America's police are looking more and more like the military | Michael Shank and Elizabeth Beavers

A Defense Department program transfers military-grade weapons and vehicles to local law enforcement. It's the last thing we need America's streets are looking more and more like a war zone. Last week, in a small county in upstate New York with a population of roughly 120,000 people, county legislators approved the receipt of a 20-ton Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, donated by the ...

Hiding the US-NATO military overkill

"Military Cuts Render NATO Less Formidable as Deterrent to Russia." (March 26, 2014- New York Times) As with politics and social reality and actually just about everything else perception - about America´s military spending, capabilities and relative strength - is often more important than knowing the underlying facts involved.

Leading military and industry experts to meet in Rio de Janeiro in August at MilSatCom Latin America Conference

Following the success of its MilSatCom Portfolio, including the world-renowned Global MilSatCom, the SMi Group is proud to present the launch of MilSatCom Latin America Conference, taking place on the 27th-28th of August 2014, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (PRWeb April 18, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11772903.htm

Iran says will firmly deter any attacks as military displays might

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic had the might to deter any attacks as its military displayed a range of drones and missiles at an annual parade in Tehran, state television reported on Friday. Chanting "God is Greatest", troops paraded missiles carriers, some bearing banners saying "Death to America" and "Death to Israel", armored ...

Triple Canopy Selected for Military Times' Best for Vets: Employers 2014 Rankings

RESTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Canopy, Inc., a global provider of mission support, security, training and advisory services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected for The Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2014 rankings. "Triple Canopy is incredibly proud to have made Military Times Best for Vets rankings this year," said Triple Canopy CEO Ignacio Balderas ...

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