Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.
America cites military concerns in restricting China’s leading chip maker
The US Department of Commerce has determined that the Chinese company "may pose an unacceptable risk of diversion to a military end use in the People's Republic of China".
Mexican police and soldiers wanted over unsolved disappearance of 43 students
Mexican authorities have issued dozens of arrest warrants for police and soldiers they believe were involved in the still-unsolved disappearance of 43 college students six years ago.
Swiss voters split on $6.5 billion purchase of fighter jets: TV
ZURICH - Swiss voters were evenly split on Sunday on the government's plan to spend up to 6 billion Swiss francs on new fighter jets, projections for broadcaster SRF based on partial results showed. Approving funding in the binding referendum would let the government decide next year among the Eurofighter from Airbus, the Rafale from France's Dassault, Boeing's F/A-18
New US threats to Iraq widen rifts, leave PM exposed
Enraged by near-daily attacks on its interests in Iraq, Washington has threatened to close its embassy in Baghdad, in a blow to a premier seen as a bulwark against Iran.
Syria minister calls Turkey region's main terrorism sponsor
Syria’s foreign minister accused Turkey on Saturday of being “one of the main sponsors of terror” in his country and the region, and said it is guilty of “a war crime and a crime against humanity” for cutting water to more than a dozen towns that resisted Turkish occupation.
Ex-Trump national security adviser: Military will have no role in transition
Former White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said the military will not be involved in a potential transfer of power in 2021, calling it "irresponsible" to discuss."The military will have no role in a...
[Opinion] China prepares to fly fighter jets over Taiwan
China seems set to overfly Taiwan with fighter jets. Such an operation would be designed to warn the U.S. against increasing its support for Taiwan. And second, to test whether President Tsai Ing-wen is willing to fire on Chinese aircraft.
North Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain South Korean: KCNA
SEOUL - North Korea said it would hand over the body a South Korean man killed by its troops if it is found during a search operation, but warned South Korea from sending any warships into the North's territorial waters, state media reported on Sunday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare apology on Friday after South Korea's military said that the North's soldiers had killed
Army Leaders Want to Keep Pace with Diversity in Changing US Population
The plan promotes diversity through 2025 in an attempt to adapt to the country's shifting demographics.
Britain has offensive cyberwar capability, top general admits
Britain’s most senior cyber general has said the UK possesses the capacity to “degrade, disrupt and destroy” its enemies’ critical infrastructure in a future cyber conflict, in a rare acknowledgement of the military’s offensive hacking capability.