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‘We’ve Got To Continue To Engage’ China: CNO Richardson

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WASHINGTON: Despite rising tensions in the South China Sea, the US Navy’s top admiral says his Chinese counterparts “by and large” behave professionally, not provocatively, when the two nations meet at sea. And precisely because of those tensions, Adm. John Richardson said, it’s all the more important to emphasize cooperating with China, not confronting it.… Keep reading →

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Ash Carter: Email Me If You’re Stuck On Your Arms Sale To India

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: You just met me, and this is crazy, but my address is Ashton.Carter@sd.mil, so email me maybe. That, in essence, was Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter‘s response this morning when asked how US defense firms could get Pentagon help exporting weapons and related products to the notoriously opaque and bureaucratic Indian government, which… Keep reading →

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Sequestration: Buck McKeon’s 3-Front War Will Fail — But At Least CR May End

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: As House Speaker John Boehner went to the White House for fruitless talks on sequestration, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon convened reporters to tell both the President and his own party leadership, “we are done cutting our defense.” But the very fact that McKeon had to send this message via the media… Keep reading →

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