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  • Senators Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte, John McCain and Ted Cruz told a news conference they wanted to add a measure giving Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid to a bill expected later this year to renew U.S. sanctions on Iran. Arguing that Congress, not the administration, sets spending policy under U.S. law, they objected to a provision in the...

  • Soldiers shout slogans under a stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other officials during the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, October 10, 2015.

    Technological advances by the communist state have former diplomats concerned that the latest blast is anything but more of the same.

  • *U.S. to provide Israel $38 bln in military aid over 10 years. Deal phases out Israel ability to spend 26.3 pct locally. JERUSALEM, Sept 20- Israel's defence industry faces layoffs, closures and a scramble to set up shop in the United States following the signing of a new U.S. military aid package that phases out Israel's ability to spend a quarter of the funds on its own...

  • *U.S. to provide Israel $38 bln in military aid over 10 years. Deal phases out Israel ability to spend 26.3 pct locally. JERUSALEM, Sept 20- Israel's defense industry faces layoffs, closures and a scramble to set up shop in the United States following the signing of a new U.S. military aid package that phases out Israel's ability to spend a quarter of the funds on its own...

  • Members of Security Council listen to a presidential statement at United Nations headquarters in New York City.

    China and the U.S. have started talks on possible U.N. sanctions, but Beijing has not said it will support tougher steps against North Korea.

  • China OBOR

    China's recent talks with Egypt partly reflect the need to secure the Suez Canal for the One Belt, One Road initiative, says Stratfor's Emily Hawthorne.

  • cyber security

    Increasingly, security experts don't just want to know how a cyberattack happened, but what country the attack come from.

  • Fully autonomous killer robots will "never" have a role in the U.S. military, according to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.

  • Israeli soldiers of the Israeli Defense Forces

    The United States and Israel have signed a huge, $38 billion military aid agreement — with some changes from previous deals between the countries.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The United States will give Israel $38 billion in military assistance over the next decade, the largest such aid package in U.S. history, under a landmark agreement signed on Wednesday. Those include Israel's promise not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be guaranteed annually in the new package, and to phase out a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The United States will give Israel $38 billion in military aid over a decade, the largest such aid package in U.S. history, under an agreement disclosed this week and signed on Wednesday. The deal, whose details were reported by Reuters earlier, will allow Israel to upgrade most of its fighter aircraft, improve its ground forces' mobility and...

  • STATEMENT CONFIRMS ISRAEL TO RECEIVE $38 BLN IN NEW U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington's closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington's closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and the new 10- year pact is expected to be signed as early as Wednesday, sources close to the matter told Reuters. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- American intelligence agencies are concerned about reports that foreign governments may be attempting to undermine the Nov. 8 U.S. elections through cyber attacks, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, said on Tuesday. "We continue to be actively concerned," Rogers told a Senate hearing, responding to a question...

  • New jobs here will lead to the creation of new jobs in France and Germany, "Hollande said, speaking through a Romanian interpreter. Germany and France have outlined plans to deepen European military cooperation as Britain's exit from the European Union removes one of the biggest obstacles to stronger EU defense in tandem with NATO. Berlin and Paris are laying...

  • New jobs here will lead to the creation of new jobs in France and Germany, "Hollande said, speaking through a Romanian interpreter. Germany and France have outlined plans to deepen European military cooperation as Britain's exit from the European Union removes one of the biggest obstacles to stronger EU defence in tandem with NATO. Berlin and Paris are laying...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON/ JERUSALEM, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10- year pact is expected to be signed this week, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Those include Israel's agreement not to...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON/ JERUSALEM, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10- year pact is expected to be signed within days, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Those include Israel's agreement not to...

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