DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 15, 2013
The Islamist factions of the Syrian rebellion are now getting anti-tank missiles from Serbia, Kosovo and Albania through Kosovo Liberation Army contacts. The new heavy arms have brought the rebels three victories in one week.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 5, 2010
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DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2002
A 33-year old Chinese software engineer, Zhu Rong Gong, has duplicated the secret fire-control software and systems integration for Russia's Su-27 series of aircraft, giving his country's drive towards the fully autonomous production of this potent weapon a sharp spurt.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2002
On Wednesday, June 12, out of the blue, the Iraqi foreign ministry issued a far from routine communique: It vilified Israel's launch of a new spy satellite (Ofek-5 on May 28) as posing a "threat to Arab national security as a whole...providing additional evidence" of Israel's "hostile and aggressive intentions towards Arab states" and exposing its quest to expand its "alien" presence and spread its hegemony over the region. Arab states were urged to "take all necessary measures to face and contain the repercussions" of the missile launch.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2002
US President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin began their four-day summit at the Kremlin on a high note Friday, May 24, with the ceremonial signing of a reciprocal nuclear reduction pact. However, stormy waters lie ahead of the two leaders as they move to St. Petersburg, Saturday, May 25, and get down to brass tacks. Iran is not the only issue seriously at odds between them.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 31, 2001
The highly advanced Israeli-made weapons systems acquired by the Indian army in 2001 figured prominently in the tactical pros and cons of going to war, in New Delhi and Islamabad alike. Revealing this, debkafile's military sources name the items imported from Israel as the Green Pine radar system, developed for Israel's Arrow anti-missile missile, three electronic tracking and command centers and the Rafael version of the Popeye cruise missile. The war rhetoric on both sides eased slightly today after Pakistan detained 30 militants and shut down three terrorist organizations' offices. However if war nonetheless erupts, Israeli electronic warfare and naval cruise missiles expert operators will be there on the spot and directly involved.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 7, 2001
Three months ago, debkafilefirst exposed the clandestine Lebanon-Gaza shipping route that smuggled weapons in tarred barrels for Arafat's war against Israel. We reported on the agreements negotiated last summer by the late Masoud Ayyad, colonel in Yasser Arafat's elite Force 17, for the Hizballah to become the Palestinian Authority's main arms supplier and provider of training facilities. We also reported on the Israel Navy's underwater battle against this gunrunning route. A month ago, the IDF disclosed that 40 such barrels were picked up in Gazan waters.
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