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NATO is essential to peace, Ret. Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis says at his confirmation hearing as Defense secretary.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at how Donald Trump's comments impact defense stocks.
The two countries might come into conflict more but violent or armed action is unlikely to happen, says James Nolt at the World Policy Institute.
Donald Trump criticizes Lockheed Martin's F-35 program again saying it's "many many billion of dollars over budget."
This is the latest sign of heightened tensions between Beijing and Taiwan.
Benham Ben Taleblu at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies says that Iran has incentives to stick to the deal.
Adam M. Smith at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher explains why Iran is upset with the U.S. extension of sanctions.
It was the second such flight by a Chinese bomber in the South China Sea this year.
Pakistan's military says that the launch gives it a "credible second strike capability."
A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots towards four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels on Sunday.
North Korea declared on Sunday it can test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile at any time from any location.
Officials face questions that will be dominated by the assessment that Russia meddled in the presidential election to help Donald Trump win.
CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on which contractors are the largest recipients of government spending as well as what the Trump administration could mean for these companies.
As President-elect Trump scolds companies offshoring production, these top federal contractors are closely following his Twitter feed.
The confirmation comes days after Taiwan said that a Chinese aircraft carrier passed 90 nautical miles south of the island.
Syrian government planes bombarded a rebel-held area near Damascus Sunday, a rebel official and monitors said, amid a fragile ceasefire.
Beijing on Wednesday warned that attempts by Taiwan to resist unification with the mainland would be in vain, the SCMP reports.
Rodger Baker at Stratfor says the Trump presidency will bring about greater uncertainty.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined U.S. President Barack Obama for a symbolic joint visit to Pearl Harbor on Tuesday.
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