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Ukraine outlines reasons for high aircraft loss rate

A lack of experience and training, as well as poor tactics and intelligence not being acted on are the primary reasons for losses being incurred by the Ukrainian Air Force in the restive east...

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CNS Deputy Director Appointed to National Security Council

Jon Wolfsthal will become the new Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Arms Control at the NSC in December. The post CNS Deputy Director Appointed to National Security Council appeared first on James Martin Center...

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Ebola Response in Liberia Is Hampered by Infighting

The global response to the Ebola virus in Liberia is being hampered by poor coordination and serious disagreements between Liberian officials and the donors and health agencies fighting the epidemic …read more From:: Virtual...

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US Report: China’s Nukes Getting Bigger and Better

DEFENSE NEWS – A new congressional-funded report paints a dark picture of China’s nuclear weapons and missile modernization efforts. The report, issued Nov. 19, by the US China Economic and Security Review Commission, states...

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North Korea responds to UN with nuclear test threat

BBC – North Korea has threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country’s human rights violations. Its foreign ministry on Thursday accused the...

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NY National Guard Sharpens CBRN Response Skills

More than 375 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen sharpened their skills responding to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) hazards during training at the Erie County Emergency Services Training and Operations Center...

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Top North Korea envoy in Moscow for Putin talks

Moscow (AFP) Nov 17, 2014 – A special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in Moscow on Monday for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Pyongyang seeks allies to fend off a...

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Iran, US go face-to-face in crunch nuclear talks

Vienna (AFP) Nov 19, 2014 – Iran and the US held one-on-one talks Wednesday as a deadline loomed to reach a mammoth nuclear deal, seeking common ground on the two crucial remaining issues: uranium...

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Iran nuclear talks get down to nitty-gritty

Vienna (AFP) Nov 19, 2014 – Iran and six world powers get down to business in Vienna Wednesday, groping for the elusive magic formula to secure a milestone nuclear deal that satisfies hardliners in...

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IPS Honours Crusader for Nuclear Abolition

From left, SGI Executive Director for Peace Affairs Hirotsugu Terasaki, IPS Director General Ramesh Jaura, and honoree Jayantha Dhanapala. Credit: Roger Hamilton Martin/IPS By Roger Hamilton-MartinUNITED NATIONS, Nov 19 2014 (IPS) Jayantha Dhanapala was...

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OPINION: The Clock Is Ticking for Nuclear Disarmament

Jayantha Dhanapala is the recipient of the 2014 IPS International Achievement Award for Nuclear Disarmament, and is a former U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs. By Jayantha DhanapalaUNITED NATIONS, Nov 19 2014 (IPS) A nuclear...

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Ansell Introduces New CBRN Protective Suit in U.S.

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, recently announced the U.S. launch of Trellchem ACT, a new protective solution for law enforcement responders dealing with consequences of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) incidents....

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WHO: Ebola Diagnostic Tests Urgently Needed

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for increased laboratory diagnostic capabilities for use in the Ebola crisis. “The goal of interrupting chains of Ebola virus transmission depends heavily on laboratory support. This support...

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Organic Vaccines Partner with NIH for MERS-CoV Countermeasures

Organic Vaccines LLC this week announced it has entered into a commercial evaluation license agreement with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a three-year collaborative agreement with the US National Cancer Institute (NCI),...

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Free Home Flu Test Kits for Flusurvey Participants

People taking part in this year’s Flusurvey, the UK’s biggest crowd-sourced study of influenza, will for the first time be offered a swab to confirm if their symptoms are caused by a flu virus...

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USAID, Broad Institute and Illumina Partner to Combat Ebola

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Illumina, Inc. today announced they have entered into a public-private partnership to help combat the Ebola epidemic in West...

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