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Defense chief calls on European allies to be wary of China and Russia

Defense Secretary Mark Esper called on U.S. allies in Europe to be wary of Chinese investments while blasting Russia for violating arms control rules and for its aggression in Europe. ...

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Trump says he intends to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon

President Trump intends to nominate Mark Esper to permanently lead the Defense Department, the White House announced Friday night. Esper, who is currently the secretary of the Army, was selected ...

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Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey

Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey

President Trump on Friday nominated David Satterfield to be ambassador to Turkey, taking the first step toward filling a key State Department post in the Middle East. Satterfield has been ...

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Judd Gregg: Elizabeth Warren’s gift to Donald Trump

Judd Gregg: Elizabeth Warren’s gift to Donald Trump

In the Christmas spirit of giving and in the New Year’s spirit of renewal, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has given President Trump the best of both those worlds. She is ...

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Pentagon chief of staff resigns

Pentagon chief of staff resigns

The Department of Defense’s chief of staff Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney has resigned, according to a statement. Sweeney said in a brief statement that he planned to return to the ...

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Pentagon plans to cut troops, airstrikes in Somalia

Pentagon plans to cut troops, airstrikes in Somalia

The Pentagon plans to curtail its military role in Somalia and lessen airstrikes against al-Shabab militants in the region, NBC News reported Friday. Two senior U.S. officials told the outlet ...

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Syrian troop withdraw will take four months

Syrian troop withdraw will take four months

President Trump will give the military about four months to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria after he initially ordered the troops to be withdrawn within 30 days, The New York ...

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More Republicans beginning to believe Trump unfit to be the president

More Republicans beginning to believe Trump unfit to be the president

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein said Sunday that Republicans are coming to a “much greater consensus” that President Trump is unfit to be president following the resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis. Bernstein ” said there ...

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Trump: I gave Mattis ‘second chance’

Trump: I gave Mattis ‘second chance’

President Donald Trump claimed Saturday he gave outgoing Defense Secretary James Mattis “a second chance” after the retired Marine general was ousted from military leadership under the Obama administration. “When ...

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Stephen Miller: Trump is “entitled to a secretary of defense that has strong alignment with his views”

Stephen Miller: Trump is “entitled to a secretary of defense that has strong alignment with his views”

Presidential adviser Stephen Miller weighed in on the sudden departure of Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who cited irreconcilable policy differences in his resignation letter Thursday. “He and the President ...

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