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NATO Exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 to test NATO readiness and military mobility
NATO exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 kicks off this month, bringing together more than 20 NATO Allies and partners from North America and Europe
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US Army tackles enduring system to counter both drone and cruise missile threats
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army is on a path to choose an enduring system that will counter both drone and cruise missile threats by releasing a solicitation to industry for a prototyping effort and by hosting a shoot-off for two teams at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. ...
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Global Hawk Drones To Be Retired In Favor Of Secretive Penetrating Spy Aircraft
The U.S. Air Force is looking to get rid of all of its remaining Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk drones in the next year or two. The service says that it......
Russia
NATO troops start formal withdrawal from Afghanistan
The final phase of ending America's "forever war" in Afghanistan after 20 years formally began Saturday, with the withdrawal of the last U.S. and NATO troops by the end of summer. U.S. President Joe Biden had set May 1 as the official start of the withdrawal of the remaining forces —......
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The Battle for Marib: A Tipping Point of the Civil War in Yemen?
The West is focusing on the tragic humanitarian costs of the war in Yemen while turning a blind eye to the significant strategic implications of a Houthi/Iranian victory. This approach imperils Middle Eastern and Western security. By Dr. Uzi Rubin* Introduction After six long and blood-soaked years, the civil war in Yemen shows no sign of ending. The Ansar Allah movement......
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Here's how Ankara uses genocide as blackmail - Analysis
Turkey has threatened for years that it would rapidly move to sanction the US and ally with Iran, China and Russia or other US enemies, if the US would recognize the Armenian Genocide. By Seth J. Frantzman* The US decision to finally recognize the Armenian Genocide comes after decades of threats by Turkish lobbyists in Washington. The narrative that the lobbyists presented was......
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