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After decades of relative calm across the Pacific region, Wake Island is taking on a renewed strategic importance.
US Nuclear Review Calls for Development of Low-Yield Nukes
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Pentagon Signals Open-Ended Troop Commitment in Syria
Now that the jihadists have been cleared from all but a few pockets, the United States is assessing its future presence.
US Watchdog Highlights Flawed Training of Afghan Forces
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Trump Cabinet Picks Raise Concerns about Military Influence
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US Air Force Set to Replace Intercontinental Nuke Arsenal
First designed in the 1960s at the height of the Cold War, the Minuteman nuclear weapons are starting to show their age.
US Releases Redacted Drone Strike 'Playbook'
The partially redacted document was released as a result of a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Four NATO Battalions to Go to Eastern Europe to Deter Russia
The United States announced it will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland as part of NATO efforts to reassure eastern member states.
Sailors Rush for Tattoos as US Navy Bends Rules to Recruit
The Navy is adopting the most lenient rules on body art of any U.S. military service.
No Plans for Killer US Military Robots ... Yet
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US, Colombian Militaries Eye a Post-Conflict Future
Since 1999, a US program called Plan Colombia has seen about $10 billion in military aid flow to Colombia's security services...
Colombian Cocaine Smugglers Hide Beneath the Waves
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The U.S. has not increased its security at Incirlik Air Base, which it shares with Turkish forces, Air Force officials said.
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Marine Corps Announces It Was Wrong -- Again -- on Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo
Evidence shows another Marine long-believed to be in the famous photo from atop Mount Suribachi was misidentified.
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