured enough backing to keep Congress from blocking it. Netanyahu has repeatedly spoken out strongly against the agreement between Iran and six major powers aimed at rolling back the Islamic republic's nuclear program, even appearing before Congress in March.


  11. 10 for Today: Thursday, Sept. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    NUCLEAR: Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech in support of the Iran nuclear deal at the National Constitution Center, Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Philadelphia.


  12. U.S. Develops Qatar Air DefenseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Middle East Newsline

    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has been developing Qatar's air defense network. The Defense Department has awarded a $175 million contract for the development of Qatar's air and missile defense network.


  13. Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP oppositionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    In this March 2, 2015 file photo, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, speaks during a news conference in Baltimore. Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory.


  14. Obama gets key vote to protect Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign-policy victory yesterday as Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and Israel's government. The backing from Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski gives supporters of the agreement the crucial 34th vote in the 100-member chamber they need to uphold an Obama veto of a congressional resolution of disapproval if Republicans pass such a measure later this month.


  15. Massive parade highlights China's "active defense" military strategyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    China on Thursday displayed a host of new armaments ranging from intercontinental ballistic missiles to medium-long range bomber aircraft in its massive parade commemorating the end of WWII, highlighting the nation's inherent military strategy of "active defense." Twenty-seven phalanxes with Chinese-made main battle armaments including the Dongfeng-5B, an intercontinental strategic missile designed to carry nuclear warheads, and the Dongfeng-21D anti-ship ballistic missile described by some media as the "carrier killer," paraded through the Tian'anmen Square in central Beijing as nearly 200 aircraft including the H-6K medium-long range bombers and carrier-based J-15 fighter jets flew overhead.


  16. MDA Shrugs and Lowers Goal to 39 BMD Ships | New Russian...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Defence Industry Daily

    The Missile Defense Agency is lessening its ambitions for the number of ships that will be equipped with ballistic missile defense to 39 from 48. Between the Navy buying fewer, more expensive ships and opting not to staff ships in drydock with BMD-qualified crews, the number 39 seemed more realistic, if further away from the commanders' request of 70. The Navy's fourth MUOS satellite appears to have happily landed in its initial orbit after riding on an Atlas V . Irving Shipbuilding in Nova Scotia started in on the MNCS Harry DeWolf, the ship that will give its name to the new class [Canadian French] of offshore patrol ships geared to the Arctic environment.


  17. Navy commandos simulate attack on offshore gas rigRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Navy chief Ram Rotberg poses for a picture near the 'Tamar' gas processing rig 24 km off the Israeli southern coast of Ashkelon on September 2, 2015 Israeli commandos recently simulated a hypothetical terrorist attack on one of Israel's vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs, the IDF told reporters on Wednesday. The drill, involving the Israel Navy's elite Flotilla 13, took place approximately one month ago.


  18. Multiple military-missile shield for Israel's gas fieldsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Debka

    The Israeli Navy Wednesday, Sept. 2, staged a defensive exercise, which centered on the elite Shayetet 13 unit silently and smoothly driving off the terrorists who had "captured the Yam Tethys Mediterranean gas field, off the coast of the southern Israeli port of Ashkelon.


  19. Stephen A. Seche: Concerns about Iran go beyond nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    The outcome suggests the President's principal argument - that a negotiated settlement on Iran's nuclear weapons program is preferable to the alternative - has resonated with key members of Congress. Yet the irony is that while Administration officials trumpet the nuclear deal as a triumph of soft power over hard power , Washington's efforts to assure anxious Arab allies in the wake of the deal seem remarkably focused on reinforcing their capacity to engage Iran militarily.


  20. Israel will keep fighting nuclear deal with IranRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTVC

    An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will continue fighting against the nuclear agreement signed by Iran, the United States and five other world powers. The Israeli leader has been personally lobbying U.S. lawmakers to block the nuclear pact -- but supporters now have the 34 votes in the Senate that would be needed to back President Barack Obama when he vetoes a resolution of disapproval.