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#INCSEA: Prevention of Incidents On and Over the High Seas

#INCSEA: Prevention of Incidents On and Over the High Seas

| July 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

Delegations representing the US and Russian Navies held the annual Prevention of Incidents On and Over the High Seas (INCSEA) discussions on 25 July at Newport, Rhode Island USA. These important annual reviews are a professional discussion of the agreement in place to prevent incidents at sea between US and Russian ships and aircraft. Recent Russian […]

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#Gorbachev: ‘NATO preparing for ‘hot’ war against #Russia’

#Gorbachev: ‘NATO preparing for ‘hot’ war against #Russia’

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has accused NATO of preparing for a ‘hot’ war against Russia and says rhetoric from alliance’s leaders is pushing the two sides toward a military confrontation. “NATO has begun preparations for escalating from a Cold War into a hot one,” Gorbachev was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying […]

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DIY-biology and bio-hacking: Bioterrorism threat or scientific opportunity?

DIY-biology and bio-hacking: Bioterrorism threat or scientific opportunity?

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second edition of the NCT Briefing entitled ‘DIY-biology and bio-hacking: Bioterrorism threat or scientific opportunity?’ will be held on 19 March at the Aloft Hotel from 18-20h. The guest speakers are: ·         Thomas Landrain, Co-founder and President, La Paillasse – Paris Community Lab for Biotech. ·         Jorge Bento Silva, Deputy Head of Unit Crisis […]

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Israel deploys Iron Dome over Ashkelon region following launch of rockets from Gaza

Israel deploys Iron Dome over Ashkelon region following launch of rockets from Gaza

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) deployed the Iron Dome rocket defence system in Ashdod, Beersheba and Sderot after two rockets launched from Gaza landed near Ashkelon early Thursday (26 December). Explosions were heard by residents as the projectiles fell in open areas, failing to cause injuries or damage. The IDF remained on high alert along […]

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US to use Romanian air base for Afghan pullout

US to use Romanian air base for Afghan pullout

| October 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The US has agreed a deal with Romania to use an air base there as a transit point for American forces leaving Afghanistan, officials have said. The agreement was reached at bilateral talks at the Pentagon. The move will allow the US to switch its flight operations to Romania from Kyrgyzstan’s Manas air base, when […]

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