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NATO’s top military official talks Russia, Turkey and the INF Treaty
Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach, the chair of NATO's Military Committee, sits down with Defense News to talk a variety of issues. NORFOLK, Va. — The NATO Military Committee is the body that advises the alliance on military policy and strategy. Since June ...
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Floods expose threat to military posed by climate change
The Pentagon’s guiding star of defense planning, known as the National Defense Strategy, does not even mention climate change. That leaves it to former military leaders to raise the alarm about how climate change could affect national security.
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China says U.S. hyping threat to justify own rising defense spending
“We have noted that when the U.S. Defense Department is fighting for military spending, it always likes petty niggling, trying to get even more benefit for itself by exaggerating the threat posed by other countries,” it said. “This is short-sighted a ...
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Acting Defense Secretary on Space Force Military Branch Proposal
2019-03-20T10:02:42-04:00https://images.c-span.org/Files/cb3/20190321070302002_hd.jpgActing Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan discussed the Pentagon’s budget proposal for a “space force” military branch. This program was the second part of a Center ...
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China and Cambodia Hold Their Biggest Military Exercise Yet
As I have observed previously in these pages, Cambodia has a long and strong defense relationship with China, with Beijing being the Southeast Asian state’s largest donor of military aid.
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US military says 2 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan
In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members killed in action were being withheld until after notification of the next of kin. The statement didn’t specify the location of the combat or say who the soldiers were ...
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Pressured by China’s Military Updates, Taiwan Asks US for More Weapons
To keep up with China’s “ceaseless” military research and development as well as “frequent” exercises off the coast, Taiwan needs better planes, Chen said. “We hope this purchase of advanced fighters will let us improve our air defense safety.
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Giant Military Contract Has a Hitch: A Little-Known Entrepreneur
A Defense Department procurement official is formally overseeing ... A White House official reiterated on Wednesday that the president was not involved. The military has lagged behind the private sector in adopting cloud computing, but officials have ...
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Highest pay raise in ten years for military personnel, reveals US FY20 defense budget
The total US Department of Defense (DoD) FY20 budget request is USD750.3 billion, a nominal 4.8 per cent increase over the FY19 DoD budget, comprised of: USD544.5 billion for the base budget; USD164.6 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO ...
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US airstrikes against terror group in Somalia killed civilians, despite military's denials: Report
Joseph Votel, left, and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security ... president's vocal desire to pull back America's military commitment from places like Syria and Afghanistan.
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