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  • Russia bolstering naval presence amid expected Syria airstrikes

    Russia bolstering naval presence amid expected Syria airstrikes
    Russia has deployed two powerful warships to the Mediterranean Sea to augment its normal naval presence amid rising expectations of Western airstrikes on its ally, Syria. A senior Russian naval officer denied Thursday that the dispatch of an anti-...
  • U.S. deploys fifth warship near Syria

    U.S. deploys fifth warship near Syria
    WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is moving a fifth warship armed with cruise missiles to the eastern Mediterranean Sea, giving the U.S. more firepower for a possible attack on Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons, a defense official said. The...
  • For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria

    For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria
    WASHINGTON — The White House faces the strong possibility of a defeat over Syria that could seriously damage the president for the rest of his tenure, a peril the administration will battle this week as members of Congress return to work and open...
  • Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria

    Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday defended the country’s weapons sales to Syria, saying the country is primarily providing defense systems that are in line with international treaties. Responding to news reports that Russia has sent advanced...
  • U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
  • Russian warns of blocking Afghanistan supply route

     
    A key Russian legislator is warning that his government could withdraw permission for the United States to supply its troops through Russia if the two countries can’t resolve their differences over missile defense....
  • Panetta explains Pentagon's 'pivot' toward Asia

     
    As the U.S. seeks to reassert its role as a Pacific power after a decade of distant ground wars, the Obama administration has run into a problem: It’s hard to convince allies and rivals that the enhanced military commitment to Asia is sufficiently...
  • President Putin stresses Russia's role in world security

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, in speech Wednesday marking the country’s Victory Day holiday commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany, declared his intention to remain a tough, weary-of-the-West leader focused on world security....
  • Pentagon seeks return to long-abandoned military port in Vietnam

     
    The Pentagon is seeking a return to Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, a sheltered anchorage off the strategically-important South China Sea....
  • Chinese to Panetta: focus on diplomacy, not military might

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....
  • North Korea to face new sanctions, U.N. Security Council says

     
    North Korea will face added sanctions after its failed attempt to propel a satellite into space, the United Nations Security Council announced, condemning the launch in a brief statement....