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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump calls the U.S. military "depleted." It urgently needs more planes, ships, troops and nuclear weapons, he says, to ensure American predominance in the world. Hillary Clinton has a much different view of the defense and ...and more »
- BBC News
Remote St Kilda military site to be redeveloped
New military facilities are to be built on the island of Hirta in the remote St Kilda archipelago. The Ministry of the Defence (MoD) has had a tracking station on the isle since 1957. It is linked to a missile range controlled from a military site on ...and more »
Iraq Special Forces Find ISIS Bomb Factory, Tunnels Near Mosul
Iraqi special forces east of Mosul probed a network of underground tunnels and uncovered a bomb-making facility on Thursday. Pentagon Says US Airstrikes Target Al-Qaida in Afghanistan. Associated Press. he Defense Department says airstrikes in ...and more »
- Daily Sabah
Turkey sacks hundreds of military personnel in coup probe
ISTANBUL – Turkey's military has fired 460 employees as part of an ongoing investigation into the movement allegedly responsible for the failed coup attempt on July 15. The Ministry of National Defense announced in a tweet on Friday that 195 staff ...
460 military personnel discharged in ongoing investigations on Gülenist terror groupDaily Sabahall 14 news articles »
- Zimbabwe Independent
Military takes over prosecuting authority
THE security sector has virtually taken over the operations of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), as we reveal today that 160 military officers, constituting almost three-quarters of the staff in the Prosecutor-General's Office, have been ...
- South Korea, Japan to resume talks on military information-sharing pact
The Japan Times
SEOUL – South Korea has decided to restart talks with Japan on signing a bilateral agreement on sharing sensitive military information, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said Thursday. The official said the country expects it to be concluded ...and more »
- OUPblog (blog)
Military justice: will the arc continue to bend in a progressive direction?
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Military discovers 23 human skulls in militant camps
The joint military operation in the Niger Delta code-named 'Operation DELTA SAFE' has disclosed how troops discovered 23 human skulls, human skeletons and other human parts in various stages of decomposition in four militant camps in Cross River State ...and more »
- Wall Street Journal
As Thais Await New King, Military Consolidates Power
Wall Street Journal
BANGKOK—As Thailand waits for its new king to take the throne, a shift toward authoritarianism in the country is gathering speed. The Buddhist kingdom, America's oldest Asian ally, was already a conservative-minded place, with periodic military coups ...
Why Thailand's Political and Military Elite Need a Reset to SucceedThe Wireall 72 news articles »
- Anadolu Agency
SKorean military told to stay calm over social unrest
South Korea's defense minister called for military readiness Friday as he admitted the country is facing a "very difficult situation”. Thousands of protesters are set to rally in Seoul on Saturday after President Park Geun-hye recently admitted to ...and more »
India Seeks 'Shoot To Kill' Hardware In Military Upgrade: Foreign Media
India's armed forces have embarked on a shopping spree for modern assault rifles, body armor and helmets, providing a potential boost to global arms suppliers. The 1.3 million-strong military is abandoning its two decade-old Indian made rifles and ...and more »
Is Turkey's insistence on a military role in Mosul a strategic miscalculation? - Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesGlobalnews.ca
Is Turkey's insistence on a military role in Mosul a strategic miscalculation?
Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
Turkey's insistence on a role for itself in the ongoing joint offensive of Iraqi armed forces and Kurdish Peshmarga supported by limited US ground forces and air strikes to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State's control has created rifts between ...
US military says Iraq forces have retaken 40 villages from ISIS in MosulGlobalnews.ca
Why Iraq needs more than a
China: Japanese military jets using 'dangerous' tactics
(CNN) Japanese military aircraft are increasingly engaging in dangerous intercepts of Chinese planes, putting the safety of Chinese fliers at risk and damaging bilateral relations, China's Defense Ministry said Thursday. Japan reported earlier this ...
China accuses Japan of endangering its military aircraftThe Japan Timesall 15 news articles »
- Mother Jones
Sen. Mark Kirk Questions Military Service of Opponent's Family
"I had forgotten that your parents came all the way from Thailand to serve George Washington." Pema LevyOct. 27, 2016 10:52 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email. Rep. Tammy Duckworth after a discussion with Mark Kirk in the Chicago Tribune ...
Kirk questions military history of Duckworth's familyCNN
GOP Senator's Debate Tactic: Jab Thai-American War Hero Over Ethnicity and Mil
Civilian- military rift in engineering services, Army defies Defence Ministry's orders - India TodayIndia Today
Civilian- military rift in engineering services, Army defies Defence Ministry's orders
In an attempt to maintain Army officers; superiority in the Military Engineering Services, the military's Engineer-in-chief refused to implement Defence Ministry's orders to appoint three civilian Additional Director Generals there. Ajit Kumar Dubey ...
Military's hopes dashed as govt retains controversial rank structureHindustan Timesall 5 news articles »
- Foreign Policy
Turkey's Ongoing Military Purge Drives, Complicates Regional Ambitions
In an ambitious effort to ensure that Turkey plays a leading role in shaping Iraq and Syria after the ouster of the Islamic State, Turkish officials have gone on the offensive in recent months, deploying troops across borders, issuing threats to ...
Turkish military operation in Syria to target Raqqa, says ErdoganFRANCE 24
Turkey and Russia share military intelligenceThe Times (subscription)all
- KOMO News
'It is just so wrong': WA veteran says military demanding he pay back enlistment bonus
Rob Taft had a career in the Navy until a heart ailment forced his discharged. (Photo: KOMO News). VIEW PHOTO GALLERY. 3 photos. AA. MOUNTLAKE TERRACE., Wash. -- A military career was in Rob Taft's blood. Taft, of Mountlake Terrace, had a ...
DARPA develops digital copilot for military aircraft
ALIAS can fly a military helicopter and then move into another aircraft and fly that too— and ALIAS is not human. Driverless cars may have been making headlines of late, but DARPA's ALIAS program has also been making great strides in the development ...and more »
- Houston Chronicle
Punaro: No, our military is not a disaster, and our generals are not rubble
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, receives a campaign update from a U.S. service member near Erbil, Iraq, during an August visit to Iraq and Turkey to assess the campaign against the Islamic State. GOP presidential ...
- Christian Science Monitor
Why Trump says the state of US military is a 'disaster' (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Many in the military take issue with Donald Trump's claims. After all, the US spends far more on defense than any other country. But the size of the military is shrinking. By Anna Mulrine Grobe, Staff writer October 27, 2016. Save for later Saved ...and more »
Earnest: Obama confident he has better military advisers than Trump
White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Thursday scoffed at the notion that Donald Trump has more military mastery than President Barack Obama's advisers, after the Republican nominee again attacked the administration for previewing a military ...
White House Spokesman: Obama Doesn't Need Trump's Military Advice (VIDEO)TPMall 36 news articles »
NATO seeks to manage Russia's new military deployments
NATO defence ministers attend a meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir. 3/3. left. right. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ...
Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the eastReutersall 245 news articles »
- Military Times
Trump faces new round of military controversies just days before the election
With less than two weeks left before the election, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump finds himself in the middle of a new round of military-themed controversies that opponents say shows he's unqualified to be commander in chief. The ...
Donald Trump Says He'll Teach Military Expert 'a Couple of Things' About MosulABC News
Donald Trump claims he could 'teach Jeff McCausland' a
- Wall Street Journal
Russia Flexes Military Muscle With Recent Deployments
Wall Street Journal
BRUSSELS—Recent high-profile Russian military deployments are designed to showcase new Russian capabilities and a willingness to operate in many areas simultaneously, U.S. and alliance officials said. The Russian flotilla that is steaming toward Syria ...
Nato and Russia playing dangerous game with military build-upThe Guardian
Russia tensions reach new highdailytelegraph.com.au
Putin says Russia
- New York Times
Calls Grow for Access to Western Myanmar in Face of Military Lockdown
New York Times
Border police officers on patrol in Maungdaw Township, where much of the violence in Myanmar has taken place this month. Credit Ye Aung Thu/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. HONG KONG — In the aftermath of violence this month in western ...
Myanmar probes Rohingya Muslim's death in custody during military operatio...Reutersall 23 news articles »
Rainbow Warriors to host New Mexico on Military Appreciation Night
The University of Hawai'i football team will host New Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 29 for its annual “Military Night” game. Kick-off is 6:00 p.m.,… John John Florence // WSL · WORLD CHAMP! John John Florence captures WSL World Title in Portugal. 1:46 pm.
- Theft of 28 military-style firearms from Dunedin property
A larger number of military-style firearms and ammunition was stolen from a Dunedin property last night. Just before 5pm police were called to the Maitland Street property where the semi-automatic firearms and ammunition were reported stolen. A total ...and more »
- NBC4 Washington
Military Flights Over DC Tests Warning System, Trains Personnel
Those who might be awake after midnight could hear aircraft in the skies over the Washington, D.C. area, but those planes and helicopter are part of a military exercise to test a warning system and personnel at the Joint Air Defense Operations Center ...
- Otago Daily Times
Large number of 'military-style' semi-automatic firearms stolen
A large number of military-style semi-automatic firearms and a "significant" amount of ammunition has been stolen in a break-in. It happened on Tuesday at an address in Maitland Street, Dunedin. Acting field crime manager, Detective Senior Sergeant ...
28 'military-style' firearms stolen in DunedinOtago Daily Timesall 3 news articles »
- Military charity cuts benefits amid flood of applicants
A charity that helps children while their parents serve their country is sending out more checks than ever, but the amounts are getting smaller. ADVERTISEMENT. Our Military Kids, which gives the kids of deployed National Guard and Reserve service ...
- teleSUR English
Guatemala Indicts Top Ex-Military Men for War Crimes and Rape
A family member holds an image of Marco Antonio Molina Theissen, kidnapped and disappeared in 1981 when he was 14 years old. | Photo: EFE. Previous; Next. Published 25 October 2016 (45 minutes ago). Comments. Increases text size - Decreases text ...
- Demobilised soldiers could prove roadblock to China's military reforms
On the same day earlier this month that China's Defence Minister, Chang Wanquan, welcomed foreign military officials to the 2016 Xiangshan Forum, battalion-strong groups of Chinese civilians dressed in camouflaged uniforms surrounded the administrative ...
One Day's Worth of Federal Spending Per Year Can Avert US Military Defeat in Europe - The National Interest Online (blog)One Day's Worth of Federal Spending Per Year Can Avert US Military Defeat in Europe
The National Interest Online (blog)
The United States is facing a potential military crisis in Europe, and not enough is being done to avert it. The problem is that a resurgent Russia is moving to reclaim lost influence along its western border at a time when NATO's ability to repulse an ...and more »
- Venezuela's Military Backs Maduro in Dispute With Congress
Venezuela's armed forces vowed allegiance to President Nicolas Maduro as the opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday debated the constitutionality of his rule. Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez, in a rare televised address, accused ...and more »
- Lockheed Martin Rides New Wave of Military Spending
Wall Street Journal
Lockheed Martin Corp. LMT 7.23 % expects sales next year to grow at the fastest clip in a decade as the reshaped company rides a new wave of military spending at home and abroad. The world's largest defense contractor said orders for its F-35 jet ...and more »
- Smallsats still need to prove their military utility, Air Force space official says
David Hardy, U.S. Air Force associate deputy under secretary, for space, speaking Oct. 20 at the Hosted Payload Summit in Washington. Photo: U.S. Air Force. WASHINGTON — The Defense Department isn't willing to send small satellites into operational ...
- No Matter Who Wins the Election, Military Spending Is Here to Stay
The military-industrial complex is alive and well, and it's gobbling up your tax dollars. By William D. Hartung. Today 12:33 pm. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print. Lockheed F-35 Jet Australia. An F-35 stealth jet built for the Royal Australian Air Force ...and more »
Military family: Enlistment bonus fiasco 'depleted our savings'
(CNN) Master Sgt. Susan Haley's family is the epitome of military sacrifice. She's a 24-year veteran. Her husband served for 26 years. Their son lost his leg serving in Afghanistan. But now, the California National Guard is demanding more sacrifices ...
Clinton, Trump blast military leaders over National Guard bonus problemsMilitary Times
Lawmakers blast Pentagon over 'boneheaded' clawback of improper military bonusesFox Ne
Paying for the Military Like the Ruby Slippers
If the Smithsonian can raise $300,000 in a week for the ruby slippers Dorothy wore in The Wizard of Oz, why can't the Pentagon take the same approach when it comes to raising armies to wage the nation's wars? It may sound goofy, but it makes about as ...
Conserve Dorothy's RUBY SLIPPERS by Smithsonian Institution — KickstarterKickstarterall 113 news articles »
- Navy Secretary: We Need to Make the Military 'More Family Friendly'
The National Women's Law Center is taking the U.S. military culture to task for being slow to integrate women into combat positions, but the pool of qualified females may in fact be limited. (AP Photo). (CNSNews.com) – During a panel discussion Monday ...and more »
- USA TODAY
Donald Trump Claims Military Has 'Conceptually' Endorsed Him
Donald Trump claimed Monday that the U.S. armed forces had “conceptually” endorsed his run for the White House and that he had secured the backing of most police departments. “I've been endorsed by virtually every police department and police group.
Trump has law enforcement, military support 'conceptually'USA TODAY
Trump Cites Police, Military, ICE Endorsements That Didn't Happen ...NBCNews
- The Indian Express
India, Russia to hold talks on military ties tomorrow
The Indian Express
India and Russia will tomorrow hold detailed discussions on deeper military cooperations, especially on joint production of fifth generation fighter aircraft, upgradation of Su-30 MKI planes and firming up the contract for the S400 Triumf air defence ...and more »
- Hindustan Times
Will correct disparity in military, civilian officers' rank structure: Parrikar
The government has assured the military that any disparity in rank structure of its officers with those in civil administration will be removed, slipping into damage control after a defence ministry letter downgraded the status of soldiers. Any ...
Parrikar promises to 'address' downgrade of military ranksCalcutta Telegraph
Captain Amarinder Singh seeks Manohar Parrikar's resignation
- Why Russia's Military Escalation in Ukraine is Domestically Driven
On August 11, 2016, the Russian military held naval war games on the Black Sea, and placed its troops in Crimea on “combat alert.” Russia's military escalation immediately followed Kremlin allegations that Ukrainian commandos had killed 2 Russian ...and more »
- Bangkok Post
Prawit denies link to pro-military party | Bangkok Post: news
“The prime minister and I have never wanted to play politics or set up a political party. So leave me alone,” says Gen Prawit Wongsuwon. (Bangkok Post file photo). - +. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on Tuesday denied involvement in the ...
- Press TV
Philippine president tells US to forget about defense pact
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks before his departure for Japan, at thethe Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, Manila in the Philippines, October 25, 2016. (Photo by Reuters). Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he does ...
Duterte warns US over military agreementRTE.ie
US: Philippines' Duterte Sparking Distress around the WorldMilitary.com
Rodrigo Duterte reiterates he will end US-Philipp
- Los Angeles Times
Top US military commander moves to ease souring relations with Saudis
Los Angeles Times
After a series of high-profile disputes between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, the nation's top military official in the Middle East moved Monday to ease tensions in one of America's most enduring, yet perplexing alliances. Gen. Joseph Votel, head of the U ...
Yemeni Army Kills Saudi Soldiers, Bombs 3 Military Vehicles in JizanAl-Manar TVall 72 news articles »
Why Iraq needs more than a military victory in Mosul
ISIL's Kirkuk onslaught serves as a reminder that Iraq is still in the grip of war with a ferocious enemy. Salah Nasrawi 25 Oct 2016 09:42 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Post-ISIL Iraq will be difficult and dangerous EPA ...
Raids Killed 35 ISIS Commanders Before Mosul Offensive: USMilitary.com
Iraqi government delayed deployment of Canadian military hospital: SajjanCTV News
In the Mosul
- Is Britain Destroying its Military to Appease Enemies?
Elements of the British establishment in Whitehall think their own soldiers are "bad," and terrorists are "freedom fighters," according to General Lord Richards, former Chief of the Defence Staff and the UK's most senior military officer. Over several ...
Military Machines: The C-17 Globemaster transporter
From armoured tanks to auxiliary ships, our new Military Machines video series showcases some extraordinary vehicles from across the globe and shares some fascinating facts and figures about their capabilities in the field. In the video above, we take ...