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US, biggest exporter, signs landmark UN arms treaty

US, biggest exporter, signs landmark UN arms treaty

US President Barack Obama’s administration signed a UN treaty Wednesday to track exports of firearms and other conventional weapons, offering a major boost to the pact despite opposition at home. The United States is the world’s largest exporter of conventional […]


US Military Service Chiefs Detail 2014 Sequestration Effects

US Military Service Chiefs Detail 2014 Sequestration Effects

One after another yesterday in a hearing before a House panel, the nation’s service chiefs described how severe budget cuts required by law in fiscal year 2014 would slash their forces, capabilities and readiness and raise security risks to the […]


US, South Korea and Allies Should Prepare for Eventual Collapse of North Korea

US, South Korea and Allies Should Prepare for Eventual Collapse of North Korea

Like the collapse of East Germany, the collapse of North Korea could occur suddenly and with little warning. But a North Korean collapse could be far more dangerous and disastrous than the actual collapse of East Germany, especially given the […]


Does Anyone Care About the Fate of the US Military?

Does Anyone Care About the Fate of the US Military?

It’s official. The leadership of this country including the major media outlets have lost their collective minds. Yesterday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before the House Armed Services Committee that if sequestration continues, they could not say with confidence […]


Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warned the United States on Sunday against repeating past mistakes, saying that any unilateral military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East. The Russian Foreign […]


US, Europe Fixed-wing Military Aircraft Spending Seen Dropping

US, Europe Fixed-wing Military Aircraft Spending Seen Dropping

Budgetary pressures in North America and Europe are significantly affecting both new aircraft production numbers and delivery revenue on a global basis. Asia-Pacific and other regions provide some lift to the market, but it is small at this point. Frost […]


US general lays out military options in Syria

US general lays out military options in Syria

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders. In a non-classified letter made public Monday, chairman of the […]


US, China to take up hacking, business rows

US, China to take up hacking, business rows

The United States and China will on Wednesday try to find common ground on rows ranging from hacking to trade access, with few expectations of breakthroughs. Senior officials will hold talks Wednesday and Thursday in Washington in the Strategic and […]


Pentagon Releases First Annual Acquisition Report

Pentagon Releases First Annual Acquisition Report

A recently completed defense acquisition program report, which is now before Congress, is part of a data-driven effort to find out what’s working best in equipping the nation’s military and to fix what isn’t, the Pentagon’s undersecretary of acquisition, technology […]


 
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