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Israel defense minister disses 'soft power' at Munich Security Conference

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday denigrated the value of so-called "soft power,"…

New Houthi weapon emerges: a drone boat

The Houthi boat that attacked and hit a Saudi frigate Jan. 30 in the Red Sea, reported earlier as a…

Analysis: Rethinking defense investments for Middle East growth

While industrial participation programs in MENA are not a new concept, the precipitous decline in gl…

Underwater drones, border sensors are growth areas for Gulf nations

Despite lower oil income, countries will still spend big in 2017, analysts predict.

Despite Trump rhetoric, US pledge to the Gulf stable

Despite the churn in the U.S. capital as the new administration takes over, despite the attempted Mu…

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Israel defense minister disses 'soft power' at Munich Security Conference

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday denigrated the value of so-called "soft power,"…

New Houthi weapon emerges: a drone boat

The Houthi boat that attacked and hit a Saudi frigate Jan. 30 in the Red Sea, reported earlier as a…

Analysis: Rethinking defense investments for Middle East growth

While industrial participation programs in MENA are not a new concept, the precipitous decline in gl…

Underwater drones, border sensors are growth areas for Gulf nations

Despite lower oil income, countries will still spend big in 2017, analysts predict.

Despite Trump rhetoric, US pledge to the Gulf stable

Despite the churn in the U.S. capital as the new administration takes over, despite the attempted Mu…

Russia's Middle East power play

A week after concluding its combat mission in Syria, Russia’s flagship Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft ca…

The Pentagon could send conventional military forces into Syria

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Conflict zones offer Turkish armored vehicles new opportunities

The world’s conflict zones are offering unique opportunities to Turkey’s rising armored vehicles man…

Israeli firm to debut MTCR-compliant Heron drone

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Israeli F-35 buyback surpasses $1 billion

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US Navy beefs up Red Sea presence

Responding to a growing number of dangerous incidents in waters around Yemen, the U.S. Navy is expan…

Thousands more troops are needed in Afghanistan, top commander tells Congress

Gen. John Nicholson Jr. says training and advisory missions are understaffed, and more troops are ne…

Is the Afghan air force trigger happy? Here's what the numbers say

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Russia and Iran: Split over Syria?

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Yemeni rebels say they fired a ballistic missile at Saudi capital

Yemen's Shiite rebels said on Monday they "successfully" fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh for the…

Turkey to develop surveillance balloons for border protection

Aselsan is hoping to develop the “Water Drop” and the “Global” to detect terrorist activity and ille…