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As Iran, Syria crises heat up, N. Korean missile exports boom

As Iran, Syria crises heat up, N. Korean missile exports boom

By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com WASHINGTON — North Korea stands to be a major winner if Israeli hotheads lose patience and drive Israel into attacking Iranian nuclear facilities. With Iran said in some quarters to be only months away from emerging as the world’s 10th nuclear weapons power, North Korea reportedly is producing more middle-range missiles […]

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Greens protest Sweden's missile exports to Saudis

LONDON — Sweden is under assault from its opposition parties for exporting missiles and other munitions to Saudi Arabia. Officials said the Swedish government has approved an acceleration of military exports to Saudi Arabia in 2010. They said Swedish air and naval munitions arrived in Saudi Arabia throughout the first half of this year. “They […]