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Top Navy official: Russian submarine activity expands to Cold War level

May 2016WASHINGTON – Russia is deploying its ballistic missiles and attack submarines in numbers, range and aggression not seen in two decades, according to a top U.S. 578 more words
Geopolitical Crisis

Congress moves to require women to register for military draft

April 2016WASHINGTON – House lawmakers took a large step toward putting female soldiers on the front lines on Wednesday, approving legislation requiring women to register for the draft. 312 more words
Conflict Among Nations

NATO reportedly plans to send 4 battalions to eastern border with Russia

April 2016POLAND – NATO allies reportedly plan to put four battalions in Poland and other Baltic countries to beef up its Russian border as Moscow steps up military activity. 704 more words
Geopolitical Crisis

Escalation of tensions: China blocks U.S. Navy flotilla’s visit to Hong Kong

April 2016HONG KONG – The Chinese government on Thursday denied a Navy flotilla access to the port in Hong Kong, Pentagon officials said Friday, the latest sign of escalating tension between the United States and China. 377 more words
Geopolitical Crisis

China and Russia warns U.S. about deploying a missile shield in S. Korea

April 2016SOUTH KOREA – China and Russia urged the United States on Friday not to install a new anti-missile system in South Korea, after Washington said it was in talks with Seoul in the wake of nuclear arms and missile tests by North Korea. 341 more words
The Pyramid Model

China successfully tests hypersonic glide missile to deliver nuclear payload

April 2016BEIJING – China successfully flight tested its new high-speed maneuvering warhead last week, days after Russia carried out its own hypersonic glider test, according to Pentagon officials. 744 more words
The Pyramid Model

U.S. responds to Russian military build-up in the Black Sea - sends F-22 warplanes to Romania

April 2016ROMANIA – Two of the world’s most advanced warplanes have touched down in Romania for the first time, near the shores of the Black Sea and just a short hop from Ukraine, the Crimean Peninsula and Russia. 425 more words
Geopolitical Crisis