Nation Dec 12

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Pentagon tests long-banned ballistic missile over Pacific

The Pentagon on Thursday flight-tested a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States and Russia abandoned last summer. Some U.S. arms control advocates said the test risks an unnecessary arms race with Moscow.

Oct 29

WATCH: Pentagon says 5,200 troops will be sent to U.S. border

The Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation ordered up just a week before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has put a sharp focus on Central American migrants…