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Pentagon pulls missile defense, other systems from Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries

The Pentagon is pulling missile defense systems and other military hardware and personnel from Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Middle East, according to a defense official, as it realigns its mission and forces to confront China and Russia.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, China, Cnn, Middle East, Pentagon


DOD pulls missile defense, other systems from Saudi Arabia and more countries

The Pentagon is pulling missile defense systems and other military hardware and personnel from Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Middle East, according to a defense official, as it realigns its mission and forces to confront China and Russia.
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Pentagon pulling 'certain forces and capabilities,' including air defenses, from Middle East

The Biden administration is withdrawing “certain forces and capabilities," mostly air defense systems, from the Middle East, the...
Tags: Middle East, Pentagon, Biden


Trump's former physician sent a letter to Biden asking him take a cognitive test - and more than a dozen Republicans signed it

President Joe Biden (L) and Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas (R). Alex Wong/Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Trump's former physician, Rep. Ronny Jackson, has called on Biden to take a cognitive test. Jackson said on Thursday he was circulating a letter among House GOP colleagues. More than a dozen Republicans have so far signed the letter, which was sent to Biden directly. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas, who used to be Trump's White ...
Tags: Texas, Obama, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Fox News, Pentagon, Jackson, Biden, Anthony Fauci, George W Bush, Trump, Sean Hannity


Top General 'Shocked' by AP Report on AWOL Guns, Mulls Fix

The Pentagon’s top general says he will consider a “systematic fix” to how the U.S. military keeps track of its guns.
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General ‘shocked’ by AP report on AWOL military guns

By Kristin M. Hall, James Laporta and Justin Pritchard | Associated Press Shocked by an Associated Press investigation into the loss and theft of military guns, the Pentagon’s top general signaled Thursday that he will consider a “systematic fix” to how the armed services keep account of their firearms. The AP’s investigation reported how some of the missing guns have been stolen and later used in violent street crimes, while many others have vanished without a clue from the military’s enormous ...
Tags: New York, Congress, California, Defense, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Army, Senate Appropriations Committee, Capitol Hill, Pentagon, Associated Press, Air Force, Dianne Feinstein, Robert Burns


Austin: Al-Qaida Could Regroup in Afghanistan in 2 Years

Top Pentagon leaders there is a “medium” chance that extremist groups will present a threat to the U.S. homeland within two years of the American military departure.
Tags: Austin, Afghanistan, Pentagon, Al Qaida


Something’s going on’: UFOs threaten national security, US politicians warn

Some members of Congress were given advanced details about Pentagon report, which is scheduled to be released before 25 June
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J.J. Abrams to Executive Produce Four-Part UFO Docuseries

UFOs have been popping up throughout the news all year, and it looks as if J.J. Abrams is ready to get involved as well.   MORE: Star Wars: Visions Sneak Peek to Debut at Anime Expo Lite According to a recent report from Deadline, Abrams is executive producing a new, four-part documentary series on humanity’s fascination with unidentified flying objects for Showtime. The series, known as UFO, will premiere later this year on August 8, 2021, and will drop all four episodes at midnight.   The s...
Tags: TV, Movies, Navy, New York Times, Showtime, TV News, Pentagon, Ufo, J J Abrams, Abram, Abrams, Mark Monroe, Paul McGuire, Kevin Lincoln, Paul Crowder, Rachel Rusch Rich


J.J. Abrams and Showtime Will Solve This UFO Thing Once and for All With a New Docu-Series

UFO sightings have been with us for several decades, but in the last few years, talk of UFOs has increased, bolstered by the fact that people in power have been talking more openly about the phenomenon. In fact, this morning CNN reported that Members of the House Intelligence Committee received a classified briefing on UFOs. And now J.J. Abrams wants in on this action. His Bad Robot productions is teaming with Showtime for a four-part docu-series that delves into the wild world of Unidentified ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Documentary, Earth, Cnn, New York Times, Showtime, Pentagon, House Intelligence Committee, Ben Stephenson, Ufo, J J Abrams, Glen Zipper, Kevin Lincoln, Sean Stuart, Rachel Rusch Rich


An invasion isn't the only threat from China that Taiwan and the US have to worry about

A Chinese army armored personnel carrier during the Seaborne Assault contest at Russia's 2017 International Army Games, August 9, 2017. Sergei Orlov\TASS via Getty Images Tensions around Taiwan have escalated in recent months, with US officials warning of potential China action. Those warnings focus on a potential invasion attempt by China, which has increased its military activity in the area. But Taiwan and the US face a threat short of an invasion: a Chinese blockade that could cut ...
Tags: Australia, Washington, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Pentagon, Taipei, Pacific, US Navy


F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress

In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and...
Tags: Congress, Pentagon


Military Defends Jan. 6 Response as House Steps up Probes

A top Army leader is defending the Pentagon’s response to the Jan. 6 insurrection.
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CNN Reporter ‘Horrified’ That Justice Department Grabbed Her Records

"This is a sheer abuse of power," writes CNN's Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr.
Tags: News, Cnn, Pentagon, Justice Department Grabbed Her Records


The Air Force has picked the new B-21 stealth bomber's main operating base

An artist's rendering of the B-21 bomber at Ellsworth Air Force Base. Northrop Grumman/US Air Force The US Air Force has indicated that South Dakota's Ellsworth Air Force Base will be the first home for the service's new bomber. The Air Force previously said Ellsworth was the preferred location for the first operational B-21 as well as the formal B-21 training unit. See more stories on Insider's business page. While it won't be for a few more years, residents of the Mou...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, South Dakota, Pentagon, Michigan, Associated Press, Louisiana, Air Force, US Air Force, Northrop Grumman, RAPID CITY, Ellsworth, United States Air Force, Thune, John Thune, Mike Rounds


Biden plans to push NATO allies to take a tougher line with China, but their militaries aren't equipped for the challenge

President Joe Biden at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on June 14, 2021. STEPHANIE LECOCQ/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Biden is in Belgium to meet NATO leaders. They plan to take a tough new position on China, a key priority for Biden. But a recent report said European militaries are too ill equipped to meet challenges posed by China. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden plans to push NATO allies to adopt a tougher stance towards China at his first ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Vladimir Putin, China, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Beijing, Nato, News UK, Belgium, Pentagon, Brussels, Biden


A Chinese spy ship and surveillance planes are keeping closer watch on the South China Sea as tensions rise

A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft, September 19, 2020. Taiwan Ministry of Defense A Chinese spy vessel could be observing how well foreign militaries work together, one analyst said. Satellite images showed aircraft and a surveillance ship at Fiery Cross Reef, another report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Chinese military has deployed extra surveillance forces in the air and waters near a disputed South China Sea archipelago as tensions rise between Beijing ...
Tags: China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Trends, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Philippines, Malaysia, Pentagon, Asean, Manila, Nanyang Technological University, South China Sea, Wang Yi


Pvt. Martin Teahan’s M1 Found 72 Years after D-Day

By Jim Farrell Private Martin Teahan’s M1 Garand Engraved Name AmmoLand Gun News East Brunswick, NJ USA –  -(Ammoland.com)- If I were to report the facts, I would tell you Private Martin Teahan of HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), died on June 6, 1944, near a church in Picauville, Normandy. While scouting a position, he was shot in the leg, captured, and then killed by a German soldier who thought he was reaching for a weapon. A few weeks after D-Day, a ...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Normandy, Omaha, Pentagon, Liz, Martin, Patrick, Monica, U S Army, Matty, St Jerome, Collet, French Army, Firearm News, WWII Veterans


US military gets 'laser focused' on keeping up with China

China was first and foremost on the minds of American politicians, planners and military officials during Thursday's congressional hearing on the Pentagon's defense authorization request for the forthcoming fiscal year.
Tags: Asia, News, China, US, Pentagon


Biden to send $150 million in military aid to Ukraine as Russia eyes U.S. forces ahead of summit

The Pentagon's package "includes capabilities to enhance the lethality, command and control, and situational awareness of Ukraine's...
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Pentagon, Biden


Eying Russia, Pentagon to Send Ukraine Counter-Drone, Electronic Warfare Equipment

By Phil StewartWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon announced on Friday a new package of $150 million in military assistance for Ukraine that will...
Tags: Ukraine, Pentagon, Reuters, Russia Pentagon, Phil StewartWASHINGTON


US military gets 'laser focused' on keeping up with China

China was first and foremost on the minds of American politicians, planners and military officials during Thursday's congressional hearing on the Pentagon's defense authorization request for the forthcoming fiscal year.
Tags: China, US, Cnn, Pentagon


Analysis: US military gets 'laser focused' on keeping up with China

China was first and foremost on the minds of American politicians, planners and military officials during Thursday's congressional hearing on the Pentagon's defense authorization request for the forthcoming fiscal year.
Tags: News, China, US, Stories, Pentagon


Long Beach unveils new Pride Lifeguard Tower

Long Beach unveiled its new Pride Lifeguard Tower on Thursday evening, June 10, less than three months after the original tower burned down in what investigators say may have been an act of arson. About 250 people, many waving Pride flags, gathered on the sand between 12th and 13th places to celebrate the new tower, which honors the LGBTQ community. The moment, which local leaders marked with calls for equality, came at a time of added significance for the LGBTQ community: The city welcomed the ...
Tags: News, California, New York City, Fire, Los Angeles, Sport, Cnn, Fbi, Soccer, Long-beach, Pentagon, Lgbtq, Demi Lovato, Local News, Justice Department, Caitlyn Jenner


Photos of China's new aircraft carrier are leaking out, and they appear to show a modern flattop in the making

China commissioned its first carrier, the Liaoning, in 2012. Since then, it has added another, and a third is on the way. Experts say it could be a "huge step" for China. Stringer via Reuters Over the past week, a number of leaked photos of China's third aircraft carrier have surfaced online. The photos appear to show a vessel that is very different from the first two Chinese carriers. "It is not a US carrier," one expert said, "but it's still a huge step for China." See more stori...
Tags: Navy, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ukraine, Aircraft Carrier, Britain, Ford, Shanghai, Pentagon, US Navy, Wuhan, Reuters


Photos of China's new aircraft carrier are leaking, and they appear to show a modern flattop in the making

China commissioned its first carrier, the Liaoning, in 2012. Stringer via Reuters Over the past week, a number of photos of China's third aircraft carrier have leaked online. The photos appear to show a ship that is very different from the first two Chinese carriers. "It is not a US carrier, as things are today, but it's still a huge step for China," an expert said. See more stories on Insider's business page. China's third aircraft carrier, which is expected to be the coun...
Tags: Navy, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ukraine, Aircraft Carrier, Britain, Shanghai, Pentagon, Reuters, Fc, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Shandong


Top Military Officer Clarifies Biden’s Threat Assessment: Climate Change – But Also China and Russia

A day after Joe Biden said the military told him as vice president that global warming represents America’s greatest threat, the Pentagon’s top officer offered a more traditional answer.
Tags: China, Russia, America, Joe Biden, Pentagon, Clarifies Biden


Critical to Have Direct Line of Communication With China: Pentagon Chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Thursday that it was critical to have direct lines of communication with Chinese...
Tags: Washington, China, Pentagon, Reuters U S Defense, Lloyd Austin


US warns neighboring countries not to let in Iranian warships sailing across the Atlantic and thought to be carrying weapons

The Iranian warship Makran during an exercise in the Gulf of Oman, in this picture obtained on January 14, 2021. Iranian Army/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS The US has been publicly and privately warning Venezuela and Cuba not to let in Iranian warships. Two Iranian ships thought to be carrying arms, possibly for transfer, are crossing the Atlantic. The Pentagon has said that "delivery of such weapons would be a provocative act and a threat." See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Politics, Politico, US, International, Trends, Iran, Cnn, Atlantic, United States, Venezuela, Pentagon, Biden, Cuba, US Navy, Havana, Trump


10 Things in Politics: Biden's Arizona election-audit problem

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:There are serious concerns if the Biden administration intervenes in the GOP-led Arizona auditDr. Anthony Fauci compared attacks on him to 'quite frankly, attacks on science'4 million Americans quit their jobs in April - a 20-year recordOne thing to watch for: President Joe Biden speaks about the coronav...
Tags: New York, Congress, Colorado, Washington Post, Washington, White House, China, Massachusetts, Politico, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Getty Images, Afghanistan