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Hezbollah Chief ‘Proud’ of Sending Missiles to Gaza

Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah boasted in a speech Monday that his organization shipped anti-tank missiles to the Gaza Strip. “I’m proud and honored to say we sent Kornet missiles to the Gaza Strip. We’re using our own weapons in Syria as well,” he said.

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Winning: North Korea Backs Down from Guam Threat

North Korea backed down Monday from a threat to fire missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam, according to a North Korean state media report cited by the Wall Street Journal.

In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has said …

Iran Says it Built Third Underground Missile Factory

Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard as saying.

A picture taken on August 20, 2010 shows the test firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of a surface-to-surface Qiam missile, entirely designed and built domestically and powered by liquid fuel according to Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi, a day before the Islamic republic was due to launch its Russian-built …

Iranian General Boasts Increased Production Of Higher Quality Missiles

TEL AVIV – Amid ongoing Iranian threats to “retaliate” if the U.S. pursues a decade-long sanctions extension, Iran has managed to enhance both the quality and quantity of ballistic missiles, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ air and missile force boasted.

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Iran: We Can Mobilize Nine Million Fighters Against U.S.

TEL AVIV – The founder of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps warned that if America tries anything against the Islamic Republic, the regime is capable of deploying nine million troops to fight U.S. forces in a matter of days.

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Iran Denies It Delivered Missiles to Yemen Rebels

Iran on Friday denied US accusations it has delivered missiles to Yemeni rebels, retorting it was US support for a Saudi-led coalition backing the government that had prolonged the conflict.

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Israel, U.S. Conduct Defense Test Against Thousands of Simulated Rockets

TEL AVIV – The United States and Israel successfully conducted a “milestone” exercise in which both countries’ missile defense systems were tested against a simulated attack of thousands of rockets fired from Lebanon and Iran, the Defense Ministry announced Wednesday.

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Iran Deal: San Diego Rep. Scott Peters Announces Support

Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) will vote for the nuclear Iran deal. In a late Thursday op-ed for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Peters wrote, “the JCPOA is our best tool to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon for at least

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How New Thinking in Missile Defense Could Lead to Better Defense— and Better Politics

Here’s an interesting headline that appeared in the March 18 Washington Business Journal: “DOD deputy secretary to industry: Come up with a new missile defense solution, and we’ll fund it.” The news item detailed a speech by Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work to a conference in Washington, DC, making defense contractors an offer that’s hard to refuse: If you can build it, we will buy it.