Moscow joins China in space warfare buildup
Russia carried out the first successful flight test of a new anti-satellite missile this month, marking a new phase in the global militarization of space.
The flight test of Russia’s direct ascent anti-satellite missile, known as Nudol, took place Nov. 18, according to defense officials familiar with reports of the test.
It was the first successful test in three attempts, said officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. Continue reading
The Soufan Group has warned that Al Qaida could use any of thousands of foreign fighters in Syria to attack the West.
In a report, Soufan, a risk assessment consultant based in New York, cited threats from Ahrar Al Sham, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and Nusra Front for the Defense of Levant. Continue reading