Jarno Limnéll and Jan Hanska
April 15, 2013
The Whitehouse recently announced that President Barack Obama has the authority to initiate a preventive cyber strike in the event that an attack on the US is threatened. This announcement means that in the cyber domain, the military now has the authority to attack foreign nations, regardless of whether or not the US is involved in a conflict with them. This pre-emptive cyber policy [...]
The US says Iran is developing advanced anti-ship missiles and has enhanced its missile arsenal over the past few years.
According to the report entitled “Annual Report on Military Power of Iran”, the US intelligence community said the Iranian-produced weapons, particularly its anti-ship missiles, are increasing in range and accuracy, the World Tribune weekly newspaper reported.
“Short-range ballistic missiles provide Tehran with an effective mobile capability to strike partner forces in the region,” the [...]
Hundreds of Damascus residents fled from clashes and army shelling of several districts of the embattled Syrian capital Thursday, a rights watchdog reported, as the military gave them two days to get out.
The military said residents have 48 hours to leave areas where clashes are taking place between security forces and rebels, a security source told AFP.
Syria’s Ballistic Missile Arsenal Looms As Assad Regime Buckles
If in its final hours Syria’s [...]
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is armed with “powerful modern weapons” capable of defeating the United States, a top military chief in Pyongyang said Wednesday amid increased speculation abroad about the nation’s missile arsenal and nuclear ambitions.
Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho emphasized the importance of strengthening the military to defend North Korea against threats it sees from the United States and South Korea. He called his nation a nuclear and military power and [...]
by USN News
Iran has the ability to fire missiles at U.S. targets in the Middle East and “temporarily” close a key sea transit route, a senior intelligence official said Thursday.
Tehran has a missile arsenal capable of reaching “targets throughout the region and into Eastern Europe,” Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess, Defense Intelligence Agency director, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
“Iran has … threatened to launch missiles against the United States and [...]