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The second 2+2 Indo-US Ministerial Dialogue is expected to take place in Washington DC next month, preparations for which are going on.

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Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, said Sunday that the United States is still “very upset” by the move to purchase the Russian S-400 system.

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A U.S. State Department official has expressed concern about Serbia’s interest in Russian air defense systems, warning Belgrade to be “careful and cautious” about buying them, in comments to North Macedonia television.

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US troop levels in northern Syria will probably stabilize around 500, a top American military leader said Sunday, weeks after President Donald Trump had announced a complete withdrawal.

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The U.S.-South Korean alliance is strained by their differences over military pacts, and if the allies fail to reach agreements, Seoul’s national security could be at risk, experts said.

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Randall Shriver, DOD's assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific security affairs, said in the past, the relationship with China was a mixture of engagement and competition, but that has changed in recent years.

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Berlin must not forget Washington’s crucial role in allowing Europe and Germany to reunify after the end of the Cold War, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, after Germany’s foreign minister called unity “a gift from Europe”.

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The Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) is planning to acquire two squadrons of F-16C/D Block-72 fighters from Lockheed Martin under its strategic plan for 2020-2024.

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The U.S. Navy is preparing to sign a contract for nine Virginia-class attack submarines, eight of which will include a 84-foot section that boosts the boat’s strike missile capacity, which is down from 11 boats planned for in this year’s budget submission, Defense News has confirmed with sources familiar with the pending contract.

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday the U.S. will invest and trade more in Asia as it rolls out an American plan to support "sustainable" projects in Asia as a counterpoint to China's multibillion-dollar "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative.

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With the U.S. army hunkered down for the war on terror, phrases such as “counter-insurgency” and “IEDs” became familiar to most Americans over the last 15 years, along with the “shock and awe” introduced during the earlier Gulf War.

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The Pentagon’s advisory body has released a set of “AI ethics” guidelines for the “responsible” use of autonomous weapons, but will it stop the emergence of soulless killing machines?

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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian are among 136 people to be recognized in this year’s autumn decorations for notable contributions to relations with Japan, the government said Sunday.

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In what could be a precursor to further stunning developments, the U.S. Navy has publicly acknowledged that the advanced aircraft depicted in several recently declassified gun-camera videos are UFOs, or what the Navy prefers to call “Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon” (UAPs).

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Today the number of countries operating nuclear-powered submarines is the same as it was 30 years ago at the end of the Cold War. That looks set to change with more navies thinking nuclear!

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US troops have forgotten basic lessons of electronic warfare, and they’re not being forced to relearn them because even major training exercises are unrealistically easy, military and civilian experts warned this morning.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a fiery speech Wednesday night, describing how America has “taken on the challenge” posed by the “communist government” in China.

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Russia, already the owner of the world's longest Arctic coastline, has spent the past few years bolstering its presence there.

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