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Jim Mannion

Jim Mannion

    Chavez suffers lung woes as aides allege 'psychological war'
    Chavez suffers lung woes as aides allege 'psychological war'
    The hardline stance was adopted after Vice-President Nicolas Maduro returned from a visit with the ailing Chavez in Cuba, where he is suffering from...
    Obama vows to keep military 'strongest on the planet'
    Obama vows to keep military 'strongest on the planet'
    President-elect Barack Obama rode a wave of anti-war sentiment to the White House but he vowed on Monday to maintain "the strongest military on the...
    US military HQ in Africa put on the back burner
    US military HQ in Africa put on the back burner
    Controversy surrounding the United States military's new Africa Command has forced the Pentagon to put plans for establishing a headquarters in the...
    Drug traffickers shift to semi-submersibles
    Drug traffickers shift to semi-submersibles
    Drug traffickers have shifted to semi-submersible craft and other smaller, harder-to-detect boats to elude surveillance, causing a sharp drop in...
    Russia threatens to leave missile treaty
    Russia threatens to leave missile treaty
    Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened on Friday in talks with United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to abandon a key nuclear-missile treaty, while also telling Washington to freeze plans for a European anti-missile shield....
    US to test 700-tonne explosive
    US to test 700-tonne explosive
    The United States military plans to detonate a 700-tonne explosive charge in a test called "Divine Strake" that could send a mushroom cloud over...