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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
The US military wants to develop a new type of low-yield weapon that experts worry could lead to greater proliferation.
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'
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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
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Colombian Cocaine Smugglers Hide Beneath the Waves
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