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Northern Edge 17 kicks off in interior Alaska

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Approximately 6,000 military members gathered together to take on the most challenging scenarios in the Pacific theater during Exercise Northern Edge 17, at the Gulf of Alaska and around central Alaska ranges from May 1-12, 2017.
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Central African Republic: UN cites 'dire' situation for children; amid threats, some aid work suspended

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Four international humanitarian organizations have temporarily suspended activities in northern Central African Republic (CAR) after dozens of attacks on aid workers in the region, the United Nations humanitarian office said.
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UN migration agency transports hundreds of South Sudanese refugees from border into Ethiopia

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
The United Nations migration agency has begun transferring South Sudanese refugees from Ethiopia's Pagak border entry point in Gambella to the Gore-Shembola refugee camp in Benishangul Gumuz Regional States – approximately 835 kilometres away.
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Trump Optimistic on Israeli-Palestinian Peace, Without Endorsing Two States

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
President Donald Trump may be confident he can help mediate a historic peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. But don't ask him what that deal looks like, because apparently he's not saying.
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Iran presidential candidates begin second live face-off

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
The six candidates contesting the 12th Iranian presidential election face off in the second live televised debate.
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North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
North Korea on Friday accused the governments of the United States and South Korea of carrying out an unsuccessful assassination attempt against leader Kim Jong Un.
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Military Strikes Target ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 20 strikes consisting of 81 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
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DPRK says foiling U.S., South Korean attempt to assassinate Kim Jong Un

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Friday that it had foiled an attempt by U.S. and South Korean spy agencies to assassinate the country's top leader Kim Jong Un, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
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China Opposes Introduction of US Sanctions Against North Korea

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
China stands against the introduction of sanctions, unilaterally imposed by any one country onto another country, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Friday, referring to a recent US initiative countering North Korea.
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Russia to Rearm Strategic Missile Forces With 5th-Generation Arms by 2027

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Russia will have upgraded its Strategic Missile Forces with 5th-generation devices by 2027.
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Pentagon admits March strike hit a 'mosque complex' in Syria

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Pentagon officials have finally admitted that a March airstrike in northern Syria did in fact hit a mosque, killing dozens of people.
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Future warfare requires 'disciplined disobedience,' Army chief says

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Following every order to the letter is largely understood to be a way of life in the Army. But that may not always be the best course of action. In fact, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley said he expects Soldiers to know when it's time to disobey an order.
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USS Oscar Austin Enters Black Sea

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) entered the Black Sea, May 5, in order to conduct maritime security operations and enhance capability and interoperability with allies and partners in the region.
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US deploys F-15 fighter jets to Israel for air drills: Report

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
The United States has deployed an unspecified number of F-15 fighter jets to Israel to conduct joint exercises with the Israeli air force in the next two weeks, according to a report.
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PLA Air Force making exercises more realistic

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
The People's Liberation Army Air Force is strengthening the intensity and difficulty of its combat exercises to improve pilot capabilities.
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China boosting air force capabilities: Paper

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
China's military has been boosting its air force as part of an overall program to strengthen armed forces amid the threat posed by US military presence in the region.
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China's first homegrown plane flies into skies

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
China has sent its first homegrown airplane into the skies in what authorities have described as a landmark achievement that has already propelled the country into a new era of aviation.
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Meant for Each Other: Why Russian Ka-52 Are Top Choice for Egypt's Mistral Ships

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Russia's shipborne Ka-52K Katran combat helicopters are best suited for Egypt's Mistral warships, an official representative of Russia's Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT) told Sputnik on Friday.
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Egypt's Decision on Buying Russia's Ka-52K Expected in May - Russian Helicopters

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 06/05/2017 - 07:20
Russian Helicopters company CEO said that a decision on the purchase of Russia's shipborne Ka-52K Katran combat helicopters by Egypt should be reached this month.
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