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US Army to revise tattoo policy

US Army to revise tattoo policy

The Army will update its policy on tattoos during the coming weeks, making it more accommodating to current social norms, the Army’s chief of staff said. During a press conference during the Association of the United States Army Global Force […]


3D printing could revolutionize war and foreign policy

3D printing could revolutionize war and foreign policy

3D printing will revolutionize war and foreign policy, say experts, not only by making possible incredible new designs but by turning the defence industry — and possibly the entire global economy — on its head. For many, 3D printing still […]


Pentagon report ignores China’s peaceful defense policy

Pentagon report ignores China’s peaceful defense policy

An annual report released by the Pentagon on Chinese military and security development on Thursday, which mainly focuses on China’s defense spending increase, continued to overlook China’s peaceful defense policy. The 96-page report, thicker than last year’s, even targeted Chinese […]


Niger: New Drone Base Highlights A Shift In US-West African Relations

Niger: New Drone Base Highlights A Shift In US-West African Relations

By Jody Ray Bennett In January 2013, US military officials finalized a Status of Forces (SOFA) agreement with the government of Niger to increase military involvement throughout the country. While the move clearly reflected developments in neighboring Mali, it had […]


Finland Adopts Cyber Security Strategy

Finland Adopts Cyber Security Strategy

On 24 January 2013, the Government adopted a resolution on Finland’s Cyber Security Strategy. The Strategy defines the key goals and guidelines which are used in responding to the threats against the cyber domain and which ensure its functioning. The […]


Swedish Government Split Over Defence Spending

Swedish Government Split Over Defence Spending

As the annual conference on Swedish security wound up in the northern community of Sälen, a crack within the center-right government seems to have emerged. Society and Defence, or “Folk och Försvaret” is the annual conference bringing together the Swedish […]


Pentagon Releases Western Hemisphere Defense Policy Statement

Pentagon Releases Western Hemisphere Defense Policy Statement

Defense Department officials today released a policy statement that explains how the defense strategic guidance announced in January will shape U.S. military engagement in the Western Hemisphere. “In the Western Hemisphere, a remarkable transformation has taken place. Countries are doing […]


Pentagon Official Explains Asia-Pacific Focus

Pentagon Official Explains Asia-Pacific Focus

The entire U.S. government has made a concerted effort to improve U.S.-China relations while implementing the tenets in the defense strategic guidance, a senior Pentagon official said here today. Speaking to an audience at the Center for Strategic and International […]


US to take back seat in changing world order

US to take back seat in changing world order

A series of political transitions led by the Arab Spring uprisings are shifting the balance of world power with the United States set to play a less dominant role, a leading think-tank argued Thursday. The International Institute for Strategic Studies […]


 
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