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June 2016

Russia’s attack on U.S.-backed rebels in Syria puzzles, frustrates the Pentagon

Andrew Tilghman, Military Times 5:53 p.m. EDT June 23, 2016 Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, third left, visits the Hemeimeem air base on June 18,…


51 U.S. Diplomats Urge Strikes Against Assad in Syria

By MARK LANDLERJUNE 16, 2016 WASHINGTON — More than 50 State Department diplomats have signed an internal memo sharply critical of the Obama administration’s policy…


Kerry accuses Russia, Assad over Syrian government assault on Aleppo

FINSTADJORDET, Norway | By Lesley Wroughton U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during the Oslo Forum at Losby Gods, June 15, 2016, in Finstadjordet,…


Kerry: Russian Fighter Jets in Syria Raise Serious Questions

The Associated Press Sep. 20 2015 18:45 Last edited 18:46 Evan Vucci / Pool / ReutersU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry steps off his plane…


Denmark F-35 Buy Goes Official

Aaron Mehta, Defense News 11:51 a.m. EDT June 9, 2016 Denmark has officially selected the F-35A as its next-generation fighter.(Photo: Lockheed Martin) WASHINGTON — Denmark has…


Finland, Russia in Talks Over NATO Relationship

Gerard O’Dwyer, Defense News 11:59 a.m. EDT June 9, 2016 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, shows the way to his Finnish counterpart Timo Soini…


Sweden, US Agree to Closer Defense Collaboration

Aaron Mehta, Defense News 2:03 p.m. EDT June 8, 2016 Sweden and the US agreed to tighten the defense relationship between the two nations.(Photo: Andreas…


US On China: Cooperate Where We Can, Confront Where We Must

  By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on June 04, 2016 at 3:51 AM (L-R) Adm. Jonathan Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations; Adm. Harry Harris, commander…


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