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Beijing says US defence report hypes China threat

Beijing says US defence report hypes China threat

Beijing on Tuesday dismissed an annual Pentagon report that accused it of widespread cyberspying on the US government, rejecting it as an “irresponsible” attempt to drum up fear of China as a military threat. The paper came as concerns in […]


Army adapting to face ‘deep future’ threats

Army adapting to face ‘deep future’ threats

During the recent 2012 Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition, members of the Institute of Land Warfare’s “Thinking Past Tomorrow — Where is the Army Going?” panel described the Army of the future, with a focus […]


Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

After 36 hours at Pope Army Airfield, double-checking their gear and rehearsing their mission, nearly 1,300 paratroopers took off into the night Oct. 9, on board 21 C-130 and C-17 aircraft. The Falcon Brigade paratroopers were headed to Fort Polk, […]


Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

India is looking to crank up its defence budget to counter the deepening military nexus between China and Pakistan, which could even extend to it being confronted with a two-front war in a worst-case scenario. Defence minister A K Antony […]


Hard Fighting: Israel in Lebanon and Gaza

Hard Fighting: Israel in Lebanon and Gaza

When Israel fought Hezbollah during the Second Lebanon War in 2006, it discovered that it was ill prepared for the challenges posed by its “hybrid” adversary. Hybrid adversaries employ effective standoff weapons (e.g., antitank guided missiles, man-portable air-defense systems, mortars, […]


US Forces Poised to Deal with Iran Threat

US Forces Poised to Deal with Iran Threat

The United States says its military forces in the Persian Gulf region are prepared to deal with any threat from Iran. Top Iranian officials have said they might close the Strait of Hormuz, a move that would disrupt world oil […]


Operating from Range to Defeat Iran’s Anti-Access and Area-Denial Threats

Operating from Range to Defeat Iran’s Anti-Access and Area-Denial Threats

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the U.S. military has been able to project power overseas with few serious challenges to its freedom of action. This “golden era” for U.S. power projection may be rapidly drawing to a close. […]


Exercise tests response to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear threats

Exercise tests response to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear threats

Before taking on the role of the Army’s lead element in the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Force, or DCRF, on Sept. 30, Fort Polk’s 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade took part in a training exercise at Camp Atterbury, […]


UK’s National Security Policy ‘Mismatched’ with New Threats

UK’s National Security Policy ‘Mismatched’ with New Threats

Defence and security experts believe Britain’s national security policy is mismatched with the new threats being faced. The survey by the Royal United Services Institute of 1,543 people, found 59% judged that it was not “appropriate to the geopolitical challenges […]


 
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