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The United States sent Navy and Coast Guard ships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the military said, as the United States increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China.The voyage risks further
The Pentagon has identified two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan while involved in combat operations Friday in Kunduz Province.The men were identified Saturday as Spc. Joseph P. Collette, 29, of Lancaster, Ohio, and Sgt. 1st Class Will D.
March 24, 2019 5:00 AMPARIS • French 'yellow vest' demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government yesterday as military units were deployed to help the police clamp down on any trouble.
Taiwan, faced with an increase in military spending by its main rival China, is seeking a range of new, advanced weapons systems from the United States, officials in Taipei confirmed this week.Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday in Taipei
The top U.S. military officer has called out U.S. technology giant Google for its artificial intelligence venture in China, saying it “creates a challenge” in maintaining a U.S. military advantage over the Chinese.Google has said it will not renew a
America’s top marine warned that deployments to the U.S.-Mexico border and President Donald Trump’s plan for a wall pose an “unacceptable risk” to the force, according to documents revealed Thursday by The Los Angeles Times.In memos addressed to
The Pakistan military said in a statement on Thursday that it had rescued four Iranian soldiers being held captive by a militant group in the country's restive southwest.The rescue took place in Chaghi district of Balochistan province, near the
U.S.-backed forces are sweeping through the rubble in what is left of the Islamic State's final enclave in northeastern Syria, edging closer to declaring victory over the terror group's self-declared caliphate. The Syrian Democratic Forces said
The Kremlin on Thursday complained that flights by U.S. nuclear-capable B-52 strategic bombers across the Baltic Sea near Russia's borders were creating tensions in the region, but Washington said they were needed to deter potential
March 21, 2019 4:24 PMWASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Visiting the USS Gerald R Ford two years ago, US President Donald Trump extolled the importance of an enlarged naval force featuring a dozen aircraft carriers-including the Ford, the most expensive ship
The Pentagon's Office of Inspector General has launched an investigation into allegations that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan violated ethics rules by promoting his former employer, Boeing, while serving in the Trump administration.The
A human rights group says 14 civilians were killed during five U.S. airstrikes in Somalia in the last two years, an allegation the U.S. military strongly denies.Amnesty International issued a civilian casualty report Tuesday, which included accounts
In 1948, Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington stationed the United States' long-range nuclear bombers at Offutt Air Force Base in eastern Nebraska, a location safe in the middle of the nation and well-insulated from the coast.But 70 years later, the
March 20, 2019 2:03 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) - Former US defence secretary James Mattis, who quit in December after disagreeing with President Donald Trump's Syria policy, is to return to his research post at Stanford University in California.