Near Syrian border, US troops guard against missiles — and monotony

Stars and Stripes

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — Spc. Kayla Eckman has protective eyes over this city of 1.5 million people, guarding against any incoming missiles from Syria, which lies just over the horizon. “There’s a threat and that’s why we’re here, to protect the […]

Turkey-based NATO radar’s Israel protection in question

Hürriyet Daily News

“Dismantle that radar base; it is there merely to protect Israel from Iran,” roared the main opposition leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, hoping to squeeze Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the presidential race, dominated by an anti-Israeli campaign by all candidates. […]

Missile “Diplomacy”

Peter Huessy

There is presently concern that programs to prevent short- and medium-range ballistic missiles from reaching Europe will be delayed under pressure to make concessions to both Russia and Iran, to secure a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Once deployed, an […]

Does ISIS have a Scud missile?

The Daily Mail

Islamic militants parade huge long-distance weapon in capital of newly-declared caliphate Large weapon, believed to be a Scud, photographed in militants’ possession Seen being transported by masked men in city of Raqqa in Syria yesterday Raqqa is proclaimed capital of […]