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US-Russia Treaty on Nuclear Arms Limits Reaches Deadline

A treaty between U.S. and Russia that limits the two countries’ nuclear arsenal has taken effect on Monday, seven years after it was signed. The State Department said Monday the U.S. government has fully complied with the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, …

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DoD Starts to Assess U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense Strategy

The Defense Department has kicked off a ballistic missile defense review to comply with an executive order by President Donald Trump. DoD said Friday the review is part of the department’s efforts to establish a policy and strategy framework for U.S. missile defense systems as well as rebalance homeland and theater defense priorities …

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Trump Orders Pentagon to Review Military Readiness

President Donald Trump has instructed Defense Secretary James Mattis to perform a 30-day review of the U.S. military’s readiness in the war against the Islamic State militant group, the Washington Post reported Friday. Dan Lamothe writes Trump also asked Mattis to create a plan to boost readiness by fiscal year 2019 within …

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