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Report: Derek Chollet to Leave Defense Department Int’l Affairs Role

Derek Chollet Derek Chollet is set to depart his role as the Defense Department’s assistant secretary for international security affairs in January, Foreign Policy reported Wednesday. Chollet ...
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Samuel Locklear: USPACOM, Asia-Pacific Allies Work to Ensure Regional Security

Samuel Locklear, chief of the U.S. Pacific Command, has said the organization is committed to working with Asian allies to ensure the security and stability of the Indo-Asia-Pacific ...
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Gen. William Shelton Suggests Splitting Big Satellites into Smaller Spacecraft

Gen. William Shelton Gen. William Shelton, Air Force Space Command chief, has expressed interest in having big satellites split into a number of smaller satellites in order to achieve ...
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Report: State Dept. Calls on China to End Anti-Satellite Missile Development

U.S. officials have urged China to cease development of anti-satellite capabilities after their assessments revealed the Asian country has recently tested an anti-satellite missile, ...
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Gen. Mark Welsh, Deborah Lee James Unveil Air Force’s 30-Year Road Map

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh and Secretary Deborah Lee James have released a road map document that highlights the service’s strategic plans for the next ...
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EU, US Ramp Up Sanctions on Russia

The U.S. and the European Union have agreed to escalate sanctions on Russia for what U.S. officials say persistent efforts by the Russia government to build up troops in Ukraine, The ...
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Andrew Weber: Bioweapons Threat a ‘National Security Challenge’

Pentagon official Andrew Weber discussed global biosecurity scenarios and measures during a panel discussion held at the Aspen Security Forum last week in Colorado, DoD News reported ...
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DHS Allocates $1.6B for Preparedness Grant Programs; Jeh Johnson Comments

Jeh Johnson The Homeland Security Department has allotted more than $1.6 billion in total funding for its preparedness grant programs to help state, local, tribal and territorial partners ...
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Army Test Flies Unmanned Airborne EW Attack System; Clay Ogden Comments

The U.S. Army has completed a series of flight tests onan unmanned airborne electronic attack platform in order to assess its technical capability to deploy jammer to another aerial ...
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Report: Israel, Hamas Mull Humanitarian Ceasefire

Israel’s Security Cabinet will meet later Friday to discuss an international humanitarian ceasefire proposal that calls for Israel and Hamas to consider possible new Gaza border ...