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Tension between India and Pakistan over disputed Kashmir means more troops on the streets after three gunmen killed 34 people in a raid on an army base in Jammu

The Cold War Is Over. Long Live Star Wars
Russia agreed to a dramatic reduction in stockpiles of nuclear weapons, despite its concern that the u.s. intends to withdraw from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty in order to develop its national missile-defense program, known as Star Wars. After long and contentious negotiations, both the Kremlin and the Pentagon committed to slashing arsenals of active nuclear warheads by around two-thirds. No sooner was the ink dry on that agreement, than NATO and Russia signed up to fight terrorism together, despite Moscow's reservations about the impending NATO expansion eastward....

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