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Swiss backtrack on selling weapons to conflict states

The Swiss government on Wednesday reversed a decision to loosen restrictions on weapons exports to countries wracked by internal conflict following outcry over the...

US budget outline calls for huge Pentagon increase, cuts to State

The Pentagon on Monday unveiled a mammoth budget proposal for fiscal 2019 that would see a more than 10 percent boost in spending and...

After wars, US struggles to provide care for vets

The scandal over delays in medical care for US veterans has put the spotlight on a sprawling bureaucracy struggling to cope with an influx...

Are US Navy’s super carriers a relic of wars past?

Budget pressures at the Pentagon have renewed a debate about the value of the US Navy's giant aircraft carriers, with critics arguing the warships...

China must increase ability to win ‘local wars,’ PM says

China must enhance the ability of its military to win "local wars", Premier Wen Jiabao said on Monday, as Beijing grows increasingly assertive about...

Chinese Lessons from Other Peoples’ Wars

The importance of China stems not only from its current international role and its influence on the Asia-Pacific region in particular, but also because...

Iraq, Afghan wars biggest since WWII: US general

Washington: The US military's drawdown in Iraq and buildup in Afghanistan represents the biggest movement of troops and equipment since World War II, a...

Wars force US military to review ban on women in combat

WASHINGTON: US commanders are taking a second look at policies that bar women from ground combat, as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have...

Chairman cites need for rapid health care solutions

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md: Defense Department officials must work quickly to surmount a stigma that's preventing servicemembers from seeking help for the signature...