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The Chinese military has established a cyberwarfare unit to protect Chinese networks from external attacks, a military spokesperson admitted in a news conference Wednesday.

The elite cyberwarfare unit of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is called the “Online Blue Army,” the People’s Daily Online reported. It is tasked with enhancing Chinese troops’ military training and network security, Ministry of National Defense spokesman Senior Colonel Geng Yansheng said.
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In a belated acknowledgment of the severity of Japan’s nuclear disaster, the Tokyo Electric Power Company said Tuesday that three of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant’s reactors most likely suffered fuel meltdowns in the early days of the crisis.

The plant’s operator also said that it was possible that the pressure vessels in the three stricken reactors, which house the uranium fuel rods, had been breached as well. But most of the fuel remained inside the vessels, the company said — far from a more severe nuclear meltdown in which molten fuel penetrates the ground, a calamity known as the “China Syndrome.”
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In Libya, more NATO air strikes have reportedly struck the capital Tripoli – following a defiant broadcast from Colonel Gaddafi. Meeting in Washington, Barack Obama and NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen agreed to continue bombing, as long as the Libyan leader puts up a fight. But as RT’s Lauren Lyster reports, the motivation of the U.S.-led Alliance is under scrutiny

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Eric Margolis, a columnist, author and war correspondent, says he got the impression that Gaddafi had the strength of character to survive challenges back in the 1980s, when he interviewed the Libyan leader in person. Margolis also stated the US has been behind the assault on Libya all along.

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