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NATO aims to send clear message with Trident Juncture

Steven Governo/AP Marines drive their armored vehicle off the beach at Pinheiro da Cruz, Portugal, during a mock amphibious assault with Portuguese troops Oct. 20. http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/story/military/2015/10/24/nato-exercise-aims-send-clear-message-trident-juncture/74542592/ and see: http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/policy-budget/warfare/2015/10/25/trident-juncture-toward-mediterranean-cold-war/74412878/


US, China reach deal on cyber-theft amid hacking accusations

Published time: 25 Sep, 2015 21:15 Edited time: 25 Sep, 2015 21:17 U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama (2ndL) wave from the White House balcony with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan during an official State Visit in Washington September 25, 2015 © Jonathan…






A Milestone for Justice in Africa

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/22/opinion/a-milestone-for-justice-in-africa.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share By THE EDITORIAL BOARD JULY 22, 2015 On Monday [20 JUL 15], a landmark trial began that could herald a new era of justice and accountability in Africa. The former president of Chad, Hissène Habré, is being tried over atrocities committed during his rule in a new court set…


Syrian Rebel Train and Equip Program Update

http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/ash-carter-syrian-rebel-training-119812.html By Austin Wright and Philip Ewing 7/7/15 4:11 PM EDT Updated 7/7/15 10:36 PM E AP Photo Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/ash-carter-syrian-rebel-training-119812.html#ixzz3fVRbSqmF Defense Secretary Ash Carter caused a stir Tuesday when he told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the $500 million program to train and equip “moderate” Syrian rebels to…


Obama Seeks an Expansive War Authorization to Combat ISIS

The Opinion Pages | Editorial By THE EDITORIAL BOARD FEB. 11, 2015 Photo A bomber leaving an American aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to carry out attacks against Islamic State targets. Credit Tyler Hicks/The New York Times Continue reading the main story Nearly five months after launching a war against the…