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Bolton Warns Trump: North Korea ‘Will Never Give Up’ Nukes

Posted by Colin Clark on


“Every day that goes by makes North Korea a more dangerous country,” John Bolton said at CSIS. “When does it become too late? Today is better than tomorrow. Tomorrow is better than the next day.”

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Adm. Davidson: China Assaults International Order

Posted by James Kitfield on


The most profound change resulting from China’s military modernization has been in its space capabilities. Back in 2000 China only had 10 satellites in orbit, and this year it will launch more satellites than any other nation on the planet.

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Estonia Inks ‘Big’ New US Defense Deal, Eyes On Russia

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Baltic nation is focusing on its ground forces, and acquiring new armor, Howitzers. air defense missiles, and rifles as it shoots past NATO’s 2 percent spending threshold.

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General Unveils Key New Details of Attacks in Gulf of Oman

Posted by Paul McLeary on


“Getting alongside a vessel under the cover of darkness to attach a mine underway is not an insignificant effort,” Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs said today.

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Recent North Korean Missile Launches Don’t Change ‘Palpable’ Drop In Tensions: Gen. Abrams

Posted by Colin Clark on


Gen. Robert Abrams tells Breaking Defense, “Recent activities on the peninsula have not changed that palpable reduction of tension on the peninsula.”

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India Is Going Big on New Fighters; Lockheed, Boeing Pledge Indian Plants

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Boeing, Lockheed, Dassault Aviation of France, the European Eurofighter consortium, Sweden’s Saab, and United Aircraft Corporation of Russia are all jockeying for position for an Indian fighter contract worth $15 billion for 110 planes, and an $8 billion navy program of around 60 aircraft.

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HASC Dems Press To Resume Korea Wargames; Trump Tweets Vs. Intel Community

Posted by Colin Clark on


Democrats challenged President Trump over his freeze on US military exercises with South Korea, while Trump lashed out on social media against intelligence officials who questioned his achievements.

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The Navy Has Had Enough of Missile Defense And Sees Its Chance

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON: The Navy is looking to get out of the missile defense business, the service’s top admiral said today, and the Pentagon’s new missile defense review might give the service the off-ramp it has been looking for to stop sailing in circles waiting for ground-based missile launches. This wasn’t the first time Adm. John Richardson… Keep reading →

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Donald Trump: Breaking With The Past (The Beltway Ain’t Happy)

Posted by Doug Macgregor on


President Trump is breaking with the past. He’s arguing that Washington must cut its losses, withdraw its forces, climb out of the Middle Eastern and Afghan money pits, and acknowledge that Seoul (with U.S. backing) won the war on the Korean Peninsula. Washington hates him for doing these things, but most Americans and future generations of Americans will love him for it.

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State Blocks Israeli Sale of F-16s To Croatia: Deal All But Dead

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Croatia, a NATO member, was ready to sign off on the largest defense deal in its history: $500 million for 12 Israeli F-16 fighters. But the State Department didn’t like the looks of the deal.

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