Archive for November, 2010

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CIA Must Disclose Data on Human Experiments

November 26, 2010

A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco ordered the CIA to produce specific records and testimony about the human experiments the government allegedly conducted on thousands of soldiers from 1950 through 1975.

Three veterans groups and six individual veterans sued the CIA and other government agencies, claiming they used about 7,800 soldiers as human guinea pigs to research biological, chemical and psychological weapons.

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Dumping NATO joining the SCO

November 26, 2010

DUSHANBEPrime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani while reiterating Pakistan’s sincere desire for active participation in the economic development of region under the SCO on Thursday called for early upgradation of the country’s status as full member of the important regional group.

“Development is high on Pakistan’s priorities. We are keen to participate actively in promoting SCO’s economic agenda. We wish to associate ourselves with SCO’s Entrepreneurs Council, the SCO Inter-Bank arrangements, and closely link up with SCO’s transportation, communication and customs cooperation.

“We also look forward to early upgradation of our status as full member of the SCO,” Gilani said while addressing the 9th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Heads of Government Council (HGC) meeting hosted by Tajikistan here on Thursday and attended by the member as well as observer states of the SCO.

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Will Pakistan get SCO membership this year?

November 25, 2010

While Bharat wants to move closer to the US, the entire spectrum of Pakistani society is urging Pakistan to dump the so called US “Strategic Dialogue” and move closer to China and the Central Asia Republics.

If the US wants to stay inAfghanistan for the next forty years, it is up to them. Pakistan can join the SCO and link up theCentral Asian Republicsand China to the warm waters of the Arabian Sea without Afghanistan.

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Tajiks want access to the sea through Gwader

November 25, 2010

Tajikistan wants access to sea through Gwadar.

Pakistan and Tajikistan on Wednesday agreed to further strengthen their existing bilateral relations through increased co-operation in diverse fields, including trade and economy, energy, infrastructure, transportation, communication and people-to-people interaction.

This was agreed between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon during a bilateral meeting held here on the sidelines of the annual SCO Heads of Government Council (HGC) meeting scheduled for Thursday. During the meeting, held at Qasr-e-Millet–Palace of the Nation–the two leaders had one-on-one meeting, which was later followed by delegation level talks.

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The world through Indian RAW eyes

November 25, 2010

Threats are a matter of perception. Their assessments take into account capacities, not so much intentions, of a potential adversary. For an accurate reading, the short term and long term objectives of all leading players in the world have to be judged.

Applying this criterion will reveal that India is living in an environment of threat from many corners of the earth.

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VIDEO:PAFs JF-17 Fighters give Stunning Display in China

November 25, 2010

 

PAFs JF-17 Fighters give Stunning Display in China

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has given a stunning display of aerobatic maneuvers in China. Flying the newly built JF-17Thunder, a joint fighter project created as a result of cooperation between the two great Asian nations, the crowd was entertained with a thrilling display of aerobatics. The Airshow China 2010, or China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, held at Zhuhai is the premier Chineseaviation industry event and attracts professionals, manufacturers, governments and enthusiasts from the world over. The JF-17 shared the event with such aviation giants as the Airbus A-380 and Boeing 747-8 (model). The aircraft also shared the show with the larger J-10 and Chinese FLANKERs.

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Could Stuxnet Mess With North Korea’s New Uranium Plant?

November 24, 2010

The Stuxnet worm may have a new target. While security analysts try to figure out whether the now-infamous malware was built to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program, North Korea has unveiled a new uranium enrichment plant that appears to share components with Iran’s facilities. Could Pyongyang’s centrifuges be vulnerable to Stuxnet?

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