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US military bases can now shoot down private drones

The Pentagon has issued new guidance to the military allowing installations in the United States to shoot down commercial or private drones deemed to...

UK’s Johnson plays down EU spat over military HQ

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday downplayed differences with EU partners over the bloc's military ambitions, saying London supported their efforts to bolster...

Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance, with both seeing a common adversary in Iran and...

No easy way for US to back military threats to Pyongyang

President Donald Trump is raising pressure on North Korea, touting the US naval "armada" he ordered to the troubled peninsula and promising America will...

Trump boosts US military authority for Somalia fighting

President Donald Trump has boosted the US military's authority to step up air strikes in the fight against Islamist insurgents in Somalia, the Defense...

Trump promises massive buildup of entire US military

President Donald Trump on Friday promised a historic buildup of America's already vast military, but said he hoped he would never need to...

Shaken by Trump’s Criticism of NATO, Europe Mulls Building Own Military Force

European leaders were left shaken following U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent comments that NATO is "obsolete." The organization has formed the bedrock of Europe’s security...

Crime and Internal Strife Remain Greatest Drivers of Military Spending in Latin America

The greatest threat to most Latin American governments is internal. Even though transitioning to a democracy and using effective counterinsurgency strategies have successfully defeated...

Trump seeks massive US military buildup, IS defeat plan

Donald Trump pledged to massively increase US military spending and swiftly demand a defeat plan of the Islamic State (IS) group if he...

Failed Turkey coup attempt poisons relations with US

The failed coup attempt in Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's firm crackdown on the alleged plotters have aggravated ties between Washington and Ankara,...