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Senate Sends $619B Fiscal 2017 NDAA to White House

The Senate sent the proposed $618.7 billion defense policy bill for fiscal year 2017 to the White House with a 92-7 vote days after the House passed the measure, Reuters reported Thursday. Patricia Zengerle writes the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act contains a $3.2 billion rise in military spending, provisions that …

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NY Times: US Military Officials Worry Over Russian Ship Operations Near Undersea Communications Cables

Russian ships and submarines have launched operations near underwater cables used to transmit Internet communications worldwide, the New York Times reported Sunday. David Sanger and Eric Schmitt write U.S. intelligence and military leaders are concerned that an increase in Russia’s naval activities could result in cable-cutting attacks once conflicts emerge. Adm. …

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