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15 European nations sign LoI to strengthen air and missile defence

The European Sky Shield Initiative will enable nations to jointly procure air defence equipment and missiles. Defence Ministers representing 14 NATO member states and Finland have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) in Belgium to develop the European Sky Shield Initiative. The multi-national initiative, led by Germany, is intended to …

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US announces additional $725m in security assistance for Ukraine

High-speed anti-radiation missiles and 5,000 anti-tank weapons are part of the package. The US Department of Defense (Dod) has confirmed additional security assistance worth over $725m to equip Ukraine’s armed forces with key defence capabilities. The latest aid package is the 23rd presidential drawdown of equipment from Dod stocks for …

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Iran’s Protests Persist After One Month

A month after Iran’s protest movement first erupted, it appears to be gaining steam in the face of Tehran’s violent crackdown, which human rights groups say has killed at least 233 people—including 32 children. To crush dissent, security forces have pulled from a brutal playbook, including firing assault rifles at …

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