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Germany’s Cabinet Approved Record-Breaking Arms Exports

Germany's current government has approved massive arms exports to countries in conflict areas, according to a new report. The CDU-SPD cabinet also set new...

Turkey’s Assault on Kurdish Fighters Concerns United States, Officials Say

As Turkey continues its attack on Kurdish forces along the Syrian border town of Afrin, the Defense Department says the Islamic State of Iraq...

US Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

The Army and the Air Force are working together to flesh out how to fight a multidomain battle, a senior Air Force commander said...

NATO Allies Clash as Turkey Attacks US-Backed Kurds in Syria

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller arrived in Ankara Monday on a long-planned visit that was unrelated to Turkey's current military campaign against a...

China Blasts New US Defense Strategy

China has denounced the United States government for its Cold War and zero-sum mentality as reflected in its new national defense strategy. The 2018...

Britain No Match for Russia’s Military, U.K. Army Chief Says

Britain would struggle to match Russia’s military capabilities on the battlefield, the head of the U.K. army will say in a speech on January...

Tokyo simulates first military attack since WWII amid North Korea threat

Hundreds of Tokyo residents scrambled for cover Monday (Jan 22) in the Japanese capital's first evacuation drill for a military attack since World War...

Turkey gave U.S. heads-up on Syria operation: Mattis

Turkey gave Washington advance warning before launching an operation against US-allied Syrian Kurdish forces, and Ankara has "legitimate" security concerns in the area, Defense...

Syria threatens to ‘destroy’ Turkish warplanes

Deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad warned on Thursday that Syria's air force could destroy any Turkish warplanes used in a threatened assault on the...

‘Serious’ US training for eventual North Korea conflict: congressman

The US military is conducting "very serious" training for a possible conflict with North Korea, a top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday, though he said...