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  • Thales warns on UK investment if Scotland backs independence

    BORDEAUX France (Reuters) - The head of one of Britain's largest defense suppliers, France's Thales, has voiced concerns over jobs and investment if Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom. Speaking to Reuters as polls showed a surge in support for...
  • Europe needs to provide for its own defense

    Europe needs to provide for its own defense
    In response to the Russian threat, Western leaders at the recent NATO summit reiterated their commitment to defending alliance members in the Baltic and Eastern Europe from aggression. This reaffirmation of NATO's core promise is essential in the short...
  • Russia, U.S. to hold talks on 1987 arms accord

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian and U.S. officials will meet in Moscow on Thursday to discuss a 1987 arms control treaty whose future could be in doubt. Washington and Moscow have questioned each other's commitment to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point  plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians
    Monday, Governor McAuliffe launched A Healthy Virginia, a 10-step plan to expand healthcare services to over 200,000 Virginians. This plan includes authorizations of four emergency regulations, one executive order, and innovative and creative solutions to...
  • Romney accuses Obama of slashing the military

    Romney accuses Obama of slashing the military
    Russia invades, China bullies, Iran spins centrifuges, the Islamic State (a terrorist threat "beyond anything that we've seen," according to the defense secretary ) threatens — and Washington slashes the military. Reason stares. Several...
  • Turkey in missile talks with France after China disagreements: Erdogan

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was in talks with France on the purchase of a long-range missile defense system after disagreements with China, which was originally awarded the tender. U.S. and NATO officials have said...
  • U.S. moves to reassure Georgia as Ukraine crisis stokes unease

    TBILISI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel vowed to help further strengthen Georgia's military during a rare visit on Sunday to the former Soviet republic, which has watched Ukraine's crisis with alarm after fighting its own brief war with...
  • Defense cuts, Ex-Im bank weigh on aerospace companies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Commercial aviation and defense companies are grappling with dwindling U.S. defense spending, an uncertain fate for U.S. export financing and questions about the readiness of the Pentagon's top weapons program, the F-35 Joint Strike...
  • Vietnam Vet Hopes New Pentagon Guidelines Help Him And Others Gain Benefits

    Conley Monk, a Vietnam War veteran who has been fighting for decades to have his military discharge status upgraded, expressed hope Friday that new Pentagon guidelines will help him and other Vietnam Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder finally...
  • NATO backs spearhead force to boost eastern defenses

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - NATO approved wide-ranging plans on Friday to boost its defenses in eastern Europe, aiming to reassure allies nervous about Russia's intervention in Ukraine that the U.S.-led alliance will shield them from any attack. The plan,...
  • Analysis: Reality upended Obama's hope of ending US military entanglements

    WASHINGTON Unveiling a new defense policy in January 2012 that called for a leaner U.S. military, President Barack Obama assured the nation that more than a decade of foreign conflict that cost thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars was...