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DOD Secretary Nominee Gen. Lloyd Austin Talks Pandemic Response, Military Alliances at Senate Confirmation Hearing

Gen. Lloyd Austin

Lloyd Austin, a retired U.S. Army general and President Biden’s nominee for the defense secretary post, said his top priorities once confirmed would be to address the COVID-19 pandemic, counter extremism within the U.S. and reaffirm military alliances with countries in the Indo-Pacific amid China’s aggression. Gen. Austin expressed support to the Department of Defense’s proactive cybersecurity approach called “defend forward.”

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Gen. Philip Breedlove: NATO Looking Into Long-Term Measures Against Russia

Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe, has noted that the organization is both a military and political alliance and will be involved as such to address the conflict in Ukraine. Breedlove, who is currently attending the NATO summit in Wales, has indicated that member nations will be taking both political and defensive measures against …

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