The US military will go ahead with the deployment of a missile defense system in Alaska despite the recent test failure of an interceptor missile.
Egypt's defence minister has warned that the army will intervene if violence breaks out in the country where opponents of President Mohamed Morsi are planning rallies against him this month.
Defense Ministers of the two countries Adilbek Dzhaksybekov and Pedro Morenes Eulate met in Astana for talks.
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov took part in the meeting of the Defense Ministers Council of CIS countries.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday accused China of waging cyber espionage against the United States, stepping up pressure on Beijing over the issue ahead of a key summit between their leaders.
The United States must develop "rules of the road" with China and other countries to mitigate cyberthreats.
Kazakhstan and Russia will continue cooperating in defense industry.
China will likely use its growing power to try to force its way with Japan but it is doubtful that Beijing will enter a Cold War-style confrontation with the United States.
Islands at the center of a territorial row between Japan and China are covered by a military protection accord between Washington and Tokyo.
The Pentagon has requested $220.3 million in 2014 to bolster Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system despite broader cuts to US military spending, according to budget documents.
The United States has scrambled to reinforce its Pacific missile defences, preparing to send ground-based interceptors to Guam.
The United States vowed to defend itself and its regional allies Tuesday after North Korea again stepped up its warlike rhetoric and the UN warned that the crisis could spin out of control.
They do not include missions that may cause mixed reaction of our major partners or the society: Kazakhstan Defense Ministry
The rising might of China is causing it to act with increasing disregard towards its neighbours.
Kazakhstan Defense Minister met with NATO Secretary General's Special Representative and new NATO officer on interaction with Central Asia.
The US Friday said it would bolster defenses against a possible North Korean missile strike a week after Pyongyang threatened a "pre-emptive" nuclear attack against its arch-foe.
President Hamid Karzai has accused the United States of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in Afghanistan, dumbfounding US officials during a problematic visit by the new Pentagon chief.
A large suicide bomb exploded near the defence ministry in central Kabul during a visit to the Afghan capital on Saturday by new US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
The US Senate confirmed Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense Tuesday, ending a long and acrimonious nomination process and handing President Barack Obama a boost as he fills his second-term cabinet.
French President Francois Hollande made a fresh push Thursday to clinch the world's biggest defence deal, the $12 billion sale of 126 warplanes to India, during his first visit to Asia since taking office.
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