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Clinton, Russia Spar Over Missile Defense System

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has spent the last two days meeting with her NATO and Russian counterparts in Brussels. They've been talking about NATO plans to deploy a missile defense system in Eastern Europe, to counter "rogue" Iranian weapons. Russia, again, raised objections last month — and even threatened to pull out of the latest U.S.-Russia nuclear weapons treaty.
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Officials Detail Plans To Fight Homegrown Terrorism

The Obama administration's new approach treats the threat as a public safety issue, like drugs or gangs. It aims to enlist local officials for help in spotting potentially violent extremists.
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U.S., Russia To Raise Differences On Missile Defense

Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev has been attacking the U.S. for its missile defense plans in Europe. He even said Russia might reconsider the New START agreement, which limits strategic nuclear warhead deployments.
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Look, Up In The Sky! It's A Drone, Looking At You

Unmanned aircraft — or drones — are playing a big role in U.S. military operations abroad but they're starting to show up above the U.S. as well. Drones are already being used to patrol the border with Mexico, and now they may soon be coming to your local police department.
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Russia Threatens To Reevaluate Nuclear Arms Treaty

In the past two weeks, Russia's president has once again slammed the U.S. for its missile defense plans in Europe. President Dmitry Medvedev told his nation Russia would aim its missiles at U.S. missile interceptors when they are deployed in Europe. He also said Russia might even pull out of the new START agreement, which limits both sides' strategic nuclear warhead deployments. We've heard these complaints and threats before from Moscow. Nevertheless, the tone of the Medvedev's remarks was quite sharp.

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