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North Korea is testing long-range nuclear missiles
North Korea could begin testing long-range missiles and nuclear weapons again to coerce U.S. officials toward political or sanctions relief, the general nominated to lead American forces in Korea testified Tuesday. Army Gen. Paul LaCamera told the Senate Armed Services Committee that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un likely sees an opportunity to revamp stalled diplomacy with......
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SR-72: The Mach 6 Bomber That Could Shake the World?
Lockheed’s hyping of a hypersonic aircraft which may-or-may-not already exist seems explicitly intended to build support for additional funding. This may be because it’s pursuing the project with the Defense Advanced Research Programs Agency (DARPA), which focuses on innovative development of cutting-edge technologies often well ahead of capabilities in operational service, rather than......
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Top Russian submarine design bureau hit by cyber attack with Chinese characteristics
Russia's Rubin Design Bureau was the target of a cyber attack involving an image file with malicious software embedded inside it via a specific tool that has become a hallmark of multiple entities linked to the Chinese government.......
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NATO covid response: Republic of Moldova requests international assistance
On 23 April 2021, 1 April 2020 and 12 June 2020, the EADRCC received requests for international assistance from the Government of the Republic of Moldova in its response to the global pandemic of the coronavirus COVID-19.
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$30 billion boondoggle: Meet 5 super weapons that failed
Washington is more than willing to spend on wonder weapons, but that doesn't mean it is always worth it. A lot of money went down the drain thanks to these weapons. The United States spent $610 billion in 2018 on defense, roughly one-third of all military spending on the planet—but that doesn’t mean that money is always being used efficiently. Over thirty years, the U.S. Army has engaged......
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Toward a new naval statecraft

Toward a new naval statecraft

If the U.S. and its allies do nothing to complicate or slow China’s grey zone strategy, they risk ceding the global commons of maritime Asia. By Brent D. Sadler* Last May, as a new Taiwanese president took office, the U.S. Navy increased its presence in the South China Sea, operating two aircraft carrier strike groups in the area for the first time in more than a......
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