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Ashton Carter: DoD Aims to Build Up Defense Strategy Through Nuclear Deterrence Sustainment

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the Defense Department will work to invest and sustain the U.S. nuclear deterrence enterprise that serves as the foundation of the country’s defense strategy, DoD News reported Monday. Jim Garamone writes Carter told troops at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota Monday that the U.S. …

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Stratcom Head Cecil Haney Pushes for Whole-of-Govt Approach to Support Threat Deterrence

U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, has said training, modernization and nuclear deterrence will work to support the U.S. national security mission amid the current global security environment, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Haney noted the threat from both violent extremists such as …

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Mac Thornberry: Cyber, Nuclear Deterrence, Special Ops Among HASC Priorities in 2016

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has said the panel will focus on cybersecurity, nuclear modernization, special operations and the Third Offset Strategy in 2016, Defense News reported Wednesday. Jen Judson writes that the lawmaker noted the Defense Department‘s efforts to ensure U.S. technological superiority into the future and …

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