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Situation Report: U.S. troops heading to Helmand; Canadian commandos going to Iraq; Egyptian Foreign Minister dishes to FP; defense budget coming Tuesday; Assad’s executioners; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Helmand surge. By the end of the month, there’ll be several hundred more U.S. soldiers stationed in the embattled ...

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Situation Report: North Korea goes for it; Beijing upset over possible American missile defense system; the politics of defense; Syria keeps falling apart; building walls in the Middle East; Bergdahl is angry; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley 3-2-1. The big news over the weekend was North Korea’s long-range rocket launch which it claimed put a satellite ...

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Situation Report: General wants U.S. troops closer to the fight in Afghanistan; gadgets to monitor Iran’s nukes; Libya decision hanging over Washington; Saudi is up for a fight in Syria; big price tags for the Pentagon’s nukes; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley More, more, more. Placing American commandos in Afghan army units and allowing forward air controllers to move closer to ...

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Situation Report: Syria peace talks on skids; U.S. Navy’s new ship-killing missile; Obama pressured on Libya as ISIS recruits flock to the country; Iraq building walls, cutting wireless; plenty of new budget news; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Walk away. The United Nations has formally suspended the faltering peace talks between the Syrian government and a coalition ...

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Situation Report: Moscow blasts U.S. military spending; billions more for cyber, subs, and robots; no stalemate in Afghanistan; NATO’s Baltic problem; ISIS mapped; Mosul Dam on the brink; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley One timer. Defense Secretary Ash Carter only has one shot to shape a defense budget. The official drop date ...

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Moscow Slams U.S. for Weapons Push Into Eastern Europe

The Russian Embassy in Washington blasted the Obama administration on Tuesday for its new plans to ship billions of dollars in armored vehicles, heavy weapons, and other military equipment to NATO members in Eastern and Central Europe.

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Situation Report: U.S. armor heading for Europe; more money for ISIS fight; possibly more troops to Iraq; Special Ops active in Helmand; Trump’s ride; China buzzes South Korea; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Big budgets. President Barack Obama is preparing to ship a 2017 defense budget request to Congress that will include ...



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