Category Archives: Russia

Russia’s Chances to Win Turkey’s Missile Defense Tender

Turkey, as readers of the blog are well aware, has tried to purchase missile defenses since 1997. Turkey’s initial provider of choice was Israel, but financial issues stemming from Turkey’s 2001 fiscal crisis prevented the sale. Turkey, as I have … Continue reading

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Site Security at Syrian Chemical Weapons Sites: An Educated Guess

Syria has never officially acknowledged that it possesses chemical weapons, choosing only to issue veiled statements that point to their existence. For example, Hafez al Assad said in 1990: Israel is still superior technologically; and it is capable of inflicting on … Continue reading

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