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By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
China shows growing capability to project military power beyond its shores, the Defense Department said. In an annual report to Congress, the Pentagon said China is developing and testing new types of missiles, expanding the reach of its navy and…
President Obama addressed West Point graduates with a commencement speech that doubled as a defense of his foreign policy and a statement on his view of America's role abroad. Judy Woodruff examines the president’s remarks with former State Department official…
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war. But defense cuts now threaten to knock the high-flying reconnaissance aircraft…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
TOKYO -- U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations Sunday, announcing that the U.S. will send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Party leaders pushed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill for this year through the House on Wednesday, shunning the turmoil of recent budget clashes with a compromise financing everything from airports to war costs and brimming with victories and concessions…
Changing relations with Mideast allies may affect U.S. position in the region…
Defense Secretary Hagel Honors Navy Yard Shooting Victims…
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