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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, January 05, 2007

Japan getting ready to spend millions on missile defense

Government seeks to rectify defense gaps identified in North Korea's July test firings, says Lockheed Martin exec.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- "Japan may be getting set to pour hundreds of millions of dollars into plugging missile defense gaps demonstrated by North Korea's July test firings, a Lockheed Martin executive said Wednesday.

Also being discussed is removing 'barriers' to coordination with the United States to thwart missiles that could be tipped with chemical, biological or nuclear warheads, said Ed Butt, head of a Lockheed missile defense division." Read on.


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