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Leaders Course Marks Milestone for Army

GUNPOWDER RANGE, Md. – The general, who commands the nation’s only military formation that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive, or CBRNE, threats, said the first CBRNE Leaders Course marked a milestone for...


One Missile May Hide Another

Video lecture: Honor thesis seminar by MA candidate, Philippe Mauger. The post One Missile May Hide Another appeared first on James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation...


Sagem enhances French Army FELIN kit

Sagem, a division of French group Safran, announced on 3 April it had won a contract from the French Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) procurement organisation to add several improvements to the French Army’s...


The secret weapon at the Iran talks: a whiteboard

Washington (AFP) April 5, 2015 – In this hi-tech age of gadgets and gizmos, a simple whiteboard found in classrooms around the globe was the tool that helped negotiators seal the complex parameters of...


Netanyahu wants Iran deal to cover missile capacity

Jerusalem (AFP) April 7, 2015 – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kept up his offensive against the framework nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, saying it fails to address Tehran’s long-range missile arsenal. “Why...


CIA chief says criticism of Iran deal ‘disingenuous’

Washington (AFP) April 8, 2015 – CIA director John Brennan gave a staunch defense of the framework nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, calling some criticism of the accord “disingenuous” while expressing surprise at...


Webinar: Strategies for Community Emergency Response Teams

The Federal Emergency Mangaement Agency (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Division is hosting a webinar to learn new strategies to develop resources for Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) Program. The event will be held...


Reading Chinese Nuclear Deterrence

CICERO – Throughout the Cold War, China remained secondary to the Soviet Union in American strategy and thinking. Ironically, the Asia-Pacific region was where the Cold War got the hottest in places like Vietnam,...


Assessing the War on Terror

By Erik Goepner Reports from The Heritage Foundation suggest there have been 64 Islamist-inspired terror attempts on U.S. soil since 9/11. Of those, only four were carried out, with nearly all of the remaining...


UCB, MRC Collaborate to Advance Antibody Discovery Platform

The United Kingdom’s Medical Research Council (MRC) and global pharmaceutical company UCB have launched a collaboration that will provide scientists with access to cutting-edge technologies to discover new monoclonal antibodies. These antibodies will enable...


USAID Taps Cornell to Advance Ebola Protective Garments

In the war against Ebola, Cornell University – along with partners International Personnel Protection Inc. (IPP) and protective apparel manufacturer Kappler Inc. – will rethink, reimagine and re-engineer protective suits for health care workers...

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