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U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian warplanes off Alaska

The U.S. military scrambled five aircraft on Monday to intercept two groups of Russian warplanes that flew in opposite directions off the coast of Alaska but never entered the U.S. sovereign airspace, officials with the bi-national North American Aerospace Defence »

International, Politics

Ottawa extends its air defence identification zone to cover all of Canadian Arctic

In a move that reflects the growing tensions between Russia and the West, Ottawa quietly announced last week that it is extending the Canadian Air Defence Identification Zone (CADIZ) to cover all of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The new CADIZ, »