Posts tagged ‘Washington’

March 6, 2012

Republican hopefuls line-up to woo Israel

Going into Super Tuesday, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all had strong words of support for Israel on the question of Iran’s nuclear program at the AIPAC conference in Washington.

November 23, 2011

Holy Cold War Batman! Russia threatens to deploy missiles in row with US

Russia could deploy missiles to its EU borders aimed at missile defence facilities in Europe planned by the United States.  Iskander missiles, which have a range of up to 500 kilometres, may be stationed in the Kaliningrad exclave, if Washington goes ahead with a defence system whose sites would be in countries close enough to pose a threat to Russia.  NATO had been trying to broker a deal for Russia’s cooperation with the US plan, but refused Russia’s proposal to run the system jointly.