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A diplomacy defense shield

...the beginning. If the rocket-defense deal goes through, expect other nations to line up to hawk their latest military hardware to Iran.It's hard to imagine "peace talks" ending in a more bellicose manner than this.
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

...Rebels had bragged recently about having acquired Buk systems.He said Russia had supplied separatist rebels with military hardware, but he had seen no evidence "of the transfer of that type of system from Russia." The weapons that the rebels...
US economy shrank at 2.9 percent rate last quarter, worst since recession, before recovering

...manufacturing and business investment have shown a solid rebound. Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods excluding military hardware and for core capital goods, a proxy for business investment, rose strongly in May, a report Wednesday showed...
Israel's expansionism should be halted

...acknowledge Israel's right to expand. During these years of hostility, the United States supported Israel with military hardware and with diplomatic pressure to further Israel's control of the Middle East. Many Middle East countries that are...
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Military retirees to get benefits and other quality-of-life issues, and (military) hardware and readiness." A House-Senate conference and other quality-of-life issues, and (military) hardware and readiness." A House-Senate conference committee...
Ga. Lockheed Martin plant strike vote set

...north of Atlanta, struck over contracts in 2002 and 2005 but voted to ratify a three-year deal in March 2008, ending a strike threat that year.The Bethesda, Md.-based firm manufactures fighter jets and other military hardware.
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U.S. has priorities backward in Mideast

...creation of a Palestinian nation. Since that time, Israel has started six wars against the Palestinian people (the military hardware of Israel's military was supplied by President Truman and all of the presidents since that time). Our president...
Augusta native played major role in history of Civil War

...over his surrender. They point out he was a Southern sympathizer who saw an advantage to giving the Rebels all his military hardware. The fact that he accepted a Confederate generalship a few months later would seem to be more than coincidence...
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New Lockheed CEO faces shifting defense budgets

...McCain's liking. Analysts suggest that as defense spending slows, Lockheed will have to grow in other areas besides military hardware. It already has expanded in some sectors such as information technology, where posted a 22 percent sales increase...
Unemployment rate falls to 5.9 percent in November

...strongest increase in 15 months. The gain, the fifth increase in the past six months, was led by strong demand for military hardware and transportation equipment. In a third economic report, the Federal Reserve said that consumers were more cautious...