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Balloon recovery begins as US investigates what China’s leaders knew
Balloon recovery begins as US investigates what China’s leaders knew
Israel to send earthquake aid to old foe Syria in a rare example of cooperation between enemy neighbors
Israel to send earthquake aid to old foe Syria in a rare example of cooperation between enemy neighbors
48 arrested in Europe over encrypted app used in drug trade
48 arrested in Europe over encrypted app used in drug trade
Last Typhoon removed from service
Last Typhoon removed from service
Over 1,000 dead in Turkey, Syria after powerful earthquake
Over 1,000 dead in Turkey, Syria after powerful earthquake
Teenager Killed in Shark Attack in Australia
Teenager Killed in Shark Attack in Australia
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WASHINGTON— The United States has started to recover some parts from the Chinese balloon that an American F-22 fighter jet shot down off the coast of South Carolina, as Biden administration officials said the U.S. was still trying to figure out how much senior leaders in Beijing knew about the
Israeli PM Netanyahu said he received an aid request, but a Syrian official has denied those bids. Israel said on Monday that it had received a Syrian request for assistance with earthquake relief for the Arab state and that it was prepared to oblige, in what would be rare cooperation
BERLIN (AP) — European investigators have shut down an encrypted communication service that was used as a secure channel for organized crime, particularly in the drug trade, and arrested 48 people, German authorities said Monday. More than 70 properties were searched in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Poland on Friday,
After 41 years in Arctic waters, the giant Cold War weapon TK-208 “Dmitri Donskoy” is withdrawn from service. The Typhoon was the largest class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines ever built. With a hull composed of two placed side-by-side, the 48,000 tons and 172-meter-long vessels could carry 20 missiles, each holding up to

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Challenger 2
The FV4034 Challenger 2 (MoD designation “CR2”) is a third generation British main battle tank (MBT) in service with the armies of the United Kingdom and Oman. It was designed and built by the British company Vickers Defence Systems, now known as BAE Systems Land & Armaments. Vickers Defence Systems began to develop a successor to the Challenger 1 as a
Kendall Jenner
Kendall Nicole Jenner (born November 3, 1995) is an American model, media personality, and socialite. She is a daughter of Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner, and rose to fame in the reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Jenner began modelling at the age of 14. After working in commercial print ad campaigns and photoshoots, she had breakout seasons
SPYDER
The SPYDER (“Surface-to-air Python and Derby”) is an Israeli short and medium range mobile air defence system developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems with assistance from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Rafael is the prime contractor and IAI is the major subcontractor for the SPYDER program. This system achieved a notable milestone in 2005 when missiles were
Lawrence’s Hotel
  Opened in 1764, Lawrence’s is one of the world’s oldest hotels Lawrence’s Hotel is in Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the Lisbon District of Portugal. Opened by an Englishman in 1764, it is reputedly the oldest, still-functioning, hotel on the Iberian peninsula, although it has not been open continuously. History Named Lawrence’s Hotel after the
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Attrition warfare
Attrition warfare is a military strategy consisting of belligerent attempts to win a war by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel and materiel. The word attrition comes from the Latin root atterere, meaning “to rub against”, similar to the “grinding down” of the opponent’s forces in attrition warfare. Strategic considerations   Attrition warfare represents an
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Sociology of terrorism
Sociology of terrorism is a field of sociology that seeks to understand terrorism as a social phenomenon. The field defines terrorism, studies why it occurs and evaluates its impacts on society. The sociology of terrorism draws from the fields of political science, history, economics and psychology. The sociology of terrorism differs from critical terrorism studies, emphasizing the social conditions that enable terrorism.
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Target hardening, also referred to simply as hardening when made clear by the context, is a term used by police officers, those working in security, and the military referring to the strengthening of the security of a building or installation in order to protect it in the event of attack or reduce
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Counterterrorism
Counterterrorism (also spelled counter-terrorism), also known as anti-terrorism, incorporates the practices, military tactics, techniques, and strategies that governments, law enforcement, business, and intelligence agencies use to combat or eliminate terrorism. Counterterrorism strategies are a government’s motivation to use the instruments of national power to defeat terrorists, the organizations they maintain, and the networks they contain. If definitions of terrorism are part of a
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Boeing VC-25
The Boeing VC-25 is a military version of the Boeing 747 airliner, modified for presidential transport and commonly operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) as Air Force One, the call sign of any U.S. Air Force aircraft carrying the president of the United States. Only two examples of this aircraft type are in service; they
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