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2006-08-28 17:23:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Monday unveiled a plan to reorganize its policy office and make it easier to coordinate the so-called global war on terror within the U.S. government and with international allies. The chairmen of the House and Senate armed services committees, who must approve creation of a new assistant secretary position, were "inclined to be helpful," said Eric Edelman, undersecretary of defense for policy, who served as U.S. ambassador to Turkey from July...

2006-08-28 17:17:45

By Kristin Roberts NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned potential adversaries on Monday that the United States remained capable of responding to military threats at home and abroad, despite its troop commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan. "We are capable of dealing with other problems were they to occur," he told troops at an airfield in the Nevada desert. "It would be unfortunate if other countries thought that because we have...

2006-08-27 20:41:22

By Kristin Roberts FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Sunday warned North Korea may pose a threat as a weapons seller to terrorists and that America would consider taking the nuclear warheads off intercontinental ballistic missiles so they could be used against terrorists. Rumsfeld, in Alaska to visit a missile defense installation weeks after Pyongyang test-fired a long-range missile believed capable of reaching the United States, said North...

2006-08-27 17:58:18

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - The Pentagon is considering a plan to replace the nuclear warheads on some intercontinental ballistic missiles with conventional weapons for preemptive strikes against terrorists, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Sunday. "The United States is looking into the possibility of taking a relatively small number of our ballistic missiles and taking a nuclear weapon off and putting a conventional weapon on," Rumsfeld told reporters after a meeting...

2006-08-27 15:58:06

By Kristin Roberts FT. GREELY, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Sunday said North Korea does not pose a military threat to South Korea, calling Pyongyang more a danger as a proliferator of weapons to other countries and perhaps terrorists. "I think the real threat that North Korea poses in the immediate future is more one of proliferation than a danger to South Korea," he told reporters during a visit to a missile defense installation in Alaska. "I don't...

2006-08-27 00:36:28

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has proposed South Korea assume wartime command of its troops from the United States in 2009, the South Korean defense ministry said on Sunday. That timeframe compares with Seoul's goal of taking command by 2012. In a letter to Seoul earlier this month, Rumsfeld also called for an "equitable" sharing of defense costs, the ministry said in a statement. "No decision has been made yet regarding the timing of wartime command...

2006-08-26 21:51:03

By Kristin Roberts FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - The wives of soldiers whose duty in Iraq was extended to add troop strength to Baghdad peppered U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with tough questions, some that he could not answer, at a closed-door meeting in Alaska on Saturday. Rumsfeld, who received a mixed reception from a crowd that offered more applause for the questions asked than the answers provided, praised the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. He would not commit to...

2006-08-26 15:56:20

By Kristin Roberts FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld landed in Alaska on Saturday and was due to meet behind closed doors with the families of soldiers' whose duty in Iraq was extended to counter a dramatic rise in violence in Baghdad. Rumsfeld, in comments to reporters en route, praised the soldiers and said he would tell the families he appreciated their commitment. But when asked if he thought the soldiers' families had a right to be angry about...

2006-08-03 20:33:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday called on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to resign, after accusing him of "presiding over a failed policy in Iraq." Clinton's spokesman confirmed the senator said President George W. Bush should accept Rumsfeld's resignation. Clinton, a possible 2008 Democratic presidential candidate, at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing earlier in the day, ripped into Rumsfeld for his handling of the Iraq...

2006-08-03 16:19:31

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and the top U.S. general on Thursday said the Pentagon needed more funds to repair and replace equipment, but dismissed suggestions the Army was not ready for combat. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, said results from a readiness reporting system showing two-thirds of the Army was not combat ready were accurate. But he said the "pure math" used by the reporting system...


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Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.