Monday, April 9, 2012
Experts believe Israeli military planners options are restricted to high risk choices, such as a long range missile bombardment from Israel or a special forces raid involving troops attack facilities on the ground.
The authoritative military journal Jane’s Defence Weekly has also cast doubt on Israel’s ability to mount a successful operation saying it would face “substantial difficulties”
“The significant distances involved and hardened features of Iran’s [...]
Two Chinese fighter jets crossed an unofficial dividing line in the Taiwan Strait late last month in pursuit of a US spy aircraft, according to defence sources in Taipei and Beijing.
The incident marked the first time in more than a decade that Chinese military aircraft have entered Taiwan’s side of the 180km-wide strait. According to Taiwan’s defence ministry, two Chinese Su-27 fighter jets [...]
And so we go from one lunatic to another. In an “exclusive interview” with the FT, Muammar Gadaffi’s son, al-Saadi, told the newspaper, whose parent Pearson PLC is 3% owner by the Libyan Sovereign Wealth Fund, “made it clear that he believed any such new regime would still include his father. â€œMy father would stay as the big father who advises,â€ he told the Financial [...]