Tag : Defense and Military Forces

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Biden’s Plan to Link Arms With Europe Against Russia and China Isn’t So Simple

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WASHINGTON — Two weeks after President Biden’s inauguration, France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, spoke publicly about the importance of dialogue with Moscow, saying that Russia is...
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Macron Tells Biden That Cooperation With U.S. Cannot Be Dependence

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PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron of France said in an interview Friday that for Europe to be a credible partner to the United States it...
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U.S. Airstrike Kills Top ISIS Leader in Iraq

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BAGHDAD — American airstrikes in a joint mission with Iraqi forces have killed the top Islamic State leader in Iraq, an attack aimed at stemming...
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Biden Administration Reviewing Trump Arms Sales to U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is reviewing some weapons sales to Gulf Arab states approved by the Trump administration, including tens of billions of dollars...
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Senate Confirms Austin in Historic Vote, Installing First Black Defense Secretary

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday confirmed Lloyd J. Austin III as defense secretary, filling a critical national security position in President Biden’s cabinet and...
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In Confirmation Hearings, Biden Aides Indicate Tough Approach on China

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During Ms. Haines’s hearing, she promised to take an apolitical approach to intelligence gathering. While she did not mention Mr. Trump’s current director of national...
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Mexico Frees a General, and Wounds Its Alliance With the U.S.

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By Natalie Kitroeff, Alan Feuer and Oscar Lopez MEXICO CITY — When U.S. officials agreed to hand back over to Mexico a former defense minister...