A bipartisan group of senators on Monday delivered a letter to the White House voicing concerns about the U.S. relationship with Turkey, which recently agreed to host an early warning radar system as part of NATO efforts to protect Europe from missile attacks, Foreign Policy reported (see GSN, Sept. 14).
The U.S. State Department is set to release today a revised version of its 2003 Patterns of Global Terrorism report, which came under heavy criticism for misrepresenting the number of terrorist incidents that occurred last year (see GSN, June 18).
The Bush administration shows little interest in producing a replacement for a major nuclear arms reduction treaty that is set to expire at the end of next year, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said yesterday (see GSN, April 2).
An experimental nasal vaccine has been shown to safeguard mice against exposure to a dose of smallpox 77 times stronger than the amount needed to kill test animals, the company developing the treatment said yesterday (see GSN, Feb. 11).
Veolia Environmental Services in Texas is expected this week to again begin receiving shipments of wastewater produced by nerve agent disposal at the U.S. Army's Newport Chemical Depot in Indiana, the Beaumont Enterprise reported (see GSN, Oct. 11).
A Texas waste management company expects this week to begin receiving shipments of VX disposal waste from Indiana, after a federal judge on Friday rejected an injunction request, the Port Arthur News reported (see GSN, Aug. 6).