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U.S. Army partners with Kuwaiti counterparts for exercise

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:10
Kuwait Special Forces soldiers, armed with automatic weapons, quickly navigate four-tactical vehicles through the compound and come to a screeching halt at strategic locations in the vicinity of their objective. Immediately, the soldiers dismount their vehicle and secure the area and wait for the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team not far behind.
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Navy's Presidential Helicopter Program Approved for Production of Six Aircraft

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:09
The Navy's Presidential helicopter program awarded a $542 million contract to Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, June 10, 2019 to build six VH-92A aircraft, spares and support equipment.
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Russia Argues Against Ukraine's Black Sea Case Before Arbitration Panel

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:09
An international arbitration panel in the Netherlands has begun preliminary hearings of Kyiv's case over Moscow's alleged violations of its rights to coastal waters around Ukraine's Crimea region, which Russia seized in 2014.
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Pakistan Begins Crackdown On Islamist Terror Camps - Indian Intelligence

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:08
New Delhi (Sputnik): The crackdown comes in the backdrop of crucial Plenary and Working Group meetings of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the global watchdog on anti-money laundering and combating financing terror networks – scheduled to be held in the US city of Orlando between 16-21 June.
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US taking no step to create S-400 working group: Turkey

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:08
A senior Turkish official says the United States has not moved to create a joint working group to discuss Ankara's pending procurement of Russian S-400 missile defense systems.
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Turkish Pilots Grounded From F-35 Training in Arizona - Report

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:08
Turkish pilots will no longer be training to fly F-35 Joint Strike Fighters at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, Pentagon officials said Monday afternoon. It's part of the continuing fallout from Washington's dispute with Ankara over the latter's decision to buy S-400 air defense systems from Russia.
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Turkey Has 'Plans B, C, D' to Replace F-35 With Su-57, J-31 if US Blocks Delivery – Report

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:08
The US has threatened to strip Turkey of its participation in the F-35 program, and promised that it would not deliver the advanced new fighter jet to Ankara unless it pulls out of its S-400 air defence system deal with Russia.
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US Hasn't Responded to Turkey's Offer to Create Working Group on S-400s - Defence Industry Chief

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:08
Washington has repeatedly expressed its concerns over Ankara's decision to purchase Russia's S-400 air defence system, suggesting the platform would pose a threat to US and NATO systems, including the F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter.
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Intensified fighting in Syria's NW could force 2 million Syrians to flee to Turkey, warns UN

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:07
The United Nations has warned that up to two million Syrians could flee to Turkey if fighting further escalates in the northwestern parts of the Arab country.
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Trump Announces Additional Unspecified Mexico Deal

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:07
President Donald Trump says the United States has signed what he called "another very important part of the Immigration and Security deal with Mexico," without revealing any details about its contents.
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Confusion Follows Trump Claim of Additional Mexico Deal

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:07
U.S. President Donald Trump faced questions Monday afternoon about his recent deal with Mexico to control immigration, but provided little clarity on what he said were undisclosed portions of the agreement when he spoke with journalists.
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US senators seeking to block Trump's Saudi arms sales

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:07
US senators are pushing hard against a raft of planned arms sales to Saudi Arabia after President Donald Trump said he was circumventing Congress to push them through.
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Russia Wants US to Substantiate 'Nods' Toward Mending Ties With Practical Steps - Kremlin

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:07
The US administration has been recently making "nods" toward mending ties with Russia, but Moscow would like Washington to substantiate this with some practical steps, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on Monday.
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Myanmar unwilling to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees, says Bangladesh PM

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:06
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has strongly denounced Myanmar for delays in the repatriation of persecuted Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled violence in the neighboring country about two years ago.
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UN Security Council extends arms embargo on Libya for another year

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:05
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has once again authorized a European Union mission to combat illegal arms transfers to Libya and implement an arms embargo on the conflict-ridden North African country.
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More Arrests In Almaty Overnight As Kazakhs Protest Election Results

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:05
Reports from Kazakhstan say authorities have been arresting demonstrators in some districts of the country's largest city, Almaty, after hundreds of people gathered to protest the official results of the June 9 presidential election.
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Nazarbayev's Hand-Picked Successor Declared Winner in Kazakhstan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:05
Kazakhstan's interim president, the hand-picked successor of long time ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev, was declared the winner of Sunday's presidential election, defeating six other government-approved candidates.
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The Biggest Loser In The Kazakh Presidential Election Could Be The Government's Reputation

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:05
The election-day figures from Kazakhstan are in. Officials said nearly 80 percent of eligible voters cast ballots. Front-runner Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev was said to have received more than 70 percent of the vote. Several thousand people around Kazakhstan demonstrated against the election. More than 500 were detained.
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Stealth Fighter Autopsy: Japanese Military Reveals What Caused F-35 Crash

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:04
A representative of the Japanese Air Self-Defence Force claimed that they found "nothing abnormal" about the aircraft's body, which led the officials to suspect human error as the cause of the stealth fighter's demise.
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German FM in Tehran, pledges no 'miracles' on JCPOA

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:03
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says his country remains firm in supporting the 2015 nuclear deal but can't pull off "miracles" in the face of US pressures on Iran.
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