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US to press Russia on reported Syria jet deal

US to press Russia on reported Syria jet deal

A senior US diplomat visiting Russia will press Moscow on a reported deal to sell Syria fighter jets, something Washington described as “quite concerning,” the State Department said. Jeffrey Feltman, the top US diplomat for the Middle East, was in […]


British, French ships join US carrier in Strait of Hormuz

British, French ships join US carrier in Strait of Hormuz

British and French ships joined a US carrier group in a six-strong flotilla of warships which passed through the sensitive Strait of Hormuz, Britain’s Ministry of Defence said. The ministry said a Royal Navy frigate, HMS Argyll, was part of […]


US Defense Releases The Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC)

US Defense Releases The Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC)

This paper proposes a concept for how joint forces will achieve operational access in the face of armed opposition by a variety of potential enemies and under a variety of conditions, as part of a broader national approach. Operational access […]


US to Launch Space Arms-Control Initiative

US to Launch Space Arms-Control Initiative

The United States is launching a new space arms-control initiative, as a Russian official accuses a U.S. radar of being behind the failure of Russia’s Mars probe. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to announce the initiative later […]


US, Canada recover drugs lost at sea: navy

US, Canada recover drugs lost at sea: navy

FBI divers aided by the US Coast Guard and a Canadian warship recovered a drug cargo in the Caribbean from a scuttled self-propelled semi-submersible, the Canadian navy said Monday. The FBI laboratory’s technical dive team backed by the United States […]


Cobra Gold 2012 to Promote Partnership, Interoperability

Cobra Gold 2012 to Promote Partnership, Interoperability

Cobra Gold, the United States’ longest-standing military exercise in the Pacific, kicks off this weekend, bringing together more than 10,000 members of the U.S. and six other militaries to focus on interoperability and multinational coordination and training. Almost 7,000 U.S. […]


Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone a major military defence exercise scheduled for spring, a senior security official said Sunday, amid rising regional tension over Iran’s nuclear programme. “Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone […]


US probes alleged India hacking of commission

US probes alleged India hacking of commission

US authorities have been asked to investigate allegations that hackers India used back-door codes provided by companies to spy on private exchanges by a US commission on China, an official said Tuesday. A hacker group calling itself the Lords of […]


DOD leaders: U.S. will remain world’s strongest military

DOD leaders: U.S. will remain world’s strongest military

The Defense Department’s new, 10-year strategy will ensure the U.S. remains the world’s strongest military power, DOD leaders emphasized in weekend interviews. In an interview with Bob Schieffer that aired Jan. 8 on the CBS news program “Face the Nation,” […]


 
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