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Gen. Joseph Dunford: US, South Korea, Japan Need Trilateral Cooperation to Stop North Korea’s Nuclear Threat

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said defense leaders from the U.S., Japan and South Korea agreed trilateral and multilateral cooperation is needed among the three countries to counter North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear threats, DoD News reported Tuesday. “That includes missile defense and any …

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Sen. John McCain: Trump Administration Should Create Strategy for US Operations in Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has urged President Donald Trump’s administration to formulate a new strategy for the Defense Department to help address the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, Defense News reported Monday. McCain said the White House has not presented a strategy for Afghanistan since the …

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Gen. Joseph Dunford: Base Budget Needs to Outpace Inflation to Maintain US Military Advantage

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said the Defense Department needs a continued base budget increase of at least 3 percent above inflation to maintain the U.S. military’s competitive advantage, DoD News reported Monday. Dunford told members of the House Armed Services Committee that the fiscal year 2018 budget request is essential …

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