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Russian military leaders have expressed concern about US plans for a national missile defense system. Will defense technology be limited by possibilities for a strategic imbalance? Is this just SDI all over again?

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China Defends Itself on Missiles By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING (AP) -- President Jiang Zemin told visiting U.S. senators Wednesday that China has ``kept to the letter'' of promises not to export missile technology to Pakistan and other countries, one of the lawmakers said

Israel's Sharon Visits Turkey By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- With Israel facing increasing isolation and anger throughout the Middle East, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon paid a visit Wednesday to the only country in the region where he is warmly welcomed: Turkey

Bush Aides Lurch Below Passia By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- Differences with other nations over U.S. foreign policy are deep and clear for all to see -- global warming, missile defense, germ warfare. Less obvious are the internal differences among President Bush's key advisers

Tuesday's Canada News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OTTAWA (AP) -- The Liberal government must now answer to Parliament about its role in security operations at the chaotic 1997 APEC conference, opposition parties said Tuesday in the wake of a report critical of police an d federal officials

Delay in Naples NATO Summit Sought By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROME (AP) -- The mayor of Naples proposed postponing a NATO conference due to be held in the city in November, fearing new protests with Italy still smarting from violence at last month's Group of Eight summit

U.S., Russian Defense Officials Meet By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. and Russian defense officials met Wednesday for a second day of talks at the Pentagon to explore the prospects for an agreement on building missile defenses and cutting nuclear forces

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The Myth of a Perfect Defense By CALEB CARR In the missile defense argument, as is so often the case, the lessons of military history are being misapplied by both sides

U.S. Planes Bomb Targets in Iraq By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Air Force planes bombed an air defense site in northern Iraq Tuesday and President Bush pledged to keep Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's military ambitions in check

Conservative Coalition Pushes Missile Shield on Capitol Hill By JAMES DAO A coalition of conservative groups has begun a campaign to pressure Congress into supporting President Bush's plans for a missile shield

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