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US to Move 9,000 Marines Off Japan’s Okinawa Island

Posted April 27th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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About 9,000 U.S. Marines will be moved from the Japanese island of Okinawa to other locations in the Pacific region under a joint agreement between the United States and Japan. The deal was announced late Thursday in a joint statement by Washington and Tokyo. The Marines will be moved to Hawaii, the U.S. territory of […]

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China, Russia Launch Joint Naval Exercises

Posted April 22nd, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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China and Russia launched joint naval exercises Sunday in the Yellow Sea between the east coast of mainland China and the Korean peninsula. Chinese state media report that 16 Chinese surface vessels and two submarines, as well as four Russian warships, are taking part in the six days of drills scheduled from April 22 through […]

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China and Russia Launch Military Exercises

Posted April 22nd, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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China and Russia launched joint naval exercises Sunday in the Yellow Sea between the east coast of mainland China and the Korean peninsula. Sixteen Chinese surface vessels and two submarines as well as four Russian warships will take part in the six days of drills. The exercises will include maritime air defense, anti-submarine tactics, search-and-rescue […]

India’s Army Chief Calls Leak of Memo ‘Treason’

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s army chief says that whoever leaked a letter he wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh describing his country’s defense capabilities as weak is guilty of treason. In a statement Thursday, Indian General Vijay Kumar Singh said the unauthorized release “should be treated as high treason.” He went on to say that he believes “the […]

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India Army Chief: Country’s Defense Capabilities Weakened

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of India’s army says the country’s defense capabilities are weakened by obsolete equipment and a shortage of weapons. In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, leaked to the Indian media, Army chief V.K. Singh called the state of India’s fighting forces “alarming.” The letter, dated March 12, says India’s tank fleet is […]

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Former Turkish Army Chief Storms Out of Terrorism Trial

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A former Turkish military chief on trial for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government walked out of court on Tuesday, saying the charges against him are frivolous. Former army chief Ilker Basbug stormed out of the hearing after prosecutors played tapes of phone conversations between two other suspects in the alleged plot against Prime Minister […]

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Former Turkish Army Chief Storms Out of Terrorism Trial

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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A former Turkish military chief on trial for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government walked out of court on Tuesday, saying the charges against him are frivolous. Former army chief Ilker Basbug stormed out of the hearing after prosecutors played tapes of phone conversations between two other suspects in the alleged plot against Prime Minister […]

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Thailand, U.S., Singapore Engaged in Cope Tiger Military Exercise

Posted March 19th, 2012 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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The air forces of Thailand, the United States and Singapore are testing their readiness and ability to operate together in a large military exercise at Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base. U.S. exercise director Colonel Marc Caudill explained that during the two-week exercise, called Cope Tiger 12, more than 1,600 combined service members and civilians […]

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N. Korean Troops Conduct Live-Fire Maneuvers Near Disputed Boundary

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea carried out live-fire military maneuvers this week near its disputed maritime boundary with South Korea, just days after lashing out at the United States for conducting military exercises with South Korea. The North Korean drills, witnessed by the Associated Press, took place Sunday and Monday on the North’s southwestern coast, which faces disputed […]

N. Korean Troops Conduct Live-Fire Maneuvers Near Disputed Boundary

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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North Korean troops carried out live-fire military maneuvers this week near its disputed maritime boundary with South Korea, just days after lashing out at the United States for conducting military exercises with South Korea. The North Korean drills, witnessed by the Associated Press, took place Sunday and Monday on the North’s southwestern coast, which faces […]

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