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As Israeli Arms Industry Grows, So Does its Global Testing Range

Tel Aviv (MPN) – Israel’s own military-industrial complex has evolved through a series of stages going back to pre-statehood days. Currently, it is among the globe’s leading weapons exporters and, as such, appears to be expanding both its client list and its “test sites” for showcasing its wares. An Israeli weapons contractor is being investigated for an […]

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Israeli Arms Firm Investigated Over Live Drone Test on Armenian Soldiers

Baku (MEE) – The Israeli defense ministry and police are investigating an Israeli weapons manufacturer after allegations they live-tested a drone on an Armenian army position while trying to sell the vehicle to Azerbaijan. The investigation has been going on for several weeks, Haaretz reported on Tuesday, and a gag order into the specifics of the investigation remains in place. […]

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Azerbaijan, Without Explanation, Drops Out of NATO Exercises

Baku (EAN) – When NATO military exercises kick off in Georgia next week, they will include troops from the United States, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, and Armenia. But they won’t include Azerbaijan, an unexpected, last-minute dropout. Azerbaijan also didn’t participate in another set of recently concluded NATO-affiliated drills in Romania, although in past years they had […]

Europe

John Kerry Met with Azerbaijan’s President Days Before Dispute in Nagorno-Karabakh Region

(TFC) On the morning of April 5th, Armenian separatists and Azeri defense ministry announced a ceasefire in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. But with such a complex and fragile history will this ceasefire hold? With foreign interests involved (including that of NATO members), and corruption exposed due to the recently leaked Panama Papers, this ceasefire […]