Defense

Alvin Dyer got his first Black history lesson riding in the back seat of his dad’s car while touring Memphis, Tennessee, when he was just 10.   “That’s the very spot where Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated,” Dyer’s father told him and his older brother, pointing to the Lorraine Motel, where King was […]

Many politicians and officials used the moment to press that Ukraine would lose the war without the $60 billion more in U.S. military aid currently awaiting a vote in the House. But they also sounded far from certain about what a victory might look like for Ukraine even with that boost. The conference comes as […]

Throughout American history, Black service members have forged new paths for future generations, despite the prejudices they may have encountered. One such trailblazer was Dr. Frank Erdman Boston, who reached the rank of major during World War I. He went on to become one of the first Black men to start both a hospital […]

The ADIZ is a zone that stretches out 150 miles from the U.S. coastline. February 7, 2024, 3:06 AM ET • 2 min read The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has detected and tracked four Russian military aircraft operating in the Alaska Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday, according to a statement. “The […]

An aerial view of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy USS Gerald R. Ford and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower together in eastern Mediterranean on November 03, 2023.  Anadolu | Anadolu | Getty Images The Congressional calls to consider prioritizing U.S.-flagged vessels come at a time when the Iranian-backed Houthis continue to attack shipping in […]

Biden says U.S. military response ‘will continue at times and places of our choosing’ Daniel Arkin President Joe Biden said in a statement that the U.S. military response to the killing of three U.S. soldiers “began today,” and it “will continue at times and places of our choosing.” “The United States does not seek conflict […]

January 24, 2024 The United States Embassy in Bucharest and U.S. European Command (EUCOM) hosted senior U.S. policymakers in Bucharest, Romania, January 22-23, to discuss U.S. foreign policy and diplomatic efforts, and security interests in the Black Sea Region. Senior U.S. diplomats, military leaders, and ambassadors engaged on critical security topics including Russia’s war against […]

January 23, 2024 The United States Embassy in Bucharest and U.S. European Command (EUCOM) hosted senior U.S. policymakers in Bucharest, Romania, January 22-23, to discuss U.S. foreign policy and diplomatic efforts, and security interests in the Black Sea Region. Senior U.S. diplomats, military leaders, and ambassadors engaged on critical security topics including Russia’s war against […]

  The Pentagon’s top China official, Michael Chase, concluded two days of talks Tuesday with Chinese Maj. Gen. Song Yanchao, as Taiwan approaches a consequential election day Saturday and tensions in the Indo-Pacific have skyrocketed following Chinese clashes with the Philippines.   Song, China’s deputy director of the Central Military Commission Office for International Military […]

China has announced sanctions on five American defense-related companies in response to U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and U.S. sanctions on Chinese companies and individuals By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press January 6, 2024, 9:03 PM ET • 3 min read BEIJING — China announced sanctions Sunday on five American defense-related companies in response to U.S. […]


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