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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Kuwait to buy Patriot missiles

map of Kuwait (CIA)Image via WikipediaKuwait to buy Patriot missiles
Kuwait City (UPI) Sep 8, 2010 - Kuwait looks poised to purchase Patriot missiles from the United States but won't allow its territory to become a springboard for any military assault, a senior defense official said. In a published statement, Kuwaiti Defense Minister Sheik Jaber Mubarak al-Sabah spelled out the intended use of the Patriot missile, clarifying that the $900 million system would boost the military's capab ... more

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