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US Govt Officials Issue Joint Statement on North Korea Denuclearization

Defense Secretary James Mattis and three other U.S. government officials have informed lawmakers of President Donald Trump’s order to review the U.S. policy with regard to North Korea, DoD News reported Wednesday. Mattis made the briefing with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs …

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Ashton Carter: Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Continues Through DTRA

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program then-Sens. Sam Nunn (D-Georgia) and Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) created in 1991 continues through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, DoD News reported Monday. Cherly Pellerin writes Carter made the statement during an award ceremony in Washington to mark the 25th anniversary of …

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Adm. Bill Gortney: Sequestration a Challenge to Combatant Commands

Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, has said sequestration poses a challenge to the current mission areas of the U.S. armed forces, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes that Gortney told an Atlantic Council event audience that budget cuts to the operations and …

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