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Trump says he and Kim Jong Un ‘in love’

Washington (AFP) Sept 30, 2018 – US President Donald Trump said he and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have fallen “in love” — their bromance fuelled by “beautiful letters” he received from the leader...


Israel PM lashes Iran, claims secret atomic warehouse

United Nations, United States (AFP) Sept 28, 2018 – Israel’s prime minister on Thursday accused arch-enemy Tehran of harboring a secret atomic warehouse, making deft use of ample props and vowing that his country...


NATO warns Russia to stop “reckless” worldwide behavior

Russia must halt its “worldwide pattern of reckless” behavior or face the consequences, avowed top NATO officials after a 3-4 October meeting of allied defence ministers in Brussels. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and...


FLIR receives $28.7m award for NGCD from US Army

On October 1st FLIR Systems announced they have received an award for the Next Generation Chemical Detector (NGCD) from the from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical...


Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 2 October 2018

Americas Colombia – 1 October 2018: In Quindío department, environmentalist groups announced their opposition to the planned development of export-oriented avocado plantations by Peruvian multinational Camposol, warning that agrochemicals could pollute water sources. Guatemala...


The Case for a U.S. No-First-Use Policy

A scene from Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 film “Dr. Strangelove.” Credit: Sony/Columbia Pictures By Daryl G. KimballWASHINGTON DC, Oct 1 2018 (IPS) Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 film “Dr. Strangelove” delivers an eerily accurate depiction...


HHS sponsors new formulation of TPOXX

To expand U.S. health security and prepare for the potential use of smallpox virus in bioterrorism attacks against the United States, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will purchase additional doses of...

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