Archive for March, 2011

The Weekly Top Five – HPCwire

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Weekly Top Five
HPCwire
The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), located in the United Kingdom, has selected two SGI Altix UV 1000 systems to assist with several critical applications, including nuclear deterrence. "The breadth and depth of our science, engineering and ...
UK nuke lab, Korean Air Force buy SGI supersRegister
SILN GRAP : UK Atomic Weapons Establishment Accelerates Engineering Efforts ...4-traders (press release)

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U-Michigan displays martial pride of students who entered the Civil War – Spero News

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Spero News

U-Michigan displays martial pride of students who entered the Civil War
Spero News
Other documents in the exhibit include a copy of an Ann Arbor abolitionist newspaper published from 1841-48, photos of Michigan regiments drilling at Fort Wayne in Detroit, newspaper accounts of the opening days of the war detailing troop movements and ...

Gaddafi army ‘not at breaking point’

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Col Muammar Gaddafi's forces are not at breaking point yet, US military chiefs warn, saying allied air strikes have wiped out up to 25% of their strength.

Jake’s on a Train – Slate Magazine

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Jake's on a Train
Slate Magazine
You can also download the program here, or you can subscribe to the Spoiler Special podcast feed via iTunes or directly with our RSS feed. Jake Gyllenhaal in Source Code By my reckoning, ...

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Libya: Don’t Arm the Rebels – New Yorker (blog)

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

New Yorker (blog)

Libya: Don't Arm the Rebels
New Yorker (blog)
My then Washington Post colleague Douglas Farah was based in Abidjan, in Ivory Coast, around the same time, and became intrigued enough about the mayhem Bout was alleged to have been aiding, through arms sales to ragtag West African rebel groups, ...

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Anti-Nuke Weapons Nun, Priests, Grandmas Sentenced to Prison – The New American

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Anti-Nuke Weapons Nun, Priests, Grandmas Sentenced to Prison
The New American
A federal judge sentenced a group of five anti-nuclear weapons protesters — two elderly priests, an 84-year-old nun, a retired teacher, and a 61-year-old social worker — to prison after they admitted to breaking into a US naval base to hang banners ...

China Reaffirms "No First Use" Deterrent Policy – Global Security Newswire

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

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China Reaffirms "No First Use" Deterrent Policy
Global Security Newswire
31) - Chinese nuclear-capable missiles, shown on display in a 2009 parade in Beijing. China reaffirmed its "no-first-use" nuclear weapons policy in a defense white paper made public on Thursday (Feng Li/Getty Images). Beijing also offered the ...
China's national defense tasked to guard sovereignty, peace: white paperXinhua
China's Military Nuclear Facilities Safe: Senior OfficerCRIENGLISH.com

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Romania targets marine arms transport to Libya – The Diplomat Bucharest

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Diplomat Bucharest

Romania targets marine arms transport to Libya
The Diplomat Bucharest
The decision came after NATO approved the execution directive against Libya regarding arms sales and on a no-fly zone around the troubled North African state. The Romanian force has the mandate to stop ships suspected of carrying weapons and ammunition ...

One Year On: Nuclear Security Summit Brings Mix of Progress and Challenges – CRIENGLISH.com

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

One Year On: Nuclear Security Summit Brings Mix of Progress and Challenges
CRIENGLISH.com
While chances are slim that a terror network could acquire and explode a nuclear weapon, the potential for destruction is so great that the issue must be taken very seriously, experts and global leaders have said. Over the past year, efforts to prevent ...

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Pak will be world’s 4th largest N-arsenal state?: – ekmulakatnews

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

ekmulakatnews

Pak will be world's 4th largest N-arsenal state?:
ekmulakatnews
“The world's five original nuclear weapons countries have all suspended production of fissile materials for new weapons and are negotiating cuts in their nuclear arsenals. But one nuclear-armed nation is heading in the opposite direction. ...

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