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Australia, Philippines Commit to Strategic Partnership, Pledge Joint Patrols

Australia and the Philippines agreed to joint patrols in the South China Sea on Friday as the two countries elevated their ties to a strategic partnership. Australian Prime Minister Anthony…

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The China-Russia Axis Takes Shape

In July, nearly a dozen Chinese and Russian warships conducted 20 combat exercises in the Sea of Japan before beginning a 2,300-nautical-mile joint patrol, including into the waters near Alaska. These two operations, according to the…


Australian, UK and US Tech Companies Already Reaping AUKUS Benefits

LONDON — Artificial intelligence and autonomy companies from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States are already feverishly developing and pitching tools to gather ever-more data and then help…

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China’s Navy Starts Largest-Ever Exercises in Pacific Ocean

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Kim pledges to Back Putin’s ‘Sacred Struggle’ During Rare Summit

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called his country’s relations with Russia his top priority and pledged full support to President Vladimir Putin and his government amid the…


Niger Junta Ends Military Accord with Benin Amid Regional Standoff

NIAMEY, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The junta in Niger on Tuesday said it would end a military pact with neighbouring Benin, accusing it of authorising the deployment of troops on…

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Guyana Scrambles to Make the Most of Oil Wealth

President of Guyana Irfaan Ali has acknowledged “time is not on our side” as the South American country scrambles to make the most of its newfound oil wealth before it…


UK, Italy, Japan Companies Eye Novel Sensor Mix for GCAP Warplane

ROME — As the trinational Global Combat Air Program fighter program accelerates, partners Japan, Italy and the U.K. are planning to define the sensor hardware to go onboard the jet by mid-2025 and form a…

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Faced With Evolving Threats, U.S. Navy Struggles to Change

A symphony of sorts echoed through the sprawling shipyard on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi — banging, hissing, beeping, horns, bells and whistles — as more than 7,000 workers hustled…


China’s Military Seeks to Exploit U.S. Troops, Veterans, General Warns

China’s military is conducting a sophisticated exploitation campaign designed to “fill gaps” in its capabilities by targeting current and former U.S. service members and harvesting specialized knowledge they’ve gained, a…