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  • Judge rejects bid to cut Ohio terrorism suspect's phone use

    A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the government's effort to cut back jail phone access for a man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol and warned him not to abuse his privileges. Christopher Lee Cornell recently called a Cincinnati TV station...
  • Pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to Yemen

    The Pentagon is unable to account for more than $500 million in U.S. military aid given to Yemen amid fears that the weaponry, aircraft and equipment is at risk of being seized by Iranian-backed rebels or al-Qaida, according to U.S. officials. With...
  • GOP weighs increase in war funds to skirt Pentagon limits

    House Republicans are considering adding tens of billions of dollars to President Barack Obama's request for overseas military operations in an effort to get around tight limits on Pentagon spending. The move comes as Republicans are set to unveil their...
  • India should play bigger role in South China Sea, says Singapore

    SINGAPORE Singapore said Monday it wants India to play a bigger role in the South China Sea as China hastens land reclamation in the disputed waters that carry some of the world's busiest shipping lanes. Singapore has been a strong supporter of India's...
  • Pentagon continues push for base-closing authority

    Pentagon continues push for base-closing authority
    The Defense Department is open to changing how it handles another round of military base closings, hoping to break a stalemate on an issue in which Hampton Roads has a big stake. The changes would not alter the fundamental purpose of the Base...
  • Study: China has grown to world's 3rd-biggest arms exporter

    China has overtaken Germany to become the world's third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent share remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and Russia, a new study says. China's share of the global arms market...
  • Soldiers put human face to IDF while on tour

    Soldiers put human face to IDF while on tour
    When the idea for the "Israeli Soldiers Tour" was first put to StandWithUs executive director Roz Rothstein — who founded the international nonprofit pro-Israel education organization in 2001 — she didn't think it was a very good idea. "I...
  • Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters

    Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters
    Focus on missile defense Iran may be an unrepentant sponsor of terrorists and a rising nuclear danger as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned ("Nuggets of realism amid bluster from Israel's PM," Eugene Robinson, Orlando Sentinel, March 8). But let's...
  • Friends of the Israel Defense Forces host fundraiser

    An estimated $4.5 million was raised at Thursday night's annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Greater Miami Chapter Solidarity Gala at The Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. According to FIDF, more than 1,100 of its supporters and lay leaders...
  • Defense secretary: We could create separate military force to fight cyber wars

    Defense secretary: We could create separate military force to fight cyber wars
    The military could, in the future, create a separate force to fight battles over computer networks, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in his first domestic visit with troops at Fort Meade on Friday. A servicemember in the audience asked if the...
  • Japan signs arms deal with France to broaden military role

    Japan and France signed an arms transfer agreement Friday, paving the way to develop drones and other unmanned equipment together as Japan seeks to play a greater international military role. In talks on diplomacy and national security, the two...