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Red Blue Translator
Mar 21 2022
For 30 years the United States has been fundamentally unserious about its national-security strategy, which was predicated on the assumptions that it had entered Immanuel Kant’s era of “perpetual peace,” that the nation was the lone superpower, and that it would remain so for decades to come. As a result, four successive presidential administrations of both parties consistently underfunded theNational Review
Dec 08 2016
Trump has chosen retired Gen. John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security. The former head of US Southern Command, Kelly was previously responsible for managing security threats posed by criminal drug networks based in South and Central America.Chicago Tribune CBN New York Times (News)
Apr 28 2022
China and Iran have agreed to increase defense cooperation, including more military drills under what both countries perceive as growing pressure from the United States, the South China Morning Post reports.
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe visited Tehran on Wednesday where he met with Iran's armed forces chief of staff Mohammad Bagheri. At that meeting, Bagheri said Iran and ChinaNewsmax (News)
Nov 14 2019
Since 1972, when the ABM Treaty was ratified by the U.S. Senate, missile defenses of the United States were prohibited.
The ABM (Anti-Ballistic Missile) Treaty allowed the United States and the Soviet Union to deploy 100 interceptors to protect an offensive missile base or the nation’s respective capitols. The Soviets chose to protect Moscow where 100 interceptors are current deployed.The Epoch Times
Nov 24 2020
Why U.S. Security Depends on Alliances—Now More Than Ever By Kori Schake, Jim Mattis, Jim Ellis, and Joe Felter
The world is not getting safer, for the United States or for U.S. interests. Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the 2017 National Defense Strategy described an international environment of increased global disorder, long-term strategic competition, rapid dispersion ofMultiple Writers - Center
Dec 23 2020
President Donald Trump vetoed The National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday after it passed through Congress with wide bipartisan support. In a letter to Congress, Trump said he vetoed the $740 billion annual defense spending bill because the bill "includes language that would require the renaming of certain military installations," referring to a measure requiring the renaming ofThe Epoch Times CBS News (Online) Forbes
Jun 08 2022
Congress may tighten requirements on Pentagon aviation safety reporting following a string of crashes that have killed six and injured at least four servicemembers since March.
Those include the June 3 loss of an F/A-18E Super Hornet and pilot Lt. Richard Bullock and the June 6 crash of an AH-64 Apache helicopter that injured two Army crew members.
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