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Report: US to Commence Ground-Based Cruise Missile Parts Production

The U.S. government will begin initial production for ground-launched cruise missile components after announcing its intent to revoke participation from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Reuters reported Monday. The INF Treaty requires participating countries to destroy ground-based ballistic and cruise missile systems with range capabilities of up to 310.6 to 3,000 miles. 

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UN Committee Approves Draft Resolutions on Responsible ICT Use by State Actors

The United Nations General Assembly First Committee has announced the approval of two documents that aim to regulate the way state actors use modern information and communication technologies. The documents call for the adherence to a set of norms governing ICT use and the establishment of consultative panels that would further develop related principles and protocols.

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AFRICOM Creates Tool to Measure Women Integration Progress

The U.S. Africa Command has built a new tool that works to measure the command’s progress in increasing the participation of women in security cooperation and peacekeeping operations. The WPS Security Force Assistance assessment tool is designed to inform AFRICOM on how African partner nations integrate women into its capacity-building initiatives, the …

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Nikki Haley: North Korea Could Perform New Missile Test

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the U.S. government has received reports that North Korea might conduct another missile test, Reuters reported Tuesday. Haley told reporters that tighter measures must be employed against North Korea if it launches a new missile. She added that the U.S. government …

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Report: UN Agency Proposes Single Worldwide UAS Registry

The United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization has proposed to establish a single platform for unmanned aircraft system owners and operators to register their drones, Reuters reported Saturday. Stephen Creamer, director of ICAO’s air navigation bureau, told Reuters the suggested the creation of a global drone registry in response to concerns …

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