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US, European banks invest billions in cluster bombs: NGOs

US and European financial firms are still investing billions of dollars in cluster bomb producers despite a global ban on a weapon that maims and kills civilians, NGOs said Wednesday. The US financial titans JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs […]


US, Britain to Form Joint Security Board

US, Britain to Form Joint Security Board

The United States and Britain are planning to form a joint national security council, designed to allow the two allies close cooperation in dealing with security challenges. The two are expected to officially announce the creation of the new National […]


Strong military is key to long-term US success, Gates

Strong military is key to long-term US success, Gates

The ultimate guarantee against success of aggressors, dictators and terrorists in the 21st century is the size, strength and global reach of the United States military, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said May 22. “Beyond the current wars, our military […]


US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia’s nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out in full, a General Staff official said on Friday. “The situation completely changes with the realization […]


Arms sales to Taiwan damage US-China ties: Chen

Arms sales to Taiwan damage US-China ties: Chen

A top Chinese general said Wednesday that further US arms sales to Taiwan could damage fledgling military ties between Washington and Beijing, and that it amounted to American meddling. When asked by a reporter if US weapons sales to Taiwan […]


US, China bid to bolster military ties

US, China bid to bolster military ties

The US military will lay out the red carpet next week for China’s military chief as Washington renews its effort to forge a defense dialogue with Beijing despite tensions and mutual distrust. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Chief of General Staff […]


US Must Preserve Its Defense Industrial Base, says Lynn

US Must Preserve Its Defense Industrial Base, says Lynn

Competition, a global defense market and targeted research and development spending will be critical in preserving the nation’s defense industrial base during the slowdown in Pentagon spending, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here last night. In keynote […]


Pakistan’s senior military officer cancels visit to US

Pakistan’s senior military officer cancels visit to US

Pakistan’s senior military officer, General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Friday cancelled a scheduled visit to the United States, a military official said. Alluding to the fallout from a unilateral US commando raid that […]


US was prepared for Pakistan clash in bin Laden raid: report

US was prepared for Pakistan clash in bin Laden raid: report

US President Barack Obama ordered that the team sent to raid Osama bin Laden’s compound be large enough to fight off Pakistani forces should they intervene, the New York Times reported. Citing unnamed officials, the paper said Obama raised the […]


 
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