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Army War College Explores Strategy to Avoid US-China Conflict

U.S. Army Col. (ret.) William Braun, a research professor at the Army War College’s Strategic Institute, has discussed steps he says could help avoid conflict between the U.S. and China over territorial claims. Braun said at a panel discussion that the Army and national strategy policymakers must try to understand China’s …

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David Shear Describes DoD’s Approach to South China Sea Row

David Shear, assistant defense secretary for Asian and Pacific security affairs, has outlined the Pentagon’s strategies to address maritime disputes in South China Sea, DoD News reported Thursday. Shear told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that China’s 2,000-acre reclamation in the region alters the regional status quo and presents several …

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New CNAS Report Analyzes China’s Cyber Strategy

A new report by the Center for a New American Security outlines China’s cybersecurity strategy in the political, economic and military arenas and the development of supporting infrastructure in the past 30 years. CNAS said Wednesday that Amy Chang‘s “Warring State: China’s Cybersecurity Strategy” report indicates that a level of distrust …

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Commerce Dept Launches API for Searchable Consolidated Screening List

The Commerce Department has unveiled an application programming interface for the Consolidated Screening List to help U.S. companies easily locate and share information from the database in support of the “Open for Business Agenda” program. The agency said Nov. 20 that software developers and designers can use the API to create tools that businesses …

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Adm. Jonathan Greenert: New US APAC Rebalance Strategy Due By Year’s End

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, has outlined the U.S. government’s strategy to shift its focus to the Asia-Pacific region, DoD News reported Tuesday. Greenert said in a presentation at the Brookings Institution the strategy intends to address threats, power projection, sea control, maritime security and access issues, Jim Garamone writes. He added …

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DSCA’s Joseph Rixey: US Pushes ‘Long-Term Relationships’ Through FMS Program

The U.S. government has facilitated a total of $34.2 billion in sales of military equipment and services for fiscal year 2014 via the foreign military sales program and other security cooperation agreements. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday total FMS sales of arms, defense equipment, training and other services totaled $31.2 billion and non-FMS sales …

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