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US Navy Says it Prevented Iran From Seizing Tankers in Gulf of Oman

July 9, 2023

DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy said it had intervened to prevent Iran from seizing two commercial tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday, in the latest…

Neutral Switzerland and Austria Will Join European Air Defense Project

July 9, 2023

BERLIN — Switzerland plans to take part in a Europe-wide air defense project initiated in response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, officials said Tuesday.

NATO Extends Stoltenberg’s Mandat

July 9, 2023

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will stay in office for another year, the 31-nation military alliance decided on Tuesday.

UNODC and INTERPOL Launch New Anti-Crime Mission in the Americas

July 9, 2023

INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have announced the launch of a new project designed to fight migrant smuggling and human trafficking in the Americas.

F-35 Production Challenged to Keep Up with Demand

July 9, 2023

Javelins, HIMARS launchers, and artillery have dominated the discussion of armament production that has shifted into high gear since Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine.

Kremlin Warns of ‘Sabotage’ at Ukrainian Nuclear Plant Under Russian Control

July 9, 2023

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — The Kremlin said Wednesday that Ukraine is preparing an attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Russian-occupied territory, raising fears of a disaster as each side…

Marine Corps Triples Enlistment Bonuses for Cyber Jobs

July 9, 2023

Marines who enlist for jobs in cyber and crypto operations will get a $15,000 signing bonus — triple the bonus announced in fall 2022.

Inside Ukraine’s Tech Push to Counter Russian ‘Suicide’ Drone Threat

July 9, 2023

KYIV, July 5 (Reuters) – In a basement in downtown Kyiv late last month, away from prying eyes, hundreds of engineers and innovators met senior military officials to brainstorm ways…

Putin, Xi and Modi Meet on Camera, But With No Signs of Greater Unity

July 9, 2023

At a virtual summit meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the leaders of Russia, China and India each focused on their own driving issues.