Trump Exits Open Skies Treaty, Moves to Discard Observation Planes

The Trump administration formally shut the door on the Open Skies treaty Sunday, exiting the agreement while moving to get rid of the U.S. Air…

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U.S. Considers Moving Forces Out of Somalia

The Trump administration is considering a plan to pull hundreds of U.S. troops out of Somalia, reposition them in neighboring countries and shift the focus…

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U.S. to Hand Back to Mexico Ex-Defense Minister Accused of Drug Corruption

MEXICO CITY—The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it would drop charges against Mexico’s former defense minister, arrested last month for allegedly taking bribes from…

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Six U.S. Troops Killed in Helicopter Crash Near Egypt

Six U.S. service members on a peacekeeping mission in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula were killed when a U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the Egyptian coast…

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Azerbaijan Shoots Down Russian Helicopter in Armenia

A Russian military helicopter crashed in Armenia Monday after it was shot down by Azerbaijan, killing two crew members, an incident that could force the…

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Elon Musk, Once a Washington Outsider, Courts Military Business

Elon Musk’s SpaceX was dismissed by Pentagon brass during its early years. But now, the billionaire entrepreneur and his company are enjoying more success than…

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WSJ News Exclusive | Pentagon Draw-Down at U.S. Embassies Prompts Concern About Ceding Field to Global Rivals

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon has quietly begun withdrawing top military officers from U.S. embassies in Africa and downgrading other such posts world-wide, a move officials say is…

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U.S., India Expected to Sign Military Pact as China Prompts Closer Ties

The U.S. and India are expected to sign a key military agreement this week, bolstering cooperation in the Pacific and Indian oceans to counter an…

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Mexico Army’s Expanding Role Protects Military After Ex-Defense Minister’s Arrest

MEXICO CITY—Following the stunning arrest of Mexico’s former defense minister on drug charges in the U.S., Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is backing away…

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