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Pentagon Can't Confirm Fate of Islamic State Leader

The US military can not confirm reports that the Islamic State group leader may have been struck in an airstrike, but a Pentagon official suggested Monday that lower-level figures may have been hit. …read...

Pentagon: 50 US Troops Arrive in Western Iraq

US troops have deployed to Iraq’s frontline western province of Anbar for the first time in the fight against Islamic State jihadists, with 50 preparing the way for a larger contingent, the Pentagon said...

Putin’s Moves To Kill Ekho Moskvy Demand a US Response

Staunton, November 8 – Vladimir Putin’s moves to silence Ekho Moskvy, the Russian capital’s last independent radio station, and thus establish a virtual monopoly over the broadcast media in Moscow demand a US response,...

Interview: Sedat Güldogan

As deputy undersecretary at Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, universally known as SSM, Sedat Güldogan is responsible for the country’s defense industry, research and development, and international cooperation. …read more

Russia Update: The Media’s ‘Sputnik’ Moment

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. Today, an important part of the Russian media landscape...

India Names New Defense Minister

Manohar Parrikar, an engineer and entrepreneur known for his simple living with a reputation as an honest person, has been named India’s new defense minister. …read more

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