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Israel to Boost Defense Budget

Posted January 8th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Israel will increase its defense budget by more than $700 million in the face of deepening regional instability. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that given the recent dramatic changes in the Middle East, including Arab Spring, government changes in Israel’s former ally Egypt and growing fears over Iran’s nuclear program, “it would be […]

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Obama Unveils New Military Shaped by Budget Cuts

Posted January 5th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has unveiled the outline of a new defense plan reflecting billions of dollars in budget cuts and what he described as a “moment of transition” after a decade of war. The president outlined the strategic review at the Pentagon Thursday. Joining him were Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the chairman of […]

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Obama Unveils New Military Shaped by Budget Cuts

Posted January 5th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has unveiled a new defense plan reflecting billions of dollars in budget cuts and what he described as a “moment of transition” after a decade of war. The president outlined the strategic review at the Pentagon Thursday. Joining him were Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs […]

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Obama Unveiling New Military Shaped by Budget Cuts

Posted January 5th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is unveiling a new defense plan Thursday reflecting billions of dollars in budget cuts and ending a decades-old strategy of being prepared to fight two wars at once. The president is outlining the strategic review at the Pentagon. Joining him are Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the chairman of the Joint […]

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US Defense Cuts May Force Pentagon Strategy Shift

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to make a rare appearance at the Pentagon Thursday to join his defense secretary and his joint chiefs of staff in unveiling a new defense strategy in line with billions of dollars in budget cuts. The new plan is expected to end a decades-old strategy of maintaining a force […]

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US Defense Cuts May Force Pentagon Strategy Shift

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce a plan to end the Pentagon’s strategy of maintaining a force capable of fighting two wars at once. The end to a decades-old policy, expected to be unveiled Thursday in Washington, is part of a strategic review that Panetta had ordered to find ways to […]

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US Lawmakers Approve Government Funding

Posted December 17th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. lawmakers have avoided a partial government shutdown by voting in favor of a bill to fund federal operations through September 2012. The Senate approved the roughly $1 trillion spending bill Saturday by a vote 67 to 32, one day after it passed the House of Representatives. A shutdown would have forced government departments to […]

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US Congress Nears Budget Deal to Avert Possible Shutdown

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives say they have reached agreement on funding the federal government that will avert a possible shutdown of most government operations. Early Friday afternoon, the House voted 296 to 121 in favor of a bill to fund the government until October 2012. Republican House Speaker John Boehner […]

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US Congress Nears Budget Deal to Avert Possible Shutdown

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives say they have reached an agreement on funding the federal government that will avert a possible shutdown of most government operations. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said Friday morning that a bill to fund the government was put together in collaboration with lawmakers from both major […]

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US House Rejects Balanced Budget Amendment

Posted November 18th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives has rejected legislation to force Congress to balance its budget, the latest development as lawmakers look for ways to cut spending. Friday’s vote of 261 for and 165 against failed to reach the two-thirds majority needed for passage. The measure, pushed by majority Republicans, would have amended the U.S. Constitution […]

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